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Le Brocq’s approach to career-best chance

JACK Le Brocq will head into the 2024 Repco Supercars Championship with eyes wide open as he looks to grab his shot at title glory with both hands.

Fresh from a race-winning campaign for Matt Stone Racing, Le Brocq is joining 2023 champions Erebus Motorsport in place of Triple Eight-bound Will Brown.

After five patchy years filled with ups and downs, Le Brocq stood tall this season – so much so that he’s being promoted from the squad which finished 10th in the teams’ championship to the one that won it.

The 31-year-old has nothing but praise for MSR, who he credits with reinvigorating his love of racing.

Naturally, though, he is pumped up for what’s to come at Erebus.

“It’s pretty exciting to go down there knowing that those guys have won the championship and the amount of pole positions and race wins and bits and pieces that Brodie (Kostecki) and Will have had throughout the year,” Le Brocq told V8 Sleuth.

“Like MSR, they did a great job in the build of Gen3 and hit the ground running and maximised that and kept the cars up the front all year.

“So for me, it’s massive… it’s going to be a pretty exciting couple of years for myself and hopefully we can hit the ground running come (Round 1 at) Bathurst next year.”

Le Brocq is taking a ready-to-learn approach to Erebus, where Kostecki will be a formidable teammate, as opposed to attempting to steamroll the other side of the garage.

“I’m looking forward to being able to work with Brodie, learn from him and understand how he works,” he said.

“Everyone talks about how good he is with his feedback and how hard he works in the background so I’m looking forward to getting involved in that and trying to build with the team and help keep moving them forward as well.

“I feel like I’m driving really well at the moment, so I have just got to keep building on that.

“I still have got lots to learn, which I’m sure that the guys down there will be able to keep me on that process because every day is a school day and there is always stuff that you can do better.

“I’m sure Brodie is going to push us all the way and I think it’s going to be awesome for myself to have that benchmark to work towards and hopefully we can take it to him throughout the year and bring some great results for the team.”

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Of course, this is not Le Brocq’s first rodeo with Erebus, having first linked with the team after winning the 2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship (for which Barry Ryan was his race engineer).

“It’s pretty crazy really that it has gone full circle in a roundabout way,” said Le Brocq.

‘JLB’ is set to don the #9 next year, while Kostecki will run the #1.

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