The first season was a big mental test going from the top of your game in one code to another code where you are like a fish out of water.
He proved himself well gaining higher results from each consecutive meeting ultimately finishing his first season 2nd overall and Rookie of the Year. The 2009 season in the same class should have been the one to win, and everything started off well with a pole position and Race 1 win.
Unfortunately getting caught in someone else’s Race 2 reverse grid crash, which destroyed the car and also ruined Race 3 was too big to come back from ultimately.
The championship results went right to the last race of the season, which made for exciting viewing, and he came away with a very well earned second place and picked up 6 race wins, 7 fastest laps, 4 pole positions and a new class lap record.