Supercars: Wanneroo Saloon champion Grant Johnson relishes wet on way to win


Grant Johnson in purple VT Commodore won convincingly. Pictures: Barnsiesphotos
Grant Johnson in purple VT Commodore won convincingly. Pictures: Barnsiesphotos

WANNEROO five-time national Saloon Cars champion Grant Johnson relished the wet yesterday on his way to winning his category at the Supercars round at Barbagallo Raceway.

The national champion and two-times Australian V8 Utes title holder powered home in his VT Commodore in race 3 on the rain-affected track ahead of a win in race 4 at the end of the meeting.

“Very slippery conditions; conditions I love actually,” he told Community News.

WA driver Alex Rullo in full flight.

“You really have to drive really smooth.

Supercars winner Scott McLaughlin.

“I managed to get off the line reasonably well, led into the first corner and then gapped the field.”

Formula Fords.

Young local driver Alex Rullo impressed in the Super2 Series ahead of Ford driver Scott McLaughlin stealing the show in race 2 of the Supercars with a win from 19th on the grid.

American Bill Hyndes won the Stadium Trucks category.

In the Formula Fords, Peter Major won from Bryce Moore.

MORE: Police release CCTV footage of boys wanted over Cockburn Gateway shopping centre fire

MORE: Pole position: Mullaloo couple annoyed by streetlight in their driveway

MORE: Maddington girl pleads guilty to stealing car involved in Como crash