Caruso tops first enduro session of 2011

Caruso has set the pace in Practice 1

Caruso has set the pace in Practice 1

Michael Caruso has topped the opening practice session of the fifth event of the V8 Supercars Championship at Winton Motor Raceway.

In the first V8 Supercars practice session of the year that included co-drivers, the Fujitsu GRM driver pipped the field with a 1m22.7068s, edging out the #55 The Bottle O Racing Falcon of Paul Dumbrell.

James Moffat in the #18 Jim Beam Racing Falcon was third fastest ahead of David Reynolds (Stratco Racing Commodore) and Jack Perkins (Supercheap Auto Racing Commodore) – the first of the endurance drivers.

Garry Rogers Motorsport’s Marcus Marshall was sixth, from John McIntyre (SP Tools Racing), Todd Kelly (Jack Daniel’s Racing), Jason Richards (Team BOC) and Mark Skaife (TeamVodafone).

See the results from Practice 1 below

1 Fujitsu Racing GRM Michael Caruso Holden Commodore VE2 1:22.7068
2 The Bottle-O Racing Team Paul Dumbrell Ford Falcon FG 1:22.9580 0:00.2512
3 Jim Beam Racing James Moffat Ford Falcon FG 1:23.1102 0:00.4034
4 Stratco Racing David Reynolds Holden Commodore VE2 1:23.1695 0:00.4627
5 Supercheap Auto Racing R.Ingall/J.Perkins Holden Commodore VE2 1:23.3351 0:00.6283
6 Fujitsu Racing GRM Marcus Marshall Holden Commodore VE2 1:23.4422 0:00.7354
7 SP Tools Racing John McIntyre Ford Falcon FG 1:23.5753 0:00.8685
8 Jack Daniel’s Racing Todd Kelly Holden Commodore VE2 1:23.6034 0:00.8966
9 Team BOC Jason Richards Holden Commodore VE2 1:23.6668 0:00.9600
10 TeamVodafone Mark Skaife Holden Commodore VE2 1:23.6843 0:00.9775
11 Toll Holden Racing Team Nick Percat Holden Commodore VE2 1:23.8442 0:01.1374
12 VIP Petfoods S.Owen/P.Morris Holden Commodore VE2 1:23.8748 0:01.1680
13 Pepsi Max Crew Greg Murphy Holden Commodore VE2 1:23.9169 0:01.2101
14 Wilson Security Racing T.D’Alberto/D.Wood Ford Falcon FG 1:24.1513 0:01.4445
15 Jana Living Racing Andrew Jones Holden Commodore VE2 1:24.2208 0:01.5140
16 Mother Energy Racing Team Jonathon Webb Ford Falcon FG 1:24.3347 0:01.6279
17 Toll Holden Racing Team Cameron McConville Holden Commodore VE2 1:24.5246 0:01.8178
18 Jack Daniel’s Racing Owen Kelly Holden Commodore VE2 1:24.5284 0:01.8216
19 Lucky 7 Racing T.Slade/D.Gaunt Ford Falcon FG 1:24.5462 0:01.8394
20 Fair Dinkum Sheds Racing Karl Reindler Holden Commodore VE2 1:24.5821 0:01.8753
21 Gulf Western Oil Racing Nathan Pretty Holden Commodore VE2 1:24.8849 0:02.1781
22 Bundaberg Racing Craig Baird Holden Commodore VE2 1:24.9058 0:02.1990
23 Trading Post FPR Falcon Luke Youlden Ford Falcon FG 1:25.0612 0:02.3544
24 TeamVodafone Andrew Thompson Holden Commodore VE2 1:25.5844 0:02.8776
25 Orrcon Steel FPR Falcon Steven Richards Ford Falcon FG 1:25.6095 0:02.9027
26 Triple F Racing Michael Patrizi Ford Falcon FG 1:25.9860 0:03.2792

This weekend sees a V8 Supercars/Formula One double-header. See below for’s Race Guides for insight into all of the weekend’s action.

Comments are closed.