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TRACK TIMES (NT - Local Times)

Friday 16th June

12:10-12:55 – Practice One

15:00-15:45 – Practice Two

Saturday 17th June

9:25-10:10 – Practice Three

12:45-12:55 – Drivers Parade

13:50-14:05 – Qualifying

16:15-17:15 – Race 11 – 120kms/42 Laps

Sunday 18th June

8:20-9:05 – True Colour Track Walk

9:40-10:00 - Qualifying

11:00-11:30 – Top Ten Shootout

13:30-15:10 – Race 12 – 200kms/70 Laps

 

FAST FACTS

- Track Length – 2.9km // Direction – Anti-Clockwise // Average Speed – 149km/h // Top Speed – 271km/h

- Qualifying Lap Record – 1m06.0259s – Craig Lowndes – Triple Eight – 2016 – Holden Commodore VF

- Race Lap Record – 1m07.0001s – Michael Caruso – Nissan Motorsport – 2016 – Nissan Altima

 

- Tim equalled his best-ever Darwin finish last year with 2nd in Sunday’s race. He was also second in the second Saturday sprint race in 2015, in the race Lowndes won his 100th VASC race.

- The pole-sitter has won just five of the last 21 races in Darwin.

- Tim has finished 5th overall on points here in Darwin, the last two years in a row.

- The Holden VF Commodore has now won 102 championship races – that leaves it just one short of the record of 103 wins set by the VE/VE Series II.

- Tim qualified 8th and 4th for the two races here last year.

- Seven different drivers have won the last seven races in Darwin. Since 2014 the wins have been shared between Whincup, Winterbottom, Mostert, Lowndes, Reynolds, Caruso and van Gisbergen.

 

MEET TIM

Thursday 15th June

11:25-12:30 – Supercars Autograph Session @ Raintree Park, Knuckey Street, Darwin CBD

17:35-18:45 – Supercars Autograph Session @ Mindil Beach (behind markets)

Friday 16th June

13:30-13:45 – Autograph Session @ Freightliner Stand in Merchandise Alley

Saturday 17th June

11:00-11:15 – Autograph Session @ Freightliner Stand in Merchandise Alley

Sunday 18th June

8:15-9:05 – True Colour Track Walk @ Starting Grid

 

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Published: 12 June 2017.

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