Championship leader Shane van Gisbergen has held off Will Davison to claim his twelfth win of the season at Sydney Motorsport Park after electrical issues ended Davison’s chances of victory.
Leading the early laps of the first race Davison lost the lead after having to cycle the vehicles electrics in pit lane, which gave Van Gisbergen the lead and the victory and relegated seventeen to second.
Davison’s teammate Anton De Pasquale, who won last night’s race, and has been quickest in every session so far in the Bunnings Trade Sydney SuperSprint, is started both of today’s races from pole position and took out the second race of the day..
Seven-time champion and retiring driver and soon to be team principal Jamie Whincup sits second in the championship and managed to take out third place in the second race of the day over his teammate.
Drivers are competing in 11 races at Sydney Motorsport Park over the next four weeks, with the driver who claims the most points from the four rounds to be awarded the Beaurepaires Sydney Cup and a $25,000 winner’s prize.