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.Pukekohe 4pm news round-up


Qualifying times for TRS and Porsche GT3

Van Gisbergen on TRS pole

pril 20, 2007, 4pm. Teenager Shane van Gisbergen (pictured) has put his car on pole for the Toyota Racing Series finale at Pukekohe this weekend.

His 54.996-second lap was 0.011 seconds faster than Andy Knight, with Earl Bamber third. Newly-crowned champion Daniel Gaunt is fourth.

Australian V8 Development series driver Tim Slade is ninth fastest on his TRS debut.

In the Porsche GT3 series, Craig Baird is on pole.

His usual key rivals, Fabian Coulthard and Matt Halliday, are not racing this weekend, Coulthard in the V8 Supercar field and Halliday in the USA with Champ Cars.

Jody Vincent is second quickest qualifier, with Nick Gordon third. Both are a shade over half a second slower than Baird’s 59.321s.


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