Oct 17, 2014
TITLE DECIDER THIS WEEKEND
IT IS CRUNCH time in DIAL BEFORE YOU DIG Australian Super 6 Touring Car with the series final placings to be decided this weekend. With 360 points up for grabs, mainly three drivers are in with a chance to determine the outcome of the thirteenth nationals title for what was formerly known as Saloon Cars.
Victorian Holden Commodore drivers Gavin Ross and Travis Lindorff along with Queensland’s Kane Baxter-Smith, driving a Ford Falcon, will duke it out over three 14-lap races around the 2.2 kilometre rural New South Wales circuit.
It is a double points round and there will also some other strong contenders among the 22 entries, eager to capitalise if the favourites run foul. Heading up the opposition will be two-time champ Simon Tabinor (selby.com VT), rising star Jason Leoncini (Dej’s VT), Harley Phelan (Kleenduct VT) and Chris Lillis (Cachet Homes VT) all the way from West Australia.
Also joining the Holden brigade will be Ben Grice (Hinde Transport VT) in Matt Palmer’s Commodore, while his previous Ford mount will be piloted by Tony Evangelou (501 Performance AU). Evangelou will be backed up on the blue oval side be another West Australian in Rick Gill (Rick Gill Motorcycles AU), Lindsay Kearns (Scotts Rods Exhaust AU), Luke Westall (Transley Solutions AU) and Ian Chivas (Silkgate Group AU).
Division Two is also up for grabs. Formulated from lap times early in the season, it is currently led by Leoncini ahead of contenders Mark Primmer (Dial Before You Dig AU), Grice, Primmer’s Ford team mate Cameron Moss, Phil Gray (Buyaustralianmade.com.au AU), WA’s Tony Auddino (First National AU), and former Grice team mate Brent Edwards (Truckphones.com.au AU).
The final round will see the debut of Sam Lee in a Falcon, and Gemini and Spintcar Midget driver Ashley Jarvis (Falcon), plus the return of Brian French and Bradley Moss, both in Falcons.