Ambrose on Queensland Pole

Ford's Marcos Ambrose made a return to the top of the tables as he took pole position for tomorrow's Queensland 300 at Queensland Raceway

Ambrose on Queensland Pole

Though never having really fallen off the pace, Ambrose has not been at the very top in recent rounds, but he secured pole at Queensland Raceway by just over a tenth of a second from fellow Ford frontrunner Craig Lowndes. Ambrose's teammate Russell Ingall rounded out an all-Ford top three.

However the Holdens weren't far away, with Todd Kelly, Steven Richards and Mark Skaife filling the next three places, over three tenths slower than Ambrose but just over three hundredths separating Kelly from Skaife.

Lowndes' teammate Steve Ellery, race three winner at Hidden Valley Garth Tander, Greg Murphy and Max Wilson rounded out the top ten places.

Rick Kelly had an improved run compared to recent efforts, qualifying eleventh, while Jason Bright was three places behind him. The two Dodo Racing Holdens, which have shown speed elsewhere this season, qualified down in 22nd and 24th places.

Qualifying Results, Queensland 300, Queensland Raceway:

Pos Driver Car 1. Marcos Ambrose Ford Falcon BA 2. Craig Lowndes Ford Falcon BA 3. Russell Ingall Ford Falcon BA 4. Todd Kelly Holden Commodore VZ 5. Steven Richards Holden Commodore VY 6. Mark Skaife Holden Commodore VZ 7. Steve Ellery Ford Falcon BA 8. Garth Tander Holden Commodore VZ 9. Greg Murphy Holden Commodore VZ 10. Max Wilson Holden Commodore VZ 11. Rick Kelly Holden Commodore VZ 12. Mark Winterbottom Ford Falcon BA 13. Steven Johnson Ford Falcon BA 14. Jason Bright Ford Falcon BA 15. Paul Radisich Holden Commodore VZ 16. Jason Bargwanna Ford Falcon BA 17. Paul Morris Holden Commodore VZ 18. David Besnard Ford Falcon BA 19. Glenn Seton Ford Falcon BA 20. Simon Wills Holden Commodore VZ 21. Greg Ritter Ford Falcon BA 22. Jason Richards Holden Commodore VZ 23. Paul Weel Holden Commodore VZ 24. Jamie Whincup Holden Commodore VZ 25. Paul Dumbrell Holden Commodore VY 26. Matthew White Ford Falcon BA 27. Craig Baird Ford Falcon BA 28. John Bowe Ford Falcon BA 29. Brad Jones Ford Falcon BA 30. Cameron McConville Holden Commodore VZ 31. Steve Owen Ford Falcon BA 32. Andrew Jones Holden Commodore VZ 33. Alex Davison Holden Commodore VZ 34. Anthony Tratt Holden Commodore VY 
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