Two time LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour winner Kenny Habul will make his Porsche Paynter Dixon Carrera Cup Australia Championship debut at the Australian Grand Prix with TekworkX Motorsport.
After successfully going back-to-back as Bathurst 12 Hour champion earlier this year, Habul has set his sights on a debut in the highly competitive Porsche Carrera Cup Australia Championship.
The SunEnergy1 Racing team owner has linked up with Gold Coast based squad TekworkX Motorsport to field his SP Tools Pro-Am entry at the Australian Grand Prix.
TekworkX Motorsport won the opening round of the 992 era in Carrera Cup Australia in 2022, with Max Vidau earning four podium finishes en-route to the round win, before the team followed up on their speed with pole position and a race victory in Townsville.
Habul’s accomplishments in motorsport are vast, with experience in everything from NASCAR to his more well-known achievements in GT3 racing.
In 2018 Habul won the inaugural edition of the Intercontinental GT Challenge as a bronze driver, before winning again as a Pro-Am in 2021 and 2022.
The SunEnergy1 owner/driver currently leads the 2023 Pro-Am championship after he backed up his Bathurst victory with a class win at the Kyalami 9 Hour.
The iconic livery carried by SunEnergy1 Racing all around the globe will adorn a Porsche 992 for the first time, as the distinctive flames grace Habul’s entry.
Habul will join Danny Stutterd in the Pro-Am class for TekworkX Motorsport, who will also field Equity-One Pro class entries with Max Vidau and Thomas Maxwell.
Rob Woods, Team Owner
“We’re thrilled to have Kenny Habul joining the team for the Australian Grand Prix weekend,” said Woods.
“He has a wealth of experience all around the globe and is certainly regarded as one of the best Pro-Am class drivers in motorsport. To have him join TekworkX Motorsport to start the season is not only a great boost for us, but a fantastic addition to our Pro-Am stable alongside Danny Stutterd.
“As a team owner, I am under no illusion of the task we have with four cars entered, it is really special. This will be aided with the appointment of Luke Youlden as team manager for the 2023 season.
“To do it at the biggest stage on the calendar is a very exciting prospect. It’s a testament to the hard work from every single person on our team, that we’ve been able to grow from one entry in 2021 to a four car operation to start 2023.”