The history of chassis #47

The Car was built by HRT/ Dencar in 2002 as the new current VX Commodore for Jason Bright it as #2 & Mark Skaife as #1.

The Clipsal 500 Race the Car was put on Pole by Jason.

Peter Brock bought 047 & hired Jason Bright to campaign the 2003 Season, Jason Bight was partnered by Paul Weel & they Shared the Chassis through the season.

Mainly the car ran as #50, but also featured as car #16 in the enduo's.

2004: Kees Weel bought the racing Licenses from Team Brock. Jason Bright & the car became PWR in 2004. The car was up graded to a VY Spec (livery PWR Orange & White ) as of Indy #50.

In 2004 PWR got Bigger Budget & backing from Chandlers. The car remained PWR & (in Chandlers White & Orange livery) Chassis 047 was used as #16 until Bathurst.

From Feb to October 04 Jason Bright uses chassis 042 until Tassie in November when he reverted back to  chassis 047 and came runner up in this car at the Philip Island Round.

 

SuperCheap Autos:

2005: Jason Bright Left PWR; Chassis 047 remained with PWR.

Greg Murphy Joins PWR With Supercheap Autos Backing, Paul Weel steps down to allow a professional driver (Cameron McConville) to take up the seat.

McConville starts the season with chassis 042 whilst 047 is upgraded to VZ Spec. From A1GP 047 was used.

 

2007:

Cameron McConville used 042 Chassis for 8 races then used 047 until NZ. 047 was replaced by New VE Commodore Model VE011.

P Dumbrell: Starts with new Car VE 10.

Chassis: 047 was never used again by PWR in Australia.

 V8 Super Car chassis 047

 

2009:

The car was sold to race team owner A Sidwell of Holden Racing (uk) Ltd. Chassis 047 presently in the UK driven by Alex Sidwell as #62 (in Holden Racing (UK) and Project Plant livery).

 

2010/2011:

Car is fitted with a 6 Speed Hollinger sequential gearbox and prepared for its first outing, a private shakedown at Silverstone.

 

2012:

Holden Racing UK enter their first races in the Euro Saloons and QMN Championship