EMS Clean Sweep at Round 5 of the Dunlop Series
EMS driver Paul Dumbrell has taken a clean sweep at Round 5 of the Dunlop Series at Queensland Raceway to take home both race wins, the round win and reclaim the championship lead.
EMS team mates Garry Jacobson and Ant Pedersen also had season best round results in 4th and 6th respectively after finishing 6th and 5th in Race 2.
Dumbrell climbed from 10th off the grid in the reverse top 10 race to cling on the back of his team mates to form a three car EMS freight train, a truly spectacular sight. After passing his team mates, Dumbrell set after Morris in 2nd and then the race and championship leader Ash Walsh. With only 3 laps remaining Dumbrell made a clean move at turn 3 and took over the race and the championship lead.
Jacobson slipped back a couple of places before regaining one spot to finish 6th, just 6 points shy of being on the podium for the round.
Pedersen had a strong run and was on the bumper of Paul Morris at race end, finishing a very strong 5th place.
In what was deemed a very successful weekend for the entire EMS team, we would be the only Holdens to finish in the top 10 in race 2 and had all three team cars finish race 2 and the round in the top 6.
Dumbrell is now back in the lead of the championship by a mere 4 points over Ash Walsh. Pedersen has moved to 7th position and Jacobson 8th, with only a handful points separating 3rd to 8th with two rounds of the championship remaining.
The next Round of the championship will be staged at the Bathurst 1000 which has recently been announced as a 25okm mini enduro race that will lead into the top 10 shoot out for the main series on Saturday afternoon. The race will feature a compulsory fuel and tyre stop.
If you missed the LIVE coverage of the Dunlop Series on the weekend you can catch all the highlights this Saturday on 7mate at 11-12pm.