Jacobson pips Rullo in Super2 Prac 2 at Symmons

Daniel Herrero

Friday 6th April, 2018 - 3:13pm

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Garry Jacobson and Alex Rullo finished one-two

Garry Jacobson has edged Alex Rullo as the MW Motorsport Altimas finished one-two-four in Friday practice for the Dunlop Super2 Series at Symmons Plains.

Jacobson got in two flyers just before a late red flag to move to the top of the timesheets ahead of Rullo, with Paul Dumbrell finishing third in the 40-minute session.

Practice 2 began in similar circumstances to Practice 1 with Dumbrell and Chris Pither trading top spot, before Adam Marjoram (#15 Image Racing VF Commodore) was the first to make his mark on a new set of tyres.

Marjoram held first position for approximately five minutes before Dean Fiore (#23 MW Motorsport Nissan Altima) emulated him in setting back-to-back fastest laps around 30 minutes in.

More cars began to take green tyres as the final 10 minutes played out with Rullo (#62 Nissan Altima), who had three earlier excursions in the grass at Turn 6, taking two flyers to usurp his team-mate.

Jacobson (#26 Nissan Altima) similarly went second and then first shortly after, taking over the Super2 practice record at Symmons Plains.

A red flag was shortly called for Macauley Jones’ (#14 Brad Jones Racing VF Commodore) off at the Hairpin, just as Dumbrell had re-entered the circuit with green tyres on the #88 Eggleston Motorsport VF Commodore.

However, he was first out of pit lane when the session restarted with just over a minute remaining and made the control line to start a timed lap mere seconds before the chequered flag started flying.

Dumbrell managed to break up the MWM trifecta by bumping Fiore to fourth, with Jake Kostecki (#56 Kostecki Brothers VF Commodore) fifth.

Marjoram ended up sixth, ahead of Bryce Fullwood, Brodie Kostecki, rookie Zane Goddard, and Shae Davies.

Practice 1 fast man Pither was 11th in the second session, though it is believed that he did not get a proper run on green tyres in the #44 Garry Rogers Motorsport VF Commodore.

Will Brown was also trapped by the red flag when he was waiting in pit lane with new rubber.

He had earlier missed a large chunk of the session as Eggleston Motorsport effected major set-up changes to the on the #38 VF Commodore in an attempt to get the car to turn better through the Hairpin

Super2 is next on track for the two, 10-minute qualifying sessions which will set the grid for Races 1 and 2 respectively tomorrow from 1215 local time /AEST.

Results: Practice 2

Pos Num Team/Sponsor Driver Car Fastest lap Split
1 26 MEGA Fuels / MWM Garry Jacobson Nissan Altima 0:51.9332R
2 62 Land Surveys / MWM Alex Rullo Nissan Altima 0:52.0158r 0:00.0826
3 88 Eggleston Motorsport Paul Dumbrell Holden Commodore VF 0:52.1275r 0:00.1943
4 23 Sitech-Trimble / MWM Dean Fiore Nissan Altima 0:52.1916 0:00.2584
5 56 Arcoplate Racing Jake Kostecki Holden Commodore VF 0:52.3470 0:00.4138
6 15 Auto One Racing Adam Marjoram Holden Commodore VF 0:52.3712 0:00.4380
7 16 Middy’s Electrical Bryce Fullwood Ford Falcon FG/X 0:52.3949 0:00.4617
8 57 Arcoplate Racing Brodie Kostecki Holden Commodore VF 0:52.4584 0:00.5252
9 8 BGD Architects Zane Goddard Holden Commodore VF 0:52.4746 0:00.5414
10 67 Paul Morris Motorsport Shae Davies Ford Falcon FG/X 0:52.5105 0:00.5773
11 44 Wilson Security PAYCE GRM Chris Pither Holden Commodore VF 0:52.5608 0:00.6276
12 38 Eggleston Motorsport William Brown Holden Commodore VF 0:52.7241 0:00.7909
13 18 Auto One Albury Matthew Chahda Holden Commodore VF 0:52.7867 0:00.8535
14 55 Arcoplate Racing Kurt Kostecki Holden Commodore VF 0:52.8116 0:00.8784
15 13 Green Unicorn Racing Tyler Greenbury Holden Commodore VF 0:52.8309 0:00.8977
16 49 Dynamic Supplies Jordan Boys Holden Commodore VF 0:52.8351 0:00.9019
17 5 Skye Sands Thomas Randle Ford Falcon FG/X 0:52.8357 0:00.9025
18 21 SCT Logistics Jack Smith Holden Commodore VF 0:52.8540 0:00.9208
19 54 Eggleston Motorsport Nathan Morcom Holden Commodore VF 0:53.0311 0:01.0979
20 14 Payce Macauley Jones Holden Commodore VF 0:53.1161 0:01.1829
21 63 Eggleston Motorsport Dominic Storey Holden Commodore VF 0:53.2249 0:01.2917
22 99 Wilson Security PAYCE GRM Mason Barbera Holden Commodore VF 0:53.2852 0:01.3520
23 10 Grove Hire Brenton Grove Holden Commodore VF 0:53.3388 0:01.4056

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