|Friday saw the field take to the track for a pair of 40-minute-long practice sessions in blustery conditions, with Le Brocq registering the 12th and 23rdfastest times in the respective sessions, battling understeer throughout.
Twenty-minutes of qualifying on Saturday netted Le Brocq the 15th starting slot for the opening race.
After settling into 14th position from the race start, Le Brocq pitted from sixth on lap 28.
The race for the Team TEKNO machine unravelled on lap 42 when Fabian Coulthard crashed at turn one, setting off a chain reaction which saw Le Brocq trapped on the circuit.
Upon returning to the pits, the car was further delayed with the crew’s pit boom was occupied by the stranded car of Craig Lowndes.
Returning to the action off the lead lap, Le Brocq circulated to be classified in 19th.
The final qualifying session of the year didn’t go to plan, with Le Brocq registering the 20th fastest time.
Subsequent to surviving opening lap rear end contact from James Golding, Le Brocq settled into 15th position.
When the safety car appeared on lap 21 for Coulthard and Whinup’s incident, the team elected to keep Le Brocq on circuit to avoid a double stacking situation behind Lowndes.
The move saw Le Brocq lead for a lap, and when he pitted a lap later, was able to take on a substantial load of fuel.
Le Brocq headed to the pits for a final scheduled service on lap 47 from position 20, before racing up to 18th at the chequered flag.
The 2019 Supercars Championship is set to kick off on the streets of Adelaide from March 1-3.