Ryal Harris fires to Sydney Olympic Park pole

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Friday 4th December, 2015 - 2:36pm

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Ryal Harris on his way to pole position at Sydney Olympic Park

Ryal Harris on his way to pole position at Sydney Olympic Park

Ryal Harris has taken his first pole position of the season in the East Coast Bullbars Australian V8 Utes finale at Sydney Olympic Park.

The series leader did his prospects of a third V8 Utes title no harm by setting the two fastest qualifying laps midway through the 20 minute session.

George Miedecke, his nearest challenger for the title, kept up the pressure by joining his Matt Stone Racing teammate on the front row, logging a time two tenths shy of Harris’ benchmark 1:44.37s.

Kris Walton will head up the second row alongside Peters Motorsport stablemate Ryan Hansford after leading early, while Sieders Racing teammates Rhys McNally and David Sieders continue the theme on the third row.

Adam Marjoram, currently third in the series, will start Race 1 from ninth after a harmless off near the halfway mark.

Result: V8 Utes Racing Series Qualifying

1 Ticketandtours.com.au Ryal Harris (QLD) Ford  FG 1:44.3727
2 iSeek Racing / Miedecke Motorgroup George Miedecke (NSW) Ford FG 1:44.5843 00.2116
3 Rentco Racing Kris Walton (QLD) Ford FG 1:44.7188 00.3461
4 Multispares Racing Ryan Hansford (QLD) Ford FG 1:44.7314 00.3587
5 Stratco Racing Rhys McNally (WA) Holden  VE 1:44.7505 00.3778
6 Mango Credit David Sieders (NSW) Holden  VE 1:44.8553 00.4826
7 Just Car Insurance / Kitten Craig Dontas (SA) Holden  VE 1:44.8963 00.5236
8 Burbank Racing Nathan Pretty (VIC) Holden  VE 1:44.9120 00.5393
9 Auto One / Erebus Motorsport Adam Marjoram (WA) Holden VE 1:45.0601 00.6874
10 RYCO 24-7 / RAM LOCKSMITHS Gerard McLeod (VIC) Holden  VE 1:45.1823 00.8096
11 JMG Racing Jeremy Gray (NSW) Ford FG 1:45.2260 00.8533
12 Jesus Racing Andrew Fisher (NSW) Ford FG 1:45.2323 00.8596
13 Copyworld Racing Michael Almond (SA) Holden  VE 1:45.3295 00.9568
14 Bob Jane T-Marts / Altenzo Per Kim Jane (VIC) Holden  VE 1:45.7796 01.4069
15 Team Kleen Racing / Kleen Grou Adam Beechey (TAS) Holden  VE 1:46.4827 02.1100
16 Slideways / Go Karting Australia Cam Wilson (QLD) Ford FG 1:46.5013 02.1286
17 Western General Body Works Danny Buzadzic (VIC) Ford FG 1:46.7878 02.4151
18 Matt Stone Racing Tyler Greenbury (QLD) Ford FG 1:46.8850 02.5123
19 Shamick Racing Leigh Nicolaou (VIC) Holden  VE 1:46.8968 02.5241
20 Nandi Kiss Racing Nandi Kiss (NSW) Holden VE 1:47.8628 03.4901
21 Cetnaj Electrical Supplies Peter Burnitt (QLD) Ford FG 1:48.1487 03.7760
22 Hi-Tec Oils Steve Hodges (NSW) Holden  VE 1:48.4533 04.0806
23 OAKLANDS BUILT Bruce Oaklands (NSW) Ford FG 1:49.8057 05.4330
24 Gulf Western Oil / Aussie Stop Richard Mork (NSW) Ford FG 1:50.0744 05.7017
25 Australian Conveyor Racing Noel Edge (SA) Ford  FG 1:50.1274 05.7547
26 Australian Auto Wreckers George Karadimas (VIC) Holden  VE 1:52.4739 08.1012