Erebus Motorsport has confirmed their commitment to helping up and comers, announcing an expansion of its Academy with Sera Driver Development.
18-time Australian Kart Champion Dave Sera will lead the program, which will concentrate on cadet and junior kart drivers.
“It’s a privilege and a great honour for my SDD team to be aligned with a highly successful Supercars team,” Sera said.
“This gives the karting kids I coach the best opportunity to forge a career in Motorsport.”
It is all part of a renewed Academy, the new alliance helping bridge the gap between Australia’s junior categories and Supercars.
“Our aim is to provide a pathway from go karts through to Supercars and by aligning with Dave and his team, we are able to connect a few more of the dots,” Erebus CEO Barry Ryan said.
“Not only are we able to nurture young drivers but more importantly, pass on our knowledge and expertise to karters, families and their support groups of what to target and expect beyond karting.”
Erebus also announced a strengthened link with Image Racing’s Super 2 and Super 3 outfits earlier this year.
“We like to align ourselves with superior brands in every aspect, and David Sera is clearly the most successful karting driver in Australia.”
Supercars driver Anton De Pasquale will also support the initiative, having worked with Sera through junior karting.
“I did some training with Dave when I started karting and since then we have kept in touch; more recently teaming up for the endurance race at Todd Road,” De Pasquale said.
“It’s great to be able to work together and to now take on a mentor role for his young drivers.
“I’ve been lucky to have good people help me get to where I am and now, I’m in position where I can do the same.”
For more information, and to be part of the next generation of karting stars, contact David Sera at www.davidsera.com.au.