Tony Austin

Car Number: 71
Home town: Sydney
Team: Genweld

Kiwi born Tony competed in Super GT in a turbocharged Mazda back in 2009 before heading over to the UK to head up web giant Ebay’s UK automotive sales marketing effort, and a was the man behind Ebay’s sponsorship of Kiwi Dick Bennett’s West Surrey Racing team in the British Touring Car Championship.

Eight years in Luxembourg followed working for Amazon before he made a move to Sydney to head up their Global Store operation in Australia and be a little closer to home. Close enough in fact, to be part of this year’s Toyota 86 Championship.

He has kept driving skills sharp during his time in Europe with regular track day participation at events at two legendary circuits – Spa Francorchamps and the Nurburgring and will be aiming for consistency and improvement throughout the season.