Gary Lathrope

Team Owner

Managing director of Gr8 events and Printer Solutions With over 30 years of experience in New Zealand motorsport; Gary has been both racing and officiating.

Worked on multiple cars from Ford Escorts through to classic V8s. “ I want nothing more than to see Brad on the top step of the podium and being a part of the journey.”


Jose Cachero

Performance Data Analyst

Investigation and Design Engineer at Auckland Transport. In charge of the data acquisition and analysis for the #73 Ford Falcon. Jose’s experience ranges from karting to running data analysis for the Heycoop Racing endurance racing team and the Kieran Stewart Drift team. Formerly a suspension technician for the NZ SuperTourers, he is currently in his final year of studies for a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Auckland.

Lucy O’Fee

Budget & Logistics Coordinator

Regional Manager for Max Fashions. Growing up competitively riding horses; she understands the level of commitment and effort needed to succeed! As Brad’s partner she understands the pressure he can be under. Her presence keeps Brad cool, calm and collected so he can keep his head in the game and win.

Her managerial experience is invaluable to the team’s financial and logistical survival and by association; the team’s success.