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V8 SUPERCAR NEWS 

Whincup adds two more poles

Jamie Whincup, Triple 8 Holden, Barbagallo 2011Jamie Whincup secured another two pole positions in final qualifying for this weekend's V8 Supercar event at Barbagallo.

The grids for both races two and three were set in a busy 20-minute session this morning, with drivers' fastest times counting for the race two starting order and second-fastest times forming the race three line-up.

The top three will be the same for both, with Whincup on pole ahead of Jason Bright's Brad Jones Racing Holden, and Whincup's Triple 8 Holden team-mate Craig Lowndes in third.

HRT's Garth Tander had a much better qualifying session than yesterday to take fifth for race two, behind leading Ford driver Alex Davison (Stone Brothers) and fourth for race three. Tander's team-mate James Courtney completes the race three top five.

The two 50-lap races will be run on soft tyres, unlike Saturday's hard tyre event, which saw Whincup lead Lowndes home in a Triple 8 one-two.

Pos  Driver               Team/Car               Time      Gap
 1.  Jamie Whincup        Triple 8 Holden        54.9898s
 2.  Jason Bright         Brad Jones Holden      55.1614s  + 0.1716s
 3.  Craig Lowndes        Triple 8 Holden        55.3178s  + 0.3280s
 4.  Alex Davison         Stone Brothers Ford    55.3445s  + 0.3547s
 5.  Garth Tander         HRT Holden             55.3548s  + 0.3650s
 6.  Steven Johnson       Dick Johnson Ford      55.3631s  + 0.3733s
 7.  Jason Bargwanna      Brad Jones Holden      55.3666s  + 0.3768s
 8.  Will Davison         FPR Ford               55.4050s  + 0.4152s
 9.  James Courtney       HRT Holden             55.4377s  + 0.4479s
10.  Lee Holdsworth       Garry Rodgers Holden   55.4447s  + 0.4549s
11.  Mark Winterbottom    FPR Ford               55.4461s  + 0.4563s
12.  James Moffat         Dick Johnson Ford      55.4604s  + 0.4706s
13.  Karl Reindler        Birtek Holden          55.5029s  + 0.5131s
14.  Rick Kelly           Kelly Holden           55.5545s  + 0.5647s
15.  Tony D'Alberto       D'Alberto Holden       55.5648s  + 0.5750s
16.  Fabian Coulthard     Walkinshaw Holden      55.5788s  + 0.5890s
17.  Tim Slade            Stone Brothers Ford    55.5830s  + 0.5932s
18.  Greg Murphy          Kelly Holden           55.5879s  + 0.5981s
19.  Michael Caruso       Garry Rodgers Holden   55.6119s  + 0.6221s
20.  Shane van Gisbergen  Stone Brothers Ford    55.6239s  + 0.6341s
21.  Paul Dumbrell        Rod Nash Ford          55.6656s  + 0.6758s
22.  Jonathon Webb        Tekno Ford             55.7658s  + 0.7760s
23.  Dean Fiore           Triple F Ford          55.8213s  + 0.8315s
24.  Russell Ingall       Paul Morris Holden     55.8815s  + 0.8917s
25.  Steve Owen           Paul Morris Holden     55.8929s  + 0.9031s
26.  David Reynolds       Kelly Holden           55.8995s  + 0.9097s
27.  Todd Kelly           Kelly Holden           55.9244s  + 0.9346s
28.  Warren Luff          Lucas Dumbrell Holden  55.9347s  + 0.9449s
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