ANDREWS AND TROUILLET FINISH P4 IN PORTUGAL

Scott Andrews and Frenchman Eric Trouillet finished a respectable 4th position in last weekend's Michelin Le Mans Cup Finale at Portimao, Portugal.

Eric qualified the #39 Graff Racing LMP3 Ligier in 3rd position in the all-bronze rated drivers qualifying session, to which the team were pleased but not satisfied.
"we are just trying to find the setup window at the moment. It's difficult because we get 2 hours of practice and have to make sure we're both comfortable in the car - but if you don't roll out of the truck on the money it's tough to play catch up all weekend" Said Scott.
"Eric is one of the quickest Bronze drivers right now and I'm sure he's slightly disappointed he couldn't get the car on the front row and challenge for pole".

Unfortunately in the early laps of the 2 hour race while making a move for 4th position Eric had a spin, resulting the #39 car to be deep in the tail end of the LMP3 field around 15th position. 

Eric put in a hard charge to bring the car back up to 6th position, handing over to Andrews just before the one hour mark.

Andrews spent most of the stint in 4th position, the gap to 3rd fluctuating with traffic. While Andrews got close many times he couldn't anything stick. "Unfortunately we didn't quite have a car to fight with this weekend. Graff did a fantastic job chasing the balance but we just missed the window. That's not saying anything bad about the team as they just won their second ELMS LMP2 race in a row, it's just one of those weekends for us" Andrews said after the race.

Andrews was given a black flag for track limits, serving his Drive Through Penalty with 4 minutes to go in the race, dropping the #39 car back to position 5.
Post race inspection saw the winning DKR car disqualified, elevating the Graff Racing entry back into position 4.

TROUILLET AND ANDREWS WILL START 3RD FOR PORTIMAO

Eric Trouillet has qualified the #39 GRAFF Racing LMP3 in third place ahead of tomorrow's 120 minute Le Mans Cup finale at Portimao Circuit.

Eric will take the green flag, while Scott Andrews is scheduled to take over around the 60 minute mark.

"We've had a tough weekend so far, but Eric did a fantastic job in qualifying to put down a solid lap. The car is not perfect yet, but we have improved it every session. A big thank you to Graff for their hard work and long hours over the week. I look forward to the race and hopefully we can find ourselves fighting for a podium!" Andrews said.

Sunday's race will see out the 2017 Michelin Le Mans Cup series.

ANDREWS IN FOR PORTUGAL

Coming off a breakthrough LMP3 victory at Sepang in August, Australian sportscar driver Scott Andrews will head to the Portimao circuit, Portugal, for the final round of the Michelin Le Mans Cup. 

Andrews will join forces with highly regarded French team Graff Racing, and major team sponsor Eric Trouillet who will step down from LMP2 duties this weekend. 

“I am looking forward to teaming up with Graff again after our strong performance at Le Mans. Eric has been doing a fantastic job in the LMP2 car this year, so I feel that we are within a really good shot of a podium result.” Scott said. 

Portimao is another new circuit for Andrews, but that doesn’t shy him away from a strong result. “Each circuit this year has been new for me and I’ve managed to be well within the top 4 guys and even topped a few sessions. 

I’ve done my homework so we should be alright.”

The Michelin Le Mans cup will have their 2 hour race Sunday.

ANDREWS & LOK VICTORIOUS - WIN MOTORSPORT CLINCH TITLE

Scott Andrews and WIN Motorsport team owner/driver, William Lok, took a commanding lights to flag victory to clinch the Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup title.

Andrews took the green flag, producing a stunning lap and staying clear of trouble to find himself a comfortable 4 second buffer over second place by the end of the first lap. While the other cars scrapped for minors, Andrews kept his head down pushing out a 55+ second lead before handing the WIN Motorsport Ligier over to William Lok.
Lok put in a fantastic effort to continue putting down solid lap times and bring the car home in first position, clinching the Sprint Cup title and making Lok the first Hong Kong driver to win the championship.

"I'm very happy to have contributed to William's title win." Andrews said, "He's done a fantastic job all year and especially this weekend and he deserves to win. The team are also fantastic and it's been a pleasure to work with a team of such calibre."

Unfortunately Andrews found himself in hospital for Sunday's race with an extreme fever and a lung infection. 

 

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ANDREWS & LOK ON POLE FOR ASIAN LE MANS SPRINT CUP FINALE

Scott Andrews has claimed his maiden LMP3 pole position in the Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup series at Sepang International Circuit.

