Repco Supercars Pro Eseries, Triple Eight, Red Bull HRT w/ Jarrad Filsell (Episode 99)

Jonathan Simon speaks to newly signed Triple Eight Race Engineering / Red Bull Holden Racing Team driver Jarrad Filsell – ahead of his second campaign in the Repco Supercars Pro Eseries. The two chat about how Jarrad signed with the team, the growing competitiveness of sim racing, visiting both Walkinshaw Andretti United (2019) and Red Bull HRT (2020) at The Bend, hanging out with Supercars drivers during the COVID-19 global pandemic, the new iRacing Supercars, working with Josh Rogers in 2019, Jarrad’s broken wrist, media day for the 2019 Supercars Eseries, whether live “in person” rounds are necessary, the BP Supercars All Stars Eseries, Supercars around ovals, and more.

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Timeline:

0:00​ Intro
0:42​ Signing with Triple Eight Race Engineering / Red Bull Holden Racing Team
2:28​ The growing competitiveness of sim racing
7:37​ How the deal was signed
12:14​ Visiting Walkinshaw Andretti United (2019) and Red Bull HRT (2020) at the Bend
14:02​ Hanging out with Supercars drivers during the COVID-19 global pandemic
19:37​ The new iRacing Supercars – and working with Josh Rogers in 2019
27:55​ Jarrad’s broken wrist
35:30​ Media day for the 2019 Supercars Eseries
39:01​ Are live “in person” rounds necessary?
41:44​ The BP Supercars All Stars Eseries
49:33​ Supercars around ovals
51:26​ Jarrad’s nickname: “fuelcell”
52:35​ Outro