DJR Team Penske has tested its foot and leg protection tray in both Ford Falcon FG Xs at Queensland Raceway today before debuting it at the enduros.
The development has garnered much attention after high profile crashes in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship last year and after input from the Supercars technical team and the CTAP (Chassis Technical Advisory Panel), it was assessed in the cars before tackling the high-risk enduros.
DJR Team Penske Managing Director Ryan Story said today’s test at Queensland Raceway ran smoothly with drivers and co-drivers, with no technical issues holding up the team.
Driver comfort and the ability to complete driver changes at speed were the key things to assess in relation to the safety tray before using it to race.
“This is the first time it has ever been in the car,” Story told supercars.com.
“It’s a matter of making sure we’re not...
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