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Ricciardello dominates Sports Sedans

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Sunday 14th August, 2011 - 9:36pm

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Tony Ricciardello dominated the Sports Sedan races at Morgan Park

Tony Ricciardello dominated the Sports Sedan races at Morgan Park

Tony Ricciardello has wrapped up another Kerrick Sports Sedan Series crown after a dominant display at Morgan Park.

The six-time champion dominated qualifying in the opening session by such a margin that he didn’t bother with session two.

Driving his Red Rooster Afla Romeo GTV/Chev, Ricciardello then went on to take all three race wins, crushing his Sports Sedan opponents.

Second overall went to Chev Camaro driver Shane Bradford. The Aston Air Conditioning-backed driver finished second, third and second in the three races, outscoring his Ford Falcon team-mate Chris Donnelly, who completed the weekend with seventh, second and third.

Scott Butler qualified second but suffered a drive-shaft failure in qualifying. He was forced to arrange a return trip to Menai, NSW, overnight to find a replacement. Butler eventually finished just one of the three races with a fourth place in Race 1.

S2 class stalwart Damian Johnson was out too in his iconic LC Torana. An oil pressure issue in the number one cylinder ultimately forcing a hole in the block and an early trip home.

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