Ant Pedersen

Anthony Pedersen (born 5 May 1988) is a racing driver from New Zealand.

Anthony "Ant" Pedersen
Nationality New Zealander
Born (1988-05-05) 5 May 1988 (age 33)
V8 SuperTourers career
Debut season2012
Current teamInternational Motorsport
Car number96
Starts14
Wins5
Poles2
Fastest laps0
Best finish2nd in 2013
Previous series
2009
2010,14-15
2010,14-15
2012-15
2012
Australian Mini Challenge
Dunlop V8 Supercar Series
International V8 Supercars
V8SuperTourer
Australian Carrera Cup

CareerEdit

V8 SuperTourersEdit

In 2012, Pedersen was given the opportunity to run in the brand-new V8SuperTourer category in New Zealand and on the first ever race weekend, he was able to win the final race for International Motorsport. By the end of the season, Pedersen was able to finish sixth overall. In 2013, Pedersen came out firing managing to win four races, claim two pole positions and 11 podium finishes, which gave him second overall to Kiwi legend, Greg Murphy.

V8 SupercarsEdit

In 2014, Pedersen was selected to race the Super Black Racing wildcard entry at the 2014 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 alongside fellow Kiwi Andre Heimgartner.[1] Pedersen would again partner with Heimgartner for the 2015 endurance events.

Racing recordEdit

Career summaryEdit

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2006-07 Mini Challenge New Zealand ? ? ? ? ? 927 4th
2008 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge 18 0 0 2 0 873 3rd
2009 Australian Mini Challenge 3 0 0 0 0 63 29th
2009-10 New Zealand V8's SCG Racing 3 0 0 0 0 112 25th
2010 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series MW Motorsport 8 0 0 0 1 485 17th
V8 Supercar Championship Series MW Motorsport 3 0 0 0 0 137 56th
2010-11 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge NZ Championship International Motorsport 9 0 0 3 0 442 10th
2012 Australian Carrera Cup Championship Hunter Sports Group 3 0 0 0 0 58 21st
2012 V8SuperTourer International Motorsport 19 1 0 0 1 2424 6th
2013 V8SuperTourer International Motorsport 21 4 2 2 11 3531 2nd
2014 V8SuperTourer International Motorsport 13 0 4 1 5 817 4th
Dunlop V8 Supercar Series Eggleston Motorsport 13 0 0 0 0 1053 10th
International V8 Supercars Championship Super Black Racing 1 0 0 0 0 144 50th
2015 V8 Supercars Dunlop Series Eggleston Motorsport 14 0 0 0 0 855 13th
International V8 Supercars Championship Super Black Racing 4 0 0 0 0 185 50th

Complete Bathurst 1000 resultsEdit

Year Team Car Co-driver Position Laps
2010 MW Motorsport Ford Falcon BF   Damien Assaillit 26th 153
2014 Super Black Racing Ford Falcon FG   Andre Heimgartner 11th 161
2015 Super Black Racing Ford Falcon FG X   Andre Heimgartner DNF 35

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Super Black Bathurst drivers announced". v8supercars.com.au. 2 August 2014. Retrieved 3 August 2014.

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