Simonis, Gay excel at Winton Raceway, notching up podium finishes

Dylan Simonis and Josh Gay enjoyed great success in the Winton Motor Raceway Pedder’s No Bull Winton Sprint Series, Simonis claimed overall victory while Gay finished third.

Simonis excelled across the five rounds, notching up four round wins which were accompanied by a third – which saw the 17-year-old a clear winner in his Holden Commodore Cup race car.

Gay missed round two which set him back to sixth, but three podium finishes in his APRA Pulsar to end the series saw him gain third spot.

Both boys are members of the Ballarat Light Car Club and also raced in the BLCC Junior Autocross Series.

Once again the pair impressed.

The dirt track provies a different challegne to the ashphalt surface of Winton Motor Raceway, but it was a smooth transition for the boys.

Gay won three of the four rounds as well as a second placing while Simonis finished third overall following three top four finishes.

Both boys are looking to take another step in their racing next year, advancing to state level.

Gay plans to race in the controlled class Australian Pulsar Racing Association Victorian state series, which includes races at Phillip Island, Sandown, Winton and the newly constructed Tailem Bend circuit.

Simonis is racing in the Winton and Wakefield Park SuperTT series in the Cup car.

The pair thanked their families and sponsors for their support.

PODIUM FINISH: Ballarat's Josh Gay raced well to work his way onto the podium in the Winton Motor Raceway Pedder’s No Bull Winton Sprint Series. Picture: Supplied

PODIUM FINISH: Ballarat's Josh Gay raced well to work his way onto the podium in the Winton Motor Raceway Pedder’s No Bull Winton Sprint Series. Picture: Supplied