Ranging from second the Garry Rogers Motorsport driver was medical on his strategy to a snug lights-to-flag win.
He stored sequence chief Joey Mawson at arm’s size your entire race, the hole hovering between one and two seconds earlier than Golding pulled away within the closing laps to a ultimate profitable margin of three.2s.
“It is an ideal begin to the weekend,” stated Golding.
“It has been actually tight with Joey, I knew the beginning was going to be essential. I bought off the road nicely and simply needed to handle it from there.
“It is slippery on the market, although. I needed to handle a bit if oil and grime in all places. It was about attempting to maintain the automobile as straight as potential.”
Whereas unable to run down Golding, second place nonetheless put Mawson nearer to sealing the Australian Drivers’ Championship.
He was three positions away from closest rival Thomas Randle, giving him a formidable 52-point lead with two races to go.
Luis Leeds completed the race a distant third after charging previous Tim Macrow and Nathan Herne.
The latter pushed Leeds to the top, the pair finally separated by lower than a second, with Randle and Macrow ending fifth and sixth.
The second race is at 12:35pm native time.
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