April 25, 2024


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Van Gisbergen wins crash-shortened Race 2

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Andre Heimgartner, Brad Jones Racing, and Thomas Randle, Tickford Racing&#13
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Andre Heimgartner, Brad Jones Racing, and Thomas Randle, Tickford Racing&#13

The race acquired off to a extraordinary start off when front-row starter Thomas Randle stalled on the line.

As the subject scrambled to get past the stricken Castrol Ford, Andre Heimgartner was caught by shock, smacking square into Randle’s appropriate rear quarter.

The significant-velocity impression not only wrecked both of those Randle and Heimgartner’s vehicles, but also meant Randle clipped Nick Percat as he tried out to sneak by on the outside the house.

Fortunately all a few motorists emerged from their wrecked automobiles without any severe injuries.

The race was purple-flagged whilst the crashed autos were cleared, in advance of a comprehensive standing restart.

The winner from the restart was Mostert, who fired from the outside the house of the third row to the lead with a daring shift up the inside of of Switch 1.

James Courtney built a good commence as nicely to transfer into 2nd, while polesitter Cam Waters was shuffled back to fifth, at the rear of Anton De Pasquale and Shane van Gisbergen, on the opening lap.

Courtney and De Pasquale had been the very first of the guide group to pit, each individual having their necessary services on Lap 5.

Mostert then surrendered the guide to deal with all those cars and trucks by halting a lap afterwards, resuming in advance of both of those Courtney and De Pasquale.

Waters waited right up until Lap 11 to make his end, popping again out concerning Courtney and De Pasquale in what was successfully fourth place.

Like yesterday van Gisbergen ran extensive, not taking his stop right up until Lap 16.

He was equipped to resume comfortably obvious of Mostert and Courtney, before cruising as a result of the next two laps to choose a time particular chequered flag.

“It truly is a disgrace to see that crash at the start, I’m happy people fellas are okay,” stated van Gisbergen.

“The restart, I did not get a superior start off yet again. We experienced an brilliant race back by means of. I couldn’t believe it when this fellas pitted and I obtained clear air. We were being organizing to do the undercut then, but they did it an we bought distinct air. It worked out actually properly.”

Mostert and Courtney were being next and third ahead of Waters and De Pasquale.

Broc Feeney finished sixth though Will Brown was the most effective of the Erebus autos in seventh.

David Reynolds concluded eighth, Mark Winterbottom ninth and Bryce Fullwood 10th.

Jordan Boys was the ideal of the wildcards in a credible 11th though Will Davison recovered from 23rd on the grid, and a spin on the restart lap, to end 13th.

The Bend SuperSprint proceeds with Race 3 at 3:40pm neighborhood time.

The Bend SuperSprint Race 2 final results


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