Reynolds sets pace in wet first practice

David Reynolds

David Reynolds

David Reynolds has finished a wet first practice for the Trading Post Perth Challenge on top of the time sheets.

The Bottle-O Racing Falcon driver ended the first of two bottom 50 percent sessions 0.20s faster than Greg Murphy.

Murphy’s 1:03.78s effort was the fastest of the early laps before further rain slowed the field.

The Pepsi Max Commodore held the top spot until Reynolds set two successive quick times inside the final 10 minutes.

Russell Ingall was third fastest while Dean Fiore and James Courtney completed the top five.

The session ended when Taz Douglas beached his iSelect Commodore in the Turn 7 sand trap with two minutes remaining, bringing out the red flags.

The second bottom 50 percent session will kick-off at 1220 local time.

See below for the full Practice 1 times

1 The Bottle-O Racing Team David Reynolds Ford Falcon FG 1:03.5783
2 Pepsi Max Crew Greg Murphy Holden Commodore VE2 1:03.7798 0:00.2015
3 Supercheap Auto Racing Russell Ingall Holden Commodore VE2 1:03.9428 0:00.3645
4 Jim Beam Racing Dean Fiore Ford Falcon FG 1:04.0239 0:00.4456
5 Holden Racing Team James Courtney Holden Commodore VE2 1:04.2588 0:00.6805
6 Fujitsu Racing GRM Alexandre Premat Holden Commodore VE2 1:04.2910 0:00.7127
7 Team iSelect Taz Douglas Holden Commodore VE2 1:04.3989 0:00.8206
8 Team Norton DJR James Moffat Ford Falcon FG 1:04.4946 0:00.9163
9 Team BOC Jason Bright Holden Commodore VE2 1:04.7960 0:01.2177
10 Fair Dinkum Sheds Racing Karl Reindler Holden Commodore VE2 1:05.0664 0:01.4881
11 Tekno Autosports Michael Patrizi Holden Commodore VE2 1:05.1911 0:01.6128
12 Tony D’Alberto Racing Tony D’Alberto Ford Falcon FG 1:05.1987 0:01.6204
13 Wilson Security Racing David Wall Holden Commodore VE2 1:05.4204 0:01.8421
14 Tekno Autosports Jonathon Webb Holden Commodore VE2 1:05.7136 0:02.1353

See below for’s Trading Post Perth Challenge Race Guide

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