The third round of the Rodin Cars Super GT series was held at Hampton Downs with drivers managing the mixed conditions through the final two races of the weekend.
Sunday morning saw the drivers head out for a 30-minute race, with a heavy downpour of rain hitting the track as the drivers were preparing for the race start.
Despite the tough conditions Connor Adam emerged as the overall and Porshe race winner with Nigel Cromie taking the GT4 win.
Martin Dippie and Paul Kelly rounded out the Porsche podium with Kris Bostock and Rob Steele finishing fourth and fifth respectively.
Shane Helms finished second in the GT4 class behind Cromie, while Grant Aitken crossed the finish line third. Brent Forman in fourth and Heremana Malmezac in fifth rounding out the top five.
Sunday afternoon’s one-hour endurance race saw drivers heading out on a dry track, with Kelly and Bostock starting from the front row of the grid.
Kelly moved into the lead of the race ahead of Bostock, the pair exchanging fastest lap times.
Further back in the pack teammates Allan Sargeant and Helms made light contact.
The pit window opened on lap 19 with Adam pitting leaving Kelly out on track building his lead. Kelly would make his pit stop on lap 24 giving the lead to Paul Southam who pitted a lap later handing the car over to Rob Steele.
As the rest of the feild made their pit stops Connor Adam emerged in the lead of the race looking for his third win of the weekend.
However, the International Motorsport driver stopped on the exit of the hairpin with what was revealed as a half shaft failure. With Adam stopped on track the safety car was brought out, compressing the field.
Steele lead the field to the restart, Kelly saw an opportunity to make a move on the restart, crossing the pit entry blend line while doing so, catching the attention of the race officials.
Kelly would cross the finish line in the lead with Steele in second, Bostock third.
However, Kelly received a 10-second post-race penalty dropping him to a third-place finish, moving the Steele/Southam entry to first.
In the GT4 field, Cromie took the class win ahead of Brent Forman, and David Cremer who would round out the GT4 podium.
Stephen Harrison would cross the line fourth, with Jono McFarlane in fifth.
After the first three rounds of the championship, Martin Dippie leads the Porsche class ahead of Rob Steele. While in GT4, Nigel Cromie leads the points from Stephen Harrison.
The fourth and final round of the Rodin Cars Super GT Series is scheduled for March 26-27 at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park.