Wollongong's Cameron Walters has kicked off the 2019 Historic Formula Ford series with a dominant performance at Sydney Motorsport Park.
The experienced racecar driver blitzed his rivals in the opening round of the competition, claiming all three races to secure maximum points for the round and rocket to the top of the overall standings.
Walters said his Formula Ford experience and knowledge of the Eastern Creek racetrack played a major role in the success.
"It was a really great weekend," Walters said. "My training and experience were key, especially around Eastern Creek, I've been racing for just under 10 years now."
This year's series marks the 50th anniversary of Formula Ford racing, with a trip to Europe on offer for the overall series victor.
Walters, who is also a Wollongong councillor, has his eyes set on that prize, but with numerous experienced drivers returning to the classification to celebrate its 50th year, he recognsies he faces a stern test if he is to claim the series title.
"Considering it's the 50th year, a lot of people are coming out of the woodwork, we have some former Supercar drivers entering the competition, with a big prize up for grabs, two tickets to Europe.
"I just need to keep doing the same things, keep performing and keep up the results. We're one of the leading teams in Historic Formula Fords in Australia and that experience is key at national level."
Round two of the five-round series will be held at Morgan Park Raceway in Queensland next month.
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