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Wood sets pace in Carrera Cup practice

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Friday 14th June, 2019 - 7:07pm

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Dale Wood pic: Carrera Cup Australia

Series leader Dale Wood has topped practice for Round 4 of Porsche Payce Carrera Cup Australia at Hidden Valley, ahead of Sonic Motor Racing team-mate Jordan Love.

Wood’s 1:07.4912s in the latter stages of Practice 2 was two tenths faster than Love’s best, with a third Sonic driver in Michael Almond just under two more tenths off the pace in the session.

It was 2018 series winner David Wall (Wall Racing), however, who ended up third on the combined timesheets by virtue of his Practice 1 benchmark of 1:07.7691s.

Behind Almond for the day overall was Cameron Hill (Cameron Hill Racing) in fifth position, from Nick McBride (Porsche Centre Melbourne), Thomas Maxwell (Sonic), and Steven Richards (Steven Richards Motorsport).

Adrian Flack led the way in the Pro-Am in 10th outright (combined times), two spots ahead of Warren Luff (McElrea Racing), who was hamstrung by a differential problem in the first session.

Qualifying for the first of three races starts tomorrow at 1135 local time/1205 AEST.

Results: Combined Carrera Cup Australia Practice

Pos Car Competitor/Team               Driver                  Vehicle            Fastest lap Gap
1 100 Sonic/Polyflor Dale Wood Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.4912
2 777 Sonic/Bob Jane T-Marts/SRG Jordan Love Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.6947 0:00.2035
3  38 PAYCE David Wall Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.7691 0:00.2779
4  77 Sonic/Bob Jane T-Marts/PSA Aus Michael Almond Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.8498 0:00.3586
5 111 Seears Workwear Cameron Hill Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.8876 0:00.3964
6   8 Porsche Centre Melbourne Nick McBride Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.9888 0:00.4976
7   5 Sonic/Hosepower Thomas Maxwell Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.9930 0:00.5018
8  12 O’Brien Electrical & Plumbing Steve Richards Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.0980 0:00.6068
9  36 Lodge Brothers Cooper Murray Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.2121 0:00.7209
10  20 Agas National Adrian Flack Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.2158 0:00.7246
11  34 Hyundai Forklifts Australia Duvashen Padayachee Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.2831 0:00.7919
12   7 MEGA/No Second Chance Warren Luff Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.2868 0:00.7956
13  23 Lago Racing Roger Lago Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.3140 0:00.8228
14  22 BMF Dean Cook Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.4136 0:00.9224
15  19 Hallmark Homes Anthony Gilbertson Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.6388 0:01.1476
16   6 Garage 1 Tim Miles Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.6448 0:01.1536
17  13 The Bend Motorsport Park/HTFU Sam Shahin Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.7468 0:01.2556
18  27 Wash It Liam Talbot Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.8986 0:01.4074
19 222 Scott Taylor Motorsport Scott Taylor Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:10.5742 0:03.0830

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