Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
Position
8
Points
156
Penalty 0
Average Qualifying Position 12.0
Average finishing Position 10.0

biography

Date of birth
03/07/1985 (Age 35)
Place of birth
Albury, NSW
Lives
Melbourne, Victoria
Status
Partner, Tahan
Outside of Racing
Cycling, Muay Thai, UFC
Personal Vehicle
Holden VF SS Redline
Engineer
Alistair McVean
Follow David Reynolds

The story for Reynolds is of a popular larrikin who has found his ideal environment to thrive in.

After losing his Tickford Racing seat soon after his infamous Bathurst press conference of 2015, Reynolds took refuge with another of the sport’s great characters, Erebus owner Betty Klimenko.

Reynolds joined at a time when the team shifted from the Gold Coast to Melbourne and Mercedes to Holden, and the move initially came up trumps.

He scored 19 podiums for the team between 2017 and 2019, including the 2017 Bathurst crown and three other race wins. However, a 2020 without a podium stung, and he sought a change.

As a youngster, Reynolds won multiple Australian titles on his way to the Supercars grid, including the 2004 Australian Formula Ford Championship and '07 Porsche Carrera Cup crown.

He made his Supercars debut in ‘07 as a Paul Weel Racing endurance co-driver, and entered the Dunlop Super2 Series the following year.

Fourth place led to a full-time drive in Supercars for 2009, but the Albury native lasted just one season at Walkinshaw Racing.

After a year out, Reynolds returned to the main series via Kelly Racing and was then picked up by Rod Nash’s entry within Ford Performance Racing for 2012.

Reynolds became a race winner in 2013 on the streets of the Gold Coast – embarking in some memorable celebrations with co-driver Dean Canto – and contended for the 2015 title in a Ford-dominated season.

Season Progress

Event Race Qualifying Finish Championship
Repco Mt Panorama 500 ›
Race 1 › 13 9 9
Race 2 › 11 11 8

Vehicle detail

Ford Mustang
ENGINE: V8
Penrite Racing & NED Whisky Racing

Kelly Grove Racing have undergone significant change in the off-season, signing marquee driver David Reynolds, along with Penrite Oil, as well as a new name and ownership following investment from The Grove Group.

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