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Wet weather will lead to today’s Sandown 500 being ‘all over the place’, according to pole-sitter Jamie Whincup.
Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell will start the Sandown 500 from pole position, after Whincup took a controlled, but not dominant, second qualifying race win over Garth Tander.
Paul Dumbrell dominated the co-driver qualifying race for the Sandown 500, handing Jamie Whincup pole position for the second qualifying race this afternoon.
Jamie Whincup put a Red Bull-backed Triple Eight car on top for the first time this weekend, leading the way in the fourth and final practice session for the Sandown 500 by just 0.0002s.
DJR Team Penske’s Tony D’Alberto finished the third and final Friday practice session for the Sandown 500 fastest in the #17 Ford.
DJR Team Penske driver Fabian Coulthard topped today’s opening practice session for the Sandown 500.