Erebus enlists Campbell Little

Highly respected engineer Campbell Little has joined Erebus Motorsport as an exclusive consultant to the V8 Supercars program for the remainder of this year's Championship as the team looks to further enhance its overall performance.

In a boost for the team ahead of the third round of the Championship in Perth in early May, Little will be charged with providing support and oversight to the teams sporting and technical operations and will work closely with existing Team Manager Ben Croke, Technical Director Wes McDougall and General Manager - Motorsport Barry Ryan.

Little brings a wealth of experience to the team having celebrated Championship and Bathurst success with various V8 Supercars teams as well internationally in other motorsport categories.

Little will join Erebus Motorsport on a consultancy basis as he also manages other commitments within the sport on international and domestic levels.

"I'm really excited to be working with Erebus and the prospect of helping the team’s continued growth and improvement,'' said Little.

"It's a team that boasts some great people, resources and lots of potential.

"All the right ingredients are here, it’s all about making sure we get the best out of everything and everyone to ensure the team is capable of competing consistently at the highest level.’’

In addition to the employment of Little, Melbourne-based Ryan will take on an enhanced operations role with the V8 Supercars side of the business in addition to his chief focus with the Erebus GT, V8 Ute and Academy operations.

Erebus Motorsport CEO Ryan Maddison welcomed Little to the fold and said his years of expertise would perfectly complement the team’s evolution and existing senior managers in Croke, McDougall and Ryan.

“As a team we have undergone some key personnel changes since our first year in V8 Supercars so the introduction of Campbell will further complement the more than capable structure we already have in place,” said Maddison.

“Barry too has had many years of experience in all different categories so his enhanced involvement with the V8 operation can only have a positive impact on the team.

“We have a very passionate team owner in Betty and key personnel that want to make sure that we are operating as a team in the most optimal way.

“With the gains we have made already this year following an extensive period of development, we are excited about what the remainder of the year will bring.’’

Erebus Motorsport has had a tough start to the 2015 season, however a top 10 finish at the Clipsal 500 was positive for rookie Ash Walsh, as were two top four qualifyings and a top 10 race finish for Will Davison at the last event in Tasmania.