For the first time in Australian Touring Car/Virgin Australia Supercars Championship history, teams will be racing for points at the Coates Hire Melbourne 400, as part of the massive Australian Grand Prix event.
 
Tim & the Team CoolDrive Commodore have arrived into Melbourne, with on track action getting underway as of Thursday. All sessions will be televised (check local guides for times) so be sure to tune in!
 

TRACK TIMES

Thursday 22nd March

12:50-13:20 – Practice One

14:40-15:10 – Practice Two

16:20-16:30 – Qualifying – Race 3

16:40-16:50 – Qualifying – Race 4

Friday 23rd March

13:50-14:00 – Qualifying – Race 5

14:10-14:20 – Qualifying – Race 6

17:50-18:50 – Race 3 – 130kms/25 Laps

Saturday 24th March

12:40-13:10 – Race 4 – 70km/13 Laps

18:20-19:20 – Race 5 – 130km/25 Laps

Sunday 4th March

13:45-14:15 – Race 6 – 70km/13 Laps

 
FAST FACTS

- Track Length – 5.3km // Direction – Clockwise // Fastest Speed – 257km/h // Average Speed – 165km/h

- Qualifying Lap Record – 1m54.3972s – Fabian Coulthard, DJR Team Penske, 2017, Falcon FGX

- Race Lap Record – 1m55.9682s – Craig Lowndes, Triple Eight, 2011, Commodore VE II

- Tim will celebrate his 150th VASC race start on Sunday’s 70km race

- Tim qualified 13th for Race 1 last year – his best in Supercars at the Albert Park circuit

- The safety car has appeared in 25 of the 68 Supercar races at Albert Park (36.8%)

- Since Tim is a Melbourne local and has attended every F1 event held here, he considers this one his home event!

- This year Team CoolDrive/BJR has a ex-F1 Team Manager in Pete Vale, who spent time at McLaren, Williams and Manor during his career in Formula 1.
 

MEET TIM

Friday 23rd March

11:15am-11:30am @ F1 Fan Zone Autograph Stage