Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

RACE SALVAGED; Sarina Duo Waits 10 Years for Round Win

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

RACE SALVAGED; Sarina Duo Waits 10 Years for Round Win

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Byline: Madolyn Peters madolyn.peters@dailymercury.com.au

DID YOU KNOW

Luke Dair and his brother, Raymon, won the 2012 drags at the Australian Titles together in Mud Doctor.

MOTOR SPORT: Luke Dair's buggy, Mud Doctor, began to fail him in the final laps of the Mud Trials Series opening round in Walgett at the weekend.

His engine fans stopped working and one of his tyres began to blow.

He and he co-driver, Neil Wombold, didn't know whether to stop and get it changed or to finish the last two laps with the possibility of winning.

Dair had been gunning for a round win since he started racing almost a decade ago, so they kept going.

The ended up finishing the race with three tyres, one engine fan and in first place.

"It's been unreal, it was just failure after failure and it's finally done it," he said. …

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