News // PERTH SUPERNIGHT PREVIEW
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Tim Slade will be back in black Freightliner colours for this weekend’s Perth SuperNight event. After a successful night race in Sydney last year, Barbagallo Raceway get their turn to do it all under lights, providing fans with a Friday and Saturday night race!

The Barbagallo circuit has been resurfaced since the Supercars last raced here, so with plenty of grip on offer and changes to the bumps and kerbs expected; teams will be taking a new approach to the track. 

Below are the on-track times for Tim Slade in the Freightliner Racing Supercar at the Pirtek Perth SuperNight and your local TV times can be found here - https://www.supercars.com/tv-schedule/

 

TRACK TIMES

Thursday 2nd May

18:40-19:10 – Practice One

Friday 3rd May

12:45-13:15 – Practice Two

15:25-15:35 – Qualifying Part One

15:40-15:50 – Qualifying Part Two

15:55-16:05 – Qualifying Part Three

18:45-19:40 – Race Eleven – 120kms / 50 Laps

Saturday 4th May

13:05-13:35 – Practice Three

14:50-15:00 – Qualifying Part One

15:05-15:15 – Qualifying Part Two

15:20-15:30 – Qualifying Part Three

18:45-20:15 – Race Twelve – 200kms / 83 Laps

 

FAST FACTS

- Qualifying Lap Record – 54.5730s, Scott McLaughlin, DJR Team Penske, 2017, Ford Falcon FGX

- Race Lap Record – 55.9440s, Jason Bright, PWR Racing, 2004, Holden Commodore VY

- No driver has ever won an ATCC/VASC race at Barbagallo from 8th or 9th on the grid.

- The Friday night race at the Pirtek Perth SuperNight is the third time in championship history that a race has been run on Australian soil on a Friday – it follows the Friday race at the Australian Grand Prix in 2018 and 2019. Other Friday races were held in Bahrain (2006-2008, 2010), Abu Dhabi (2010-2011) and New Zealand at Pukekohe (2014).

- Tim Slade has a 100% finishing rate at Barbagallo – 23 from 23!

- 60 of the 87 races at Barbagallo have been won by cars starting on the front row of the grid. 

 

MEET TIM

Wednesday 1st May

16:30-17:45 @ Yagan Square, Perth CBD

18:30-19:30 @ Big Boys Toys, Daimler Trucks Perth, 4 Ulm Place

Friday 3rd May

14:10-14:35 @ Team Garages

Saturday 4th May

16:10 @ Merchandise Alley

16:30-17:00 @ Team Garages

Published: 30 April 2019.

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