The name Nylander has been synonymous with the Late Model division since its inception, with Alan the divisions first ever WA Champion. Since then, the flag has passed from Craig and now down to brother’s Matt and David who are doing their best to keep the family traditions alive.
Last season was a rough one for the team though and they suffered a number of issues which can definitely take their toll on a hard working team.
“Last season definitely didn’t go to plan,” says David. “We had a number of engine gremlins which put us out of most of the meetings we entered. The most disappointing part was that we showed a lot of promise and speed when on the track.”
It has been a busy off season for the team, now getting ready for some better results this time around.
“We have spent all off season getting the car prepared with no stone left unturned to make sure we don’t have the same issues again this year,” says David. “At this stage I’m the only one running and will be doing selected meetings, but Matt may race from time to time as work permits though.”
Given such a rough 2016/17 season, David is getting back to basics and setting some simple aims for race meetings this year.
“To get as many laps as we can!” smiles David. “My aim is to finish as strongly as I can and learn as much as we can.”
With such a knowledgeable family behind them, as well as team sponsors MMS Civil PTY LTD, David Nylander – Your Perth House and Land Specialist and Celebration Homes, the Nylander Motorsport team is just built for success!