Jonathon Webb

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This article is about the Australian racing driver. For the British footballer, see Jonathan Webb.
Jonathon Webb
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Jonathon Webb, pictured in 2013
Nationality Australia Australian
V8 Supercar Record
Car number 19
Current team Tekno Autosports
Series Championships 0
Races 63
Round Wins 1
Podium finishes 2
Race Wins 1
Pole positions 0
2012 Championship position 12th (1987 pts)

Jonathon Webb (born 10 December 1983 in Castle Hill, New South Wales[1]) is an Australian motor racing driver, currently competing in the V8 Supercars Championship.

Webb, a former BMX bicycle racing champion, first came to national attention racing Porsches out of the family run Tekno Autosports team which had previously operated racing cars for his father Steve. Webb spent several years racing in the Australian Carrera Cup Championship finishing eighth in the inaugural 2003 series. Webb's best run with Carrera Cup was third place in the 2005 series. The following year Webb made his debut in V8 Supercar as an endurance race co-driver for Marcus Marshall in the Paul Cruickshank Racing prepared Ford Falcon.

For 2007 Webb focused full-time on V8 Supercar racing, taking the family Tekno Autosport team into the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series with Stone Brothers Racing preparing a Ford Falcon. Webb finished fourth in his first season, improving to third in 2008.

In 2009 Webb moved to the MW Motorsport team, a professional Fujitsu Series team for an assault on the championship. In the second half of the series Webb won six out of the last seven races in the season in an irresistible charge to the championship crown. Webb began his association with Dick Johnson Racing in 2009, taking part in his fourth season as an endurance race co-driver in the V8 Supercar Championship Series. Webb continued this involvement into 2010, having secured a former Britek Motorsport Racing Entitlement Contract for the Tekno Autosport team. Tekno formed a technical alliance with Dick Johnson Racing with Webb's car to effectively become the team's third car, although ownership of the franchise will remain with the Webb family. Tekno secured race number 19 from the Sieders Racing Team to use for 2010, to match DJR's existing cars, 17 (Steven Johnson) and 18 (James Courtney). Mother Energy Drink became major sponsor of the #19 Ford partway into the 2010 season. Webb won his first V8 Supercar race on the Saturday at the Sydney 500 in wet conditions.

For the 2011 season Tekno Autosports was re-established as an independent racing team and sourced a Holden Commodore from Triple Eight Race Engineering. The team gradually moved forward, expanding to a second car in 2012 and returning to the results Webb was scoring in 2010 when DJR was at its most recent peak.

Career results[edit]

The Ford FG Falcon of Jonathon Webb at the 2011 Clipsal 500 Adelaide
Season Series Position Car Team
2002 Australian Porsche Cup 2nd Porsche 911 GT3 Tekno Autosports
2003 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 8th Porsche 996 GT3 Cup Tekno Autosports
2003 Australian Nations Cup Championship 25th Porsche 911 GT3 Carrera Tekno Autosports
2004 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 6th Porsche 996 GT3 Cup Tekno Autosports
2004/05 Carrera Cup New Zealand 3rd Porsche 996 GT3 Cup
2005 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 3rd Porsche 996 GT3 Cup Tekno Autosports
2006 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 5th Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Paul Cruickshank Racing
2006 V8 Supercar Championship Series 61st Ford BA Falcon Paul Cruickshank Racing
2007 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 4th Ford BA Falcon Stone Brothers Racing
2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series 42nd Ford BF Falcon Paul Cruickshank Racing
2008 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 3rd Ford BA Falcon Stone Brothers Racing
2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series 48th Ford BF Falcon Stone Brothers Racing
2009 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 1st Ford BF Falcon MW Motorsport
2009 V8 Supercar Championship Series 47th Ford FG Falcon Dick Johnson Racing
2009 Australian Mini Challenge 20th Mini Cooper S Motorline Mini Garage
2010 V8 Supercar Championship Series 13th Ford FG Falcon Tekno Autosports
2011 International V8 Supercars Championship 21st Ford FG Falcon Tekno Autosports
2012 V8SuperTourer Championship 8th Holden VE Commodore MPC Motorsport
2012 International V8 Supercars Championship 12th Holden VE Commodore Tekno Autosports
2013 V8SuperTourers Championship 28th Holden VE Commodore Scott McLaughlin Racing
2013 International V8 Supercars Championship 12th Holden VF Commodore Tekno Autosports
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Steve Owen
Winner of the V8Supercar Development Series
2009
Succeeded by
Steve Owen

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teams & Drivers: Driver - Jonathon Webb". Official site of the Australian V8 Supercar Championship Series. Retrieved 20 January 2010.