Practice sets tone for TeamVodafone’s Gold Coast 600 weekend.
TeamVodafone drivers have dominated the V8 Supercar practice sessions at the opening day of the Armor All Gold Coast 600.
Co-drivers Sebastien Bourdais (#88) and Andy Priaulx (888) set the scene in the designated co-driver sessions. Bourdais setting the fastest times in both sessions ahead of teammate Priaulx.
Whincup, who was second quickest in the opening practice session, set the fastest lap of day in the V8 Supercars final hit-out with a time of 1:12.05s.
Teammate and current championship leader Craig Lowndes was never far behind, only 0.01 seconds separating the duo on the timesheets.
Controversy ruled the day however as drivers throughout the field continued to have their times disallowed for kerb-hopping.
Saturday will commence with Qualifying at 9.35am followed by the Top Ten Shootout at 10.50am. Race 21 of the V8 Supercar Championship Series will get started at 1.40pm.
TeamVodafone’s live raceday blog will commence at 1.40pm, covering Race 21 of the V8 Supercar Championship Series via the TeamVodafone website.