Le Brocq leads warm up

  • Dunlop Super2 Series
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  • 08/10/2016
  • By Courtney Callow

The Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 is make or break for Jack Le Brocq in the Supercars Dunlop Series Championship, as he trails teammate Garry Jacobson by 67 points.

Le Brocq took the lead this morning’s warm up, proving his determination to take back control after losing his five-race winning streak at Sandown.

Le Brocq finished at the top of the timesheets this morning after a 15-minute warm-up session with a best lap time of 2min07.8456.

Prodrive racer Garry Jacobson secured ARMOR ALL Pole Position yesterday for this afternoons 250km race on the mountain.

Three-hundred points are on offer this afternoon in the mini enduro.

Jacobson settled for P5 in the short warm-up this morning, 0.7 seconds behind Le Brocq. The pair utilised their session to practice pit stops with the team.

Todd Hazelwood moved into P2 after the chequered flag, finishing his final lap just 0.6 seconds behind Le Brocq with a best lap time of 2.08.50.

Hazelwood has mixed it with the Prodrive pair this season, putting his best foot forward to trying to secure his first race win.

Paul Dumbrell entered pit lane with two minutes remaining in the session in P1, before Le Brocq and Hazelwood moved to the top. Dumbrell was P3 in warm-up, but will sit beside championship leader Garry Jacobson on the grid this afternoon after a quick qualifying lap yesterday.

Dumbrell is an experienced driver at Mount Panorama, performing double duties this weekend with six-time Supercars champion Jamie Whincup.

The two Jones boys at Brad Jones Racing finished inside the top ten. Golding and Muscat also finished in the top ten.

The team at Kostecki Brothers Racing worked hard last night repairing the #55 Holden Commodore after an off-track adventure at McPhillamy Park in yesterdays qualifying session.

Kurt Kostecki came back this morning to finish tenth in warm-up, 1.5 seconds behind the lead.

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The Dunlop Series Warm Up session was their last opportunity to tune their Supercars before the 250km race this afternoon.

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