Nathan Morcom has achieved his best Super2 Series race result yet at the Tasmania SuperSprint over the weekend.
- Nathan qualified in P13.
- Nathan achieved his best Race result yet, P7 in Race 4.
Race 1 – Position 13
Morcom had not raced at Symmons Plains since he was in an open-wheeler in 2013, and returned to the track on Friday to finish P14 in the Practice session.
Morcom struggled with a lack of rear grip and finished where he qualified in P13.
Race 2 – Position 9
Morcom was one of the cars that managed to avoid a huge smash on the opening lap before the safety car was bought out.
After the safety car sent the drivers back into pit lane, Morcom made up up four places in his second Race to finish in P9 marking his first Top 10 finish in a Supercar.
Race 3 – Position 15
Saturday’s final race saw Morcom start in the Top 10 and get a great start, but the safety car was quickly bought out in the wet conditions.
Following the restart, Morcom had several good battles throughout the remaining laps and concluded the race in P15.
Race 4 – Position 7
After it rained all night and throughout the day, Morcom headed out in the wet conditions to set his best Race result yet, P7.
Following a weekend of positive results and improvements, Morcom is now 9th in the Super2 Series Championship.
“IT WAS A PRETTY HECTIC WEEKEND, WE DID REALLY WELL TO MISS OUT ON THE BIG SMASH ON SATURDAY AND TO GRAB OUR FIRST TOP TEN FINISH. SUPER PUMPED TO GET OUR BEST RESULT YET IN THE WET ON SUNDAY AND LOOKING FORWARD TO IMPROVING AGAIN AT PHILLIP ISLAND. BIG THANKS TO THE EGGLESTON MOTORSPORT TEAM FOR ANOTHER GREAT WEEKEND.”
Morcom will now prepare for Round 3 of the Super2 Series at the Phillip Island SuperSprint on April 21-23, with all Races to be televised LIVE on Fox Sports.
DRIVER CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS
- 1st – Paul Dumbrell – Eggleston Motorsport: 571 points
- 2nd – Todd Hazelwood – Bigmate Racing: 561 points
- 3rd – Jack Le Brocq – Go Getta Racing: 526 points
- 4th – William Brown – Eggleston Motorsport: 374 points
- 5th – Andrew Jones – Alliance Truck Parts: 369 points
- 9th – Nathan Morcom – Eggleston Motorsport: 283 points