Tom Williamson Motorsport took a large team of twenty two drivers to the opening round of the Australian Kart Championship on the weekend with some strong results coming out for the team.
With seven drivers in the highly competitive x30 class former national champion Brad Jenner was able to take top honour by taking out the final for the team. After qualifying on pole position and taking heat wins with stable mate TWM team mate national champion Cody Gillis, Jenner was able to show his class and take out the opening round for the team. Tom Williamson Motorsport domination didn’t stop with stable mates Cameron Longmore and Jaiden Pope rounding out the podium for the team with Gillis coming home in fourth position. Marc Tulloch was able to come home in position 11 just outside the top ten while stable mates Angus Wallace and Theodore Livanes both having DNF finishes.
KZ2 had four representatives from the team with Jason Faint leading the teams charge to a podium finish in third spot. TWM stable mates Kye Cavedon and Jac Preston were able to round out the top five in the final having three TWM motorsport pilots come home in the top five in the final. Final stable mate Stelios Triantafillidis didn’t have the final he was looking for unfortunately not being able to take the start.
Tag 125 was mixed results for the team with TWM’s three drivers Elly Morrow, Brayden Taylor and Zachery Heard all having mixed results. Elly Morrow was the best result for the team coming home in position 17 while Brayden Taylor just missed out on the top twenty in position 21. Heard didn’t have the final he was looking for coming home with a DNF finish.
KA2 had three drivers in the field with all three drivers Fletcher Harris, Beau Pronesti and Matthew Hillyer finishing inside the top ten for the final. Harris the two time state champion lead the charge just missing a podium spot in position four with Pronesti following his stable mate over the line in position five. Hillyer after a strong start to the sea on down in Victoria was able to come home in a creditable position 7.
KA4 Junior Light had two drivers representing the team in Cody Maynes Rutty and Joel Strode with both drivers having competitive strong showings. Maynes Rutty lead the charge for the team after battling hard inside the top five and challenging for a podium position was able to come home in position four. Strode after strong pace all weekend just missed out on a top ten finish in position 11.
James Anagnostiadis and Josh Buchan were single driver representatives in Cadet 9 and KA3 Senior. Anagnostiadis after having two seconds and heat win had a disappointing finish to his weekend having DNF in the final. the young charger was able to grab valuable championship points and show just how much he had to offer. Buchan after qualifying in the top ten in position 9 was able to continue his pace throughout the weekend coming home a creditable position 6 in the final.
Tom Williamson was happy with weekend. “Great weekend doesn’t get much better in x30 and to have some other solid results over the weekend was great as well”. TWM next Australian Championship assault will be at the next round of the Rotax Pro Tour.