A Motorsport Australia spokesperson confirmed to Speedcafe.com that a protest has been lodged against an unspecified competitor.
It is understood that a hearing will take place shortly, and that the matter relates to Triple Eight refilling dry ice in the driver's side doors of its two Red Bull Ampol Camaros during the 95-lap opening race of the Repco Supercars Championship.
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Notably, Rule C16.2 of the Supercars Operations Manual states, “Any Driver cooling system that contains a cooling medium must be … mounted within the cockpit utilising the mounting points designated in the GSD for the passenger seat.”
Both had dry ice filled on their right-hand side in their final stops on Laps 64 and 56, respectively.