Gold Coast race three results

28 October 2001 / Race 3, Round 7 - Surfers Paradise THIRD WIN WRAPS UP STOKELL'S PERFECT INDY PAUL Stokell wrapped up a perfect Gold Goast weekend by clean-sweeping round seven of the Megamantis.com Australian Nations Cup Championship ...

28 October 2001 / Race 3, Round 7 - Surfers Paradise

THIRD WIN WRAPS UP STOKELL'S PERFECT INDY

PAUL Stokell wrapped up a perfect Gold Goast weekend by clean-sweeping round seven of the Megamantis.com Australian Nations Cup Championship in his Lamborghini Diablo on the Surfers Paradise Indy street circuit today. Stokell, a three-time Australian Gold Star driving champion, led all the way from the start of today's six-lap event after also winning pole position and two other races over the past three days. Meguiars Drivers Championship leader Jim Richards finished 9.2 seconds behind in his Porsche after missing a corner and running off the track on the last lap. Geoff Morgan, in a Chrysler Viper, put in an impressive drive from sixth on the starting grid to third at the finish of an uneventful race. The result left Richards, the defending champion, still with a comfortable lead of 104 points with the final round scheduled for Sydney's Oran Park on November 25. "The Lamborghini ran perfectly this weekend. I pulled back a big chunk of points from Jim this weekend, but overtaking him will be another thing. I don't think he's failed to finish a race this season and that's a fantastic effort," Stokell said.

<pre> RESULTS (Race 3, 6 laps):

1.  Paul Stokell (Lamborghini Diablo)
2.  Jim Richards (Porsche GT3)
3.  Geoff Morgan (Chrysler Viper ACR)
4.  Tony Quinn (Porsche GT3)
5.  David Scaysbrook (Porsche GT3)
6.  D'arcy Russell (Chrysler Viper ACR)
Fastest race lap:  Peter Fitzgerald (Porsche GT3) 2:00.90 (record)

2001 MEGUIARS DRIVERS CHAMPIONSHIP (after Round 7 of 8): 859 points Jim Richards, 755 Paul Stokell, 676 Peter Fitzgerald, 631 Geoff Morgan, 589 Tony Quinn, 501 D'arcy Russell.

- www.procar.com.au

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Series Supercars
Drivers Jim Richards , Tony Quinn , Geoff Morgan , Peter Fitzgerald , Paul Stokell