Triple Eight make track return

  • Dunlop Super2 Series
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  • 02/06/2020
  • By Connor O'Brien

Triple Eight teen Angelo Mouzouris has completed his first laps behind the wheel of a Supercar in more than three months in a test at Queensland Raceway.

The Dunlop Super2 Series rookie clocked up roughly 250km of running at the Ipswich circuit today in a bid to get reacquainted with his #10 VF Commodore.

The second-tier category is due to resume at Winton in mid-July, almost five months after the Adelaide season-opener.

Mouzouris set about finding his feet at the South Australian capital, having made the move from open-wheelers after winning the 2019 Australian Formula Ford title.

The 18-year-old reported a productive day at Ipswich, where he had seven-time Bathurst 1000 winner Craig Lowndes on-hand to offer his wisdom.

“It almost felt like another off-season between last test day and now so it was good to get some laps under my belt again,” Mouzouris told Supercars.com.

“Obviously three months is a long time in race car world so it was good to get back in and we had Lowndesy there to back me up on some set-up changes and all that and give me some pointers like always, so it was good.

“Good things take time so just any lap is more experience.

“I think we did about 250km today so it was great.”

Mouzouris is optimistic of his chances at Winton: “I’ve been to Winton quite a fair bit so I know where the corners are and a bit about the track and how to be quick there.

“It will be good to be able to carry over that experience into a Supercar, whereas Adelaide I had never been there before.”

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