The split-qualifying session has both drivers to qualify the car for Races 1 & 2 respectively. Scott's second flying lap in Q1 was good enough to set pole position Race 1 with a lap time of 2:00:09 and parked the car early to save tyres for the race.
William Lok also put in a solid effort, qualifying the WIN Motorsport Ligier LMP3 fastest in Q2.

 

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ANDREWS SET FOR ASIAN LE MANS SPRINT CUP FINALE

International Sportscar driver Scott Andrews, quickly becoming known as a "Super Sub", will fill in for Italian Ferrari GT driver Davide Rizzo for the Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup finale at Sepang, Malaysia.

Andrews will team up with with current championship leaders Win Motorsport, hoping to help Hong Kong racer William Lok to clinch the LMP3 title. "I look forward to teaming up with William again," Said Andrews, "When I was first introduced to sports car racing, I raced the Asian Le Mans official series and William was my teammate. We had some solid results, so I look forward to teaming up with him again."

The team will officially hit the 5.5km Sepang Circuit on Thursday morning before 2x 1 hour races Saturday and Sunday.

Keep up to date with Scott on social media:
Twitter/Instagram @ scottandrews44
Facebook.com/ScottAndrewsRacing

SUPER SUB ANDREWS CONFIRMED FOR RED BULL RING

Australian Sports Car Specialist Scott Andrews will drive for his third team at the third round of the Michelin Le Mans Cup this weekend at Austria’s Red Bull Ring. Becoming known as a Super Sub, Andrews will replace American driver Jonathon Jorge who has an injury and now can’t compete in the Duquiene Engineering entered Ligier LMP3. The car owner and co-driver Joel Janco was quick on the phone to call Andrews. Both Jorge and Janco have known Andrews for quite a few years having been associated in the USA during Andrews stint there in F2000 and F1600 where Andrews won the 2015 F1600 title. Scott drove for Graff Racing at round two of the series at Le Mans securing the fourth fastest lap in Race 1 for the crack French Team. Previous to this Scott drove with Danish team Keo Racing where he topped the time sheets in practice at Monza. "It's a three from three streak running for different teams" Andrews laughed. "Ultimately it's not ideal racing for a new team every time I drive - but at this point I am happy to take any opportunity that arises. "A big thanks goes out to Joel Janco, who I will be teaming up with for the Red Bull Ring. “I met Joel years ago when I was starting out in the Road to Indy and lately we have discussed driving together in prototype racing, so I'm stoked that this can happen. “I send my best wishes to Jonathan Jorge who I will be filling in for and look forward to a fun & successful weekend." Andrews concluded. The third round of the Michelin Le Mans cup will be held from July 21-23 around the world famous 4.3km Grand Prix circuit which recently hosted the F1 World Championship round.

 

ANDREWS IMPRESSIVE AT LE MANS DEBUT

Scott Andrews continued his form in LMP3 cars at the world famous Circuit de La Sarthe - Le Mans 24 hour circuit in France. 

Hampered by traffic and strategy in the short 20 minute qualifying session, John Corbett, car owner & co driver started midfield and handed the car to Andrews in 33rd position.
Although only completing one lap in free practice, Scott drove the car from P33 to P16, setting the 4th fastest lap of the race during his stint, on pace with some of the world's best prototype drivers.

"Qualifying wasn't ideal for us, and for John with his relative inexperience in professional prototype racing to only lose a few places and bring the car back in one piece was a good effort. He also had some good speed which was impressive." Andrews said.

"I'm happy with my stint. The car felt great. I'm satisfied that I was able to quickly get up to speed on such a long circuit, especially given the competition I was up against. 
This is an amazing circuit. When you come out of Tertre Rouge, a fast 4th gear corner leading onto the Mulsanne Straight, and you can see race track and beautiful scenery as far as the eye can see. Although you're doing just shy of 300km/h, you do have a lot of time to process what's happening, as you are travelling at terminal speed for around 120 seconds of the lap!"

"Hopefully next year I can pick up a ride in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This whole week has been an awesome experience." Concluded Andrews.

Unfortunately in race two, John Corbett who again started the race was caught up in an incident involving fellow Aussie Ricky Capo.

Scott now looks to compete in Austria at the famous Red Bull Ring circuit next month.

