The Dunlop Super2 Series’ Bathurst 250km mini enduro will get underway in a little under a week away, our editorial team at apexnews.co.nz have made their predictions on who they think will win the 250km mini enduro race at Bathurst this year.
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This time I’m going away from the usual Super2 favourites, but I think if Byrce Fullwood can get in front of the race favourite Dumbrell, I fully think he can hold off the former series champion to claim his maiden Bathurst victory. Fullwood has proven that he adapted to the Nissan Altima quite well, and has held off a charging Dumbrell before, at Sandown to finish 2nd to teammate LeBrocq. His teammate in the GoGetta-backed driver will be focusing on his endurance campaign, so it’s time for Fullwood to shine and show Nissan Motorsport what they’re missing.
Paul Dumbrell has won the Bathurst 250 for the previous three times and has also won the Bathurst 1000 alongside Jamie Whincup in a co-driver role. Dumbrell has been a solid driver for years around Mount Panorama and has also been considered as a Super2 championship contender for the past seasons even when he took out the category in 2014. Dumbrell is most likely the best choice in winning the race because he is the only driver to ever do it before!
Jack Le Brocq has had an up and down season so far in this year’s Super2 Series season, but I believe he will turn it around with a Bathurst 250 victory. For me, if Le Brocq gets into the lead he’s hard to beat, which he has shown many times this year, and if he gets into the lead at Bathurst, hell go on to win the Bathurst 250. With previous wildcard entry’s in Darwin and Ipswich, which had the longer race format, I believe he’ll use this to his advantage and will be the one to beat.
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