Pither to the top in final practice

  • 01/05/2015
  • By V8 Supercars
  • Dunlop Super2 Series

Despite an electrical misfire in the first practice session, Ice Break Racing's Chris Pither has fired back to record the quickest time in Practice 2 at the UBET Perth SuperSprint.

The MW Motorsport Pilot failed to turna lap in the first session, but seemed to not have been disadvantaged, recording a57.827sec around the 2.42km circuit, followed by Prodrive Racing Australia's Cameron Waters.

The ENZED Racing driver was a narrow 0.0391secs off the pacesetter, leading Brad Jones Racing's Andrew Jones to the chequered flag.

Jack Le Brocq sat at the top of the time sheets for a large portion of the session before he was bumped by his MW Motorsport teammate Pither.

The Erebus Motorsport V8 co-driver managed to record the fourth quickest time, closely followed by Matt Stone Racing's Todd Hazelwood.

Paul Dumbrell - who was the quickest in first practice- fell off the circuit at turn one several times during the session, ending the last practice in sixth.

Shae Davies, James Golding, Simon Evans and Garry Jacobson rounded out the top ten.

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Paul Morris was 11th quickest, while PIRTEK Enduro Cup co-drivers Taz Douglas and Ant Pedersen were 13th and 15th respectively.

Youngest ever Dunlop Series driver Kurt Kostecki improved his result from the first qualifying session by two places, ending the session in 18th, while fellow young gun Bryce Fullwood finished in 24th position.

The 40-minute session was interrupted by the red flag after Macauley Jones entered the sand trap at turn seven, while the session ended under red flag conditions when Renee Gracie ventured off atturn one in the dying minutes.

Jones finished the session in 17th, while Gracie was the 21st fastest.

The Dunlop Series return to Barbagallo tomorrow for a 30-minute qualifying session at 11.55am, ahead of Race 1 at 2.25pm.

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