Podium for TEKNO in Texas

The weekend’s racing at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas brought high temperatures, clear skies and a fantastic podium for Team TEKNO V.I.P. Petfoods’ Shane van Gisbergen in the final race of the weekend. Both van Gisbergen and Team TEKNO Darrell Lea stablemate, Jonathon Webb, had strong pace across the entire weekend at the Formula One facility in the Texan capital. The pace was clear from the opening of practice on Friday, with van Gisbergen topping the time sheets in session three, and being solidly in the top ten all day. Webb tuned the car across the day to end up fourth fastest in practice. The boys were upbeat following their speed in practice, with Jonathon was pretty [...]

Wild Weekend for TEKNO in the West

TEKNO Autosports had a tough weekend at the Chill Perth 360 at Barbegallo Raceway over the weekend, with consistency being the key to gaining some good points. With the Perth based circuit notoriously hard on rubber, car set up was extremely important to ensure that the soft tyres lasted the distance. Despite the rules for the weekend not requiring pit stops, the majority of teams – TEKNO included – elected to pit for new rubber during Sunday’s longer races, to maintain the high pace throughout the race. Team TEKNO V.I.P. Petfoods’ Shane van Gisbergen clawed his way back from a slow start to the weekend to have good race pace and score a solid haul of points. Shane began the [...]

Encouraging Signs for TEKNO at AGP

TEKNO Autosports has come away from the MSS Security Challenge at the Australian Grand Prix bolstered by the arrival of a new sponsor and great demonstration of speed from both cars all weekend. TEKNO was proud to have iconic Australian confectionary company Darrell Lea join the team as the sponsor of Jonathon Webb’s #19 VF Commodore, again linking two great Australian family-owned businesses. A weekend of changeable Melbourne weather saw the first races of the ‘Car of the Future’ era on both the soft and wet tyres. Webb and teammate Shane van Gisbergen showed their fast pace throughout the four 12-lap races, including an incredible display from both drivers in Saturday’s extremely wet conditions. Despite setbacks that included a broken [...]

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