Farr Captures Presidents Cup
LARA, Vic. (January 17, 2018) – Robbie Farr emerged atop a heated battle with Terry McCarl to win Wednesday night’s 25-lap Presidents Cup feature event at Avalon Raceway.
The 25 lap main event delivered drama and excitement that gave credit to the 37 year history of the event. It started on the first lap as Nick Lacey crashed over the start line. With a full restart James McFadden jumped to the lead with Robbie Farr close behind and Terry Mc Carl in tow.
Jye Okeffe and last years winner Carson Macedo are out with 9 laps to go in spectacular style as Macedo drives on two wheels and hits the infield barrier. At the restart James McFadden goes out hard and builds a 1/4 lap lead and has one hand on the $10,000 prize.
Then on the white flag lap, McFadden runs into a failing Darren Mollenoyux and is forced to restart at the back of the bunch. Robbie Farr takes the lead for a green, white, checkers and in spectacular style he is passed on the last lap by a charging Terry McCarl only to regain the lead as the checkered flag falls, current Avalon Raceway track championship points leader Corey McCallagh is in for third. The big crowd was shows their appreciation for a truely great race.
Winners from the C and B main where Tim Hutchins and Glen Sutherland progressing from the C-main and Brock Hallet, Nike Lacey, Grant Anderson and Tim Kaeding progressing from the B-main.
Presidents Cup “A” Feature Finish (25 Laps): 1. Robbie Farr, 2. Terry McCarl, 3. Corey McCallagh, 4. Brooke Tatnell, 5. Jamie Veal, 6. Kerry Madsen, 7. Shaun Dobson, 8. Grant Anderson, 9. Tim Kaeding, 10. David Murcott, 11. Brock Hallett, 12. Peter Doukas, 13. Buddy Kofoid, 14. James McFadden, 15. Darren Mollenoyux, 16. Carson Macedo, 17. Jye O’Keefe, 18. Nick Lacey.