Waters third on podium

Tickford Racing’s Cameron Waters finished on the podium in yesterday’s race at Townsville. Picture: Russell Colvin
Tickford Racing’s Cameron Waters finished on the podium in yesterday’s race at Townsville. Picture: Russell Colvin

AFTER claiming pole position yesterday for the second leg of the Supercars Townsville 400, Tickford Racing’s Cameron Waters had to settle for third behind Red Bull Holden Racing’s Shane Van Gisbergen and Shell V-Power Racing Team’s Fabian Coulthard.

Polesitter Waters bolted at the front from the race’s opening, leading by four seconds after the first two laps. His lead over Coulthard then stabilised, while fellow Tickford driver Chaz Mostert was the big mover into third from 16th, including moving up to sixth on lap one.

Coulthard clawed Waters’ advantage back as the track dried out to be right behind the Monster Mustang when they pitted together on lap 18.

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