Paul Dumbrell has topped the time sheets in the first practice session for the Dunlop Super2 Series, pipping a late-charging Jack LeBroq to the top spot this morning.
The Super2 stalwart set a 1:23.0400s lap around the Adelaide Parklands circuit as the clock hit zero in this morning’s stanza, pipping LeBroq who had made his way to the top of the sheets in the final minute of the session.
Dumbrell had earlier held the fastest time for a large portion of the session in the #88 Eggleston Motorsport Holden VF, before Le Broq was able to temporarily snatch it away with a 1:23.0522s lap – after which he took the #28 GoGetta/MWM Nissan Altima to the pits while Dumbrell set to work setting his own fast lap.
Also turning heads in the final moments were Jack Kostecki who vaulted 14 positions with a 1m 23.577s lap, Richard Muscat (four spots), Shae Davies (six spots) and Macaulay Jones (nine spots) – all finding themselves in the top five at some point in the final laps.
Jones (1:23.4165s) and Davies (1:243.4178s) would finish the session third and fifth fastest respectively, ahead of defending champion Garry Jacobson (1:23.4550s) in the #1 McQuinn Electrical Prodrive Racing Ford Falcon FGX.
The Dunlop Super2 Series practice continues at 14:15 with a further 30 minute session.
RESULT: Dunlop Super2 Series Practice 1 – 2017 Clipsal 500, Adelaide
|1||Eggleston Motorsport||Paul Dumbrell||Holden Commodore VF||1:23.04|
|2||GoGetta Racing/ MWM||Jack Le Brocq||Nissan Altima||1:23.05||00.0122|
|3||PAYCE||Macauley Jones||Holden Commodore VF||1:23.41||00.3765|
|4||McQuinn Electrical||Garry Jacobson||Ford Falcon FG/X||1:23.45||00.4150|
|5||LOCO Energy Drink / MWM||Shae Davies||Nissan Altima||1:23.47||00.4318|
|6||Arcoplate Racing||Jake Kostecki||Holden Commodore VF||1:23.57||00.5374|
|7||Wilson Security PAYCE GRM||Richard Muscat||Holden Commodore VF||1:23.60||00.5694|
|8||Bigmate Racing||Todd Hazelwood||Holden Commodore VF||1:23.66||00.6215|
|9||Dragon Motor Racing||Jack Perkins||Holden Commodore VF||1:23.67||00.6369|
|10||Alliance Truck Parts||Andrew Jones||Holden Commodore VF||1:23.68||00.6465|
|11||Paul Morris Motorsports||Anton de Pasquale||Ford Falcon FG/X||1:23.71||00.6730|
|12||Middys Electrical / MWM||Bryce Fullwood||Ford Falcon FG||1:23.98||00.9410|
|13||Arcoplate Racing||Kurt Kostecki||Holden Commodore VF||1:24.15||01.1157|
|14||Wynns||Josh Kean||Ford Falcon FG/X||1:24.37||01.3388|
|15||Auto One Racing||Adam Marjoram||Holden Commodore VF||1:24.61||01.5736|
|16||Falcon Spares & Repairs||Matthew Chahda||Holden Commodore VF||1:24.71||01.6740|
|17||Wilson Security PAYCE GRM||Mason Barbera||Holden Commodore VF||1:24.95||01.9151|
|18||Eggleston Motorsport||Nathan Morcom||Holden Commodore VF||1:25.01||01.9705|
|19||Eggleston Motorsport||William Brown||Holden Commodore VF||1:25.01||01.9797|
|20||Sprint Cutting Racing||Brodie Kostecki||Ford Falcon FG||1:25.09||02.0588|
|21||Team Caltex||Renee Gracie||Holden Commodore VF||1:25.57||02.5325|
|22||SCT Logistics||Jack Smith||Holden Commodore VF||1:25.81||02.7774|
|23||STR Truck Bodies & Trailers||Matthew Palmer||Ford Falcon FG||1:27.33||04.2900|