Bathurst 1000: Waters sets Practice 3 pace
Cam Waters stormed to the top of the times in the third hour-long practice session for the Bathurst 1000.
The Tickford driver, who was fastest in yesterday's opening practice session, left his run late in this morning's all-driver hit-out.
Having taken over from co-driver James Moffat, who was in the car for the early running, Waters charged to the top with a 2m04.738s in his Monster Mustang.
That left him a quarter of a second ahead of Shane van Gisbergen, who had become the first driver into the fours for the weekend with a 2m04.982s in the final third of the session.
Chaz Mostert kept his strong run going with the third fastest time, the Walkinshaw ace also dipping into the fours with a 2m04.994s.
Jamie Whincup was fourth quickest in the #88 Holden while Anton De Pasquale, one of the pre-race favourites, showed his hand for the first time this weekend with a 2m05.041s.
James Courtney was sixth fastest ahead of early pacesetter Brodie Kostecki. The Erebus team basically ran out of sync with the #99, Kostecki in the car early in the session before handing over to co-driver David Russell towards the end.
Jack Le Brocq capped off a solid morning for Tickford with the eighth fastest time ahead of Will Davison and Tim Slade.
The #96 Brad Jones Racing entry, meanwhile, was back on track following its overnight rebuild after Chris Pither's Practice 2 crash.
Pither and Macauley Jones ended the session 26th and last.
There is a fourth hour-long practice session a 1:30pm local time today before qualifying takes place at 4:35pm.
Bathurst 1000 Practice 3 results
|1||6|| Cameron Waters
|Ford Mustang GT||2'04.738|
|2||888|| Shane van Gisbergen
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'04.982||0.243||0.243|
|3||25|| Chaz Mostert
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'04.994||0.255||0.012|
|4||88|| Jamie Whincup
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'05.010||0.272||0.016|
|5||11|| Anton De Pasquale
|Ford Mustang GT||2'05.041||0.303||0.030|
|6||44|| James Courtney
|Ford Mustang GT||2'05.099||0.361||0.057|
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'05.135||0.397||0.036|
|8||5|| Jack Le Brocq
|Ford Mustang GT||2'05.154||0.416||0.019|
|9||17|| Will Davison
|Ford Mustang GT||2'05.181||0.442||0.026|
|10||3|| Tim Slade
|Ford Mustang GT||2'05.248||0.510||0.067|
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'05.390||0.651||0.141|
|12||14|| Todd Hazelwood
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'05.782||1.044||0.392|
|13||22|| Garry Jacobson
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'05.858||1.119||0.075|
|14||7|| Andre Heimgartner
|Ford Mustang GT||2'05.907||1.169||0.049|
|15||20|| Scott Pye
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'05.925||1.186||0.017|
|16||26|| David Reynolds
|Ford Mustang GT||2'05.941||1.203||0.016|
|17||34|| Jake Kostecki
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'06.107||1.368||0.165|
|18||8|| Nick Percat
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'06.163||1.424||0.056|
|19||19|| Fabian Coulthard
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'06.172||1.433||0.008|
|20||2|| Bryce Fullwood
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'06.314||1.575||0.142|
|21||35|| Zane Goddard
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'06.333||1.594||0.019|
|22||9|| Will Brown
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'06.427||1.688||0.093|
|23||4|| Jack Smith
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'06.550||1.811||0.122|
|24||18|| Mark Winterbottom
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'06.648||1.910||0.098|
|25||96|| Macauley Jones
|Holden Commodore ZB||2'06.698||1.959||0.049|
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