"There's no question [Davison and De Pasquale] will work well together. They wouldn’t be where they were if we didn't have that level of confidence in them," Story recently told Supercars.com.
"We have very realistic expectations. I've spoken about it at length before. We don't take for granted the fact that we've won multiple teams' championships and drivers' championships.
"The ability for that to be immediately replicated with two new drivers is wishful thinking, in real terms. We're very fortunate that we've got tremendous stability across the rest of the organisation.
"That has been bolstered by the addition of two well-credentialed drivers. It puts us in a really good position, and it's a matter of building on that and getting the guys comfortable in the car and waiting for results to come."
The new-look DJR will shake down its cars at Queensland Raceway on Wednesday before Friday's official pre-season test.