Caruso strikes two-year deal with Team 18
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Team 18 has pulled off a co-driver coup, signing Supercars race winner Michael Caruso on a two-year deal

The 37-year-old's recruitment, which coincides with confirmation James Golding has been retained, completes a strong quartet to tackle Mount Panorama in October.

Caruso joins the team from Tickford Racing, having taken provisional pole and seventh place with Lee Holdsworth in last year's Great Race.

As yet, the team hasn't confirmed who Caruso and Golding will race with, though the latter partnered Mark Winterbottom in 2020.

The signing means Dean Fiore departs the Team 18 fold after one year with the Waverley-based outfit where he claimed sixth alongside Scott Pye.

Caruso and Golding will each have just one competitive outing with the team in 2021, with this year's Repco Bathurst 1000 the sole endurance event of the season.

Team boss Charlie Schwerkolt said he was buoyed by Caruso's signing and to have secured Golding's services again.

"It's really exciting to bring Michael Caruso onboard for Bathurst this year, he's a seriously talented driver and a valuable addition to our co-driver lineup," said Schwerkolt.

"It's a two-year deal which is…
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