Why Ambrose is going home

Why Ambrose is going home

Double champion Marcos Ambrose has nothing left to prove in V8 Supercars, so why is he turning his back on NASCAR to join a team currently struggling? MARK GLENDENNING hears from him

Work with race drivers for any length of time, and you quickly learn that speed doesn't necessarily translate into punctuality. That's true even when the driver in question isn't preparing to move his wife and two children to the other side of the world.

So it's a genuine surprise when AUTOSPORT's phone lights up at precisely the arranged time with a call from a number in Charlotte.

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