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Freightliner Racing head to their home circuit, Winton Motor Raceway, this weekend for Round 6 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. This circuit is the site of Tim Slade’s first and second Supercars race win, when he dominated the 2016 Winton weekend with a pole position and two race wins.

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All sessions will be LIVE on FOX Sports across the weekend, with highlights packages on Channel Ten/One HD. Check your local guides for times.

 

TRACK TIMES

Friday 18th May

10:05-10:35 – Additional Drivers Practice

12:00-12:45 – Practice One

14:35-15:20 – Practice Two

Saturday 19th May

10:30-11:15 – Practice Three

12:40-12:55 – Qualifying

15:50-17:00 – Race 13 – 120kms/40 Laps

Sunday 20th May

10:25-10:45 – Qualifying

13:45-15:35 – Race 14 – 200kms/67 Laps

 

FAST FACTS

- Track Length – 3km // Direction – Clockwise // Fastest Speed – 225km/h // Average Speed – 135km/h

- Qualifying Lap Record – 1m18.7603s, Chaz Mostert, Rod Nash Racing. 2016, Ford Falcon FG X

- Race Lap Record – 1m19.7092s, Fabian Coulthard, DJR Team Penske, 2016, Ford Falcon FG X

 

- Everyone remembers Tim’s dominance here in 2016, winning both weekend races, but he had visited the podium at Winton before, finishing 3rd in 2014.

-  Winton was the site of the only race in ATCC/VASC history which did not have a Holden in the field. This occurred in the first round the circuit hosted in 1985.

- Tim led 66 of the 107 race laps conducted at Winton 2016

- Of the 48 VASC races held at Winton on the current circuit In the Supercars era (1997-2016) the Safety car has appeared in 27 of them - 56.25%

- Tim also completed in Super2 here in 2007 and 2008

 

MEET TIM

Thursday 18th May

17:30-18:30 – Supercars Autograph Session, Corporate Centre, Winton Motor Raceway

Saturday 20th May

13:45-14:00 – Autograph Session @ Merchandise Alley

Published: 15 May 2018.

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