Calan and team boss Errol Gilmour. Images: GILMOUR RACING

Young West Aussie Hits His Straps

CALAN WILLIAMS  has notched his first round win in the Australian Formula 3 Premier Series.    He drove his Gilmour Racing rig to a decisive victory at the weekend around South Australia’s tight, twisty and narrow Mallala circuit.

Calan had a tense battle throughout the round punished his Mercedes Benz-powered Dallara F311 in a tense battle with main rival and championship leader, Alpine Motorsports John Magro.

Any F3 car from 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2011 is eligible to compete in  the Premier Class.

“Thanks to all the team for the amazing car,” Calan said.    “And thanks to all my sponsors:   Rosehill Waters – South Guildford,   ES2,   The Wealth Designers, Truck Dealers Australia,   Edith Cowan University (ECU),   Kingsway Community Bank Branch,   Rvend Vending Machines,   Grand Toyota Wangara,   Impressions The Home Builder,   Ballajura Indoor Sports,   Fullworks Fire Safety,   Inspired Insurance Services,   Online Logistics Solutions,    Signarama Joondalup,    David McDonnell,   Focused Recruitment,    F45 Training Hillarys and Trizone Fitness.

“Thanks also to everyone who has supported me online.   And, well done to all the drivers, in particular John Magro for some great battles and incredibly close racing over the weekend.   Looking forward to Sydney in just under three weeks time!”

Round 3 – June 30-July 2, Sydney Motorsport Park, Sydney (NSW)
Round 4 – August 18-20, Phillip Island Circuit, Melbourne (Vic)
Round 5 – September 15-17, Queensland Raceway, Ipswich (Qld)
Round 6 – October 20-22, Wakefield Park Raceway, Goulburn (NSW)

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