Young Local Driver Finishes Third At Winton!

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22 May 2018

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A young local driver has made his mark on the racing world! Zak Best who was the youngest driver in the 22-car field of the Kumho Tyre Australian V8 Touring Car Series over the weekend finished third for round 2 as part of the Winton SuperSprint event.

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Best thanked supporters for helping him get out there in the competition. 

“I’m very thankful for the support I have received this round from the local community, schools and businesses, getting behind me

“The support has helped to get me on the grid this weekend. We are seeking partners for the coming rounds and have various packages available," said Best. 

Best's supporters included, Di’s Diamond Cleaning Services, Bouwmeesters Bakery, Bens Motor Repairs & Spares, Primal Health Club, Benalla Racing Club, Rettkes Carrier Street Meats, North East Life, Delatite Ford, Burke Signs Benalla, Winton Motor Raceway, Bailey Maher Photography, Best Leisure Industries, Worklocker Wangaratta, Revolution Racegear and Best Lifestyle Units.  

Zak was the guest speaker at the Winton Primary School on Friday, signing posters and talking with students from Glenrowan and Winton about his experiences in Motorsport. 

Bailey Maher Photography

The Kumho Series will continue their 2018 title race at the Australian Muscle Car Masters event, at Sydney Motorsport Park, on June 8-10.

STANDINGS – After 2 of 5 rounds:

  1. Jack Smith 254
  2. Tyler Everingham 231
  3. Zak Best 229
  4. Jon McCorkindale 175
  5. Jim Pollicina 110
  6. Ryal Harris 105
  7. Jacob Bell 104
  8. Garry Hills 103
  9. Michael Anderson 98
  10. Chris Smerdon 90


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