Holden Young Lions was a brand used by Australian motor vehicle manufacturer Holden for its young racing driver development program. First appearing in 1997, the program was operated by a number of teams over the years.

Year Parent Team Car Drivers
1997 Holden Racing Team Holden VS Commodore #97 Jason Bargwanna
#97 Mark Noske
#97 Stephen White
#97 Todd Kelly (test driver)
1998 Gibson Motorsport Holden VS Commodore #2 Steven Ellery[1]
1999 Noske Racing Holden VS Commodore #15 Todd Kelly
#99 Mark Noske
2000 Holden Racing Team Holden VT Commodore #15 Todd Kelly
2001 Romano Racing Holden VX Commodore #24 Paul Romano
2002 Holden Racing Team Holden VX Commodore #02 Rick Kelly
2003 John Faulkner Racing Holden VX Commodore #46 Dale Brede
#96 Tony D'Alberto[2]
2004 John Faulkner Racing Holden VX Commodore #46 Michael Caruso
#46 Alan Gurr
#96 Kurt Wimmer[3]

In 2014 the Holden Young Lions brand was used by Holden as part of a golf education program.[4]

Bathurst 1000 Results

Year Entrant No. Drivers Car Pos. Laps
1999 Holden Racing Team 15 Australia Todd Kelly
Australia Mark Noske
Holden Commodore VS 6th 161
2000 15 Australia Nathan Pretty
Australia Todd Kelly
Holden Commodore VT 5th 161
2001 Romano Racing 24 Australia Paul Romano
Australia Owen Kelly
Holden Commodore VX 13th 151
2002 Holden Racing Team 02 Australia Rick Kelly
Australia Nathan Pretty
Holden Commodore VX 4th 161

Supercar drivers

Super2 drivers

The List of following drivers have race for the team in the Super2 Series, In order from first appearance. Drivers who drove for the team on a part-time basis are listed in italics


  1. ^ New Generation Driver Steve Ellery Debuts For Holden Young Lions Autoweb 20 January 1998
  2. ^ Drivers Holden Young Lions 5 December 2003
  3. ^ Drivers Holden Young Lions 7 December 2004
  4. ^ Holden Young Lions Professional Golfers Association of Australia