Tekno confirms Supercars rookie Le Brocq

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Tekno confirms Supercars rookie Le Brocq
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Jan 25, 2018, 2:33 AM

Tekno Autosports has officially confirmed that rookie Jack Le Brocq will join the single-car squad for the 2018 Supercars season, as well as the appointment of a high-profile team boss Adrian Burgess.

Jonathon Webb, Jack Le Brocq
Jonathon Webb, Jack Le Brocq and Adrian Burgess
Will Davison, Tekno Autosports Holden
Todd Kelly, Jack Le Brocq, Nissan Motorsport
Todd Kelly, Jack Le Brocq, Nissan Motorsport

After a four-year stint in the second-tier Super2 Series and enduro drives with the likes of Tickford Racing and Nissan Motorsport, Le Brocq has long been considered the favourite for the vacant Tekno seat.

His promotion to the main game has now been confirmed, the 25-year-old set to pilot a brand new Triple Eight-built ZB Commodore this season.

“I am very excited to be making my Supercars championship start," said Le Brocq.

"With Adrian Burgess joining the team, alongside a brand new ZB Commodore to drive, it’s a dream come true.

“This is a massive opportunity and I will work hard to maximise it.”

Tekno also confirmed that a revamp in its technical structure will see former Holden Racing Team boss Burgess join the team.

After parting ways with Walkinshaw Racing last May, Burgess made a couple of appearances for Tekno at the back end of the 2017 season.

That's now morphed into a full-time leadership role with the 2016 Bathurst-winning squad.

"It’s the right time for me and for Tekno,” said Burgess.

“We have put in place the right mix of skills and equipment to be properly competitive and I am quietly confident our 2018 campaign will surprise a few people.

“There’s a bunch of young guys entering the Supercars championship this season, and we believe Jack has what it takes to lead the rookies and challenge the best of them.

“It’s an exciting time for all of us and we are confident Tekno will be a team to follow.”

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Series Supercars
Drivers Jack Le Brocq
Teams Tekno Autosports
Author Andrew van Leeuwen