De Pasquale unfazed by engineer change for Townsville
Ludo Lacroix. Picture: Ross Gibb
Anton De Pasquale is confident of having a smooth run at the NTI Townsville 500 despite the looming absence of regular race engineer Ludo Lacroix.
The Frenchman is heading back to his homeland to visit family – an opportunity that has been a long time coming due to travel hurdles presented by COVID-19 – with Shell V-Power Racing Team technical director Mark Fenning filling in on the #11 Mustang.
It’s hardly unfamiliar territory for Fenning, who operated directly on Fabian Coulthard’s car for multiple seasons during the DJR Team Penske era before shifting into an overarching role.
Fenning in fact was back in the swing of race engineering last weekend at Darwin, substituting for Rich Harris (paternity leave) on Will Davison’s car.
The switch certainly …
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