McLaughlin fastest in opening Dunlop Series practice
Fujitsu Racing’s Scott McLaughlin has fired the first shot in the Dunlop Series at Winton Raceway, setting the fastest time in the opening practice session.
The former series leader set a 1:25.00s, edging out the Greg Murphy Racing Commodore of Geoff Emery.
Title leader Chaz Mostert was third fastest in his Ford Performance Racing Ford, ahead of Bob Jane T-Mart’s Rodney Jane and Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat.
Dale Wood was sixth, while Ash Walsh, competing in a latest specification Stone Brothers FG Falcon for the first time, was seventh but suffered from a broken front roll bar during the session.
Rounding out the top 10 was George Miedecke, Scott Pye and new Minda Motorsport driver Glen Wood, who impressed in his debut V8 session, finishing 10th overall.
Result: Dunlop Series Practice 1, Winton Motor Raceway
|1||Fujitsu Racing||Scott McLaughlin||Ford Falcon FG||1:25.0068|
|2||R&J Batteries/EarthEx Logistic||Geoff Emery||Holden Commodore VE||1:25.0324||0:00.0256|
|3||Ford Performance Racing||Chaz Mostert||Ford Falcon FG||1:25.0605||0:00.0537|
|4||Bob Jane T-Marts||Rodney Jane||Ford Falcon FG||1:25.1874||0:00.1806|
|5||Coates Hire Racing||Nick Percat||Holden Commodore VE2||1:25.5347||0:00.5279|
|6||GB Galvanizing/Wilson Tech||Dale Wood||Holden Commodore VE||1:25.5524||0:00.5456|
|7||Simpro Racing||Ashley Walsh||Ford Falcon FG||1:25.8229||0:00.8161|
|8||Bob Jane T-Marts/Sitech/Sonic||George Miedecke||Ford Falcon BF||1:25.8858||0:00.8790|
|9||Triple Eight Race Engineering||Scott Pye||Holden Commodore VE||1:26.0382||0:01.0314|
|10||Wolfchester / Bahco||Glen Wood||Holden Commodore VE2||1:26.2131||0:01.2063|
|11||MW Motorsport||Luke Youlden||Ford Falcon FG||1:26.3025||0:01.2957|
|12||Frauenfelder||Andrew Jones||Holden Commodore VE||1:26.7215||0:01.7147|
|13||GSS Mining Rentals||Marcus Zukanovic||Holden Commodore VE||1:27.2966||0:02.2898|
|14||Go Karts Go||Aaren Russell||Ford Falcon BF||1:27.3003||0:02.2935|
|15||Go Karts Go||Drew Russell||Ford Falcon BF||1:27.4009||0:02.3941|
|16||MW Motorsport||Elliot Barbour||Ford Falcon BF||1:27.5104||0:02.5036|
|17||Warrin Mining/Volvo Const Equi||Adam Wallis||Holden Commodore VE||1:27.8892||0:02.8824|
|18||Carrington Equipment Group||Michael Hector||Ford Falcon BF||1:29.0118||0:04.0050|
|19||Formula Tech/Interquip Racing||Brett Stewart||Holden Commodore VE||1:29.8120||0:04.8052|
|20||Pacific Hoists||Nandi Kiss||Holden Commodore VE||1:30.9132||0:05.9064|