Neal Bates Leads Possum Bourne To Heat Win!

Toyota’s Neal Bates has hit back at arch-rival Possum Bourne claiming a strong Heat win over today’s 9 Special Stages. Bates lead Bourne throughout the day, the margin between the pair never more than 10 seconds and closing to within 2...

Toyota’s Neal Bates has hit back at arch-rival Possum Bourne claiming a strong Heat win over today’s 9 Special Stages. Bates lead Bourne throughout the day, the margin between the pair never more than 10 seconds and closing to within 2 seconds at one stage before Bates reasserted his authority, the final margin just 7 seconds. In Group N Crocker took an emphatic victory, knocking Ed Ordynski over by 1min and 33secs, Crocker performance raising the Group N Championship to all new heights. Ordynski did manage to hold face however, claiming the final stage, the all tarmac Hella Lights Hill Climb by just 1 second. With a further 7 stages tomorrow the fight for the Championship is on!

Ryan Lahiff www.rally.com.au

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Series Other rally
Drivers Ed Ordynski , Neal Bates