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Josh Nevet

The supercar, led by Scott Pai, arrived at Walkinshaw Andretti United to work off the chassis when Team 18 proceeded to repair the damage caused by the huge accident at Wanneroo Raceway.

Pai № 20 Holden Commodore crashed into a wall on the pit right after contact with Matt Stone Racing car Jack Le Brock in race 2, and Pai failed until the end of the weekend.

The incident sparked a debate in the paddock, Pai being particularly upset by the way his round ended.

Last weekend it was confirmed that WAU would hand over its equipment to Team 18 for the repair process, and the car arrived at WAU headquarters on Thursday afternoon.

Team manager John Moore explained that it would take a lot of work to get the car back on the road.

“In the 2nd race in Perth, there was significant damage, so we did not have time to repair it to bring it to race 3,” – said Moore.

“We are assessing these damages and order to assemble all the parts back and prepare for Winton.

“He received quite a bit of damage to the left rear pneumatic jack where the wheel was touching the wall during the incident.

“We have to cut out all the gratings and the material that needs to be in the area, replace it all, and then we apply fresh paint on it before assembling it back.

“We believe that four days on the confectionery machine, its cutting and replacement of components. Hopefully the processing time is less than a week.

“Then the guys have a week to assemble the car for Vintan.”

The Winton SuperSprint will take place May 21-22 on the Winton Raceway in Victoria.

Below you can see images of the car when Team 18 assessed the damage.

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