King bounces back to take Race 3

Bramwell King has bounced back to take the final race of the weekend ahead of Matt Podjursky and Arran Crighton.

Matt Podjursky again was the best at the start, taking the lead through the first corner while Bramwell King and Chris Symon ran side by side from the start to the hairpin for position three, King eventuating in third.

An impressive start to the race by Amy Smith got her up to seventh during the second lap as a train from first to eighth started. Also with an impressive start was Kaleb Ngatoa who moved his way up to fourth.

Another sudden loss of speed from Ian Foster happened on lap three, seeing him drop out the top eight train. The 2008/09 NZ Formula First Champion subsequently retired on lap four with a clutch issue.

The action wasn’t exclusive to the front of the field, at the back of the pack Alex Hawley, Ron Carter and Travis Day had a tussle for tenth.

A battle of the rookies started on lap six, as Kaleb Ngatoa and Reece Hendi-Cox took the fight to each other for fourth.

The carnage commenced on in the final quarter of the race with Alex Hawley falling victim to oil out of the final corner, stranding himself on the grass.

Podium contenders Chris Symon and Kaleb Ngatoa were the next to drop out of the race as the pair made heavy contact heading into splash then locking wheels and dragging one another onto the infield.

The elimination of Symon and Ngatoa left King, Crighton and Podjursky to battle it out, eventually finding King the victor.

Reece Hendi-Cox completed a great drive to finish fourth ahead of Liam Foster in fifth.

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