Hamilton hot on track
‘‘It was also really enjoyable, because I got to make some strong friendships with fellow drivers and raced at a higher intensity than last season, thanks to the development of my car.
‘‘I reckon it was probably a solid four seconds quicker than what it was last year.’’
Hamilton was unsure if he would race the Australian Pulsar Racing Association again, as he was considering stepping up to a national level of competition if feasible.
‘‘If I wanted to continue Pulsar racing, the car would probably need a complete overhaul because it has done quite a bit of work this year,’’ he said.
‘‘If I don’t continue with it, I have got offers to race in another category at a national level, which is a big step up.’’
Hamilton has been
❝I have had offers to drive with other teams through connections I have but with national competition, it’s a big commitment financially so I will have to weigh all of that up before making a decision.❞
offered to race in the Production Cars Australia category, which allows competitors to enter a road legal car just like the Pulsar Association.
But being a national level, it would give Hamilton the chance to get his foot in the door with some big name teams.
‘‘If you compete well there it can nearly set you up for bigger events,’’ he said.
‘‘I have had offers to drive with other teams through connections I have but with national competition, it’s a big commitment financially so I will have to weigh all of that up before making a decision.’’
Hamilton thanked his sponsors Future Fitness 24/7, North Vic Engines, Cobram Hire, Intune Automotive, Better Home Living Cobram and Artavilla’s Emporium for support throughout the season.
Racing: Ben Hamilton (green car) finished his season in the Australian Pulsar Racing Association on a high at Winton Motor Raceway.