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Sunday Result 

Will Brown – Car #87

Qualifying, Race 2 –  Second (2:05.3993)
Top Ten Shootout – Third (2:06.7237)
Race 2 – First

“Getting pole the shootout for race one was definitely one of the favourite moments from the weekend. It was a great way to start the year, and of course the race win was also really cool. We’re heading to Melbourne next, I’m aiming and the team is aiming for consistency. Consistency has a big impact on the overall championships. It’s pretty cool to know that after weekend one, the team is back at the front of pitlane. Obviously the live pitlane allows for those changes, there are always positives and negatives to these kinds of things but the team is just happy to be back at the front. I found it pretty cool to race on the hard tyres this weekend, we definitely saw less marbles on the track. The team all did an awesome job this weekend, and we’ll be working hard back at the workshop to make a few tweaks before round two but overall, the weekend was a great one for the team.”

Broc Feeney – Car #88

Qualifying, Race 2 – First (2:05.3317)
Top Ten Shootout – First (2:06.5465)
Race 2 – Third

“Getting the win this weekend was definitely a highlight, and pretty special. The shootout lap today was also equally as awesome. Overall, there have been plenty of highlights over the weekend, it’s just been a great one overall for the team. Heading into Melbourne, starts are definitely something we’ll be working on, it’s not our strongest point at the moment. Unfortunately, we didn’t get a great start in either of the races, today’s start especially cost us. We ended up in a position that we probably shouldn’t have been in. We’ve got a couple of weeks until the Australian Grand Prix round so it’s something we’ll be working on. We’ve got a lot of improvements to chip away at but we’ve got a great base to start from. With the hard tyres this weekend, I found personally, that it made it easier to push compared to the 1000 last year. It is a bit of a weird feeling to know that the pitlane order is moving at the next round. When I rocked up at Bathurst at the start of the weekend, I wanted to be back in garage number one. The next round, pitlane order maybe isn’t as crucial however, where we come out of the AGP will be really important.”