On what can only be described as a picture perfect day here at Phillip Island, Jimmy Vernon and the team were well prepared for this morning’s qualifying for Round 2 of the TCR Series.

The well rested Vernon was oozing confidence prior to today’s qualifying round.

"I'm really focused this morning and i know what i need to do to gain crucial time" stated Vernon

Jimmy’s early pace in qualifying was outstanding and nearly matching his teammate. However, he got baulked on his second hot lap which saw Vernon slip to twelfth position.

“We have the race pace” stated a confidence Vernon.

“Just watch” he grinned

Race One at 2.15