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ANDREWS CONFIRMED FOR LE MANS

Rising Australian Sports Car driver Scott Andrews has confirmed his participation in the "Road to Le Mans" races as a support for the forthcoming Le Mans 24 Hour. The Road To Le Mans races form round two of the Michelin Le Mans Cup which will see a combination of GT3 and LMP3 cars on the 13.6km Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans. The first race of one hour duration will be held on Thursday the 15th June at 5:30 PM, French time, whilst the second race will be held just prior to the start of the 24 Hour race on Saturday the 17th and in front of an estimated 250,000 spectators.

This will be Scott’s first visit to Le Mans and comes on the back of his outstanding performance at the first round of the Michelin Le Mans Cup at Monza where he was on the pace and topped free practice 2.
Scott will be driving with his third LMP 3 Team in successful French racers Graff Racing, sharing the car with Italian/Australian John Corbett in a Ligier JS P3 powered by a Nissan V8 engine. Of course the team will run exclusively on specialised Michelin racing tyres. Graff Racing have competed in the Le Mans 24 Hour 11 times in their 29 year history.

Scott said, “This is like a childhood dream to be able to race at Le Mans. “It has been one of my ambitions to race there, next year I’d like to think I can earn a drive in the 24 Hour Race.” He went on to say, “I need to send out a big thank you to John Corbett and also James Winslow who both have the confidence that I’ll do a great job for them. “James was instrumental in organising the drive for me.” The Le Mans 24 Hour is one of the famed Triple Crown, the unofficial pinnacle events for motor racing which also includes the Indianapolis 500 and Monaco F1 Grand Prix. Held for the first time in 1923 it is the World’s oldest Sports Car Race and has been immortalised via legendary racers, races and films.

This will be the second running of the Road To Le Mans races and is an opportunity for both up-and-coming drivers who want to progress their careers and gentleman racers who want to experience one of the best circuits and events in the world.

 

ANDREWS TOPS PRACTICE - MONZA WRAP

New country, new team, new track...

Despite these factors and minimal laps in during practice - rising sportscar driver Scott Andrews turned heads when he was third quickest in Free Practice 1, then going on to turning the fastest time in FP2.

"Monza is an amazing facility and a great race track with a very rich motor sport history. It' was a very cool feeling to be turning my first laps here. But I had a job at hand so you have to just treat it as any other race track and get the car sorted. The straights are long enough to let it all sink in though!" Andrews said after practice.

Scott's new teammate, Japan's Yoshimaru Mori, qualified the KEO Racing LMP3 in an All-Bronze qualifying managing 13th in a red flag hampered session.

Unfortunately the team would find themselves getting a flatbed back to the garage after heavy contact on lap one - which was no fault of Yoshi's who started the race.

"It was an unfortunate way to end what was looking like a promising weekend for us. That's racing though" Andrews concluded.

LAST MINUTE CALL UP TO MONZA FOR SCOTT ANDREWS

Australian Scott Andrews will continue forging his sports car career this weekend by teaming up with leading Danish team KEO Racing for the first round the Michelin Le Mans Cup at Monza, Italy.

Andrews will be looking to build on his success in the 2016/17 Asian Le Mans Series which saw him post multiple fastest lap times and twice qualify on the front row for WINEurasia Racing.

Scott will once again drive a Ligier JS P3 LMP3 Sport Prototype powered by a Nissan V8 engine. All teams will run on race tyres from Michelin.

"Big thanks to Kim Olsen (team manager for KEO Racing) for this opportunity. “Obviously it was last minute so there was a high level of cooperation via email and juggling time zones with phone calls to make it happen, as it normally is with racing overseas”. Scott went on to say, “Monza is another new track for me, but I look forward to the challenge and getting back into a competitive LMP3 in a prestigious series. “Hopefully I can help my teammate get up to speed quickly and comfortably and we can have a great result!".

KEO Racing are new to Sports Car racing and the Le Mans scene, but impressed immediately with their pace during winter testing. They have competed in the European Formula Renault Championship since 2007 taking out both class Championships in 2010. They have also competed in the Danish Touring Car Championship.

FRONT ROW START FOR SCOTT AT SEPANG

Scott Andrews impressed the Asian Le Mans field again with securing his second front row start in a row for the finale at Sepang, Malaysia.

Andrews clocked a 1:59:4s lap time, which saw him on top of the timing until the dying moments of the session when Tockwith driver Nigel Moore made some minor adjustments and pipped the #99 WINEurasia Ligier LMP3 with a 1:59:3s lap time.

