Tander on Hidden Valley race two pole

Holden Racing Team's Garth Tander has taken pole position for the second race of the SkyCity Triple Crown at Hidden Valley Raceway

Tander on Hidden Valley race two pole

Tander went to the top of the times with five minutes remaining in the session after eclipsing Craig Lowndes' best effort, and was never headed from that point on, Lowndes' effort with six minutes to go good enough to remain on the front row.

Behind them Mark Winterbottom will start third alongside Todd Kelly, with the Garry Rogers duo of Lee Holdsworth and Michael Caruso, Tander's team-mate Will Davison, James Courtney and Todd's brother Rick all closely bunched.

Alex Davison followed up his move up the order in race one with a top-ten qualifying effort, while race one winner and championship leader Jamie Whincup will start down in 13th, one place ahead of race one polesitter Jason Richards, who discovered he had a broken shock absorber after race one.

A pair of Stevens will start well done the order, Steven Johnson and Steven Richards starting 22nd and 23rd in their Fords.

Pos Driver Car Time 1. Garth Tander Holden Commodore VE 1:09.7929 2. Craig Lowndes Ford Falcon FG 1:09.9048 + 0.1119 3. Mark Winterbottom Ford Falcon FG 1:09.9654 + 0.1725 4. Todd Kelly Holden Commodore VE 1:10.0482 + 0.2553 5. Lee Holdsworth Holden Commodore VE 1:10.1000 + 0.3071 6. Michael Caruso Holden Commodore VE 1:10.1132 + 0.3203 7. Will Davison Holden Commodore VE 1:10.1132 + 0.3203 8. James Courtney Ford Falcon FG 1:10.1368 + 0.3439 9. Rick Kelly Holden Commodore VE 1:10.1558 + 0.3629 10. Alex Davison Ford Falcon FG 1:10.1975 + 0.4046 11. Cameron McConville Holden Commodore VE 1:10.2399 + 0.4470 12. Paul Dumbrell Holden Commodore VE 1:10.2527 + 0.4598 13. Jamie Whincup Ford Falcon FG 1:10.2892 + 0.4963 14. Jason Richards Holden Commodore VE 1:10.3096 + 0.5167 15. Jason Bargwanna Holden Commodore VE 1:10.3348 + 0.5419 16. Jason Bright Ford Falcon BF 1:10.3392 + 0.5463 17. Russell Ingall Holden Commodore VE 1:10.3745 + 0.5816 18. David Reynolds Holden Commodore VE 1:10.3958 + 0.6029 19. Marcus Marshall Ford Falcon BF 1:10.4221 + 0.6292 20. Fabian Coulthard Ford Falcon FG 1:10.5102 + 0.7173 21. Shane Van Gisbergen Ford Falcon FG 1:10.5646 + 0.7717 22. Steven Johnson Ford Falcon FG 1:10.5876 + 0.7947 23. Steven Richards Ford Falcon FG 1:10.6432 + 0.8503 24. Tony D'Alberto Holden Commodore VE 1:10.7197 + 0.9268 25. Greg Murphy Holden Commodore VE 1:10.7351 + 0.9422 26. Michael Patrizi Ford Falcon BF 1:10.8559 + 1.0630 27. Dale Wood Holden Commodore VE 1:10.8730 + 1.0801 28. Jack Perkins Holden Commodore VE 1:11.0371 + 1.2442 29. Tim Slade Holden Commodore VE 1:11.1272 + 1.3343 30. Dean Fiore Holden Commodore VE 1:11.2888 + 1.4959 
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