​Robinson dominates day 2 of the Perenjori 360

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Day 2 of the Gturbo Rod Hatter Memorial, Perenjori 360 has been again run in hot conditions which put competitors and vehicles to the test. Sundays racing would comprise of sections 2 and 3 of the event, both 2 laps of the 60km course
With Travis Robinson holding the overnight lead, it wouldn’t take long for the action out front to heat up. #13 Jimco pilot didn’t put a foot wrong as in the first 2 laps of Sundays racing he extended his lead out front. Jared Percival chased valiantly in his #119 Prolite. The man who started the day in 3rd Brad Cooper was a shock DNF when the left front wheel parted ways with the vehicle. The man who was on a charge in Section 2 was Nathaniel Edward, clocking in just 1 minute 28 second shy of the OBR pacesetters. The Extreme 2wd class battle was just starting to heat up with Colin Doney timing in quicker than Greg Pickersgill, however the latter would be out of the event with issues with the flex plate putting an end to the class champions campaign. Brad Krepp continued to lead the Extreme 4wd field, whilst Graeme Bentink extended his Production 4wd class lead. The Super 1650 battle was over, with both Dan Hawkins and John Flynn registering a DNF putting them out of the event. A couple of noteable competitors to drop out of the running included Mitchell Davies with a blown headgasket and Russell Cullen with engine issues

With 2 laps to go there was a massive battle brewing for the minor placings on the podium. Travis Robinson again lead the field out and stamped his authority on the event taking out the section by just over 1 minute. Nathaniel Edwards drove valiantly to place second for the section, unfortunately not completing the 2nd lap on day 1 dropped him back through the outright placings. Jared Percival drove a smart and clean race to bank 2nd outright and 1st in Prolite to show that he will be a major contender for the title come the years end. In the battle for 3rd outright Rob Collings, Marcus Wells and Mal Yeardley all had one hand on the trophy, with Rob Collings getting there on corrected time. Unfortunately a penalty for hitting a marker dropped him behind both Wells and Yeardley. Young ace Marcus Wells drove the wheels off his Razorback Pro Buggy, literally! Eventually finishing the event with a flat front right tyre. As Yeardley pushed all the way to the line he would fall just short of the benchmark set by Wells, an agonizing 3.79 seconds off 3rd place. Brad Krepp showed the consistency and pace which has made him a threat in the Extreme 4wd class by finishing 6th outright and first in class. A noteable effort too was that of Dylan James who finished 2nd in Extreme 4wd in just his 2nd event. Colin Doney took out the Extreme 2wd event and a credible 7th outright in the blue #406 Baja. Whilst event sponsor Graeme Bentink dominate the Production 4wd class by finishing 9th outright and 1st in class

The Nissan Car Club of WA would to say a massive thank you to all the competitors, officials, volunteers, spectators, land owners, the Shire of Perenjori and our event and series sponsors, Carnarvon Motel, GTurbo Diesel Performance, Oricom UHF CB and Intense LED Australia

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