Emery Claims Third Consecutive Australian GT Title
Geoff Emery was crowned CAMS Australian GT Champion for the third time in a row at Sandown Raceway on Saturday.
Driving his Valvoline Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo, Emery claimed victory in the weekend’s third and final 40-minute race at the circuit outside Melbourne.
He claimed the Race 3 win after a quick call to change to wet tires that put him on a different strategy to leaders Liam Talbot and Peter Hackett. He passed Hackett for the lead with three laps remaining and went on to win by 3.5 seconds.
Emery’s championship win was already decided in Race 2, however, with a fifth-place finish enough to put him out of reach in the final round.
The weekend’s first two races were won by Hackett in his Eggleston Motorsport Mercedes-AMG GT3, allowing him to win the round
Emery’s overall Australian GT title comes after winning the Australian Endurance Championship in September, sharing his Audi with Garth Tander.
That success marked both drivers’ and Audi Sport’s first Australian Endurance title.
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