Practice Makes Perfect

The Repco Supercars Bathurst 1000 got underway on Thursday with two one-hour practice sessions, establishing a solid top three contenders for the great race. 

Thursday consisted of two practice sessions for the series, with the main drivers tracking the Mount in the morning and the co-driver session taking over the afternoon. In the Monster Energy Mustang, Cameron Waters was the fastest driver with a lap time of 02:05.0233s. Chaz Mostert followed close behind with a time of 02:05.1075s, leaving a 0.0842s gap. 

The second session proved the battle between car number six and twenty-five is far from over, with Lee Holdsworth topping the session with a time of 02:05.2258s, followed by James Moffat with a time of 02:05.6033s. 

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The Shell V Power duo Will Davidson and brother Alex Davidson took out the third-fastest times in both sessions. Will, with a time of 02:05.1390s and Alex with a time of 02:06.0551s.

Wildcard Broc Feeney nervously watched as his co-driver, Russell Ingall, struggled to find his momentum around the Mount with a time of 02:08.4438s. Feeney juggles double duties this weekend with his Dunlop Super 2 series, which saw him claim pole position in both ARMOUR ALL qualifiers for races one and two. 

(UPDATE 3:21 pm, December 03) Feeney to start from fifth position in race two as a result of Matt Payne’s penalty for an incident in qualifying.

On Friday, the series continues with two practice sessions, including a joint one-hour session for all drivers, finishing with qualifying for race 31. 

More updates to follow.

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