Two 15-minute qualifying sessions will determine the grid for today's two 100km races at the SKYCITY Triple Crown. Can David Reynolds score pole again, will Red Bull Racing Australia score it's first ever ARMOR ALL Pole Position at Hidden Valley Raceway – or will it be a new face on the front row for the weekend?
Four minutes in to Qualifying 18 and Jonathon Webb records the first 1min09 lap. McLaughlin in sceond, with a 1min11.22.
Slade into second with a 1min10.3704. He was happy with his result yesterday – what can he get out of his Erebus Motorsport V8 today?
Teammate Holdsworth follows in third, with Fiore and McLaughlin in the top five, with seven minutes to go.
Whincup in sixth, Will Davison in 10th after a shocker yesterday. Race 17 pole sitter Reynolds in 14.
McLaughlin on a fast lap with four and a half minutes to go. One of only three cars on track at the moment.
Fujitsu GRM Commodores of McLaughlin and Premat in one and two with just over two mins to go. McLaughlin recorded a 1min08.9555, the only driver in the 08s.
Chaz Mostert into second, Lowndes on a flyer, and Tander on a personal best.
Whincup and Lowndes now one and two.
Courtney to the top with five seconds to go.
Courtney's last pole was Winton 2010.
And with the chequered flag out, it's Courtney, Winterbottom, Will Davison, Coulthard, Whincup, Slade, Webb, Reynolds, van Gisbergen, Lowndes.
Bright is in 11th, Tander 15th, Alex Davison 27th. First Nissan is Todd Kelly in 12th. Alternatively, Rick Kelly is in last, 28th position on the grid.