Whincup Snags Pole On The Gold Coast
JAMIE Whincup has delivered in the Top 10 Shootout at the ARMOR ALL Gold Coast 600, claiming the top spot by just 0.0015s over Bathurst champ Garth Tander.
The three-time Bathurst winner also collects $5000 from ARMOR ALL for taking pole for Race 21 of the V8 Supercars Championship.
The TeamVodafone Holden driver set a 1m11.7184s, knocking off Tander's 1m11.7199s lap.
Row two was claimed by Will Davison and Steve Owen, while Jim Beam Racing's James Moffat qualified a career-best sixth in his first-ever Top 10 Shootout.
He will share with American BMW GT ace Joey Hand from the United States in this afternoon's race.
The pole is Whincup's 28th of his career, moving him past Dick Johnson to fourth on the all-time ATCC/V8SC list.