"There was a bit more left on the table, but I am satisfied with my effort in qualifying. We decided to go a little bit more aggressive on tyre pressures but it didn't quite work out for us. My best lap was actually just after the tyre peak, so we lost a little bit of time there. We probably could've had pole - but it's a 4 hour race tomorrow and anything can happen."
"It's good to cement another front row start for the team also." Andrews stated.

 

ANDREWS SET FOR ASIAN LE MANS SERIES FINALE IN MALAYSIA

Australian Scott Andrews is set to compete in the 4th and final round of the Asian Le Mans Series at Sepang, Malaysia, this weekend. Continuing the relationship with the WINEurasia LMP3 squad alongside gentleman racer and team partner William Lok, and new addition, Aston Martin GT3 Development driver Devon Modell, as former partner Aidan Read moves on to LMP2.

Andrews will be looking to continue his rise in the Asian market having again impressed at the previous round at the Buriram Circuit, Thailand. Scott turned heads during his first Qualifying session putting the Ligier on the front row.

"I'm was pretty happy with p2. It was my first time driving the car in qualifying trim ever, and my first time on green tyres, so I probably left some time out there but I was certainly pushing. It seems our race car is probably better than our qualy car so we will now focus on the 4 hour race this weekend.” Andrews quoted.

While the title is out of reach, the WINEurasia team are hoping to have a strong showing in the season Finale. 

“Our aim is a podium finish and with a clean run I see no reason why we cannot have our two cars on the LMP3 podium,” Team Principal Mark Goddard said in reference to the WINURASIA and Jackie Chan DC entries. “Scott Andrews has been a revelation, his speed on very old tyres at the end of the last race in Buriram was very impressive and he is getting faster every time he sits in the car.

“William Lok also had his best drive in Asian Le Mans last time out and if he can do the same in Sepang it will give us a very good chance of a top three finish. “Devon Modell joins us in Malaysia, he comes highly rated and we expect him to be on the pace.”

ASIAN LE MANS SERIES BURIRAM WRAP

Scott Andrews backed up an impressive debut competing the LMP3 class in the Asian Le Mans Series at Chang International Circuit, Buriram, Thailand.

Andrews was fashionably quick to get on top of an unfamiliar Buriram circuit, going fastest in 2 of the 3 practice sessions whilst sharing the car with teammates William Lok and Aidan Read, prior to qualifying.

Scott was nominated to qualify the WINEurasia LMP3 Ligier, where he respectably qualified the car in 2nd place just after the interruption of a red flag which may have hampered several drivers lap times including Scott's.

"I'm pretty happy with p2. It was my first time driving the car in qualifying trim ever, so I probably left some time out there but I was certainly pushing. It seems our race car is probably better than our qualy car so we will now focus on the 4 hour race tomorrow starting from the front row." Scott said.

Aidan Read started the race for the #99 car, having to avoid carnage at turn 1, Read dropped back to p6. After a very strong stint, Read drove the WINEurasia LMP3 car back up to p2, within seconds of the class leader. Andrews then took over and quickly inherited the race lead.
Engineer Gerard Rooney opted for the shorter stint with Scott as he approached aggressive lapped traffic. Car owner William Lok climbed in, and put in a very respectable double-stint. 

Andrews re-took over the reigns of the #99 LMP3 and drove from 7th to 5th.

"Fifth for us is a well executed race after we compromised ourselves on tyre strategy with some mistakes in practice. After a tough practice William drove a great double stint, Aidan was awesome and I was satisfied with my efforts on the old tyres, still pumping out pretty quick laps. It was hot work in the cabin with the Thailand humidity and heat, closed windows, no cool suit and the drink failing in the last stint!" Andrews concluded.

Next event for Scott is again with the Asian Le Mans Series - the Sepang 4 hour, January 20-22.

 

ASIAN LE MANS SERIES FUJI WRAP UP

Australian Scott Andrews had a successful debut at the second round of the Asian Le Mans Series - the Fuji 4 Hour, in Japan.

Scott immediately came to grips with the high grip, high downforce LMP3 car on an unfamiliar Fuji circuit. 

"Coming into the weekend I didn't really know what to expect out of the car, besides I've not driven a downforce car since February at the Bathurst 12 hour. I did a lot of homework leading up to this event, doing plenty of laps on the simulator, watching a lot of onboard and taking notes." Andrews said.

Scott turned heads in pit lane when he topped the time sheets of FP2 when all teams conducted mock qualifying runs on light fuel and new tyres. Despite the disadvantages, Andrews managed to put a very respectable lap together, going P1 by just over 2 tenths.

