Racers battled high winds but conquered the sixth round of the Sydney Dragway track championship series in an entertaining day of sportsman racing.
Double red bulbs decided the final of Top Sportsman, with Matt Clarke first and therefore Victorian Robert Kardum in his wheelstanding XE Falcon earning the win light.
Extreme Bike, which is competing at every second round of the series, were competing for points at this one, with Leonard Azzopardi taking home the winner’s trophy in the three round race format with a stomping 6.89 in the final round, after cracking 215mph earlier in the day. Darren Foley was the runner up.
After plenty of mechanical mayhem ravished Modified during the day, Travis Liefting showed he was on his game in the Speedflow altered for the final with a 9.166 on a 9.16 proving too tough for the Graeme Blake FED to chase down.
In a Super Sedan battle of the heavy hitters, Jim Denaro went red against Marco Tolomeo in a hot battle for the championship.
Sean Ricketts battled a returning Matt Hunt in the Modified Bike final, with Ricketts on his Kwakasaki edging out his opponent at the stripe.
Anthony Gattellari got the better of Bill Hatzi’s wheelstanding Camaro to win Super Street.
Greg South grabbed his first win in Super Gas over a red lighting Roy Romeo.
James Hazzard pushed Ryan Pettiford to a breakout with a holeshot to win Junior Dragster.
A long wait at the tree for Glen Garlick in the Street Fighter final proved too much by going red against Chris Zammit.
A missed shift from Bernadette McShane was all Brian Vernon needed to win Street Bike aboard his Triumph.
HAMBster was also decided on a red light, a common theme for the finals. James Rodriquez with the win over Anthony Mastromauro.
Action video of the finals thanks to Madman Productions.