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Hill earns maiden Carrera Cup pole at Hidden Valley

Saturday 15th June, 2019 - 1:16pm

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Cameron Hill has earnt his first ever Porsche PAYCE Carrera Cup Australia pole position, beating Michael Almond by two-tenths of a second at Hidden Valley Raceway.

Making his debut in the series last year, Hill led the timesheets in the closing stages of the 20-minute session, posting a 1:07.4406 on his final flying lap.

Sonic Motor Racing’s Almond followed in an impressive second place while David Wall qualified third, also two-tenths behind, for the opening race of the weekend.

Championship leader Dale Wood could only manage fourth after he topped both practice sessions on Friday. The 35-year old recorded a 1:07.7463 to finish fourth.

Veteran driver Warren Luff rounded out the top five positions, three-tenths off the pace.

The opening race of the weekend will be a round of the Enduro Cup championship run over 35 laps. It is scheduled to start at 1445 local time/1515 AEST.

Results: Porsche Carrera Cup Australia Qualifying

Pos Car Competitor/Team               Driver                  Vehicle            Fastest lap  Split
1 111 Seears Workwear Cameron Hill Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.4406
2  77 Sonic/Bob Jane T-Marts/PSA Aus Michael Almond Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.6668 0:00.2262
3  38 PAYCE David Wall Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.7049 0:00.2643
4 100 Sonic/Polyflor Dale Wood Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.7463 0:00.3057
5   7 MEGA/No Second Chance Warren Luff Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.7475 0:00.3069
6   8 Porsche Centre Melbourne Nick McBride Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.7597 0:00.3191
7  36 Lodge Brothers Cooper Murray Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.7905 0:00.3499
8   5 Sonic/Hosepower Thomas Maxwell Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.8725 0:00.4319
9 777 Sonic/Bob Jane T-Marts/SRG Jordan Love Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.8830 0:00.4424
10  20 Agas National Adrian Flack Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:07.9154 0:00.4748
11  34 Hyundai Forklifts Australia Duvashen Padayachee Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.0380 0:00.5974
12  12 O’Brien Electrical & Plumbing Steve Richards Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.0392 0:00.5986
13  19 Hallmark Homes Anthony Gilbertson Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.1535 0:00.7129
14  27 Wash It Liam Talbot Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.2545 0:00.8139
15  23 Lago Racing Roger Lago Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.2580 0:00.8174
16   6 Garage 1 Tim Miles Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.4596 0:01.0190
17  22 BMF Dean Cook Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.5054 0:01.0648
18  13 The Bend Motorsport Park/HTFU Sam Shahin Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:08.9121 0:01.4715
19 222 Scott Taylor Motorsport Scott Taylor Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 1:09.8239 0:02.3833

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