Blanchard clocked over 100 laps around the Winton circuit, and the Victorian V8 rookie was pleased with his maiden hit-out.
“The day was really productive,” he said.
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“It allowed me to knuckle down and try for constant laps using tyres that were well past their best. I felt a lot more comfortable as the day progressed and really believe that it was a major step to prepare for our first round at the Clipsal 500.”
Team Sonic principal, Michael Ritter added;
“We are happy were Tim is at,” he said.
“He is getting to understand what is required with the whole package. Our tyres were old but that also threw things at Tim he needed to deal with. He did a good job.”