- Team SYDNEY confirm Fabian Coulthard will compete in their #19 Local Legends Supercar in 2021.
- Further, we announce the appointment of Dr Geoffrey Slater as Team Manager Technical.
Jonathon Webb – Managing Director TEKNO:
“I’d like to thank Local Legends and our Sponsor partners for their continued support and involvement in the Team SYDNEY project.
I am excited to announce Fabian Coulthard is joining Team SYDNEY, his vast experience will enhance our efforts in moving forward within our extremely competitive Championship.
I’d like to welcome Dr Geoffrey Slater back to the Team SYDNEY TEKNO family in the position of Team Manager Technical – Geoffrey has been a pivotal player in the development of TEKNO since its inception in 2011. With Geoffrey, TEKNO achieved multiple race wins including the 2016 Bathurst 1000 and Bathurst 12hr, as well as placing 2nd in the 2014 Supercars Championship with SVG.
Geoffrey’s recent accolades include 2020 Rolex 24hr Daytona win, 2020 Michelin Endurance Championship win and 2nd in 2020 WeatherTech Sportscar Championship with factory BMW GTLM team Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.”
Tony Quinn – Local Legends:
“Fabian and I have worked together in the past winning the inaugural Highlands 101 endurance race, we hope to carry this success with the Local Legends Supercar. We’ve got the tools to put on a good show, just need Fab to update his hairstyle.”
Fabian Coulthard – Driver Local Legends Supercar #19:
“Joining Local Legends Team SYDNEY is an exciting opportunity for myself, I look forward to representing Local Legends, the city of Sydney and playing my part in the development of their Supercar program.
I have a long standing relationship with the Webb’s, Jonathon and I have competed against one another since 2003 in various campaigns. Jonathon, Geoffrey and I have a clear direction for the growth of the team and we are committed for the long haul. ”
Dr Geoffrey Slater – Team Manager Technical, Team Sydney :
“Joining Team SYDNEY and returning to the TEKNO family is a great fit – I am happy to be home. The vision and plan the Webb’s, Fabian and I have built for the team is an exciting prospect.
Behind the scenes Team SYDNEY are working in conjunction with the ARDC and local Sydney educational institutions; having completed my PhD in Wollongong the opportunity to play a part in educating the engineers of the future is an interesting and unique challenge.”