Davison eager on household Bathurst 6 Hour entry


The Supercars star spent the Easter weekend at Mount Panorama as a part of a short pressured eviction from his residence state of Queensland, watching on as Shane van Gisbergen gained the race to assert the Bathurst Triple Crown.

It was Davison’s first correct have a look at the 6 Hour and the grassroots-style occasion definitely piqued his curiosity.

He reckons it may match the invoice for his well-known racing household to dwell out the long-held dream of a three-pronged, all-Davison line-up together with his brother Alex and their father Richard.

“I really like motorsport and for me it is, take the blinkers off and absorb a little bit of lower-level motorsport, if you happen to like,” Davison advised the Parked Up podcast. “Nicely not lower-level, however there’s privateers, there’s all kinds of efforts occurring right here.

“Seeing everybody dig in at this superb joint, you may simply see all ranges of drivers. Whether or not its their first time right here or twentieth time, the joy on everybody’s faces and the crew’s faces is admittedly cool. I am actually having fun with that component of it.

“I may very well be satisfied [to take part]. It is the primary time I’ve actually checked out it, it is fairly an enchanting model of racing. The manufacturing automotive component is actually old skool and there is a actual ring to it, it isn’t one thing I’ve actually finished a lot of.

“Someday I might like to do a race with my dad and my brother. That is somewhat concept that’s been floating round. I do know my dad desires of it. You by no means know, numerous issues must line up for us. However that is the form of occasion the place we may perhaps tick off that dream as a household.”

Alex Davison has loved a strong profession as an expert racer, with stints in Europe as a factory-backed Porsche driver and in Australia as a Supercars full-timer.

He missed out on a full-time Supercars experience this 12 months however has been linked to a Bathurst 1000 seat alongside Will at Dick Johnson Racing within the seemingly occasion that Scott McLaughlin is unable to journey again from the US for the Nice Race.

The brothers have teamed up 4 occasions on the Bathurst 1000 with a greatest results of fourth in 2014.

Richard Davison, son of four-time Australian Grand Prix winner Lex Davison, was eager open-wheeler racer and nationwide Method 2 champion within the Nineteen Seventies and Eighties. Today he is a front-runner on Australia’s aggressive historic Method Ford scene.

When it comes to {hardware} for a possible 6 Hour tilt, Will Davison reckons a Ford Mustang can be the most effective guess given his Blue Oval ties in Supercars.

That is regardless of BMW’s dominance of the occasion, Bavarian equipment having gained all 5 editions to date.

“You at all times wish to go for the outright win, do not you,” added Davison.

“I have not really dug deep as to precisely what’s is required. Clearly the BMWs are the automotive to have.

“For me, some type of Mustang – it sounds cliche – can be cool. It is a muscle automotive. I just like the guide shift in it. That will be a cool idea and would line up very nicely with what I do professionally.

“That will realistically be the weapon of selection.”


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