Stewards summary: Castrol Gold Coast 600

  • 22/10/2016
  • By CAMS
  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

Stewards Summary Update #3: FINAL issued Sunday 23rd October 2016 at 1615hrs.

Matters from Race 23:

The Stewards imposed the following penalties during the Race:

  • A PLP on Car #9, David Reynolds/Craig Baird, for a Driving Infringement (Careless Driving causing contact with Car #3, Andre Heimgartner/Aaron Russell at Turn 12 on Lap 24);
  • A 30 Teams Championship Points and $3,000 Fine on Racing Team (Aust) Pty Ltd, for a Pit Stop Infringement (failing to ensure Car #17 was completely free of all hoses before leaving its Pit Bay)

Matters from Top Ten Shoot Out:

There were no issues.

Matters from Qualifying (Race 23):

  • The Stewards imposed a fine of $350 on Car #15, Rick Kelly, for exceeding the Pit Lane speed limit at Pit Entry (45kph).

Stewards Summary Update #2: issued Saturday 22nd October 2016 at 1745hrs.

Matters from Race 22:

The Stewards imposed the following penalties during the Race:

  • A PLP on Car #19, Will Davison/Jonathan Webb, for a driving infringement at Turn 4 on
  • Lap 2 (Careless Driving - contact with #23 Michael Caruso/Dean Fiore);
  • A 10 second time penalty on Car #97, Shane van Gisbergen/Alex Premat, for a breach of the Safety Car re-start procedure (fail to maintain speed as directed);
  • A PLP on Car #14, Tim Slade/Ash Walsh, for a Pit Stop infringement (spin wheels during stop);
  • A PLP + a 10 Grid Spot penalty for Race 23 on Car #2, Garth Tander/Warren Luff, for a driving infringement on the main straight on Lap 95 (Reckless Driving contact with Car #12, Fabian Coulthard/Luke Youlden).

Matters from Qualifying (Race 22):

  • The Stewards imposed a 2 Grid Spot penalty for Race 22 on Car #7, Todd Kelly/Matt Campbell, for a driving infringement (blocking Car #22, James Courtney/Jack Perkins).

 

Stewards Summary Update #1: issued Saturday 22nd October 2016 at 0915hrs.

Matters from Competitors and Drivers Briefing;

There were no issues.

Matters from Practice – Part 3;

The Stewards imposed a fine of $500 on Car #97, Shane van Gisbergen, for exceeding the Pit Lane speed limit at Pit Entry (52kph).

The IO conducted investigations into the following incidents and determined that they did not warrant being referred to the Stewards:

- Contact between Car #3, Andre Heimgartner, and Car #12, Fabian Coulthard;

- Contact between Car #88, Jamie Whincup, and Car #222, Nick Percat.

Matters from Practice – Part 2;

There were no issues.

Matters from Practice – Part 1;

There were no issues.

Matters from Competitor’s Team Managers Briefing;
There were no issues.

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