Provisional pole for Lowndes as leaders struggle

Craig Lowndes at Symmons Plains

Craig Lowndes at Symmons Plains

Craig Lowndes has taken provisional pole for Race 21 of the V8 Supercars Championship Series at Symmons Plains Raceway in Tasmania today.

After topping yesterday’s practice session, the TeamVodafone driver topped the provisional session, while his two title rivals will start outside the top 10.

Jamie Whincup (TeamVodafone) and James Courtney (Jim Beam Racing) will start Race 21 from 11th and 12th respectively.

Mark Winterbottom (Orrcon Steel FPR) finished the session second ahead of Garth Tander (Toll HRT), Lee Holdsworth (Fujitsu/GRM) and Paul Dumbrell (The Bottle-O Racing).

The other cars to compete in the top 10 shootout will be Jason Bright (Trading Post Racing), Steve Richards (Dunlop Super Dealers), Russell Ingall (Supercheap Auto Racing), Michael Caruso (Fujitsu/GRM) and Greg Murphy (Castrol EDGE Racing).

The top 10 shootout will be held at 12.20pm.

1 888 Craig Lowndes Holden Commodore VE 0:51.8501*
2 5 Mark Winterbottom Ford Falcon FG 0:51.8531
3 2 Garth Tander Holden Commodore VE 0:51.9025
4 33 Lee Holdsworth Holden Commodore VE 0:51.9179
5 55 Paul Dumbrell Ford Falcon FG 0:51.9319
6 14 Jason Bright Holden Commodore VE 0:51.9541
7 6 Steven Richards Ford Falcon FG 0:52.0259
8 39 Russell Ingall Holden Commodore VE 0:52.0508
9 34 Michael Caruso Holden Commodore VE 0:52.0610
10 51 Greg Murphy Holden Commodore VE 0:52.0728
11 1 Jamie Whincup Holden Commodore VE 0:52.0744
12 18 James Courtney Ford Falcon FG 0:52.0892
13 24 Fabian Coulthard Holden Commodore VE 0:52.1014
14 9 Shane Van Gisbergen Ford Falcon FG 0:52.1117
15 12 Dean Fiore Ford Falcon FG 0:52.1213
16 8 Jason Richards Holden Commodore VE 0:52.1493
17 15 Rick Kelly Holden Commodore VE 0:52.1626
18 22 Will Davison Holden Commodore VE 0:52.1660
19 17 Steven Johnson Ford Falcon FG 0:52.1677
20 7 Todd Kelly Holden Commodore VE 0:52.2258
21 19 Jonathon Webb Ford Falcon FG 0:52.2395
22 21 Karl Reindler Holden Commodore VE 0:52.2509
23 3 Tony D’Alberto Holden Commodore VE 0:52.2718
24 11 Jason Bargwanna Holden Commodore VE 0:52.2990
25 4 Alex Davison Ford Falcon FG 0:52.3194
26 47 Tim Slade Ford Falcon FG 0:52.3763
27 30 Warren Luff Holden Commodore VE 0:52.4583
28 10 Andrew Thompson Holden Commodore VE 0:52.5111
29 16 Tony Ricciardello Holden Commodore VE 0:53.0008

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