Alex Davison takes maiden pole

Irwin Racing's Alex Davison took the first pole position of his V8 Supercar career by millimetres for the second race of the Skycity Triple Crown at Hidden Valley, taking the top spot on the grid by two ten-thousandths of a second

Alex Davison takes maiden pole

Davison just edged out reigning series champion Jamie Whincup who will start on the front row again, with yesterday's pole man Mark Winterbottom just a hundredth of a second behind the leading duo in third.

Kelly brothers Todd and Rick sandwich the points leader James Courtney in fourth and sixth on the grid. Craig Lowndes, Lee Holdsworth, Steven Johnson and Shane van Gisbergen complete the top ten.

The two Holden Racing Team cars of Will Davison and Garth Tander sit just outside the top ten in 11th and 12th, two places ahead of Tim Slade who starred in Saturday's session.

After setting the fastest time in qualifying before the shootout on Saturday, Jason Richards could not repeat it today and will lineup 21st on the grid, just ahead of namesake and fellow New Zealander (but no relation) Steven Richards.

Pos Driver Car Time 1. Alex Davison Ford Falcon FG 1m10.0614s 2. Jamie Whincup Holden Commodore VE 1m10.0616s +0.0002s 3. Mark Winterbottom Ford Falcon FG 1m10.0715s +0.0101s 4. Todd Kelly  Holden Commodore VE 1m10.1625s +0.1011s 5. James Courtney Ford Falcon FG 1m10.2811s +0.2197s 6. Rick Kelly Holden Commodore VE 1m10.3177s +0.2563s 7. Craig Lowndes Holden Commodore VE 1m10.3898s +0.3284s 8. Lee Holdsworth Holden Commodore VE 1m10.4539s +0.3925s 9. Steven Johnson Ford Falcon FG 1m10.4778s +0.4164s 10. Shane Van Gisbergen Ford Falcon FG 1m10.4898s +0.4284s 11. Will Davison Holden Commodore VE 1m10.5069s +0.4455s 12. Garth Tander Holden Commodore VE 1m10.5106s +0.4492s 13. Jason Bright Holden Commodore VE 1m10.5665s +0.5051s 14. Tim Slade Ford Falcon FG 1m10.5784s +0.5170s 15. Jonathon Webb Ford Falcon FG 1m10.5957s +0.5343s 16. Tony D'Alberto Holden Commodore VE 1m10.6069s +0.5455s 17. Fabian Coulthard Holden Commodore VE 1m10.6329s +0.5715s 18. Paul Dumbrell Ford Falcon FG 1m10.6346s +0.5732s 19. Dean Fiore Ford Falcon FG 1m10.6393s +0.5779s 20. Greg Murphy Holden Commodore VE 1m10.6501s +0.5887s 21. Jason Richards Holden Commodore VE 1m10.6527s +0.5913s 22. Steven Richards Ford Falcon FG 1m10.6908s +0.6294s 23. Russell Ingall Holden Commodore VE 1m10.6950s +0.6336s 24. Jason Bargwanna Holden Commodore VE 1m10.7901s +0.7287s 25. Michael Caruso Holden Commodore VE 1m10.8265s +0.7651s 26. Andrew Thompson Holden Commodore VE 1m10.8398s +0.7784s 27. Karl Reindler Holden Commodore VE 1m11.4110s +1.3496s 28. Tony Ricciardello Holden Commodore VE 1m11.5766s +1.5152s 29. Daniel Gaunt Holden Commodore VE 
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