Joel Heinrich wins final Battery World Aussie Racing Cars race in Adelaide

Osborn’s Transport driver Joel Heinrich has completed a successful campaign at home on the streets of Adelaide by securing another victory in the final race of the weekend.

Heinrich led from start-to-finish to be joined by Kody Garland and category returnee Peter Carr for Mona Vale Medical Centre Mustang on the podium.

It was clean start as Heinrich led from Garland, Carr and CoolDrive Racing Josh Anderson, but the latter was wide at Turn 11 resulting in a spin as the Shell Rimula Top Gun Racing Ford Mustang of Cody Brewczynski was unable to avoid contact.

Anderson continued and fightback had begun.

A safety car was required and lasted two laps, but there was drama on the restart when two-time Battery World Aussie Racing Cars Supe rSeries winner James Duckworth stopped approaching Turn 8 in the Multi Services Solutions Nissan Altima.

There was no safety car as Heinrich continued to lead Garland, Carr and Kyle Ensbey in the KE Motorsport entry through the middle stages.

Anderson was in the midst of a remarkable fightback as he was 10th by lap 6 as AG Aquip’s Denis Butler stopped on the main straight, but racing continued.

By lap 8, Heinrich held a 1.8s margin to the battling Garland and Carr, but the chasing pair failed to close the margin with itdoubled by the race’s conclusion.

Behind the top three, Ensbey held a comfortable margin from CoolDrive Racing’s Reece Chapman, Jack Boyd in the Palmer’s Australia Toyota and Anderson.

Craig Woods was eighth in the Western Sydney Motorsport Nissan Altima ahead of the Koan Solutions Chevrolet Camaro of Anthony DiMauro and Cody Mckay in the Singos Meats supported Euro GT.

In the classes, Kent Quinn took Masters Cup in the Norganic Proteins Toyota from Pro Cool Racing’s Troy Jones and Layton McKechnie for Frank Sharp Racing.

Gold Cup was secured by Jeff Watters in the Aughtersons Insurance Brokers Ford Mustang ahead of Lustre Bar Melbourne’s Adam Clark an Dale Dunston driving the Pitstop Racing Chevrolet Camaro.

Imogen Radburn again won the Ladies Cup in the Corish Earthworx & Haulage Chevrolet Camaro.

The calendar for the 2023 season will be released in due course.

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