Sandown TCR: Cameron wins wild moist opener
Following prolonged delays to the schedule as a result of heavy rain, the TCR opener was moved ahead to reap the benefits of moist, however raceable, situations.
Garry Rogers Motorsport Peugeot driver Cameron led the way in which for the primary a part of the race, nevertheless discovered himself underneath fixed stress from Melbourne Efficiency Centre Audi pair Jay Hanson and Will Brown.
A pair of security vehicles, one to retrieve Dylan O’Keeffe’s damaged GRM Peugeot and one other after Kody Garland (GRM Renault) and Michael Clemente (Michael Clemente Motorsport Honda) clashed on the restart, gave Cameron a short reprieve.
Nevertheless he could not shake Hanson throughout a single-lap sprint to the flag on the end, the pair each going off on the esses as Hanson made a play for the lead.
Whereas Cameron might preserve going Hanson spun and nudged the fence, sealing victory for the race-long chief.
Brown completed second whereas Zac Soutar (Staff Soutar Motorsport Honda) rounded out the rostrum.
Tony D’Alberto (Wall Racing Honda) completed fourth, extending his collection lead courtesy of Hanson’s late off and chief title rival Jordan Cox (GRM Peugeot) ending seventh.
Josh Buchan (HMO Buyer Racing Hyundai), Michael Caruso (Ash Seward Motorsport Alfa), Cox, Bailey Sweeney (HMO Buyer Racing Hyundai), James Moffat (GRM Renault) and Ben Bargwanna (GRM Peugeot) rounded out the High 10.
The Sandown spherical continues with two extra races tomorrow.
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