Dumbrell claims narrow race one pole

Holden Racing Team's Paul Dumbrell took a narrow pole position for race one of the L&H 500 at Phillip Island

Dumbrell claims narrow race one pole

Driving for HRT this weekend, Dumbrell went to the top of the times early in the session and held on to the spot, Jack Daniel's Racing's Todd Kelly missing out by just over a hundredth of a second as he set the second-fastest time.

Will Davison made it two HRT cars in the top three in third, while the Jim Beam Racing cars of Steven Johnson and Warren Luff complete the top five.

Sixth was Ford Performance Racing's Steven Richards, while eighth was a little disappointing for Team Vodafone's Craig Lowndes.

14th was a good result for series returnee Mark Skaife, just behind Shane van Gisbergen and Lee Holdsworth, and two places ahead of long-time rival Russell Ingall.

Ben Collins made a steady start on his V8 Supercar debut, qualifying 22nd fastest in the second Jack Daniel's car.

Pos Driver Car Time 1. Paul Dumbrell Holden Commodore VE 1:33.3204 2. Todd Kelly Holden Commodore VE 1:33.3314 + 0.0110 3. Will Davison Holden Commodore VE 1:33.4363 + 0.1159 4. Steven Johnson Ford Falcon FG 1:33.5187 + 0.1983 5. Warren Luff Ford Falcon FG 1:33.5769 + 0.2565 6. Steven Richards Ford Falcon FG 1:33.7058 + 0.3854 7. David Reynolds Holden Commodore VE 1:33.7286 + 0.4082 8. Craig Lowndes Ford Falcon FG 1:33.7353 + 0.4149 9. Dean Canto Ford Falcon FG 1:33.7670 + 0.4466 10. Cameron McConville Holden Commodore VE 1:33.8144 + 0.4940 11. Steve Owen Holden Commodore VE 1:33.8206 + 0.5002 12. Shane Van Gisbergen Ford Falcon FG 1:33.8242 + 0.5038 13. Lee Holdsworth Holden Commodore VE 1:33.8565 + 0.5361 14. Mark Skaife Holden Commodore VE 1:33.8650 + 0.5446 15. Greg Ritter Holden Commodore VE 1:33.9030 + 0.5826 16. Russell Ingall Holden Commodore VE 1:33.9917 + 0.6713 17. Allan Simonsen Ford Falcon FG 1:34.1150 + 0.7946 18. Michael Patrizi Ford Falcon FG 1:34.1603 + 0.8399 19. Paul Morris Holden Commodore VE 1:34.3819 + 1.0615 20. Karl Reindler Ford Falcon FG 1:34.3862 + 1.0658 21. Daniel Gaunt Ford Falcon FG 1:34.5090 + 1.1886 22. Ben Collins Holden Commodore VE 1:34.5186 + 1.1982 23. Dale Wood Holden Commodore VE 1:34.5919 + 1.2715 24. Tony D'Alberto Holden Commodore VE 1:34.6106 + 1.2902 25. Andrew Jones Holden Commodore VE 1:34.7007 + 1.3803 26. Mark Noske Holden Commodore VE 1:34.7842 + 1.4638 27. Brad Lowe Ford Falcon BF 1:35.0007 + 1.6803 28. Mark McNally Holden Commodore VE 1:35.0687 + 1.7483 29. Sam Walter Holden Commodore VE 1:35.1675 + 1.8471 30. Leanne Tander Ford Falcon BF 1:35.3223 + 2.0019 31. Andrew Fisher Ford Falcon BF 1:36.1104 + 2.7900 EXC Dean Fiore Holden Commodore VE 
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