Steve Owen fastest in Townsville Practice 3

Friday 8th July, 2011 - 1:33pm


Steve Owen was fastest in Practice 3

Steve Owen was fastest in Practice 3

VIP Petfoods Racing’s Steve Owen has set the fastest time in the first ‘all-in’ practice session for the Sucrogen Townsville 400.

Owen set a best time of 1:13.66s halfway through the session – eventually ending the 30 minutes 0.19s clear of TeamVodafone’s Jamie Whincup.

A late effort put Garth Tander (Toll HRT) third, ahead of Greg Murphy (Pepsi Max Crew), Mark Winterbottom (Orrcon Steel FPR), Paul Dumbrell (The Bottle-O Racing), Russell Ingall (Supercheap Auto Racing), Steven Johnson (Jim Beam Racing), Will Davison (Trading Post FPR) and Tony D’Alberto (Wilson Security Racing).

The red flag appeared just five minutes into the session when Warren Luff’s Gulf Western Oil Commodore stopped on the circuit.

The day’s final practice session will kick off at 14:35 local time.

See below for the full Practice 3 result

1 VIP Petfoods Steve Owen Holden Commodore VE2 1:13.6576
2 TeamVodafone Jamie Whincup Holden Commodore VE2 1:13.8460 0:00.1884
3 Toll Holden Racing Team Garth Tander Holden Commodore VE2 1:13.9019 0:00.2443
4 Pepsi Max Crew Greg Murphy Holden Commodore VE2 1:13.9207 0:00.2631
5 Orrcon Steel FPR Falcon Mark Winterbottom Ford Falcon FG 1:13.9660 0:00.3084
6 The Bottle-O Racing Team Paul Dumbrell Ford Falcon FG 1:13.9878 0:00.3302
7 Supercheap Auto Racing Russell Ingall Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.0045 0:00.3469
8 Jim Beam Racing Steven Johnson Ford Falcon FG 1:14.0205 0:00.3629
9 Trading Post FPR Falcon Will Davison Ford Falcon FG 1:14.0384 0:00.3808
10 Wilson Security Racing Tony D’Alberto Ford Falcon FG 1:14.0855 0:00.4279
11 Jana Living Racing Jason Bargwanna Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.1397 0:00.4821
12 TeamVodafone Craig Lowndes Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.2236 0:00.5660
13 Fujitsu Racing GRM Lee Holdsworth Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.2360 0:00.5784
14 Lucky 7 Racing Tim Slade Ford Falcon FG 1:14.2421 0:00.5845
15 Toll Holden Racing Team James Courtney Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.3033 0:00.6457
16 Jack Daniel’s Racing Rick Kelly Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.3330 0:00.6754
17 Stratco Racing David Reynolds Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.3500 0:00.6924
18 Mother Energy Racing Team Jonathon Webb Ford Falcon FG 1:14.4149 0:00.7573
19 Gulf Western Oil Racing Warren Luff Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.4980 0:00.8404
20 Jack Daniel’s Racing Todd Kelly Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.5670 0:00.9094
21 Team Boc Jason Bright Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.5773 0:00.9197
22 Fujitsu Racing GRM Michael Caruso Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.6135 0:00.9559
23 Bundaberg Racing Fabian Coulthard Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.6312 0:00.9736
24 SP Tools Racing Shane Van Gisbergen Ford Falcon FG 1:14.6844 0:01.0268
25 Fair Dinkum Sheds Racing Karl Reindler Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.8271 0:01.1695
26 Irwin Racing Alex Davison Ford Falcon FG 1:14.9483 0:01.2907
27 R and T Pumps Dean Fiore Ford Falcon FG 1:14.9559 0:01.2983
28 Jim Beam Racing James Moffat Ford Falcon FG 1:15.1561 0:01.4985

CLICK HERE for’s Practice 1 report

CLICK HERE for’s Practice 2 report

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