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Jacobson snares maiden Dunlop Series pole

Tom Howard

Saturday 5th March, 2016 - 9:55am

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Garry Jacobson will head a Prodrive front row lock out in the Dunlop Series

Garry Jacobson will head a Prodrive front row lock out in the Dunlop Series

Prodrive Racing’s Garry Jacobson claimed a career first Dunlop Series pole position for the second race of the season on the Adelaide streets.

The former Eggleston Motorsport driver topped the times with an impressive 1:21.6s effort which arrived in the dying moments of an interrupted 15 minute session.

Jacobson pipped his Prodrive team-mate Jack Le Brocq, who briefly held provisional pole, by 0.02s, while a late effort from Todd Hazelwood saw the South Australian secure third spot.

A flurry of times came in the final five minutes once the action resumed after Dan Day caused a stoppage when he came to halt on track.

Among those to improve was Garry Rogers Motorsport’s James Golding who claimed fourth ahead of the Brad Jones Racing duo of Andrew Jones and Macauley Jones.

Friday race winner Paul Dumbrell was the first of the older generation V8 Supercars in seventh, with the 2014 Dunlop Series winner sharing the fourth row of the grid with Josh Kean.

Kurt Kostecki, who led the session up until the red flag, was unable to improve leaving him in ninth.

The sister GRM entry of Richard Muscat completed the top 10.

Debutant Anton De Pasquale continued to impress ending the session in 13th position in front of experienced campaigner Steve Owen.

The final Dunlop Series race of the Clipsal 500 weekend is scheduled for 1220 local time.

Result: Dunlop Series Clipsal 500, Qualifying 2

1 Challenger Valve Racing Garry Jacobson Ford Falcon FG/X 1:21.6872
2 GoGetta Racing Jack Le Brocq Ford Falcon FG/X 1:21.7077 00.0205
3 iseek Communication / MSR Todd Hazelwood Holden Commodore VF 1:21.9226 00.2354
4 Wilson Security PAYCE GRM James Golding Holden Commodore VF 1:21.9750 00.2878
5 Alliance Truck Parts Racing Andrew Jones Holden Commodore VF 1:22.0021 00.3149
6 PAYCE Macauley Jones Holden Commodore VF 1:22.0579 00.3707
7 Eggleston Motorsport Paul Dumbrell Holden Commodore VE2 1:22.0811 00.3939
8 Wynns Racing Josh Kean Holden Commodore VF 1:22.1320 00.4448
9 Kostecki Brothers Racing Kurt Kostecki Holden Commodore VF 1:22.1690 00.4818
10 Wilson Security PAYCE GRM Richard Muscat Holden Commodore VF 1:22.4069 00.7197
11 DavBridge Constructions /MWM Shae Davies Ford Falcon FG 1:22.4629 00.7757
12 THR Developments / SA Racing Taz Douglas Holden Commodore VE2 1:22.6734 00.9862
13 Paul Morris Motrosports Anton de Pasquale Ford Falcon FG 1:22.8329 01.1457
14 Rob Roy Hotel Steve Owen Ford Falcon FG 1:22.8495 01.1623
15 Jack Link’s Racing / MWM Jesse Dixon Ford Falcon FG 1:23.0787 01.3915
16 Auto One / MSR Adam Marjoram Ford Falcon FG 1:23.6492 01.9620
17 Kostecki Brothers Racing Jake Kostecki Holden Commodore VF 1:23.6795 01.9923
18 Performance West Alex Rullo Holden Commodore VF 1:23.7418 02.0546
19 Dragon Motor Racing Chelsea Angelo Holden Commodore VE2 1:23.7761 02.0889
20 Eggleston Motorsport Liam McAdam Holden Commodore VE2 1:23.7796 02.0924
21 Team Caltex Renee Gracie Ford Falcon FG 1:24.0936 02.4064
22 Cavalier Homes Matthew Chahda Ford Falcon FG 1:24.4396 02.7524
23 Kilar Towing Equipment / STR Mathew Palmer Ford Falcon FG 1:24.9351 03.2479
24 Dreamland Bedding Dan Day Ford Falcon FG 1:25.1747 03.4875
25 Warrin Mining / Volvo CE Adam Wallis Holden Commodore VE2 1:25.2203 03.5331

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