Driver, Wall Racing Honda
“It’s a pleasure to be here, but free practice means nothing,” said Nestor Girolami.
“I’m happy because the car is very balanced. We are in a position to think for tomorrow. Unfortunately, tomorrow looks like raining, so you need to set up the car for raining, set up my brain for rain too!
“It’s a really nice circuit, especially Turn 6. I’m really excited to be here in Australia. I always wanted to come here, so I’m glad to have the opportunity.”
Driver, HMO Customer Racing Hyundai
"We qualified fourth, it wasn't my best work, but off the start, I was straight up to second," said Will Brown.
"I lost a few positions mid-race, but I got them back, and that was probably due to thinking about the championship, rather than blocking.
"I chased down Nestor, but couldn't quite get past him, so we'll have another crack tomorrow."
Driver, Garry Rogers Motorsport Alfa
“It was hairy. Those wet tyres just went away,” said Jordan Cox.
“Probably after Lap 7 or 8, it all turned to rubbish and it was the survival of the fittest. It felt like the tread blocks were peeling off the tyre after every lap.
“Once we lost the gap to the front two, it was just a case of brining it home and being safe.”