Our Championship winning predictions in Super2

Our Championship winning predictions in Super2
February 19, 2017 | 5:30 pm | Author: apexnews.co.nz

The Dunlop Super2 Series will get underway at next month’s Clipsal 500 weekend, our editorial team at apexnews.co.nz have made their predictions on who they think will win the Championship this year.

Steven Wright

My pick this year to win the Dunlop Super2 Series championship is Jack Perkins. Perkins is a seasoned veteran in the second-tier series, after he finished second in the championship in his last full-time campaign back in 2013. This year I believe it’s his year, as he makes his return to the second-tier series along the prospect of racing in the same car that he raced in the PIRTEK Enduro Cup races with Scott McLaughlin in 2013. The GRM-VF14 chassis is a proven winner in Supercars with McLaughlin.

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Jack Perkins in the #33 Fujitsu Racing GRM VF Commodore at the Sandown 500 in 2013; Photo // Getty Images

Jordie Peters

This season will definitely be a battle of young and old. I’m going with young as I think Todd Hazlewood will take out the Super2 series this year. Todd is obviously a great driver, he flies under the radar often, and now that his team has a season under their belt with the new gen car he is set for a good 2017.

Alan Suter

Once again my pick is Todd Hazlewood, this young guy has really impressed me and hopefully, he gets snapped up by a Supercars team soon. No doubt Todd is an outstanding driver that deserves more success than what he’s got already. It won’t be easy but I feel like he’s got the tools to be a real stand out in 2017.

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Todd Hazelwood’s 2017 Bigmate Racing VF Commodore photo shoot; Photo // toddhazelwood.com.au

Braeden Leggett

Paul Dumbrell, as he has won the Super2 Series title before – 2002 and 2014 – and he can do it again. Dumbrell is known to be one of the main competitors to beat in this category and has a reliable car and team to win races, along with having two new talented teammates in Will Brown and Nathan Morcom.

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Paul Dumbrell’s #88 Eggleston Motorsport VEII Commodore at Mount Panorama in 2016; Photo // Getty Images

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