Dick Johnson Racing’s unique recruit scored his first profession pole within the principal of two sessions in South Australia, leading an all-DJR entrance row before Will Davison.
He then doubled his poles tally within the 2nd session a diminutive while later, his margin over Jamie Whincup a dominant three-tenths of a 2nd.
“We’ve been working laborious all year attempting to exercise [Triple Eight] and all people else,” he said.
“We’ve been a chunk down on general hobble so it’s right to return right here with a snappily vehicle and we’ll try and obviously make it count within the scoot. It’s right to receive the principal two [poles].
“We’re getting better and better and I have faith all year we’ll attain that. It’s continuously laborious to return into someone else’s dwelling and make it yours, so we’re working at it nonetheless right here’s a right song, we had a right disagreeable right here final year for the group so we rolled out very comparable to that and the vehicle is ideal.”
Davison would possibly presumably well presumably now not back up his procure entrance row heroics within the 2nd session, fifth basically the most bright he would possibly presumably well presumably attain as he battled with a equipment shift peril.
Triple Eight, meanwhile, modified into once inconsistent all the scheme by the sessions, Shane van Gisbergen and Whincup factual 13th and 16th in qualifying for the principal scoot.
Whincup modified into once then 2nd and van Gisbergen fourth within the 2nd session.
It modified into once a promising morning for Tim Slade, the Blanchard Racing Crew driver third quickest within the principal session. He had a alarm within the 2nd session when he nearly bought bogged within the gravel after a scuttle, nonetheless bought going and went on to qualifying eighth.
The day long gone by’s scoot winner Andre Heimgartner modified into once fourth quickest within the principal session nonetheless has loads to attain within the 2nd scoot after being factual 14th quickest within the 2nd session.
Qualifying Walk 2
Qualifying Walk 3