, 2022-12-17 21:00:00,
Key Matt Stone Racing figure Jason Gomersall is set to branch out with his own race team in 2023.
Gomersall was announced as an ‘equity partner’ of the team in February 2019 in an extension of the relationship which had seen him sponsor MSR’s Supercars effort and compete in Touring Car Masters as a customer.
The IT magnate held an advisory position within the Yatala-based operation until earlier this year, before an announcement in September that he had “step[ped] back” from that role to focus on his business, which had just won a significant contract with the Queensland Government.
Since then, MSR has confirmed that it will not compete in the Dunlop Super2 Series next year after all, in a reversal of previously stated plans which is said to be motivated by a desire to focus on the introduction of Gen3 in the Repco Supercars Championship.
Now, it has emerged that Gomersall will not be stepping back from motorsport entirely, although he says there has no parting of ways with MSR, and that the relationship with Matt Stone remains good.
“Not exactly [a parting of ways],” he told Speedcafe.com.
“We put out a press release [because] earlier in the year, I pulled back in any active involvement with MSR this year, for a couple of reasons.
“Matt’s sort of got it under control, got his head around Gen3, and to be honest, I’m flat-out with my business.
“We’re on a real growth trajectory at…
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