Aidan qualified the car P6 with an unlucky session, but made a good start as the team found themselves in P3. Unfortunately the weekend took a bad turn from there as the team discovered a fuel pressure issue making the car 'fuel surge' after the second lap into a stint, and progressively getting worse with each lap, becoming un drivable by the 20 minute mark. Eventually the team decided it was best to retire the car after trying to fix the fuel pressure issue in the garage.

"For me I ticked all the boxes this weekend, but this is motorsport and it can be cruel sometimes. Everyone did a great job over the whole race weekend. I was very comfortable with the car and I was confident in all of our race pace. I did one lap on a full fuel load with old tyres and we were still had the 4th quickest race lap I believe, which really showcases the car's speed. We just needed a bit more luck!" Scott stated post race.

Currently Scott and his team are in negotiations to commit to the final two rounds of the Asian Le Mans Series with Eurasia in LMP3.

"It's a great series. Very professional and there's a lot of European teams here, so you know it's pretty serious and there's people looking. I think for me it's a good career step and I hope to continue in this direction. Big thanks to Eurasia Motorsport for all their help getting me comfortable in the car!" Andrews concluded.

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SCOTT ANDREWS SET FOR LMP3 DEBUT IN ASIAN LE MANS SERIES

Australian driver Scott Andrews will make his LMP3 prototype debut in the second round of the Asian Le Mans Series at Japan’s Fuji International Speedway this weekend.

Andrews will pilot a WinEurasia Ligier LMP3 alongside countryman Aidan Read and experienced Hong Kong driver William Lok.

The move represents a new direction for the 26-year-old who has largely focussed his career around single seaters.

The LMP3 opportunity follows a Lamborghini GT3 drive in the Bathurst 12 Hour in February and a stint in the American Endurance Series.

“I am very excited about this opportunity to get my first taste of racing in Asia and especially to drive an LMP3 car,” said Andrews.

“Eurasia Motorsport have a rich pedigree in racing and I look forward to working with them and gaining as much knowledge as I can.

“I hope to make an impact on the Asian market. I have been looking at Asia for a while now and it could be a good opportunity for me. I believe I will be in very good hands with this team.”

Eurasia Motorsport boss Mark Goddard is confident Andrews will quickly adapt to the LMP3 car.

“We are excited to have another promising young Australian driver in the car for the Fuji Asian Le Mans round,” said Goddard.

“LMP3 is designed as the first step on the ladder to Le Mans and the World Endurance Championship and it gives Scott the opportunity to demonstrate what he can do in an LMP car plus of course learn and gain valuable experience.

“We know Aidan will be competitive, he has already proven his speed in the Ligier this year and I am sure Scott will also quickly get up to speed.

“This gives us two very competitive drivers alongside William Lok and we have to be aiming for a podium.”

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STORMING 33RD TO 1ST DRIVE FOR ANDREWS

Racing on Sunday started very early for Australian Scott Andrews. The 26 year old had a lot of overtaking to do if he wanted to give himself the slim chance of getting through to the Walter Hayes Grand Final.

After a miserable Qualifying and a Heat Race retirement, Scott would face an uphill battle through Sunday mornings progression races.

Andrews started the first progression race from 20th. He needed to finish 6th to elevate himself into a place in the Last Chance Qualifier. Scott managed to drive his way into second place battle with fellow Spectrum driver, Ben Norton. Andrews was just pipped at the line, finishing 3rd and securing him a spot in the LCQ. 

Starting the Last Chance Qualifier from 33rd position on the grid, Scott quickly calved his way up through the field, and managing to take the lead with a handful of laps to go.
Emerged in a battle for the lead with Irish Champion, Stephen Daly, and Team USA Scholar, Kyle Kirkwood, Andrews managed to hang on to the lead taking victory by a narrow margin. 
"That was a mega race. It was good fun coming through the field with some good company right behind. It's not so easy lacking some straight line compared to others, but the KMR Spectrum is really hooked up so I guess we'll see what we can do from here and pray for some rain!" Andrews said.

Andrews put in another big drive, finding himself in 14th place lapping the same time as the leading pack in the Semi Final, after starting 28th on the grid, but unfortunately any further progress was immediately halted as he was crashed out of contention by another driver. After dropping back to last place, Scott again tried to make his way back but could only see position 21 as the chequered flag dropped, missing out on securing a spot in the Grand Final by 3 places.

