Supercars star Chaz Mostert has actually assured to “throw caution to the wind” at Mount Panorama this year in pursuit of his 2nd Bathurst 1000 title.
Mostert will likely have to wait another year for his maiden Supercars title however the Tickford Racing weapon states winning Bathurst will “delete” his champion frustration in 2019.
The 27- year-old is yet to change his prodigious skill into a motorists’ champion however he’s provided another constant season with a win and 9 podiums from 20 races.
Mostert is 4th in general, 540 points behind DJR Team Penske supremo Scott McLaughlin, however is identified to clinch another Bathurst title after dominating Mount Panorama in 2014.
“Winning it is an unbelievable feeling. You’re in shock and you can’t believe that after six or seven hours racing that your car crossed the line first, it’s crazy, it means the world to you,” Mostert informed AAP.
” When you get up on the podium and see the advocates down there it definitely blows your mind.
” It’s what all of us chase, that 30- 2nd sensation being on that podium and sensation like you’ve performed the very best race.”
The Ford motorist stated triumph at Bathurst would “without a doubt” compensate once again losing out on the champion.
“Bathurst is among those ones where you simply toss care to the wind due to the fact that you understand you’re not rather in the champion hunt,” Mostert stated.
” It’s the one you can win and have that Peter Brock prize for 12 months; it’s an incredible sensation and absolutely can erase not winning the champion, for sure.
“You need a lot of luck there and not always necessarily does the fastest car win… I’ve got one of the best co-drivers in the series with James Moffat and we’re excited to get there.”
McLaughlin and colleague Fabian Coulthard have won 16 of 20 races this season however Mostert was positive he might close the space prior to Bathurst starts on October 10.
“We’re trying awfully hard and a lot of other teams are too,” Mostert stated.
“It’s been a pretty consistent year for us, not fantastic but still a lot of good results… Hopefully by the time Bathurst comes around we can give them (DJR Team Penske) a red-hot crack.”