V8SC | Whincup then Winterbottom fastest in Tasmania

Motorsport | 2016 V8 Supercars Championship – Round 2

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MyDrive | Tasmanian Tyrepower SuperSprint Symmons Plains (Friday Practice) -  A blustery day and recent construction work made for tricky conditions on the opening day of action for the V8 Supercars at Launceston’s Symmons Plains Raceway.

Practice 1

Volvo’s James Moffat (Wilson Security Racing) made the most of the mornings first hour long practice session, locking in the fastest time with a 0:51.8869.

While Jamie Whincup (Red Bull Racing Australia) showed his renewed pace from the Australian F1 Grand Prix weekend, locking in the second fastest time.

Images by – Rhys Vandersyde

Practice 2

With the track conditions improved and fresh tyres to take advantage of in the second practice, all the teams completed qualifying simulations towards the end of the session.

Mark Winterbottom (Bottle-O Racing) made the most of the improved grip, locking in a 0:51.4225 to set the fastest time.

Team mate, Cameron Waters (Monster Energy Racing) ended the session with the second fastest time, while Triple 8 Racing would complete the top five, with their three drivers.

Championship Coverage

The V8 Supercars are back on track tomorrow with a 15 minute qualifying session before the first 50 lap race of the weekend.

Keep tuned into MyDrive for updates through out the V8 Supercars Tyrepower Supersprint in Tasmania as well as the rest of the 2016 V8 Supercars Championship.

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