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Courtney loses Race 4 podium over Reynolds incident

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Supercars Championship Results, A post-race penalty has seen James Courtney lose his Race 4 podium on the Beaurepaires Melbourne SuperSprint.

Courtney crossed the road second in his #5 Snowy Rivers Caravans Mustang behind winner Brodie Kostecki.

Courtney loses Race 4 podium over Reynolds incident
Courtney loses Race 4 podium over Reynolds incident

The 2010 champion was implicated within the lap 1 incident which noticed David Reynolds beached within the Flip 1 gravel lure.

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The incident was investigated after the race, with Courtney carrying on and racing to second.

Tickford Racing teammate Cam Waters was additionally implicated, and was initially labeled twenty first.

A 30-second time penalty has since been utilized, dropping Courtney to twenty second within the outcomes.

It elevates Broc Feeney to 3rd place, and Shane van Gisbergen to second, with factors chief Chaz Mostert fourth.

A Motorsport Australia assertion reads: “Following a post-race investigation for the incident at Flip 1 on the primary lap and admission to breach of Schedule B2 Article 2.1.1 – Careless Driving by Automobile 5 James Courtney, decided Automobile 5 initiated the contact to Automobile 6, leading to Automobile 6 making contact with Automobile 26 David Reynolds coming to a cease within the gravel lure, shedding a number of positions, the Stewards imposed a thirty (30) second time penalty on Automobile 5.”

James Golding additionally misplaced his high 10 end over a pit lane breach.

Golding was discovered to have impeded Jack Smith in an unsafe launch situation, and was slapped with a 15-second penalty.

The #31 Nulon Camaro drops to twenty first within the classification.

The assertion continues: “Following a post-race investigation and admission to a Pit Lane breach – unsafe launch of Automobile 31 James Golding, impeded Automobile 4 Jack Smith, the Stewards impose a Fifteen (15) second time penalty to Automobile 31.”

Vehicles will return on Saturday for back-to-back ARMOR ALL Qualifying periods at 9:05am native time.

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