Drivers battle in dirt and on the bitumen
ENGINES revved, dirt was raised and tires squealed – the Whitsunday Sporting Car Club Khanacross was certainly an intense experience.
Over two big days, our local drivers battled it out first at the Whitsunday Raceway on Saturday, then at Tonka Park on Sunday.
On Saturday in the under 1600 class, Cameron Clarke took the chequered flag ahead of Ian Single.
Finn Hansen was the 1600–2L winner, beating out Pat Richards and Rob Mortimer.
Over 2L saw Tim Branch claim the laurels, with Wayne Udy in second and Mark Horder in third.
The 4WD division saw Jono Pace claim first place, ahead of Peter McPhee and Adrian McPhee.
Jody Morton was the junior winner, with Rhys Hall in second.
Helle Hansen took home the ladies crown.
In the outright bitumen results, Tim Branch won the day, ahead of Finn Hansen and Pat Richards.
Sunday saw the drivers hit the dirt, with Kym Hall taking out the under 1600 division ahead of Peter McPhee and Cameron Clarke.
The 1600–2L group had Tas Taylor in first, Jody Morton in second and Rob Mortimer in third.
John Sutton proved too good in the over 2L category, relegating Tim Hall and Mark Horder to second and third respectively.
The 4WD class had Lindsay Corlett take the fastest time, ahead of Peter Attard and Brendan Attard.
Jody Morton again took the top of the podium for the juniors, ahead of Rhys Hall and Savanah Horder.
Kym Hall claimed the ladies title, beating Kelly Horder and Cassidy Grimm.
The outright bitumen winners was Tas Taylor, with Kym Hall in second and Jody Morton in third.
DUST-RAISER: John Sutton flicks the back out at Tonka Park on Sunday morning.