TEKNO SETS BEST ROOKIE 2018 CHAMPIONSHIP RACE FINISH AT SYMMONS PLAINS RACEWAY

Jack Le Brocq has had the best event of his Supercars season to date, with the Team TEKNO/AusPT Commodore registering a double top-ten result from Symmons Plains Raceway in Tasmania. Finishing tenth in the opening race set the stage for a fifth-place effort on Sunday, with the rookie continuing to come to terms with the car. The result was in part due to a driving style change for Le Brocq, who transitioned to right foot braking after using his left foot up to this stage in his career. Le Brocq: continues to learn the new car “It was pretty awesome to be able to back up the result from yesterday, it’s a great payoff for all of the hard work [...]

LE BROCQ REFINES SKILLS AT 2018 F1 GRAND PRIX

Jack Le Brocq continues along the learning curve in his rookie Supercars season, with a solid weekend for the Team TEKNO/AusPT Commodore at the Australian Grand Prix. Varied weather conditions over the event made life interesting, with the crew working hard to tune the car and driver for the temporary Albert Park circuit. “It’s been a good weekend, but there’s still a long way for me to go in totally understanding how the Triple 8 car works and what I need out of it, especially in terms of getting the car to go fast and look after its tyres,” said Le Brocq. Le Brocq: focused “Overall I’m much happier with the car at the end of the weekend than how we [...]

LESSONS LEARNED FOR TEKNO IN ADELAIDE

Jack Le Brocq aboard the SS Signs TEKNO Commodore came away from his debut solo Supercars event with a straight car, and numerous lessons learned. Apart from being Le Brocq’s first full time Supercars start, the occasion marked TEKNO’s 100th Supercars Championship event, and the first round with Adrian Burgess in place as TEKNO’s Group Principal. “It was a pretty tough initiation, but there are a lot of positive lessons to take away from it,” said Le Brocq. “By the end of the weekend we had some decent speed, and Campbell (Little) really worked with me on my driving technique, which started to show some results. “There is a lot of potential with the team and the car, we’ll head [...]

TEKNO confirm Jack Le Brocq and Adrian Burgess to lead reformed team

Today TEKNO confirm Super2 star Jack Le Brocq will contest the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship with a newly reformed team TEKNO. With 11 race wins recorded across the past two Super2 seasons, Le Brocq will make his debut into the country’s premier professional motor racing category with the support and leadership of newly appointed TEKNO Group Principal, Adrian Burgess. Burgess is motivated to accrue further results in his Supercars career, formerly head of the Holden Racing Team and general manager of both Triple Eight Race Engineering and Dick John Racing, Burgess brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the single-car Gold Coast based team. TEKNO will equip Le Brocq with a newly TEKNO built, Triple Eight Holden ZB [...]

2017 in Review

TEKNO Autosports finishes as the leading single-car operation in the 2017 Supercars Championship. TEKNO Group welcomed Woodstock Bourbon as their principal partner for the 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. TEKNO alongside Mayor Tom Tate, City of Gold Coast, opened their purpose built 4,500sqm Motorsport facility in Yatala, sharing the event with 5,000 members of the motorsport community and extended TEKNO family. TEKNO partnered with Disney Pixar to compete as “Lightning McQueen” for the Red Rooster Sydney SuperSprint. The TEKNO crew triumphed to rebuild chassis 19 from the ground up in only 10 days after sustaining terminal damage at the Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint. An enormous testament to the strength of the TEKNO crew. Clipsal 500 Adelaide Clipsal marked the debut of [...]

Davison 15th In Supercars Championship

TEKNO’s Will Davison departs Newcastle with top ten results, completing his 2017 Supercars Championship campaign in 15th Overall. Race 25 - Position 9 Newcastle delivered an equally beautiful and challenging circuit for our Supercar teams. Team TEKNO approached the new track with a pacey setup straight out of the team’s transporter, allowing Davison to earn P7 in qualifying for the inaugural Newcastle 500 race. Race 25 saw Davison make an impressive start against a strong field. Strategy combined with defensive driving meant car 19 was in contention for a podium position before an ill-timed Safety Car arose creating a double stack scenario behind garage mate Lowndes in Pit Lane. Although valuable time was lost in pit lane, Davison was able [...]

Davison Leaves Auckland P15 In Championship

TEKNO’s Will Davison turns this past weekend’s Auckland SuperSprint into a points haul and battle of determination. Race 23 - Position 12 Auckland SuperSprint was yet another wet event causing havoc for racers. Saturdays Race Qualifying session was cancelled due to the wet weather and the practice lap times from Friday were used to set the grid, focusing Friday's practice session on race car set up instead of chasing outright speed, Will started P21 in Saturdays race. The teams successful pit stop strategy meant Davison moved into P14. Despite a majority of the final laps operating under Safety Car Will progressed into P12 before the conclusion of the race. The Woodstock Bourbon Driver was happy to secure some valuable points [...]

Davison & Webb P14 At Gold Coast 600

TEKNO’s Will Davison and Jonathon Webb have finished in P14 for the final race of the Pirtek Cup in the Supercars Championship on the weekend. Race 21 - Position 20 Davison qualified in P17 in a challenging qualifying session that saw constant weather changes and limited chances at a clean lap. Saturday’s race was a wet and wild affair for the Woodstock Bourbon duo, with Davison struggling with rear grip for his portion of the shortened 94 lap race. Finishing P20 in the tough conditions with only cosmetic damage, the team were able to focus on Sunday’s Race 22. Race 22 - Position 14 Davison qualified P19 for Sunday’s race, with Webb starting the race under blue skies. Webb made [...]

Davison and Webb Finish 14th at Bathurst

BATHURST RECAP TEKNO's Will Davison and Jonathon Webb have finished P14 at the treacherous Bathurst 1000 for Round 11 of the Supercars Championship this past weekend. Race 20 - Position 14 Davison qualified P16 in Saturday's Qualifying session and started Race 20 from Row 8. Pitting to swap drivers, Webb joined the Race for his first stint but was penalised 15 seconds for contact with car #97. Dropping into P25 after serving the penalty the #19 Car climbed into P20 throughout the driver changes, struggling for raw pace in the tricky conditions. With 40 Laps remaining in the 161 Lap Race Davison sat P21, through a high attrition rate and several restarts Davison was able to climb to P14 at [...]

Davison & Webb Charge Into P13 At Sandown

TEKNO's Will Davison and Jonathon Webb have triumphed to finish P12 after fighting from 25th position at the Sandown 500,  Round 10 of the Supercars Championship this past weekend. Race 19 - Position 12 Davison qualified P19 in Saturday's session, but nearing the end of the 20 Lap Co-Driver Race for the Grid Webb had a clash which saw him veer into a tyre wall at high speed. Webb's front right wheel had locked at 260km/h approaching the sweeper, sending him running wide and tagging Hazelwood. Unfortunately the car was too damaged to be repaired in the short hour break and Davison was unable to take part in his Race for the Grid. The TEKNO Team worked tirelessly overnight to get the car prepared for Race 19 of the Supercars Championship. An amazing overnight effort from [...]

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