Shane van Gisbergen Girlfriend: Meet Team Boss Jessica Dane

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A New Zealand racing driver in the Supercars Championship, Shane van Gisbergen, is in a relationship with his girlfriend Jessica Dane, who is one of the owners of his Triple Eight Racing team.

He embarked on a romantic journey with Jessica in around 2022.

Jessica Dane, the daughter of Triple Eight Racing’s co-founder, Roland Dane, entered the team’s ownership ranks in 2015.

Shane van Gisbergen
Shane van Gisbergen (Source: Instagram)

Over time, her involvement deepened, culminating in her acquisition of a substantial 30% stake in the team.

This expansion coincided with her father’s decision to step back from operational responsibilities in 2021.

Presently, Jessica Dane commands the second-largest ownership portion within the team, surpassed only by Tony Quinn, the visionary behind VIP Petfoods, who holds a 40% stake.

A Brief On Jessica Dane

Shane van Gisbergen girlfriend, Jessica Dane, was born on August 14, 1990, to an Irish-Australian automotive businessman, Ronald Dane, and Jackie Dane. 

She has a sister named Ali Surrey Dane, who is the owner of a Livery yard and an equestrian coach by profession.

Sister Ali is married and has a son named Rafael Surrey Dane, born on February 14, 2023.

Jessica engaged in her father’s automotive business as a part-time employee in the beginning and currently is the co-owner of the company.

Ronald shaped his daughter’s career, being one of Australia’s crucial figures in the racing industry. 

Jessica Dane’s Career In A Nutshell

In 2015, Jessica made a significant stride by becoming a shareholder of T8, underlining her commitment to the motorsport domain.

Within the Triple Eight Racing team, she took on an extensive array of responsibilities.

Her role encompassed the management of the Super2 team, overseeing critical areas such as HR, legal matters, and government relationships.

Contrary to conventional narratives, her engagement did not revolve around sponsors or partnerships.

Notably, Dane’s multifaceted involvement extended beyond the confines of the racing circuit.

Beautiful Jessica Dane
Beautiful Jessica Dane (Source: Instagram)

She assumed the role of host for the Australian Rally Championship broadcast, commencing in 2020.

In 2023, her itinerary included a notable visit to Le Mans, a trip that converged with personal celebrations as her best friend’s wedding occurred in England just days prior.

Jessica Dane’s achievements extend well beyond the realm of motorsport. Armed with two degrees, she is actively pursuing a legal career as a solicitor in training.

Her commitments span across multiple not-for-profit ventures, and her dedication to the field has led her to represent Australia on the FIA Women’s Commission.

Jessica Dane’s Father Ronald Dane

Roland William Surrey Dane (born 17 October 1956) has carved his name as an Irish-Australian luminary in the realm of automotive business.

His most prominent achievements include co-founding two illustrious motorsport entities: Triple Eight Racing in Britain and Triple Eight Race Engineering in Australia.

Notably, his stewardship as team principal continued until the conclusion of 2021.

Dane’s lineage is marked by distinguished lineage, as he is the scion of David Dane, a renowned British pathologist and clinical virologist, and Veronica Dane.

His journey commenced as an apprentice at Panther Westwinds, an automotive manufacturer, in 1975.

The trajectory of his career encompassed diverse roles, including a stint as a sales executive, culminating in his departure from the company in 1984.

In a seminal move, 1986 witnessed the inception of his brainchild, car dealership Park Lane Limited.

Initially rooted in London, the establishment has since flourished into a powerhouse focused on delivering luxury automobiles across the expanse of the British Isles and the Asia Pacific region.

Pranaya Poudel
Pranaya Poudel
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