LATEST:

Kurt Kostecki leads way in Super2 Practice 1 at QR

Daniel Herrero

Friday 26th July, 2019 - 11:00am

Share:

Kurt Kostecki

Kurt Kostecki was comfortably quickest in Practice 1 for Round 4 of the Dunlop Super2 Series at Queensland Raceway.

Kostecki placed his #55 Triple Eight VF Commodore at the head of the order after the first timed laps and remained there for the duration of the 40-minute session which was run in overcast conditions.

He finished almost half a second faster than second placed Ash Walsh, although the top 12 as a whole were within a second of each other.

Kurt Kostecki started off with a 1:11.6323s and was down to a 1:10.7531s by the conclusion of his first run.

He improved twice during his second run to a 1:10.3399s with just under 15 minutes remaining, which stood up the benchmark.

Walsh was slow initially, in terms of lap speed and accumulation of laps, before clocking a 1:10.8204s in his third run in the #35 Matt Stone Racing VF Commodore.

Will Brown was ultimately less than four hundredths of a second slower in the #38 Eggleston Motorsport VF Commodore, while Jack Smith was one of few to find time in the final runs as he consolidated fourth with a 1:10.8731s in the #21 Brad Jones Racing VF Commodore.

Series leader Bryce Fullwood (#16 Altima) was fifth in the first of the MW Motorsport entries, one spot ahead of rookie team-mate Tyler Everingham (#27 Altima).

Dylan O’Keeffe gained two positions with the chequered flag out to take seventh in the #44 Garry Rogers Motorsport VF Commodore, from Thomas Randle (#5 Tickford Racing FGX Falcon), Brenton Grove (#10 Triple Eight VF Commodore), and Jake Kostecki (#56 Kostecki Brothers Racing VF Commodore).

Zane Goddard, currently second in the series standings, was one spot outside the top 10 in the #28 MW Motorsport Altima.

Jack Perkins (#54 VF Commodore) finished 14th fastest in the third of the Melbourne-based Eggleston entries in what is the first Super2 round at Queensland Raceway since 2015.

The session ran interrupted, with the main incident a somewhat spectacular but fairly innocuous lock-up and off for Grove at Turn 3.

Practice 2, another 40-minute session, starts at 1400 local time/AEST at the Century Batteries Ipswich SuperSprint.

Results: Practice 1

Pos Num Team/Sponsor Driver Car Fastest lap Split
1 55 Arcoweld Racing Kurt Kostecki Holden Commodore VF 1:10.3399
2 35 Matt Stone Racing Ashley Walsh Holden Commodore VF 1:10.8204 0:00.4805
3 38 Eggleston Motorsport William Brown Holden Commodore VF 1:10.8573 0:00.5174
4 21 SCT Logistics Jack Smith Holden Commodore VF 1:10.8731 0:00.5332
5 16 Middy’s Electrical / MWM Bryce Fullwood Nissan Altima 1:10.9080 0:00.5681
6 27 Lowes Petoleum / MWM Tyler Everingham Nissan Altima 1:11.0348 0:00.6949
7 44 Garry Rogers Motorsport Dylan O’Keeffe Holden Commodore VF 1:11.0848 0:00.7449
8 5 Skye Sands Thomas Randle Ford Falcon FG/X 1:11.0937 0:00.7538
9 10 Grove Hire Racing Brenton Grove Holden Commodore VF 1:11.1177 0:00.7778
10 56 Team Arcoweld Racing Jake Kostecki Holden Commodore VF 1:11.2114 0:00.8715
11 28 BGD Architects / MWM Zane Goddard Nissan Altima 1:11.2420 0:00.9021
12 99 Garry Rogers Motorsport Mason Barbera Holden Commodore VF 1:11.3355 0:00.9956
13 88 Eggleston Motorsport Justin Ruggier Holden Commodore VF 1:11.3431 0:01.0032
14 54 Eggleston Motorsport Jack Perkins Holden Commodore VF 1:11.3648 0:01.0249
15 49 Image Racing Jordan Boys Holden Commodore VF 1:11.3963 0:01.0564
16 15 Image Racing Adam Marjoram Holden Commodore VF 1:11.4984 0:01.1585
17 18 Cavaliar Homes Australia Matthew Chahda Ford Falcon FG/X 1:11.9283 0:01.5884

Speedcafe.com comment policy

Speedcafe.com reserves the right to remove comments that are off-topic, abusive and ban users who do not follow the comment policy. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

Some comments may require approval before being published which can take up to 48 hours.

For support, please contact [email protected]

Speedcafe.com has been established to provide a daily motorsport news service to the industry and fans in Australia and internationally.

Read the Speedcafe.com promise
Newsletter

Subscribe to our daily newsletter, the best way to get your news first, fast, and free!