V8SCOPS Georgia 250: Fortunate Filsell Finds First

In a tense and nervy opening encounter for the 2018 V8 Supercar Online Premier Series season opener, Trans Tasman Racing’s Jarrad Filsell took victory in an instant classic but would feel the back of the steward’s hand after a dicey move with TTL Esports’ Joshua Rogers.

The day of reckoning loomed for many a driver as the pre-qualification began last weekend. Over 120 drivers took to qualify at the fiddily and unpredictable Road Atlanta as times would tumble down from the Friday to the Sunday. The top forty drivers would be joined however by the winner of the second split race which proved to be a good race in its own right as Trick Simsport’s Ross Rizzo picked up the win after chasing down a three second gap to Performance Sim Sports driver Stuart Vaughan over the course of the 28 lap event.

This booked Rizzo into qualifying and one that put a lot of drivers into a panic. The track very quickly heated up thanks to the iRacing Dynamic Track System and times would be fleeting at best. Continue reading “V8SCOPS Georgia 250: Fortunate Filsell Finds First”

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