Jamie Whincup denies Jonathon Webb shock V8 Supercars pole

V8 Supercars championship leader Jamie Whincup snatched pole position for the first of the weekend's Eastern Creek races in a dramatic conclusion to Saturday qualifying

Jamie Whincup denies Jonathon Webb shock V8 Supercars pole

Tekno driver Jonathon Webb had looked set for his maiden V8 pole during a fraught final five minutes as all 28 drivers scrambled to put in laps on soft tyres.

But having made a mistake on his pole shot, Whincup rebounded to deliver a 1m29.6353s time and deny Webb by just 0.0189 seconds.

Ford Performance Racing duo Will Davison and Mark Winterbottom line up third and fifth, split by a career-best fourth for Garry Rogers driver Michael Caruso.

Whincup's Triple Eight team-mate Craig Lowndes completed the top six.

Pos Driver Team/Car Time Gap 1. Jamie Whincup Triple 8 Holden 1m29.6353s 2. Jonathon Webb Tekno Holden 1m29.6542s + 0.0189s 3. Will Davison FPR Ford 1m29.6894s + 0.0541s 4. Michael Caruso Garry Rogers Holden 1m29.7370s + 0.1017s 5. Mark Winterbottom FPR Ford 1m29.7468s + 0.1115s 6. Craig Lowndes Triple 8 Holden 1m29.7641s + 0.1288s 7. David Reynolds Rod Nash/FPR Ford 1m29.7829s + 0.1476s 8. Shane van Gisbergen Stone Brothers Ford 1m29.9396s + 0.3043s 9. Tony D'Alberto D'Alberto Ford 1m29.9510s + 0.3157s 10. Russell Ingall Walkinshaw Holden 1m29.9526s + 0.3173s 11. Todd Kelly Kelly Holden 1m29.9807s + 0.3454s 12. Michael Patrizi Tekno Holden 1m30.0689s + 0.4336s 13. Garth Tander HRT Holden 1m30.1302s + 0.4949s 14. Fabian Coulthard Brad Jones Holden 1m30.1671s + 0.5318s 15. James Courtney HRT Holden 1m30.1905s + 0.5552s 16. Tim Slade Rosenberg/SBR Ford 1m30.2021s + 0.5668s 17. Jason Bright Brad Jones Holden 1m30.2100s + 0.5747s 18. Steve Owen Paul Morris/DJR Ford 1m30.2398s + 0.6045s 19. David Wall Britek/BJR Holden 1m30.2500s + 0.6147s 20. Steven Johnson Dick Johnson Ford 1m30.3084s + 0.6731s 21. Rick Kelly Kelly Holden 1m30.3189s + 0.6836s 22. Alexandre Premat Garry Rogers Holden 1m30.3426s + 0.7073s 23. Taz Douglas Dumbrell Holden 1m30.3984s + 0.7631s 24. James Moffat Dick Johnson Ford 1m30.4082s + 0.7729s 25. Lee Holdsworth Stone Brothers Ford 1m30.4207s + 0.7854s 26. Dean Fiore Triple F/DJR Ford 1m30.6315s + 0.9962s 27. Karl Reindler Kelly Holden 1m31.7641s + 2.1288s 28. Jacques Villeneuve Kelly Holden 1m32.1148s + 2.4795s 
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