Rick Kelly flies to race two pole
|By David Wright||Sunday, May 16th 2010, 09:26 GMT|
Jack Daniel's Racing's Rick Kelly took pole position for the second race of this weekend's event at Winton Motor Raceway in country Victoria after setting a new qualifying track record.
He just edged out series leader Jamie Whincup for the top spot, although Kelly had already topped the times earlier in the session. Behind them will be the third FPR car of Paul Dumbrell in third position.
Just heading a tightly-bunched group was Craig Lowndes, with Mark Winterbottom, race one winner James Courtney and Garth Tander all less than five-hundredths of a second slower than Lowndes.
The two Fujitsu Racing Holdens of Michael Caruso and Lee Holdsworth along with Steven Richards complete the top ten. Just outside the top ten in 11th, 12th and 13th were Steven Johnson, Will Davison and Russell Ingall.
Despite a strong finish in race one, Shane van Gisbergen struggled to put a quick lap together in qualifying and will start 19th, while the older brother and team-mate of the pole man, Todd Kelly, will start from the other end of the grid in 26th position.
Pos Driver Car Time 1. Rick Kelly Holden Commodore VE 1m21.8487s 2. Jamie Whincup Holden Commodore VE 1m21.8906s +0.0419s 3. Paul Dumbrell Ford Falcon FG 1m22.0181s +0.1694s 4. Craig Lowndes Holden Commodore VE 1m22.0900s +0.2413s 5. Mark Winterbottom Ford Falcon FG 1m22.1160s +0.2673s 6. James Courtney Ford Falcon FG 1m22.1224s +0.2737s 7. Garth Tander Holden Commodore VE 1m22.1296s +0.2809s 8. Michael Caruso Holden Commodore VE 1m22.1834s +0.3347s 9. Lee Holdsworth Holden Commodore VE 1m22.1989s +0.3502s 10. Steven Richards Ford Falcon FG 1m22.2176s +0.3689s 11. Steven Johnson Ford Falcon FG 1m22.2740s +0.4253s 12. Will Davison Holden Commodore VE 1m22.2805s +0.4318s 13. Russell Ingall Holden Commodore VE 1m22.2864s +0.4377s 14. Dean Fiore Ford Falcon FG 1m22.3150s +0.4663s 15. Jonathon Webb Ford Falcon FG 1m22.3195s +0.4708s 16. Greg Murphy Holden Commodore VE 1m22.3569s +0.5082s 17. Jason Bright Holden Commodore VE 1m22.3607s +0.5120s 18. Tony D'Alberto Holden Commodore VE 1m22.4232s +0.5745s 19. Shane Van Gisbergen Ford Falcon FG 1m22.4541s +0.6054s 20. Fabian Coulthard Holden Commodore VE 1m22.4545s +0.6058s 21. Alex Davison Ford Falcon FG 1m22.4683s +0.6196s 22. Karl Reindler Holden Commodore VE 1m22.6324s +0.7837s 23. Jason Richards Holden Commodore VE 1m22.6707s +0.8220s 24. Tim Slade Ford Falcon FG 1m22.6716s +0.8229s 25. Jason Bargwanna Holden Commodore VE 1m22.6844s +0.8357s 26. Todd Kelly Holden Commodore VE 1m22.7260s +0.8773s 27. Daniel Gaunt Holden Commodore VE 1m22.9253s +1.0766s 28. Andrew Thompson Holden Commodore VE 1m23.4013s +1.5526s 29. Tony Ricciardello Holden Commodore VE 1m23.4861s +1.6374s