Lap by Lap: Qualifying, Perth

  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
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  • 04/05/2013
  • By V8 Supercars

Qualifying kicks off at 12.05pm local Perth time. Who will be on the front row for the afternoon's 60/60 Super Sprint race at Barbagallo Raceway? 

Three Nissans dial in the top times, for Whincup to jump ahead. Whincup, Rick Kelly, Engel, Holdsworth, KD'Alberto quick early. 

Moffat jumps into the top five with a 56.4080sec.

Lowndes the first into the 55s and into top spot with a 55.7658sec.

Seven minutes in and it's Lowndes, Alex Davison, Fiore, Whincup, Pye, Todd Kelly, Rick Kelly, Ingall, Moffat, Engel. Top 10. 

Winterbottom was 25 in the times, but jumps to the top with a 55.7204sec nine minutes into the session. 

Changes at the top – now we have Winterbottom, Lowndes, Coulthard, Bright, Reynolds, Courtney, Premat, Van Gisbergen, Alex Davison, Fiore. 

Fiore's best qualifying effort on his home track was p11. can he make it into the ten today? 

Plenty of cars in pit lane – new tyres for the second part of Qualifying. Seven mins left. 

Tander is last in the times. What will he pull out in this last part of the session? Less than six mins to go. Will Davison on a quick lap. 

Davison from 22nd to third and is the only car on track. 

Plenty of cars filing out of pit lane – four minutes to go to put in a quick time. 

Caruso now heading out for his first laps. 

David Wall flies over the last corner, into the sand and red flag is out - no one will have this lap recorded. Alex Davison currently quickest, leading Winterbottom, Lowndes, Will Davison, Coulthard. Two mins to go!

Tander in 27, Caruso in 28 and has no lap recorded. 

Whincup in for a green set of tyres.

Damage to the front of Courtney's car - still in pit lane in ninth with one min to go. 

Cars out on track. Loss of time for car 21 and no further part in session – Wall. 

Whincup to top with 10 secs to go. It's Whincup, Bright, Coulthard, Lowndes, Alex Davison. 

22 (Courtney) 21, 66 under investigation for incident at Turn Seven. 

Whincup, Bright, Coulthard, Lowndes, Alex Davison, Winterbottom, Premat, Will Davison, Engel, Mostert make up the top 10. 

Van Gisbergen 11, McLaughlin 12, Holdsworth 14, Webb 18, Tander 19, Fiore 21. 

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