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Jordan Cox wins final race to secure Bathurst 400 crown

Jordan Cox won the third and final race of the weekend to claim the Bathurst 400 crown behind the wheel of his Alfa Romeo Giulietta TCR.

GRM driver Aaron Cameron started from pole position and headed the field into the first corner.

But his lead was not to be long lived as team-mate James Moffat made his way past into the lead on lap three.

Cox was hot on his heels and soon demoted Cameron to third.

The safety car was called into action on lap four as Hyundai driver Nathan Morcom hit the wall at the Dipper.

Moffat was able to pull up a gap to Cox as the race resumed, but Cox soon reeled the Peugeot driver in.

Disaster struck Moffat on lap 12 as he suffered a right-front puncture and had to pit, handing the lead to Cox.

Cameron piled the pressure on Cox for the remainder of the race, but was not able to get past.

Cox won the race six tenths of a second ahead of Cameron, while Michael Caruso made it a Garry Rogers Motorsport 1-2-3.

Jason Bargwanna finished fourth behind the wheel of his Peugeot 308TCR, with Luke King (Audi) and Zac Soutar (Honda) rounding off the top six.