WARRNAMBOOL’S Glenn Wooster is confident he can regain the mantle of Australia’s top pro-stock bike racer as he enters the sport’s off-season.
Wooster qualified second at the Winternationals event in Ipswich last weekend, but poor weather forced the event to be abandoned.
It meant the former Australian champion finished his Thunder 400 pro-stock bike series second overall, behind Mackay’s Brad Lemberg.
Wooster said he was planning to revamp his engine in the off-season and was confident of bettering his second-place finish.
“We’re going to put a fair bit of engine work in to get back out there and hit it straight-up,” he said.
“It was a really successful weekend, and we’ll carry that forward into next year.”
Warrnambool’s Tony Frost, competing in the competition bike class, qualified sixth overall but was also left hanging as bad weather washed out the event.
Warrnambool father-and-son Ian and Shannon Rentsch also became five-time winners of the Finke Desert Race with victory at the weekend.