Steve Owen fastest in Queensland Practice 1

Friday 19th August, 2011 - 11:05am


Steve Owen

Steve Owen

VIP Petfoods Racing’s Steve Owen has set the fastest time in the opening practice session for the Coates Hire Ipswich 300.

Owen’s 1:10.80s best effort saw the former Fujitsu V8 Supercars Series winner 0.14s faster than fellow Queensland-based driver James Moffat.

Todd Kelly, Russell Ingall and David Reynolds rounded out the top five, while Mark Skaife was the fastest of the endurance co-drivers – taking Craig Lowndes’ TeamVodafone entry to sixth on the time sheets.

Twenty-four cars took part in the session, with Dale Wood, Michael Patrizi, Nick Percat, Andrew Jones, Luke Youlden, Greg Ritter, Craig Baird, Dean Canto, Marcus Marshall, Scott McLaughlin and Nathan Pretty all taking the opportunity to turn laps.

Practice 2 will take place at 12:20pm local time.

See below for the full Practice 1 result

1 VIP Petfoods Steve Owen Holden Commodore VE2 1:10.8061
2 Jim Beam Racing James Moffat Ford Falcon FG 1:10.9457 0:00.1396
3 Jack Daniel’s Racing Todd Kelly Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.0203 0:00.2142
4 Supercheap Auto Racing Russell Ingall Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.0439 0:00.2378
5 Stratco Racing David Reynolds Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.0797 0:00.2736
6 TeamVodafone Mark Skaife Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.1639 0:00.3578
7 Mother Energy Racing Jonathon Webb Ford Falcon FG 1:11.1984 0:00.3923
8 Pepsi Max Crew Greg Murphy Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.2564 0:00.4503
9 Jana Living Racing Jason Bargwanna Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.2645 0:00.4584
10 Lucky 7 Racing Daniel Gaunt Ford Falcon FG 1:11.3315 0:00.5254
11 Wilson Security Racing T.D’Alberto/D.Wood Ford Falcon FG 1:11.3368 0:00.5307
12 Triple F Racing D.Fiore/M.Patrizi Ford Falcon FG 1:11.5581 0:00.7520
13 Toll Holden Racing Team Nick Percat Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.6145 0:00.8084
14 Team Boc Andrew Jones Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.6189 0:00.8128
15 TeamVodafone Andrew Thompson Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.6777 0:00.8716
16 Toll Holden Racing Team James Courtney Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.7462 0:00.9401
17 Trading Post FPR Falcon Luke Youlden Ford Falcon FG 1:11.7516 0:00.9455
18 Fujitsu Racing GRM Greg Ritter Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.7644 0:00.9583
19 Bundaberg Racing Craig Baird Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.7928 0:00.9867
20 Fair Dinkum Sheds Karl Reindler Holden Commodore VE2 1:11.9645 0:01.1584
21 The Bottle-O Racing P.Dumbrell/D.Canto Ford Falcon FG 1:12.1701 0:01.3640
22 Fujitsu Racing GRM Marcus Marshall Holden Commodore VE2 1:12.2475 0:01.4414
23 SP Tools Racing Scott McLaughlin Ford Falcon FG 1:12.5767 0:01.7706
24 Gulf Western Oil Racing Nathan Pretty Holden Commodore VE2 1:12.6172 0:01.8111

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