SUPERCHEAP AUTO BATHURST 1000 2018 – BRIAN BOYD WRAP-UP OF PORSCHE CARRERA CUP AUSTRALIA
- PAYCE Head Office, Sydney NSW.
Porsche Carrera Cup Australia Series Wrap Up Report with Brian Boyd
A thrilling weekends racing in Porsche Carrera Cup in the #38 PAYCE Porsche 911 GT3.
The Bathurst circuit has it all that makes Australian motorsport some of the worlds most thrilling racing. With tight and twisting climbs to the top of Mount Panorama, and a fast winding ride down that truly tests a drivers skill, attention and endurance behind the wheel.
Mount Panorama is one of the fastest track in the country that sees cars reach close to 300kph coming along the Conrod straight. Well known by racing enthusiasts the world over as one of the most gruelling V8 Supercar endurance races covering 1000 kilometers and taking around six and a half hours to complete. Testing not only the drivers skill and endurance, with the variety of road conditions this event has had the Team PAYCE engineering crews working overtime to prepare for this weekends racing.
With new camp grounds located at the bottom of Mount Panorama an unprecedented number of motorsport fans were expected to turn up to soak up the excitement, noted Mr Brian Boyd.
Excellent practice times back a 3rd place podium for reigning champion David Wall - Brian Boyd.
In this round of the Wilson Security Porsche Carrera Cup, Brian said that the reigning champion David Wall, started the penultimate round in his #1 PAYCE 911 GT3 Cup Porsche with a second fastest practice time and a win in race one while he backed it up with a 3rd place podium in race two. A very fine effort indeed noted Mr Boyd.
The thrid race sees a three-way battle - Brian Boyd
“The third race was hard fought with David and James Moffat found themselves in a three-way battle with Dale Wood. Coming up mountain straight, David moved up on Dale but was unable to pull the move off as they entered Griffins Bend and had a coming together,” he said.
“David was able to continue racing but finished midfield, noted Mr Boyd. His two podiums keep him in third place on the leaderboard and in the running for this year’s championship,” said Brian.
The final round for the year will be at the Gold Coast 600 meeting on 19-21 October.
|David Wall||3rd (no change)|
|James Moffat||5th (no change)|
|Dale wood||7th (down three places)|