23 Dec 2016 — Javier Manzanares led every lap from first-place start to first-place finish for his first career victory and clinch the series championship in the Eastern Creek BMW E21 in the fourth and final round of the Swift Sport BMW E21 Sayonara series.
Manzanares drove all of 19 laps total leading Mark Carty after being engaged by him on the first lap. Manzanares controlled the race lead every lap from green flag to win.
The series championship was clinched this final round by Manzanares with his winning run. Manzanares took the victory in one of his four starts, leading 25 of 94 laps total.
The inaugural victory for Manzanares came on his fifth outing in the BMW 320i.
Swift Sport BMW E21 Sayonara series finished its season after four rounds spanning a little more than a week. A total of 40 drivers competed for points in the championship.
Javier Manzanares took the championship in a tight campaign over Ville Hartikainen, separated by just a couple grid spots in the end. Manzanares led 25 laps and took a single win in four races. Ville Hartikainen, Tommaso Pinter, Matias Perales, Mark Carty, Marcos Nunez, and Mike Dos Santos finished within a race of the title.