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Super2 rookie Matthew McLean hopes a good result at Bathurst this weekend will increase his chances of driving full-time in the second level class for 2021

Multiple Australian kart champion McLean makes his Super2 debut this weekend by joining Matt Chahda Motorsport in his second Ford Falcon FGX

A graduate of last year’s Super3 series, which spawned Super2 favorites Jayden Ojeda and Broc Feeney, both of whom will make their Bathurst 1000 debuts this weekend, McLean is using the event to win miles before a full season planned tilt next year

« There’s a lot of experience there, these guys have done a lot more laps than I have, but we want to be there to get the experience before we come back for the full season. next year, « he said

An 11-car field enters the third round of Super2 at Bathurst with the majority retreating Sunday to contest the 1000, a fact not lost for McLean

“We’re just looking to gain experience,” McLean told Auto Action “We don’t expect to go out and light up the timesheets, obviously we want a good result, but we also want to be realistic

« Half the peloton has a Superlicence and half of them also participate in the main game (as co-drivers this weekend)

« I think it’s going to be a really big step (towards Super2) in terms of competition, everyone is fantastic, there is not a driver who is not good

« I can’t wait to see how we’re going to be compared to them, guess how good we really are compared to them »

It took a long time for McLean to get back behind the wheel, the 23-year-old contested three Super3 rounds with Terry Wyhoon’s Image Racing, including the last round at Sandown in September, meaning the last time he drove anger

“I can’t wait to be there,” McLean told AA “The most important thing is just getting back in the car and out of it for 13 months »

Earlier this year, he agreed to finish half the Super2 season with new two-car team Matt Chahda Motorsport, but those plans went wrong as the race was forced to take a break due to COVID -19

“The deal has been around for a long time,” he said “At the start of the season, we had agreed to do half the season with Chadha in order to gain experience. before next year’s full campaign, then with COVID and so on

« Considering this was the last event, we really really wanted to make sure we got a few miles before the end (of the season), and what better place to learn than The Mountain »

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