Sydney based British racer, Sydney based British racer, Cam Walton enjoyed a competitive weekend at the brand new The Bend Motorsport Park in South Australia.
On equal footing for the first time in this years Toyota 86 Racing Series, Walton showed his potential early in the event topping both practice sessions in the lead up to qualifying. Relishing the challenge of a new track that nobody had prior experience on.
"The Bend is an awesome track and facility, and I loved driving the Toyota 86 round it," said Walton after the weekend.
"The way the car is so perfectly balanced means braking late, loading it up and dancing it around the corners. It was so much fun putting laps together, and driving it on the pedals around the fast stuff was so rewarding."
Walton qualified in sixth and showed plenty of pace adapting to the ever-changing circuit during the three races earning a podium finish in the second race. However, a race win did go begging after pushing the limits in an intense battle while...
Sydney based British racer, Cam Walton is looking forward to having a local connection when he races in the Toyota 86 Racing Series at The Bend Motorsport Park for the first time this weekend.
Even though British born and raised Walton decided to call Sydney home when he moved to Australia, he holds a strong family connection with South Australia, with many of his extended family based in and around Adelaide, where his mother grew up.
It'll be the first time since making the move to Australia that Walton will have a significant family presence to cheer him on, with both his South Australian and UK based family making the trip to support him this weekend.
"This is going to be a big event for me with family coming over from the UK and out from Adelaide to watch me race," said Walton.
"Having the support of family this time will make a big difference. Racing has always been such a family endeavour for me - ever since my first season in 2014. Just me and my dad travelling around the UK togethe...