PUKEKOHE WEEKEND REPORT : TEKNO

The Truck Assist Team TEKNO Commodore of Jack Le Brocq had a learning weekend at New Zealand’s Pukekohe Park Raceway, with results of 22nd and 23rd from the pair of 200km races. The weekend marked a significant milestone for the squad, with the Saturday race being the 250th for Team TEKNO in Supercars competition. “It was a bit of a tough weekend, we chased car setup and some niggling issues, but we’ve managed to score some points and a whole lot of experience,” said Le Brocq. “It was my first ever event at Pukekohe, so there was a fair bit to take in, it’s a pretty hairy old school track! “We roll on to Newcastle, we were fast last year [...]

TEKNO take the GOLD COAST 600

The Truck Assist Team TEKNO machine of Jack Le Brocq and Jonathon Webb had an up and down weekend on the streets of Surfers Paradise for the Gold Coast 600, with strong car pace a major takeaway from the event. A solid drive in the opening leg resulted in a 16th place finish, but early contact sidelined the car on Sunday. “It was a tough Sunday for us,” said Le Brocq. “Unfortunately I caused a red flag after getting stuck down an escape road in qualifying, and I wasn’t able to find reverse gear. “Jono started off the race really well and moved up a few positions, but had a bit of a tangle and broke a wishbone on the [...]

TEKNO : Bathurst 1000 Weekend Report

The Truck Assist Team TEKNO Holden Commodore of Jack Le Brocq and Jonathon Webb finished the Bathurst 1000 in 15th position, after a tough day-long battle at Mount Panorama. Fighting their way through the field, the pair were in the thick of the action throughout the 161 laps, with the number 19 Holden Commodore just missing out of control cars on more than one occasion. “It was my first Bathurst 1000 as a main driver, we finished, we go to the end on the lead lap, which is massive for us,” said Le Brocq. “I’m stoked with that! “We didn’t really have the speed that we needed, all day it was a battle with understeer. “It’s good to get a [...]

Team TEKNO’s Sandown 500 Race Report.

The Truck Assist Team TEKNO Holden Commodore had a tough Sandown 500, with Jack Le Brocq and Jonathon Webb finishing 22nd, after early race dramas dropped the duo down the result sheet. The combination had a promising start to the race, but a mysterious broken rear track rod after 21 of 161 laps saw the remainder of the event become an extended test session. “It’s disappointing to have an issue before we even got going properly, but that’s motorsport,” said Le Brocq. “We really worked hard on the balance of the car all weekend long, and I think we found something in the warm up which would have given us a good car to fight with in the race. “It’s [...]

TeamTEKNO + THE BEND MOTORSPORT PARK.

The Team TEKNO Holden Commodore driven by Jack Le Brocq worked hard on the comeback trail twice, as the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship hit The Bend Motorsport Park for the very first time. First lap incidents made for a difficult pair of races on the all-new South Australian circuit for Le Brocq, who worked hard to consolidate championship points. “I was lucky to get some laps around The Bend earlier in the year, but for the first time here in the Team TEKNO Supercar, there certainly were some challenges,” said Le Brocq. “The battle in practice was all about trying to find a balance in the car, which wasn’t easy given the slippery conditions and low-grip nature of the circuit. [...]

TEKNO: SYDNEY MOTORSPORT PARK REPORT

Jack Le Brocq aboard the Team TEKNO Holden Commodore has registered his fifth top-ten result of the year Sydney Motorsport Park, with a ninth-place performance under lights. Le Brocq once again had strong race pace, which he was able to take advantage of a mid-field starting position. The race was the first Supercars event to be contested under lights on Australian soil since 1997, with a fantastic spectacle provided for the large crowd trackside. “That was a great reward for the team, we’ve had a fast car all weekend, and put together another strong race,” said Le Brocq. “We’re starting to put a bit of momentum together at the business end of the year, which is really very pleasing. "We [...]

TEAM TEKNO’s IPSWICH SUPERSPRINT RACE WRAP.

Jack Le Brocq aboard the Team TEKNO Commodore has returned to the top-ten, with a tenth place performance to round out his weekend at Queensland Raceway. The effort was the fourth top-ten result for Le Brocq in his debut Supercars season, following on from strong runs at Symmons Plains and Barbagallo Raceways. “It was a bit up and down, we were alright in P1, but we took a bit of a wrong turn after that with the setup,” said Le Brocq. “It was good to bounce back today, we tuned it up and we had a really good race car yesterday as well. “The big difference was qualifying today, and we were able to race in the top-ten. “It’s good, [...]

TEKNO’s WATPAC TOWNSVILLE 400 RECAP

Jack Le Brocq aboard the SS Signs Commodore bounced back from a wrecked car on Saturday to an 11th place finish on Sunday, with the Team TEKNO crew being pushed to the limits. The opening race ended with birthday boy Le Brocq pushed into the concrete wall on the final circuit, with repairs to the car taking until 4am Sunday. The second 200km leg proved to be a complete reversal of performance for the squad, with a march up the order in an at times tight battle. “Saturday was a tough deal, we struggled with the strategy and car pace, and to top it off was the silly accident at the end,” said Le Brocq. “It all happened in a [...]

DARWIN TRIPLE CROWN RACE REPORT

The SS Signs/Team TEKNO machine of Jack Le Brocq had tough weekend in the Top End, with a promising Sunday run at Hidden Valley Raceway curtailed by the outfit’s first non-finish of the season. Battling for speed on new tyres all weekend in qualifying, Le Brocq had strong race pace on Saturday, climbing eight places to be classified 18th at the finish. Sunday’s race saw Le Brocq in the heat of the opening lap battle, before contact resulted in steering damage and retirement to the pit lane. “We got a good run off the start (on Sunday), but we were just in the wars,” said Le Brocq. “We got pushed off at (turn) one and lost a couple of spots [...]

#TEAMTEKNO: WINTON SUPERSPRINT RACE REPORT

Jack Le Brocq aboard the SS Signs/TeamTEKNO Commodore continued along the learning curve in his rookie Supercars season, as the championship took to Winton Motor Raceway. The weekend saw Le Brocq register race results of 15th and 17th, with some positives to take away from the event. “Obviously the wet weather on Friday made life tough, but when it was dry in the afternoon we had some good speed on old tyres,” said Le Brocq. Jack Le Brocq prepares for action “The start of Saturday’s race didn’t exactly go to plan when we were spun out, but we had some good pace and were able to work our way back past a few cars. “Today was a tough slog – [...]

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