“The differences between a Supercar and TCR car are pretty significant – going from rear-wheel-drive to front-wheel-drive. You can’t really influence the turn of the car with throttle like I’ve been used to.
"It’s a new challenge and a new way of thinking.
“The Alfa has amazing braking capabilities. It’s good fun with the paddle shift too, so I’m really enjoying it and becoming to get more comfortable, despite the weather.”
A number of other TCR Australia competitors tested at Phillip Island earlier this week, former ASM Alfa driver Dylan O'Keeffe, now in a Garry Rogers Motorsport-run Renault, setting the pace ahead of Peugeot drivers Ben Bargwanna and Aaron Cameron.