With rain threatening skies yet pleasant conditions a record-breaking 68 teams took to the track at Casey Fields in Cranbourne for the first round of the 2015 Victorian HPV Series. Many categories battled it tightly for their respective category titles throughout the duration of the 6-hour endurance trial.
Onto the results…
Junior Secondary Class
With a large field of fifteen entrants across the class, it was a closely run race between the top two teams with Miss Janey from Maiden Gully Primary School finishing on 137 laps, 5 laps ahead of second place getters Overtaker from Frankston Primary School. Third place went to Velocity from White Hills Primary School on 117 laps.
Middle Secondary Class
Emerald District Education Centre’s (EDEC), Gremlins Too finished on 120 laps and proved too strong for Introuble from Girton Grammar School finishing a close 4 laps behind in second place on 116 laps. Mt Eliza’s Munchkins finished on 106 laps taking out third place.
Senior Secondary Class
With constant leader changeovers throughout the race it was Intrepid from Girton Grammar School that finished on 138 laps, only one lap ahead of second place and previous 2014 series winners Fire Breathing Rubber Duckies from EDEC and third place getters Horton from Drouin Secondary College on 120 laps.
Open Secondary Class
Another constant battle throughout the trial but it was Perzeus from St Margaret’s and Berwick Grammar School that pulled away from Asphalt Melter from Woodleigh College who finished on 145 and 142 laps respectively. Third place went to Slippery Suzie from Crusoe College finishing on 129 laps.