Fabian Coulthard grabbed 1st place in today's session at Winton
Lockwood Racing's Fabian Coulthard finished on top in final practice today for round three at Winton with a blistering time that lowered the lap record by more than a second.
The cars removed chunks of the new surfacing through the practice sessions - the tarmac causing numerous problems for drivers.
"The surface was interesting. I said to my engineers that the car feels unbelievably good on one lap but on the next one it feels shocking so whatever's happening to the track is playing a massive part. Sometimes there's grip, sometimes there isn't. I do think it's getting better as the day progresses because I didn't find it half as bad in those last few laps so hopefully we've seen the back end of it and we can get on and have a great race."