Arise driver search wraps up as Percat aims for new lap record

Supercars star Nick Percat will return to Formula 1000 this weekend in a bid to break the 53-second barrier at Barbagallo Wanneroo Raceway.

The Bathurst winner made what was meant to be a one-off return to single-seater racing earlier this year, banking a pole and three race wins at the Perth circuit in an Arise Racing F1000.

He also set a new lap record for the category with a blisteringly-quick 53.079s

Percat is now set to return to the category on November 16 for a crack at his own lap record, his sights firmly set on dipping under the 53s mark.

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