Hazelwood adds Trans Am to his busy 2024

Todd Hazelwood is the latest Supercars driver to join the National Trans Am Series after signing with TFH Racing.

The South Australian will race the full 2024 season behind the wheel of the #111 Ford Mustang, starting with this weekend’s Race Sandown.

The announcement comes shortly after Hazelwood was revealed as Brodie Kostecki’s replacement at Erebus Motorsport for the 2024 Supercars season opener at Mount Panorama later this month.

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Hazelwood brings plenty of experience to the table, having raced in Supercars since 2018, with spells at Matt Stone Racing, Brad Jones Racing and Blanchard Racing Team during that period.

The 2017 Dunlop Super2 Series champion’s best season in Supercars came in 2021 when he finished 13th overall, while his sole podium in Australia’s premiere category came the year prior at Sydney Motorsport Park.

“The Trans Am Series has provided exciting and action-packed racing in previous years and I’m looking forward to the challenge of getting used to these fun and wild race cars,” Hazelwood said.

“We’ve been working hard since the end of last year to put this program together and I’m feeling comfortable and confident behind the wheel all thanks to the hard work from the crew at TFH Racing.

“Brett (Thomas) and I are both super competitive by nature and want to succeed. Hopefully, our preparation will put us in a good position for success during round one at Sandown this weekend.

“We’ve already done a day and a half worth of testing and I’m learning more and more about the driving style required and the sensitivity of setup changes. I have no doubt that we will get more and more competitive as we learn more and I’m excited to see what we can achieve.

“Kicking off the Trans Am series at Sandown this weekend is also the perfect warm up as I prepare to jump back into the Supercars seat at round one at Bathurst. It’s going to be a very busy month ahead and I cannot wait to go racing for the first time in 2024.

“A special thank you must go to Brett Thomas and his team at TFH Hire for making this whole opportunity possible. I’m looking forward to a fun and enjoyable year ahead.”

The 2024 Trans Am Series season gets underway with the Shannons SpeedSeries’ first event of the year, Race Sandown.

Trans Am will be broadcast live and free via Seven, with racing to form part of the 7plus stream, while select races will be shown on free-to-air on the Seven Network.

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The Shannons SpeedSeries’ opening event for 2024, Race Sandown, takes place on 9-11 February.