TOWNSVILLE SUPERCARS SUPPORT WRAP – SUNDAY
Todd Hazelwood has continued his chase for the Super2 Series title by winning a chaotic second race of the weekend.
Hazelwood tool Pole and never relinquished the lead in a polished display, as did Anton Di Pasquale in second.
The race was halted after an incident triggered by Will Brown running wide and colliding with the wall, which caused a pile-up that involved Josh Keen, Jake Kostecki, Nathan Morcom, Andrew Jones and Brodie Kostecki.
This left a one lap sprint once the race resumed, bit as the field were preparing to restart, Richard Muscat ran into the back of Bryce Fullwood, which triggered a domino effect that resulted in Jack Le Brocq being spun.
Hazelwood held onto take his first round victory ahead of Di Pasquale and provisionally Muscat.
Glen Wood (Lamborghini Gallardo R-EX) and Max Twigg (Mercedes-AMG GT) have shared the spoils in the pair of 40 minute Australian GT races held today.
Wood held off the fast finishing Kelvin van der Linde in his Audi after fellow Audi driver, Ash Walsh suffered a penalty after contacting Liam Talbot (Porsche 911 GT3R), who rounded out the podium.
Twigg took advantage of his shorter pit time to finish as the winner of the final race of the weekend ahead of the Audi of Walsh, co-driven by Duvashen Padayachee, and Wood.
Wood claimed the round from van der Linde and his co-driver Geoff Emery, while Talbot finished level on points with the Audi pair to maintain his championship lead.
The second Toyota 86 race of the weekend was a non-event after a collision between Aaron Seton and Tim Brook, which caused a track blockage.
Only nine cars made it through the incident as James Wilkins was also tipped into a spin.
Another serious incident involving Calum Jones saw his Toyota 86 clip the rear wheel of Zach Loscialpo and ended his race upside down the escape road at Turn 11.
It was Cameron Hill who continued his winning ways from yesterday to take another victory ahead of Jimmy Vernon and Brook.
Ryal Harris has continued his domination of the weekend by completing a complete clean-sweep of the weekend in the V8 Utes.
Not even the inverted top five for the second race stopped him from taking victory, though he held off the advances of series leader Kim Jane and Michael Sieders.
Harris finished off the weekend with another comfortable victory ahead of Jane and series returnee Craig Dontas.
AUSSIE RACING CARS
In the only race of the day for the Aussie Racing Cars, Peter Carr completed his dream return with another race win to confirm the round win.
In a race that was less chaotic than yesterday’s action, Carr held off Craig Woods and yesterday’s winner Jaie Robson, despite a Safety Car to recover Craig Thompson’s stranded car.
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Date posted: July 9, 2017