David Reynolds is revved up and raring to go, relieved that the long wait for a Supercars restart is finally over.
Whilst it's been a difficult lead up to this weekend's event, Reynolds knows only too well that preparation is key to conquering Sydney Motorsport Park, with the track renowned for being notoriously tough on tyres.
Combined with plenty of rule changes to accommodate running under COVID-19 restrictions, including short turnarounds between races, Albury export Reynolds said confidence in the team's crew has them ready to go and feeling upbeat about being very competitive.
"It's so important for the cars to roll out of the truck ready, with no mechanical dramas because the limited time restraints will put a lot of pressure on our crew," Reynolds said.
"I firmly believe ours are some of the best mechanics in pit lane.
"It's going to put a lot of urgency on the teams if something does go wrong, so hopefully we don't have those dramas.
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"Then again, all the short turnaround times will make it action-packed, so hopefully it makes for some awesome racing."
With three 130-kilometre races on the schedule, one on Saturday and two on Sunday, one compulsory pit stop for at least two tyre changes and no refuelling, the weekend brings with it a lot of adaptations for the drivers and the crews.
It's something Reynolds says will play a big part in strategy.
"Three 130-kilometre races is very different to the usual one race Saturday and one race Sunday," he said.
"Now we have two 'gunners' (wheel change crew) instead of four for pit stops, so it's going to be interesting to see how it all works and how it mixes everything up in the racing and how the strategy plays out, because we haven't done this before.
"The choice of changing two tyres or four tyres will be a big thing because this track is really hard on tyres, so judging how long we have to do things and the decisions we make will have a big effect.
"The question is do you change four tyres and lose track position but come home with strong tyres or change two tyres which is a lot quicker and gain track position? There will be a lot of different battles going on."
The last time the Supercars raced in Sydney was in 2018 at the Sydney Supernight where Reynolds finished seventh.
Heading into this weekend Reynolds sits in sixth in the championship standings.