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  • Writer's pictureLarry Blair

"A Stunning Debut: Michael DeWalt Shines at Watkins Glen"



In the realm of sim racing, moments of brilliance are often etched into the annals of history. On August 13, 2023, Michael DeWalt carved his name into that history with an awe-inspiring debut performance at Watkins Glen. The SRU Cup Series community bore witness to a newcomer's remarkable skill and determination on the virtual track.

DeWalt's career statistics may encompass a sole race, but the impact of that race cannot be overstated. From his impressive average start position of 3.00, it was evident that he had positioned himself expertly on the grid, setting the stage for a race that would leave spectators in awe.

However, it was DeWalt's finish that truly showcased his prowess. With an astonishing average finish of 2.00, he demonstrated an unparalleled ability to navigate the twists and turns of Watkins Glen with precision and finesse. This feat alone would have marked his debut as exceptional, yet he went even further, securing a Top 5 finish that left a lasting impression.

Amidst the challenges of his debut race, DeWalt's resolve stood unshaken. Completing 41 laps with unwavering determination, he showcased his commitment to the race and to his potential as a formidable contender in the SRU Cup Series.

While his debut may have been brief, it was impactful. Michael DeWalt's performance at Watkins Glen radiated promise, determination, and a level of skill that belies his newcomer status. As the sim racing world eagerly anticipates his future endeavors, one thing is certain: DeWalt's debut was not just a race—it was a resounding statement of his arrival on the virtual racing scene.

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