Jamie Whincup takes another pole in Barbagallo's third V8 Supercars qualifying session

Jamie Whincup wrapped up a Sunday morning double as he added pole for race three of V8 Supercars' Barbagallo triple-header to his fastest qualifying time in the earlier race two session

Jamie Whincup takes another pole in Barbagallo's third V8 Supercars qualifying session

The championship leader denied his Triple Eight Holden team-mate Craig Lowndes, who had struggled to row seven in round eight qualifying minutes earlier, but jumped back into contention when the drivers switched from hard tyres to softs in the round nine session.

Lowndes knocked Whincup off the top spot with a 55.4225-second lap just before the red flags came out so Taz Douglas could be retrieved from the Turn 6 sand trap.

There was only 1m42s left when qualifying resumed, but that was enough time for Whincup to throw in a quick lap and beat his team-mate by 0.1336s.

Behind the all-Triple Eight front row will be an all-Ford Performance Racing row two, with Will Davison leading Mark Winterbottom.

Russell Ingall produced comfortably his best qualifying performance of the year to secure fifth for Walkinshaw Racing, only to be disqualified for a parc ferme infringement. That promoted David Reynolds in the satellite FPR entry into the top five.

Pos Driver Team/Car Time Gap 1. Jamie Whincup Triple 8 Holden 55.2889s 2. Craig Lowndes Triple 8 Holden 55.4225s + 0.1336s 3. Will Davison FPR Ford 55.5764s + 0.2875s 4. Mark Winterbottom FPR Ford 55.5911s + 0.3022s 5. David Reynolds Rod Nash/FPR Ford 55.7314s + 0.4425s 6. Fabian Coulthard Brad Jones Holden 55.7458s + 0.4569s 7. Shane van Gisbergen Stone Brothers Ford 55.7750s + 0.4861s 8. James Courtney HRT Holden 55.8491s + 0.5602s 9. Michael Patrizi Tekno Holden 55.8730s + 0.5841s 10. Tim Slade Rosenberg/SBR Ford 55.8795s + 0.5906s 11. Rick Kelly Kelly Holden 55.8865s + 0.5976s 12. Garth Tander HRT Holden 55.8866s + 0.5977s 13. Lee Holdsworth Stone Brothers Ford 55.9003s + 0.6114s 14. Dean Fiore Triple F Ford 55.9185s + 0.6296s 15. James Moffat Dick Johnson Ford 55.9224s + 0.6335s 16. Jason Bright Brad Jones Holden 55.9483s + 0.6594s 17. Jonathon Webb Tekno Holden 55.9698s + 0.6809s 18. Tony D'Alberto D'Alberto Ford 55.9908s + 0.7019s 19. Todd Kelly Kelly Holden 56.0311s + 0.7422s 20. Steve Owen Dick Johnson Ford 56.0509s + 0.7620s 21. Michael Caruso Garry Rogers Holden 56.1936s + 0.9047s 22. David Wall Britek/BJR Holden 56.2162s + 0.9273s 23. Steven Johnson Dick Johnson Ford 56.2208s + 0.9319s 24. Greg Murphy Kelly Holden 56.3692s + 1.0803s 25. Alexandre Premat Garry Rogers Holden 56.3700s + 1.0811s 26. Taz Douglas Dumbrell Holden 56.4722s + 1.1833s 27. Karl Reindler Kelly Holden 56.5223s + 1.2334s 28. Russell Ingall Walkinshaw Holden 
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