Kelly and gang rue missed chance at Bathurst 1000: ‘Kick-in-teeth’ race

Rick Kelly in action at the Bathurst 1000 on Sunday. Picture: AJP Photography

Rick Kelly in action at the Bathurst 1000 on Sunday. Picture: AJP Photography

MILDURA driver Rick Kelly’s Bathurst 1000 was “a bit of kick in the teeth for everybody”.

Kelly slipped outside the top 10 late in Sunday’s race to finish 11th – his best result in four years – and despite a tinge of disappointment, Kelly still felt he and co-driver Garry Jacobson got the most out of their Nissan Altima.

“We lost a bit of time in the mid-part of the race but, ultimately, we got the most out of the package,” he said.

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