Rookie Reece rises to pole

Reece Hendl-Cox has narrowly beaten Matt Podjursky to Pole position at Hampton Downs. The rookie edged the championship contender’s time by just 0.008s.

Championship leader Arran Crighton will start third, a strong position to try maintain his points lead. Callum Crawley continues his strong qualifying form, starting alongside Crighton in fourth.

Travis Day’s 1:21.1 was enough to put him in fifth alongside Bramwell King. King, also a championship contender will have his work cut out to continue closing the gap to Crighton during the first race.

Amy Smith recorded an impressive seventh fastest time while Chris Symon’s pace, or lack therefore of, at this circuit put him down in eighth. With only a 77 point gap to fifth placed and race one pole sitter Hendl-Cox, Symon will be wanting to improve his pace quickly.

Kaleb Ngatoa will be looking forward to the forecasted rain for the races, starting from ninth the rookie showed he has the pace to run up the front in the wet. The McDonalds/VINZ entry of Alex Hawley takes another top ten in qualifying with teammates Dylan Smith in 11th and Billy Fraser 12th.

  • Val March 25, 2017 at 12:28 pm

    Sounds like a very close race is ahead. Go Arran Crighton.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.