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James Courtney will spearhead a new-look, two-car Tekno Autosports in 2020, based out of Sydney.
Plans for the much-mooted team have been confirmed at Mount Panorama ahead of this weekend’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.
The squad will relocate from the Gold Coast to Sydney, initially in a temporary facility, before moving into a new building at Sydney Motorsport Park.
WHICH WILL FEATURE JAMES COURTNEY.
It marks part of the $33 million investment into the Western Sydney circuit by the New South Wales Government.
Sydney has not had a top-flight Supercars team in 15 years, with all squads currently based either in Melbourne, Albury or South-East Queensland.
The team has announced it will field two Triple Eight-built and supported Commodores, but is yet to confirm the second driver.
Courtney joins the squad following a nine-year stint at Walkinshaw Andretti United, which he joined as the reigning champion.
The 39-year-old is the oldest driver in the current field, racing in Supercars full-time from 2006 following a stint overseas that included a role as a Formula 1 test driver.
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