Two from Two for Todd Kelly

Todd Kelly and Mark Skaife continued Holden Racing Team's recent hot form as they took another 1-2 in race two at Hidden Valley

Two from Two for Todd Kelly

Kelly won his second race of the weekend with his teammate Skaife making it two HRT 1-2 finishes in two races. Garth Tander made it an all-Holden podium as Ford's leading contenders struck problems.

Marcos Ambrose finished 28th after a flat tyre sent him off the road early in the race, while Craig Lowndes finished 32nd following contact and repairs. There was some good news for Ford, Russell Ingall continuing his climb up the field to finish in fourth place.

The start of the race saw Todd Kelly leading from Marcos Ambrose, Mark Skaife and Craig Lowndes. Lowndes was first of the leaders to pit on lap nine, but as he rejoined the track and raced through turn one, he turned across the nose of Russell Ingall, spinning himself out and down to 27th place.

Skaife and Ambrose pitted on lap ten, Ambrose losing a place to Skaife in the pits before spearing off the circuit on his out lap, pitting on the next lap to replace a flat tyre, putting Ambrose a lap down in dead last. Todd Kelly pitted soon after as other drivers decided to stay out longer.

Eventually the lead returned to Kelly once all the stops were over, with teammate Skaife in second. Next was Tander followed by Ingall and Tander's teammate Rick Kelly. In the meantime Craig Lowndes had pitted for repairs to his rear suspension as a consequence of his earlier incident with Ingall.

A late race caution had potential to shake the order up but at the front it remained the same, Kelly leading Skaife, Tander, Ingall and Kelly home to the chequered flag.

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

Pos Driver Car 1. Todd Kelly Holden Commodore VZ 2. Mark Skaife Holden Commodore VZ 3. Garth Tander Holden Commodore VZ 4. Russell Ingall Ford Falcon BA 5. Rick Kelly Holden Commodore VZ 6. Jason Richards Holden Commodore VZ 7. Glenn Seton Ford Falcon BA 8. Paul Radisich Holden Commodore VZ 9. Jason Bright Ford Falcon BA 10. John Bowe Ford Falcon BA 11. Steven Johnson Ford Falcon BA 12. Steven Richards Holden Commodore VY 13. Steve Ellery Ford Falcon BA 14. Jamie Whincup Holden Commodore VZ 15. Paul Dumbrell Holden Commodore VY 16. Greg Murphy Holden Commodore VZ 17. Alex Davison Holden Commodore VZ 18. Paul Morris Holden Commodore VZ 19. Steve Owen Ford Falcon BA 20. Craig Baird Ford Falcon BA 21. Simon Wills Holden Commodore VZ 22. Matthew White Ford Falcon BA 23. Greg Ritter Ford Falcon BA 24. Jason Bargwanna Ford Falcon BA 25. Anthony Tratt Holden Commodore VY 26. Paul Weel Holden Commodore VZ 27. Mark Winterbottom Ford Falcon BA 28. Marcos Ambrose Ford Falcon BA 29. David Besnard Ford Falcon BA 30. Brad Jones Ford Falcon BA 31. Cameron McConville Holden Commodore VZ 32. Craig Lowndes Ford Falcon BA 33. Max Wilson Holden Commodore VZ DNF Andrew Jones Holden Commodore VZ 
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