Steven Johnson leads DJR 1-2-3 in Practice 2

Steven Johnson's Jim Beam Racing Falcon

Steven Johnson’s Jim Beam Racing Falcon

Steven Johnson has led a trio of Dick Johnson Racing Falcons at the top of the order in Practice 2 for the V8 Supercars at the Sucrogen Townsville 400.

The second session to be run for the endurance co-drivers and bottom 50 percent of the championship saw Johnson lap in a best of 1:14.19s.

Johnson traded fastest times with Owen in the middle of the session, with the VIP Petfood Falcon driver’s quickest effort proving just 0.03s slower.

James Moffat, Paul Dumbrell and Cameron McConville rounded out the top five.

A single red flag for debris proved the only stoppage during the 30 minutes.

Jacques Villeneuve was again slowest of the 28 cars, but managed to chip almost a full second from his morning best to end up just 2.64s from the pace.

Nick Percat was just one place further up the order in Garth Tander’s Holden Racing Team Commodore having completed just four laps. The Dunlop Series regular flat-spotted his set of pre-marked soft tyres with a lock-up at Turn 2 during the early minutes of the session.

All 28 regular championship drivers will take part in Practice 3, set to kick-off at 1255 local time.

See below for the full Practice 2 result

1 Jim Beam Racing Steven Johnson Ford Falcon FG 1:14.1940
2 VIP Petfoods Steve Owen Ford Falcon FG 1:14.2279 0:00.0339
3 Team Norton DJR James Moffat Ford Falcon FG 1:14.3205 0:00.1265
4 TeamVodafone Paul Dumbrell Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.6384 0:00.4444
5 Holden Racing Team Cameron McConville Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.6417 0:00.4477
6 Jim Beam Racing Dean Fiore Ford Falcon FG 1:14.7481 0:00.5541
7 TeamVodafone Warren Luff Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.7608 0:00.5668
8 Irwin Racing Craig Baird Ford Falcon FG 1:14.9629 0:00.7689
9 Orrcon Steel FPR Ford Steven Richards Ford Falcon FG 1:14.9865 0:00.7925
10 Tekno Autosports Jonathon Webb Holden Commodore VE2 1:14.9974 0:00.8034
11 Jack Daniel’s Racing Rick Kelly Holden Commodore VE2 1:15.0672 0:00.8732
12 Tekno Autosports Michael Patrizi Holden Commodore VE2 1:15.0946 0:00.9006
13 Trading Post FPR Ford John McIntyre Ford Falcon FG 1:15.1449 0:00.9509
14 Supercheap Auto Racing R.Ingall/C.Klien Holden Commodore VE2 1:15.2831 0:01.0891
15 Wilson Security Racing David Wall Holden Commodore VE2 1:15.3180 0:01.1240
16 Jack Daniel’s Racing Tim Blanchard Holden Commodore VE2 1:15.3242 0:01.1302
17 The Bottle-O Racing Team Dean Canto Ford Falcon FG 1:15.4957 0:01.3017
18 Fujitsu Racing GRM Alexandre Premat Holden Commodore VE2 1:15.5013 0:01.3073
19 Lockwood Racing David Besnard Holden Commodore VE2 1:15.5412 0:01.3472
20 Lucky 7 Racing Andrew Thompson Ford Falcon FG 1:15.6584 0:01.4644
21 Team iSelect T.Douglas/S.Pye Holden Commodore VE2 1:15.6614 0:01.4674
22 Fair Dinkum Sheds Racing K.Reindler/D.Gaunt Holden Commodore VE2 1:15.7026 0:01.5086
23 SP Tools Racing Luke Youlden Ford Falcon FG 1:15.7122 0:01.5182
24 Team Hiflex Dale Wood Ford Falcon FG 1:15.8805 0:01.6865
25 Team BOC Andrew Jones Holden Commodore VE2 1:15.9098 0:01.7158
26 Fujitsu Racing GRM Greg Ritter Holden Commodore VE2 1:15.9391 0:01.7451
27 Holden Racing Team Nick Percat Holden Commodore VE2 1:16.6855 0:02.4915
28 Pepsi Max Crew Jaques Villeneuve Holden Commodore VE2 1:16.8314 0:02.6374

See below for Speedcafe.com’s Sucrogen Townsville 400 Race Guide

See below for Speedcafe.com’s Race Guide for the British Grand Prix, which is also taking place this weekend

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