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Kyly Clarke has 'found love' again with Supercars driver James Courtney

Kyly Clarke has found love again with supercar driver James Courtney, according to a report by The Daily Telegraph on Thursday.
Kyly Clarke finds love again with her childhood friend and Supercars driver James Courtney... as her retired cricketer ex-husband Michael moves on with Pip Edwards

By Demeter Stamell For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 09:20 BST, 15 October 2020 | Updated: 20:12 BST, 15 October 2020

Kyly Clarke has found love again with Supercars driver James Courtney, according to a report by The Daily Telegraph on Thursday.

The 39-year-old model was spotted kissing the race car driver trackside in Bathurst on Thursday.   

'It is early days but they are very happy,' a source said.

Moving on: Kyly Clarke (pictured) has found love again with Supercars driver James Courtney, according to a report by The Daily Telegraph on Thursday
Moving on: Kyly Clarke (pictured) has found love again with Supercars driver James Courtney, according to a report by The Daily Telegraph on Thursday
Kiss and tell: The 39-year-old model was spotted kissing race car driver James Courtney (pictured) trackside in Bathurst on Thursday
Kiss and tell: The 39-year-old model was spotted kissing race car driver James Courtney (pictured) trackside in Bathurst on Thursday

Moving on: Kyly Clarke (left) has found love again with Supercars driver James Courtney (right), according to a report by The Daily Telegraph on Thursday

According to the publication, Kyly and James, 40, first dated 20 years ago after meeting through friends and family. 

Kyly's family are reportedly 'passionate go-karters', with James formerly racing at the same club as her brother, Troy, when they were kids.

She's believed to have first met James when she was just 11, and they recently got back in contact via social media.  

In the blood: Kyly's family are reportedly 'passionate go-karters', with James formerly racing at the same club as her brother, Troy, when they were kids
In the blood: Kyly's family are reportedly 'passionate go-karters', with James formerly racing at the same club as her brother, Troy, when they were kids

In the blood: Kyly's family are reportedly 'passionate go-karters', with James formerly racing at the same club as her brother, Troy, when they were kids

Childhood sweethearts: According to the publication, Kyly and James, 40, first dated 20 years ago after meeting through friends and family
Childhood sweethearts: According to the publication, Kyly and James, 40, first dated 20 years ago after meeting through friends and family

Childhood sweethearts: According to the publication, Kyly and James, 40, first dated 20 years ago after meeting through friends and family

'Kyly loves motorsports, it is something she has been passionate about since childhood,' added the source.

'They just clicked when they reconnected and everything is going well. It is like a fairytale because they were together all those years ago so it has come full circle.'

Daily Mail Australia has reached out to Kyly's management for comment. 

Telling: In a series of posts on Instagram Stories on Thursday, Kyly shared photos and videos from the race track in Bathurst
Telling: In a series of posts on Instagram Stories on Thursday, Kyly shared photos and videos from the race track in Bathurst

Telling: In a series of posts on Instagram Stories on Thursday, Kyly shared photos and videos from the race track in Bathurst

In a series of posts on Instagram Stories on Thursday, Kyly shared photos and videos from the race track in Bathurst.

'And just like that the weekend begins!' she captioned a video from inside the garage.

She also shared a photo of a series of car tyres all lined up on a rack and captioned it: 'Line em up!' 

Ready to roll: She also shared a photo of a series of car tyres all lined up on a rack and captioned it: 'Line em up!'
Ready to roll: She also shared a photo of a series of car tyres all lined up on a rack and captioned it: 'Line em up!'

Ready to roll: She also shared a photo of a series of car tyres all lined up on a rack and captioned it: 'Line em up!'

Her relationship with James comes eight months after Kyly announced her split from her husband-of-seven-years, Michael Clarke. 

Just days after announcing their split in February, Michael, 39, was linked to activewear designer Pip Edwards.  

After months of insisting they were just friends, Pip, 40, confirmed they were together in July by sharing a series of loved-up photos to Instagram.

The way they were: Her relationship with James comes eight months after Kyly announced her split from her husband of seven years, Michael Clarke. Pictured with their daughter, Kelsey Lee
The way they were: Her relationship with James comes eight months after Kyly announced her split from her husband of seven years, Michael Clarke. Pictured with their daughter, Kelsey Lee

The way they were: Her relationship with James comes eight months after Kyly announced her split from her husband of seven years, Michael Clarke. Pictured with their daughter, Kelsey Lee

Michael is notoriously private, and while he's usually hesitant to provide details about his new life with Pip, he did recently say he couldn't be happier.

'In regards to me personally? I'm so happy right now,' he told Stellar magazine. 'I'm in a great place. That's all I can ask for.' 

In April, Kyly said she was still on good terms with her former partner, who she shares four-year-old daughter Kelsey Lee with.

New love: Just days after announcing their split in February, Michael, 39, was linked to activewear designer Pip Edwards (pictured)
New love: Just days after announcing their split in February, Michael, 39, was linked to activewear designer Pip Edwards (pictured)

New love: Just days after announcing their split in February, Michael, 39, was linked to activewear designer Pip Edwards (pictured)

'Kelsey Lee is our priority, so we're just doing everything that is in her best interest. Her happiness is paramount,' she confirmed on The Kyle & Jackie O Show.

She added that she wasn't going to change her surname, because she wants it to be the same as her daughter's.

'I think that's a bit of a fuss, it's funny how sometimes you make such a fuss in the beginning about changing names and not changing names, but it's very important I think that our last names are the same, and I love that,' she added. 

Over: Meanwhile, James endured a highly-publicised split with his former wife of 16 years, Carys (pictured), after the New Zealand leg of the 2017 V8 Supercars season
Over: Meanwhile, James endured a highly-publicised split with his former wife of 16 years, Carys (pictured), after the New Zealand leg of the 2017 V8 Supercars season

Over: Meanwhile, James endured a highly-publicised split with his former wife of 16 years, Carys (pictured), after the New Zealand leg of the 2017 V8 Supercars season

Meanwhile, James endured a highly-publicised split with his former wife of 16 years, Carys, after the New Zealand leg of the 2017 V8 Supercars season.  

In an interview with The Daily Telegraph in June, James confessed he was shocked to discover his ex-wife had moved on with millionaire businessman Stu Laundy.  
'It was certainly something I didn't need to see,' he said of seeing a photo of Carys on holiday in Hawaii with Stu, 47.
Awkward: In an interview with The Daily Telegraph in June, James confessed he was shocked to discover his ex-wife had moved on with millionaire businessman Stu Laundy (pictured)
Awkward: In an interview with The Daily Telegraph in June, James confessed he was shocked to discover his ex-wife had moved on with millionaire businessman Stu Laundy (pictured)

Awkward: In an interview with The Daily Telegraph in June, James confessed he was shocked to discover his ex-wife had moved on with millionaire businessman Stu Laundy (pictured)

'No one wants to see an ex with someone else, especially like that and in the news.' 

Stu famously dated Sophie Monk, after their appearance on the 2017 season of The Bachelorette.

However, they split months later in January 2018. 

'It was certainly something I didn't need to see,' James said of seeing a photo of Carys on holiday in Hawaii with Stu
'It was certainly something I didn't need to see,' James said of seeing a photo of Carys on holiday in Hawaii with Stu

'It was certainly something I didn't need to see,' James said of seeing a photo of Carys on holiday in Hawaii with Stu

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