SEASON ON THE LINE: Treseder wants round win
MOTORSPORT: Bundaberg's Kel Treseder has done everything to make sure luck is on his side this weekend.
Treseder will compete in the next round of the Aussie Racing Cars in Sydney after running into problems and no luck at the last round in Townsville.
Mechanical issues hurt the KKP Motorsport driver - he finished 18th in race one, forcing him to work through the field in races two, three and four.
He finished seventh for the round to remain sixth in the series.
Now, he's doing all he can to avoid bad luck again.
"I have avoided running over any cats this week,” he joked.
"I've tried everything to bring as much luck with me as I can to Sydney Motorsport Park.”
Treseder has also had a valuable testing session to familiarise himself with the track again.
"Everything went really well during the day,” he said.
"We were fast but it is hard to gauge until everyone drives around the circuit and cars are around you.”
The Camaro driver knows time is also running out if he is to win the championship.
The 33-year-old is 12 points behind Craig Wood with three rounds to go.
And with small gaps in points on offer between positions in the round, Treseder needs to win and hope his rivals run into trouble.
"Our qualifying has been good but it is putting the rest together,” he said.
"That's been the fault of the driver and the mechanical problems we've had.
"We are aiming to put together a clean and strong weekend.”
Treseder said there was no reason why they can't.
"We're there to win the round, simple as that,” he said.
"We've had the speed all season so we hope that translates to results.”