King of Sydney, Round 3
There were 22 Over 40 'J starters at Eastern Creek last Sunday. It was shaping up to be a great day of racing.
Heat 1 – John Horsburgh & Gerald Chait pulled away from the rest of the field. Chait gained the lead on the last lap to take the win from Horsburgh then Brian Sciberras.
Heat 2 – Anthony Borg lead early. Iain Thornton took the lead on lap 2 and drove away from the field to take the win. Andrew Goodall put in a great drive to finish second, Sciberras finished third.
Pre Final – Chait & Sciberras made an early break. They had a great battle all race. Chait left the door open on the last corner to let Sciberras take the lead & win. Thornton passed Goodall on the last lap to get third.
The Final was shaping up to be a great race. Sciberras, Thornton gapped the field early. Chait was coming through the field after a bad start but unfortunately he received the meat ball flag for a missing nose cone. The lead changed throughout the race with Thornton taking command with 4 laps remaining until the last corner when Sciberras pushed Thornton wide to take the win.
1st Sciberras, 2nd Thornton, 3rd Borg.
Points after Round 3.
Next round is at Eastern Creek on 21st August.