by | Feb 19, 2023 | SSA Junior Sedans, TAS

Official Release- Sunday 18th February 2023, Image by Angryman Photography

Nate Garwood has become just the second driver in the seventeen year history of the SSA Junior Sedan Tasmanian State Title to successfully defend the title by taking victory last night at the Gulf Western & Independent Oils Raceway in Latrobe.

Garwood took the lead on lap fourteen from fellow Mitsubishi Mirage driver Jack Pearce who qualified on the front row with Emilie Williams for the twenty five lap main event.For much of the race Sharni Farrell would be in third place before retiring from the event aboard her Mitsubish Lancer.

Nate Garwood would join Shaun Dobson and Queenslander Ardie Jonic as a two time Tasmanian Champion crossing the line 1.810 seconds clear of Pearce with Emilie Williams officially third.

Speedway Sedans Tasmania have just one state title remaining with the 2023 SSA Modified Sedan Tasmanian State Title to be held at the Gulf Western & Independent Oils Raceway on Saturday 18th March 2023

Official Result of the 2023 SSA Junior Sedan Tasmanian State Title

A Main, 25 Laps- 1. T77 Nate Garwood, 2. T2 Jack Pearce, 3. T25 Emilie Williams, 4. T5 Bevan Davis, 5. T11 Jayden Atkinson, 6. T65 Beau Ford, 7. T57 Leeam Thompson, 8. T64 Hunta Simpson, 9. T10 Jadah Riley, 10. T61 Lilly Mancey (23), 11. T87 Jacob McLennan (22), 12. T36 Kyden Knight (22), 13. T110 Jacinta Hammond (14), DNF T35 Sharni Farrell (19), T12 Tayah Dickenson (19), T28 Karlia Riley (15), T80 Shae-Lee Zeitzen (13), T44 Chloe Smith (12), T26 Hannah Treweek (9), T6 Tyler Smith (3), T92 Braxten Russell (1), DQ T22 Maisie Lockwood (17), T123 Ryley Minehan (3).