Craig Baird fastest in Phillip Island practice

Craig Baird

Craig Baird

Porsche City Index Carrera Cup Australia championship leader Craig Baird has topped Friday’s practice at Phillip Island today.

Baird, who drove in the V8 Supercars co-driver sessions today for IRWIN Racing, was fastest in both practice Porsche sessions, ending the day with a best lap of 1:34.63s.

In the closing minutes of Practice 1, Baird jumped to the top of the timesheets as the times kept dropping. In Practice 2, Baird was untouched at the top and sat out for the last couple of minutes in the session.

Steven Richards ended today second fastest, setting his fastest time in the first session. Jonny Reid, Alex Davison and series returnee Matt Kingsley rounding out the top five.

Porsche City Index Carrera Cup Australia will hit the track tomorrow at 1150 for qualifying with Race 1 at 1500.

Races 2 and 3 will be held on Sunday.

Click below to read Speedcafe.com’s Phillip Island 300 Race Guide.

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