After a great weekend of racing against some of the top drivers in the UK, Rhys went into the final with lots of hope. Needing to finish in the top 5 after winning Saturdays final and the last heat prior to Sundays final. He drove way above his years and came over the finish line in third to be crowned Southern Champion 2018. To go with the nice trophy Rhys will now race the rest of the season with the coveted SC plate. Team Principal Steve Bell added "after the progress Rhys made in 2017, we were all hopeful he could carry that into 2018. Today shows how far he has come and he is now showing what a talented driver he is"