F1 Flow.com has learned that Cook has taken a temporary leave from his position as the team principal of PremiAir Racing, effective immediately.
His responsibilities will be assumed by team owner Peter Xibberas, starting from the Townsville 500.
In the early stages of the 2022 season, Cook had joined PremiAir, the most recent addition to the Supercars lineup.
Previously at Triple Eight, he had been in charge of the Super2 programme before moving to PremiAir following Xibberas’ acquisition of the team from the Webb family.
The news of Cook’s departure comes on the heels of the team’s recent enhancement of its technical staff, including the recruitment of engineer Romy Mayer, another former Triple Eight colleague.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about team principal leave
Why did the team principal of PremiAir Racing take personal leave?
Cook took personal leave from his role as the team principal for personal reasons. The specific details surrounding his leave were not disclosed.
Who will replace Cook as the team principal during his absence?
During Cook’s absence, team owner Peter Xibberas will assume the role of team principal for PremiAir Racing starting from the Townsville 500 event.
When did Cook join PremiAir Racing and from where did he come?
Cook joined PremiAir Racing in the early stages of the 2022 season. Prior to joining PremiAir, he was involved with Triple Eight where he managed the Super2 program.
Why did Cook leave Triple Eight to join PremiAir Racing?
Cook made the decision to leave Triple Eight and join PremiAir Racing after team owner Peter Xibberas acquired the team from the Webb family. The specific reasons behind Cook’s move were not mentioned.
Who did PremiAir Racing recently hire for their technical line-up?
PremiAir Racing recently bolstered their technical line-up by hiring engineer Romy Mayer. Mayer was previously employed by Triple Eight before joining PremiAir Racing.