Prodrive Racing confirmed today that they will be welcoming a brand new a new face to its championship-winning Dunlop Series line-up with Josh Kean joining the team alongside reigning champion, Garry Jacobson for the 2017 season.
The opportunity to challenge the field in a competitive, championship-winning car was a drawcard for the 23-year-old, who joins the team following a two-year stint at Brad Jones Racing. After visiting the Campbellfield-based workshop, the South-Australian will return to take part in the team's training camp alongside Prodrive Racing's full driver line-up and crew.
“I'm pumped. I'm really impressed with the whole operation with everything being done in-house and the professional way these guys run," said Kean. "I think that this is the next step. These guys are proven; they've done it all in the last few years. It's the right opportunity, in the right car, with the right bunch of guys and it's the way to go with my career so I'm really excited.”
"The guys here are a great bunch which makes me feel good, makes me feel at home. I'm really stoked about getting here and getting the car right and going on a test day on the 22nd of February. My livery this year will look pretty sick on the FG X. My mates at Wynn's have made the move with me and we're all really excited to be here show and everyone the new look at the test day."
Joining the team on the trip will be 2016 Dunlop Series Champion Garry Jacobson who returns for his second year with PRA.