Shane van Gisbergen tops final practice in Darwin

Shane van Gisbergen with SBR team owner Ross Stone

Shane van Gisbergen with SBR team owner Ross Stone

New Zealander Shane van Gisbergen has topped the times in the final practice session ahead of the Skycity Triple Crown at Hidden Valley this weekend.

The SP Tools Falcon driver edged out Jonathon Webb, who had led the majority of the session in his V8 Nights-supported Tekno Autosports Commodore.

Van Gisbergen’s lap, set on his final flyer for the session, has given Ford fans some hope, with the rest of the day’s play dominated by Holdens.

CLICK HERE for the Practice 1 report.

CLICK HERE for the Practice 2 report.

CLICK HERE for the Practice 3 report.

Team BOC’s Jason Bright took third place for the session, ahead of Michael Caruso (Fujitsu Racing), Tony D’Alberto (Team Hiflex), Karl Reindler (Fair Dinkum Sheds Racing), Rick Kelly (Jack Daniel’s Racing), championship leader Will Davison (Trading Post FPR Racing), Fabian Coulthard (Lockwood Racing) and Lee Holdsworth (IRWIN Racing).

Qualifying, a top 10 shootout and Race 12 of the V8 Supercars Championship will be held tomorrow.

RESULTS: Practice 3 & 4 combined

1 SP Tools Racing Shane van Gisbergen Ford Falcon FG 1:09.5893
2 Tekno Autosports Jonathon Webb Holden Commodore VE2 +0.1218
3 Team BOC Jason Bright Holden Commodore VE2 +0.2307
4 Fujitsu Racing GRM Michael Caruso Holden Commodore VE2 +0.2459
5 Team Hiflex Tony D’Alberto Ford Falcon FG +0.2629
6 Fair Dinkum Sheds Racing Karl Reindler Holden Commodore VE2 +0.2677
7 Jack Daniel’s Racing Rick Kelly Holden Commodore VE2 +0.3262
8 Trading Post FPR Ford Will Davison Ford Falcon FG +0.3730
9 Lockwood Racing Fabian Coulthard Holden Commodore VE2 +0.3851
10 Irwin Racing Lee Holdsworth Ford Falcon FG +0.4194
11 TeamVodafone Craig Lowndes Holden Commodore VE2 +0.4205
12 Tekno Autosports Michael Patrizi Holden Commodore VE2 +0.4330
13 Orrcon Steel FPR Ford Mark Winterbottom Ford Falcon FG +0.4790
14 TeamVodafone Jamie Whincup Holden Commodore VE2 +0.5128
15 Holden Racing Team Garth Tander Holden Commodore VE2 +0.5887
16 Jack Daniel’s Racing Todd Kelly Holden Commodore VE2 +0.6428
17 Team Norton DJR James Moffat Ford Falcon FG +0.6754
18 The Bottle-O Racing Team David Reynolds Ford Falcon FG +0.7031
19 Holden Racing Team James Courtney Holden Commodore VE2 +0.7530
20 Supercheap Auto Racing Russell Ingall Holden Commodore VE2 +0.8876
21 Lucky 7 Racing Tim Slade Ford Falcon FG +0.9097
22 Fujitsu Racing GRM Alexandre Premat Holden Commodore VE2 +0.9411
23 Jim Beam Racing Steven Johnson Ford Falcon FG +0.9474
24 Jim Beam Racing Dean Fiore Ford Falcon FG +0.9498
25 VIP Petfoods Steve Owen Ford Falcon FG +1.0614
26 Pepsi Max Crew David Russell Holden Commodore VE2 +1.0714
27 Team iSelect Taz Douglas Holden Commodore VE2 +1.2393
28 Wilson Security Racing David Wall Holden Commodore VE2 +1.7017

See below for’s Skycity Triple Crown Race Guide

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