Will Davison qualified P10 for Race 16, recording a time of 1:10.3864 which was just two tenths of the pole sitter.
Conditions were sunny but very windy for Race 16 at Queensland Raceway. Starting off the 5th row for the 38 lapper, Will Davison unfortunately lost 3 places on the opening lap but was able to make a pass on lap 2 to move back up to P12.
On lap 4 the #19 Darrell Lea STIX Commodore detoured to the pit lane for the first and only compulsory pit stop and a set of fresher tyres.
Davison re-joined on track in P25 and gradually moved up the field as the rest of the teams pitted for their compulsory pit stops.
By lap 22, the Darrell Lea STIX Commodore moved into P7 where Davison would maintain his position to take the chequered flag.
Sunday’s track conditions were slightly different with lower track temps and less wind. A 20 minute qualifying session kicked off the third and final day of the Ipswich SuperSprint, which saw Will Davison qualifying in P17.
“[We’re] just struggling with balance, we’re trying a lot of stuff but not making much sense.
“We were struggling yesterday to be honest. Track’s in better nick than yesterday, cooler and less wind so obviously went faster than yesterday. You can tell the track was good, we just missing the boat somewhere.” said Will Davison.
200kms was the race distance for Race 17 and it was an action-packed start for the Darrell Lea STIX Commodore as Davison was forced wide in turn 2 on the opening lap.
As the #15 and #8 pitted early, Davison moved up into P15 but later made his first pit stop on lap 5 to run a long stint till the end of the 65 lap race and finishing in P17.
“Tough weekend, certainly didn’t get the results we were looking for. Pretty gutted but we will regroup in the next couple of weeks and come back punching at Sydney Motorsport Park.” said Will Davison
Will Davison remains 6th on the Championship Leaderboard on 1485 points after 15 races.
The #19 Darrell Lea STIX Commodore hits the track for the next round of the Supercars Championship at the Red Rooster Sydney SuperSprint on 26-28 August.