Stewards Summary: Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000

  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
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  • 08/10/2016
  • By CAMS

Stewards Summary Update #3: FINAL - issued 10th October 2016 at 1830hrs (AEST).

Matters from Race 21:

The Stewards imposed the following penalties during the Race:

  • A reposition upon Car #15, Rick Kelly/Russell Ingall, for a driving infringement (Careless Driving – causing contact with Car #111, Chris Pither/Richie Stanaway, at Turn 1 on Lap 10);
  • A 10 second time penalty on Car #15, Rick Kelly/Russell Ingall, at its next Pit Stop for failing to reposition as directed;
  • A 10 second time penalty on Car #4, Shae Davies/Chris van der Drift, at its next Pit Stop for failing to engage the pit lane speed limiter while in Pit Lane;
  • A PLP on Car #15, Rick Kelly/Russell Ingall, for a Pit Lane Infringement on Lap 92 (rotate wheels in pit stop);
  • A PLP on Car #888, Craig Lowndes/Steven Richards, for a breach of the Safety Car Re-start procedures on Lap 94 (fail to traverse pit lane when 2 or more laps down at restart);
  • A PLP on Car #23, Michael Caruso/Dean Fiore, for a Pit Lane Infringement on Lap 114 (fail to give way to a Car already wholly in the fast lane);
  • A PLP on Car #22, James Courtney/Jack Perkins, for a Driving Infringement (driving excessively slowly under Safety Car conditions);
  • A 15 second time penalty on Car #88, Jamie Whincup/Paul Dumbrell, for Careless Driving (causing contact with Car #33, Scott McLaughlin/David Wall, at Turn 21 on Lap 150);
  • A PLP on Car #4, Shae Davies/Chris van der Drift, for a breach of the Safety Car Re-start procedures on Lap 156 (fail to traverse pit lane when 2 or more laps down at restart).

After the Race, the Stewards received a Notice of Intention to Appeal and the appropriate appeal fee from Triple Eight Race Engineering Pty Ltd in relation to the 15 second time penalty imposed during the Race on Car #88, Jamie Whincup/Paul Dumbrell.

Following an investigation and an admission by Car #33, Scott McLaughlin/David Wall, of Careless Driving (unsafe re-entry to the circuit at Turn 22 on Lap 150), the Stewards imposed the penalty of the loss of 25 Championship Points on Car #33, Scott McLaughlin/David Wall.

Following an investigation and an admission by Car #22, James Courtney/Jack Perkins, of Careless Driving (causing contact with Car #7, Todd Kelly/Matt Campbell, at Turn 21 on Lap 158), the Stewards imposed the penalty of the loss of 25 Championship Points on Car #22, James Courtney/Jack Perkins.

Following an investigation and an admission by Car #88, Jamie Whincup that he failed to obey the direction of an official (to wear his race suit for pre-race activities), the Stewards imposed a fine of $500 on Jamie Whincup.

Matters from Warm up:

There were no issues.

Stewards Summary Update #2: issued Saturday 8th October 2016 at 1900hrs.

Matters from Top Ten:
There were no issues.

Matters from Practice 6:
Following an investigation and an admission of a breach of Rule D12.8.9 (rotating wheels during a pit stop) by Car #360, Simona De Silvestro, the Stewards imposed a fine of $1000 on Simona De Silvestro.

Following an investigation and an admission of a breach of Rule D12.8.9 (rotating wheels during a pit stop) by Car # 6, Jack Le Brocq, the Stewards imposed a fine of $1000 on Jack Le Brocq.

Matters from Qualifying:

The IO conducted an investigation into a complaint by Car #1 that Car #8 blocked it during the session and he determined the incident did not warrant being referred to the Stewards.

Stewards Summary Update #1: issued Saturday 8th October 2016 at 0800hrs.

Matters from Qualifying:
There were no issues.

Matters from Practice:
There were no issues.

Following an investigation and an admission by Harvey Norman Supergirls that they failed to take part in the Transporter Parade as required in the promotional schedule (Supplementary Regulation 5.6) the Stewards imposed a fine of $5000, wholly suspended until 31 December 2016.

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