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V8 SUPERCAR NEWS 

Craig Lowndes beats Ford Performance Racing cars to pole for Phillip Island V8 Supercars race two

Craig Lowndes, Triple Eight, Phillip IslandCraig Lowndes beat the Ford Performance Racing cars to pole position for the second race of V8 Supercars' Phillip Island event.

A 1m32.3167s lap at the end of the session from the Triple Eight Holden driver gave Lowndes the top spot and meant David Reynolds (Rod Nash/FPR) missed out on his maiden V8 pole for a second day in a row, having been edged out by team-mate Mark Winterbottom on Saturday.

Race one winner Winterbottom qualified fourth for Sunday's event, alongside fellow FPR man Will Davison.

Jamie Whincup will start sixth in the second Triple Eight car, sharing row three with Brad Jones Racing's Jason Bright.

Michael Patrizi (Tekno), Shane van Gisbergen (Stone Brothers), Fabian Coulthard (Brad Jones) and Jonathon Webb completed the top 10.

Pos  Driver               Team/Car             Time        Gap
 1.  Craig Lowndes        Triple 8 Holden      1m32.3167s
 2.  David Reynolds       Rod Nash/FPR Ford    1m32.5063s  + 0.1896s
 3.  Will Davison         FPR Ford             1m32.5272s  + 0.2105s
 4.  Mark Winterbottom    FPR Ford             1m32.7070s  + 0.3903s
 5.  Jason Bright         Brad Jones Holden    1m32.7176s  + 0.4009s
 6.  Jamie Whincup        Triple 8 Holden      1m32.7320s  + 0.4153s
 7.  Michael Patrizi      Tekno Holden         1m32.8478s  + 0.5311s
 8.  Shane van Gisbergen  Stone Brothers Ford  1m32.9068s  + 0.5901s
 9.  Fabian Coulthard     Brad Jones Holden    1m32.9781s  + 0.6614s
10.  Jonathon Webb        Tekno Holden         1m32.9811s  + 0.6644s
11.  Todd Kelly           Kelly Holden         1m33.0219s  + 0.7052s
12.  Lee Holdsworth       Stone Brothers Ford  1m33.0496s  + 0.7329s
13.  Garth Tander         HRT Holden           1m33.0586s  + 0.7419s
14.  Steven Johnson       Dick Johnson Ford    1m33.0782s  + 0.7615s
15.  Tim Slade            Rosenberg/SBR Ford   1m33.0789s  + 0.7622s
16.  Rick Kelly           Kelly Holden         1m33.2734s  + 0.9567s
17.  Steve Owen           Dick Johnson Ford    1m33.3066s  + 0.9899s
18.  Michael Caruso       Garry Rogers Holden  1m33.4274s  + 1.1107s
19.  Taz Douglas          Dumbrell Holden      1m33.5317s  + 1.2150s
20.  Greg Murphy          Kelly Holden         1m33.5422s  + 1.2255s
21.  David Wall           Britek/BJR Holden    1m33.5714s  + 1.2547s
22.  Karl Reindler        Kelly Holden         1m33.6330s  + 1.3163s
23.  James Courtney       HRT Holden           1m33.6599s  + 1.3432s
24.  Russell Ingall       Walkinshaw Holden    1m33.6644s  + 1.3477s
25.  James Moffat         Dick Johnson Ford    1m33.6685s  + 1.3518s
26.  Tony D'Alberto       D'Alberto Ford       1m33.7249s  + 1.4082s
27.  Dean Fiore           Triple F Ford        1m33.7418s  + 1.4251s
28.  Alexandre Premat     Garry Rogers Holden  1m33.8905s  + 1.5738s
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