Todd Kelly Wins Race 1

Todd Kelly continued Holden Racing Team's hot streak, leading home teammate Mark Skaife for a 1-2 in race one at Hidden Valley

Todd Kelly Wins Race 1

The twenty minute sprint saw Kelly take the lead on lap one and never relinquish it, to narrowly lead home teammate Skaife with the Ford duo of Craig Lowndes and Marcos Ambrose right behind them.

Ambrose moved up from fourth to third on lap one before Lowndes took third back on lap nine and held the place to the flag.

Russell Ingall recovered from his 34th place on the grid to rally up to fourteenth place in seventeen laps, one place behind Greg Murphy.

The biggest loser in race one was Steven Richards, who was running in fifth on lap 12 before slipping down the order to finish the race in 22nd place.

Two 48 lap races will complete the round on Sunday.

Result of Race One, SkyCity V8 Supercars Darwin, Hidden Valley Raceway:

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