Dumbrell snares first Super2 pole of 2017

  • Dunlop Super2 Series
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  • 03/03/2017
  • By Courtney Callow

Paul Dumbrell has taken out the first Dunlop Super2 ARMOR ALL Pole Award of the year at the Clipsal 500.

The Eggleston veteran went straight to the top of the times on the second lap of the session, recording a 1.21.8356s.

Jack Le Brocq also proved to be on the pace, claiming P2 on the streets of Adelaide in his Nissan Altima.

Young gun Kurt Kostecki joined the Super2 front runners by securing an impressive P3 in this afternoon’s session, just 0.4740s behind Le Brocq.

Defending champion Garry Jacobson is not giving up hope, starting on the second row alongside Kostecki for the first race of the season.

Local driver Todd Hazelwood finished qualifying in fifth place ahead of the second Nissan of Shae Davies.

With eight minutes remaining in the session Dunlop Super2 rookie Brodie Kostecki swiped the right rear of his FG Falcon at Turn 11 and pinballed to the other side of the circuit causing a red flag. 

Shortly after a green flag was issued, Will Brown lost his right rear tyre in an incident similar to Renee Gracie on Thursday.

Eggleston team-mate Nathan Morcom caused a second red flag with just three minutes remaining after hitting the tyres at Turn 4.

Qualifying did not continue after the incident.

Brodie Kostecki and Morcom will start on the back row for Race One this afternoon.   

The Dunlop Super2 Series will be back on-track this afternoon for Race 1 at 4:25pm local time.

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