"Overall it was a disappointing weekend and I feel for everyone who has supported me to get here, especially Spectrum, SD Sealants and Kevin Mills. I still had fun though, it's always a good time driving these cars against the toughest competition in the world - plus I enjoy spending time in the UK and with Kevin Mills Racing! I'll do my absolute best to put something together again for next year. Also have to say a big thanks to James Beckett who organises this event." Concluded Andrews.

DISAPPOINTING START TO WALTER HAYES TROPHY RETURN FOR ANDREWS

Australian Scott Andrews had a difficult return to the start of his 2016 Walter Hayes Trophy assault after being picked to be a favourite to win the largest Formula Ford race in the world.

Racing with top British Formula Ford team, Kevin Mills Racing, Scott was one of the quickest throughout testing in both wet & dry conditions, before suffering some mechanical issues during Saturday's qualifying & heat races.

"We were decent in the dry, but lacking some straight line handling which is one of those things with these motors. Sometimes you get them back and they need time to loosen up. In the wet though we were very fast and I was quickest in my session during testing." Andrews stated.

Andrews qualified 8th after having to drive around a sticking gear shifter, losing precious time every gear shift. The team quickly rectified the issue, fixing it for the heat race.
Scott quickly moved up to 5th in the heat race, but had to avoid an airborne car going through Brooklands unfortunately dropping way down the order. 
Poising himself for a 'comeback drive', Andrews set the fastest lap of the race making his way back to the lead group, before another gearbox issue halted his progress resulting in a DNF.

"It's unbelievable. A very rare thing to happen that I've only seen once before in my life" Kevin Mills team owner said about the gearbox selecting two gears at once.

Scott will start tomorrow's 'Progression' race from 20th, which he will need to place inside the top 6 to move into the 'Last Chance Qualifier', which he will need to finish 16th or better to seal a spot in the Semi Final.

ANDREWS EYES WALTER HAYES TROPHY RETURN

Australian single seater driver Scott Andrews will head to England next month to contest the prestigious Walter Hayes Trophy Formula Ford race.

The 26-year-old will team up with Kevin Mills Racing for his second appearance at the Silverstone event after scoring a podium on debut last year.

The Walter Hayes Trophy sees the world’s best Formula Ford drivers take part in a series of heats before a grand final held on the Silverstone national circuit from November 5-6.

Andrews recorded the fastest lap on his way to finishing third in the last year’s final.

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Having secured a late deal to drive a Kevin Mills Racing Spectrum 011, the 2015 United States F1600 champion is desperate to reward the British team with a victory.

“I’m excited about having another go,” said Andrews.

“It’s one of the most if not the most competitive Formula Ford races in the world.

“It was a last minute deal, I didn’t think I could do it, but everything worked out in the end and it looks like I’ll be running the same car I did last year for Kevin Mills Racing.

“Obviously third place and fastest lap in the final last year was great but I want to reward everyone by standing on the top step.

“The Walter Hayes Trophy is one of those races where it’s basically win it or bin it.

“There’s no championship on the line that rewards consistency or anything like that, it’s just make it to the final and go for it. Hopefully I’m in a position to fight for the lead on the last lap.”

ANDREWS DOMINATES FORMULA FORD RETURN IN AUS

Australian Scott Andrews made his return to Formula Ford at Winton Motor Raceway, Victoria, Australia.

The Formula Ford ace hadn't sat in an open wheel race car since the end of 2015, but the 26 year old from Torquay quickly got up to speed on the unfamiliar Yokohama tyre but very familiar Spectrum chassis, topping Friday practice.

"Luke Ellery from EME had contacted me on my return from the US regarding a drive in his F1600 car. I was very excited about the opportunity to work with Luke as he is a good friend, but also know he runs a very tight ship," Scott stated. "Plus I really enjoy driving Formula Fords. You have to be really on your game to get the most out of these cars."

Photo credit: Megan Andrews

Andrews qualified on the pole position ahead of championship leader Jake Hobbs, but had difficulty in the first of the three races finding himself involved in a crash with one of the faster Duratec-powered cars.

"It's disappointing because we just wanted to come here and showcase the performance and reliability of Luke's Spectrum 010, and now we have a car with 2 wheels on it. We should get it fixed for tomorrow but it's not ideal" Scott said.

On Sunday, Scott and team EME bounced back to record 2 race wins, 2 fastest laps and the overall round win.

"Today went much better than yesterday obviously and it feels great! The car was faultless and a big thanks goes out to Luke, John and the whole EME squad" concluded Andrews.

Photo credit: Megan Andrews