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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

 

- Nick’s best result was at Darwin in 2015, he qualified 8th for Race 3 and finished in 6th.

- Hidden Valley is the site of the late Jason Richards’ first and only pole position in 2009 for Brad Jones Racing.

- This is Macauleys first time competing in a Supercar in Darwin. He has not raced there in either Super2 of Formula Ford in the past given those series have not raced there at all or while he was competing in them.

- Four drivers are Supercars Championship rookies in Darwin – Macauley Jones, Jack Le Brocq, Alex Rullo and Simona De Silvestro.

- Nick won the 2008 and 2009 Australian Formula Ford Championship rounds in Darwin. The 2009 season was his championship-winning season.

- Seven different drivers have won the last 7 races in Darwin. Since 2014 the wins have been shared between Whincup, Winterbottom, Mostert, Lowndes, Reynolds, Caruso and van Gisbergen.

 

MEET NICK & MACAULEY

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)

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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