A strong and consistent performance during Round 2 of the Porsche Michelin GT3 Cup Challenge Australia at Sandown Raceway, saw Luis take third place on the Pro round podium, claiming two thirds and a second place over the 3 race weekend.
Cooper Murray took the round win while Danny Stutterd and David Greig were the best of their respective classes.
After a horrid race one on Saturday, Murray improved to third in Sunday morning’s race two before claiming a convincing victory in the final race. The race three win placed Murray level on points with Simon Fallon, who won the opening two races though dropped to fifth by the race three chequered flag. A half-points scenario in the shortened race two reduced Fallon’s points haul, allowing Murray to claim to top step of the Sandown podium.
Stutterd’s Pro-Am round victory didn’t come easily; Brett Boulton pushed the now-class leader every step of the way. Stutterd took victory in the first and third races of the Sandown round, while Boulton was the class star in race two and ultimately placed second for the round.
One of the round highlights was Ross McGregor’s first visit to the Pro-Am podium in his 25th round appearance in the Porsche one-make series.
The hard-luck story for the round was Chelsea Angelo. After placing second in race one, the Michelin Junior was challenging for the race two lead before making heavy contact with the barrier at the entry to turn nine, causing event-ending damage to her 911 GT3 Cup.
Porsche Michelin GT3 Cup Challenge Australia returns for round three at Phillip Island on June 01-03, 2018.