Terang's Jack Lee will return to sprintcar racing for the first time since he broke his collarbone when he competes in Max's Race at Premier Speedway on Saturday.
The Jack Lee Racing number 25 sustained the injury in August at the Chariots of Thunder series in Darwin.
The 27-year-old admitted he hadn't done any preparation in the lead up to Max's Race but was looking forward to getting back on the track.
"To get back in the seat is the main priority," he said.
"I need to get some racing in because I haven't raced since August."
He said he wasn't sure how he would go in the race but was keen to see how he handled his return.
Lee has decided to scale back his racing commitments this season.
"I'm going have a selective season and see how the year unfolds," he said.
The sprintcar driver said that was due to work commitments and because he was returning from injury.
Lee, a dairy farmer who also works in tractor contracting, said he enjoyed Max's Race because it drew high-quality competitors.
Warrnambool's James McFadden is among the 45-strong field for the annual event which honours speedway veteran Max Dumesny.
Warrnambool's Jamie Veal and David Murcott are representing Australia in New Zealand against the Americans and the Kiwis at Western Springs Speedway.
The International Sprintcars Series final will be held on Saturday night.
Murcott finished in second in that race.
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