Slade started in tenth and an unfortunate excursion off the track relegated him back to 16th. The team reacted quickly calling him in to pit. With fresh tyres and some fuel, Tim focused on making up lost ground. After 41 laps Tim worked his way back to 12th.
Eyes forward onto the next round at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint were Tim is hoping to begin the weekend on a positive note and move forward closer towards the podium steps.
Finished: Position P22 – 1:493588
Fastest: Chaz Mostert – 1:47.7940
Qualified: Position 10 – 1:48.7996
Pole Position: Scott McLaughlin – 1:47.495
Race 22 – 200kms/41 Laps
Finished: Position 12 – 1:50.1729
Winner: Scott McLaughlin – 1:49.5899
THE WORD FROM TIM
“We had a decent race car but unfortunately I made a mistake and resulted in going off track, costing me over 15 seconds. Which meant I then needed to attack to make up lost time. It was a frustrating end to a better weekend, we had a good qualifying and race car.”
ITM Auckland SuperSprint
13th-15th September 2019
Pukekohe Park Raceway
Pukekohe, New Zealand
1 – Scott McLaughlin, 2738 Points
2 – Chaz Mostert, 2165 Points
3 – Fabian Coulthard, 2152 Points
4 – Shane Van Gisbergen, 2122 Points
5 – Jamie Whincup, 1981 Points
15 – Tim Slade, 1335 Points
Published: 25 August 2019.