Jack Le Brocq has broken through to claim his first race win since the Castrol EDGE Townsville 400, after taking out Race One in Sydney as he chases Jacobson for the Supercars Dunlop Series title.
Le Brocq managed to maintain a consistent gap throughout the race, leading by 2.1 seconds over James Golding as he took the chequered flag.
The Prodrive racer has taken his sixth race win in the Dunlop Series championship to keep the title alive.
Garry Jacobson is now 127 points ahead of Le Brocq in the point standings, with 150 points up for grabs tomorrow in the final race of the season.
The Championship leader started in third position on the grid, but was off the pace, finishing race one in the top five.
Bryce Fullwood rocketed to the front of the pack in his Falcon, securing third and his best race finish for the season.
Todd Hazelwood is still fighting hard “to get the monkey of his back” for a race win, finishing fourth today. Hazelwood has one last shot tomorrow at a race win for his 2016 Dunlop Series campaign.
On lap five of the race, Chelsea Angelo caused a multi-car pileup and was given a pit lane penalty.
Kurt Kostecki’s had DNF after an overlap with GRM’s Richard Muscat with six laps remaining in the session.
“There was a bit of overlap there, blew left front tyre and all over from there really,” Kostecki said.
Kostecki noted he is confident his ex-triple eight commodore will be back on-track for qualifying tomorrow.
The Supercars Dunlop Series will be back on-track tomorrow in Sydney to qualify for race two at 11:00am.
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