Press Release by Luke Nichols
National Champion Matty Pascoe has maintained his perfect record to start the season by taking out Round Three of the McCosker Super Sedan Series brought to you by Ken Mills Toyota at Kingaroy Speedway.
Drivers would take on three heats each before the top qualifier would pull the invert card to set the field for the thirty five lap feature race.
In the opening round of heats, Pascoe got his night off to the perfect start when he won heat one. Steve Jordan lead home a tight one in heat two, with the top four cars separated by less than two seconds.
Trent Wilson was victorious in heat three in his return to the track after rolling at Toowoomba two weeks ago.Rockhampton’s Harry Doyle took out heat four.
Darren Kane was too strong in heat five. Tasmania’s Adam Beechey clung on for dear life to take out heat six, with the top four cars separated by less than a second!
Brad Pascoe became the seventh different heat winner of the night when he took out heat seven. Matty Pascoe and Trent Wilson would get their second wins of the night by taking out heats eight and nine.
By virtue of a heat win and two second place finishes Brad Pascoe was the top qualifier. Pascoe would pull the six for the invert sending him to grid six for the main event.
Victoria’s Mick Nicola would start the race from pole position with Jordan on his outside. Jordan would get the jump at the start and take the lead, Nicola would hold on to second for the first lap before being passed by Pascoe.
Kane would be the next to move by Nicola on lap five, before the first caution of the race was out on lap eight for a spinning Harry Doyle.
Jordan continued to lead at the restart, with Kane and Pascoe close on his hammer.
Zac Pascoe had a big run on the first lap following the restart, moving from seventh to fourth in one lap.Kane and Pascoe would move to first and second respectively on lap thirteen.
Kane on the outside, Pascoe on the inside, made the pass on Jordan at the same time with the drivers three wide at the stripe. Zac Pascoe would be the next to get Jordan moving to third on lap fourteen.
Nicola after falling to fifth began to surge back towards the front, moving to fourth on lap sixteen, before getting Z.
Pascoe for third on lap eighteen.
Pascoe and Kane would run side by side for multiple laps before Pascoe would finally clear Kane and set off into the lead.
Nicola would move by Kane on lap twenty one, and begin to chase down Pascoe.
Zac Pascoe would move by Kane on lap twenty six to take the final step on the podium.Nicola had gotten within a couple of car lengths of Pascoe when the caution flag flew for Lee Noon who had spun.
Pascoe was able to maintain a slender advantage over the final seven laps to record his third win in as many starts to kick off the season.
Nicola would cross the line just four tenths of a second back from Pascoe in second.
Zac Pascoe would fill the final step on the podium in third.Hayden Brims continued his strong start to the season with a fourth place finish, just ahead of Brad Pascoe who would round out the top five.
The McCosker Super Sedan Series will roll on this Saturday night at Archerfield with twenty five cars locked in for round four.
McCosker Super Sedan Series Round Three
A Main – 35 laps- 1. A1 Matty Pascoe, 2. V3 Mick Nicola, Q28 Zac Pascoe, 4. N77 Hayden Brims, 5. Q18 Brad Pascoe, 6. Q44 Trent Wilson, 7. Q36 Darren Kane, 8. T14 Adam Beechey, 9. Q31 Harry Doyle, 10. Q48 JJ Hamilton, 11. Q11 Mitchell Gee, 12. Q10 Steve Jordan, 13. Q15 Gavin Northfield, 14. Q39 Bob McCosker, 15. Q6 Ty Pascoe, 16. N29 Zac Brims, 17. Q12 David Musch, 18. B4 Sam Hughes, 19. SB12 Damon Musch, 20. Q46 Lee Noon.
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