Davison fined, retains Sandown pole

Will Davison has retained pole position for the opening Supercars race at Sandown despite being found guilty of a pit exit breach.

Davison fined, retains Sandown pole
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Davison stormed to the top of the times with a stunning Top 10 Shootout lap that left him nearly two-tenths clear of Shane van Gisbergen.

However no sooner had he crossed the line was his effort under a cloud of uncertainty.

That was due to an investigation for a pit exit breach, TV footage clearly showing that he crossed the chevron before the blend line when leaving the pits for his Shootout lap.

Officials later elected to issue Davison a $500 but stopped short of a grid penalty, which means he will start today's 110-kilometre race from pole.

The race kicks off at 4:45pm local time.

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