V8 Supercars: Fabian Coulthard signed for DJR Team Penske
Fabian Coulthard has signed to race for DJR Team Penske in the 2016 V8 Supercars Championship season. After four seasons with Brad Jones Racing, the 33 years old New Zealander will switch from Holden to Ford Falcon FG X. DJR Team Penske will expand to two cars in 2016, Scott Pye will remain in the car #17, Coulthard will drive #12 Ford.
“Expanding to two cars has always been a priority of ours, and with Fabian on board, gives us the opportunity to add another car capable of running at the front,” said Penske Racing president Tim Cindric.
“I’m excited about 2016 and coming aboard at DJR Team Penske. The chance to race for two motorsport legends like Dick Johnson and Roger Penske is just a special opportunity. I’m looking forward to next season and helping the team grow and race at the front of the field,” said Coulthard.