What happened to Brodie Kostecki? Erebus Management Breaks the Silence Following the Kostecki Split

Betty Klimenko, the owner of Erebus Motorsport, and Barry Ryan, the team’s CEO, have spoken about their team’s split with Supercars Champion Brodie Kostecki, but the cause of the rift remains unknown.

Klimenko and Ryan told Fox Sports’ Jess Yates in a television interview at Bathurst, where the season-opening round of the 2024 Supercars Championship will take place, that the split hurt them, but they have not revealed what caused Kostecki to sit out, at least for the first round, in which Todd Hazelwood will drive the team’s #99 Chevrolet Camaro.

Ryan stated that, at the end of last year, we were on top of the world.” “Everyone believed in us.” “It hurts when people decide they no longer believe in us.”

I need to have the energy to make sure we can rebuild this and do it again, and I do.

What happened to Brodie Kostecki?

Kostecki was not scheduled to play during the season-opening weekend at Mount Panorama, as previously announced in January.

“Brodie has stated that he will be unable to compete in the first round of the 2024 Supercars Championship.”

According to the reports, there was a falling out between Kostecki and Erebus team bosses – including CEO Barry Ryan—last year.

Brodie Kostecki
Will Brodie Kostecki leave Supercars?

This could mean the 26-year-old sits out the entire 2024 Supercars season until he is released from the team. Todd Hazelwood will drive in Kostecki’s place at the Bathurst 500, alongside new Erebus teammate Jack LeBrocq.

Is Brodie Kostecki leaving Supercars?

Brodie Kostecki is reportedly looking to end his contract with Erebus Motorsport, but it does not appear that he intends to leave Supercars entirely.

He didn’t talk about the situation until the recent Motorsport Australia gala, where he got the Peter Brock Medal.

During his speech, he didn’t mention Erebus directly, calling them his ‘2023 Supercars team’. He thanked everyone for supporting him and expressed his desire to continue racing in Australia, aiming to win multiple Supercars championships.

Brodie Kostecki
Brodie Kostecki

Brodie ended by thanking Motorsport Australia and congratulating the award winners.

Erebus team manager sheds tears over the Brodie Kostecki saga.

Erebus Motorsport CEO Barry Ryan burst into tears during an interview with team owner Betty Klimenko while discussing the ongoing dispute.

In an interview, Klimenko stated that “we respect Brodie’s privacy.” “That is why we cannot say anything. We need to move forward and discuss Todd [Hazelwood] and Jack [Le Brocq].

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