Career Best Finish for Wall

Finishing seventh at the Gold Coast today proves how vital car tuning is according to Wilson Security Racing’s David Wall, who says his engineers nailed it today.

Wall, who qualified 19th, and Co-Driver Chris Pither were not without dramas in this afternoon’s 102-lap race, with Pither being issued a stop-go penalty for speeding in pit lane, but recovered to hunt down the top five in the closing laps.

Qualifying for tomorrow’s 102-lap race starts at 10.55.

David Wall
Wilson Security Racing

“It’s our best result so far but I still feel a little bit hard done by when I don’t feel I qualified the car as good as I could have. The car was very similar to what I had yesterday but I just couldn’t get through the back chicane the way I could yesterday. That was really our only problem in qualifying.

“I’ve always thought everyone’s the same out there, you’ve just got to get everything tuned up and get the result when the car’s good enough. We definitely had a good enough car today and the proof is in the pudding. We just need to make our lives a bit easier tomorrow and qualify where we should be.”

Chris Pither
Wilson Security Racing Co-Driver

“It was all pretty positive apart from that one pit lane entry drama. It was a very late call and there was a heavily damaged car creeping down pit lane, which impeded my entry. That resulted in me running over the line a bit too fast. Thankfully we managed to bring ourselves back into a pretty nice position.

“Apart from that I was rapt. I was having a lot of fun out there. The car’s pretty good for 90% of the lap and I just enjoyed going out there and getting racy with a few guys!”

ARMOR ALL Gold Coast 600 - V8 Supercars C'ship - Races 30&31
V8 SUPERCARS - Top Ten Shootout

01 Craig Lowndes, Red Bull Racing Australia, 1:10.9569

02 James Courtney, Holden Racing Team, +0.0918

03 Garth Tander, Holden Racing Team, +0.2425

04 Tony D'Alberto, Team HIFLEX, +0.2783

05 Scott McLaughlin, Fujitsu Racing GRM, +0.5165

06 David Reynolds, The Bottle-O FPR Ford, +0.9893

07 Rick Kelly, Jack Daniel's Racing, +1.0755

08 Michael Caruso, Norton Hornets, Fastest Lap Invalidated

09 Fabian Coulthard, Lockwood Racing, Excluded

10 Shane Van Gisbergen, TEKNO Team VIP, no lap

19 David Wall, Wilson Security Racing, +0.8987

ARMOR ALL Gold Coast 600 - V8 Supercars C'ship - Races 30&31
V8 SUPERCARS – Race 30

01 C.Lowndes/W.Luff, Red Bull Racing Australia

02 S.Van Gisbergen/J. Bleekemolen, TEKNO Team VIP Petfoods

03 M.Winterbottom/S.Richards, Pepsi Max Crew FPR Ford

04 T.D’Alberto/D.Wood, Team HIFLEX

05 R.Ingall/R.Brisco, Supercheap Auto Racing

06 W.Davison/S.Owen, Pepsi Max Crew FPR Ford

07 D.Wall/C.Pither, Wilson Security Racing

08 D.Reyolds/D.Canto, The Bottle-O FPR Ford

09 C.Mostert/A.Walsh, Wilson Security Racing

10 J.Webb/M.Lieb, TEKNO Team Darrell Lea

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