Long time Ford driver Mark Winterbottom is leaving Tickford Racing. In an emotional live video announcement on his facebook page Winterbottom said he was proud of his time with the team and that they were parting on good terms.
In a statement on their Instagram account Tickford Racing said that the decision was Winterbottom’s to leave the team.
“Frosty has been a part of our family since 2006 and we have enjoyed 13 fantastic seasons together.”
“While we are sad to see the partnership conclude at season’s end, we will all look back fondly on the accomplishments we’ve achieved together.”
Winterbottom leaves the team with a Bathurst win, a championship and over 100 podiums.