PRICE LEADS DAY 1 FROM ALICE TO FINKE

Toby Price has lead the car category to Finke from Alice Springs and now holds a 7 minute 44 second lead before tomorrow’s final return leg.

Price was the first to leave Alice Springs this morning aboard his #487 Red Bull Trophy Truck and the first to Finke with a time of 01:44:12 across the 226km off-road track.

Price and navigator Jason Duncan now hold a 7 minute and 44 second buffer over the second-placed car.

“We had a good run today for the first 226km leg from Alice Springs to Aputula (Finke). We’ll set off leading tomorrow so I’m excited for the return journey already. A massive thanks to the whole crew, sponsors and supporters! Let’s try and bring the Red Bull Trophy Truck home tomorrow across the line first.”

Price will be the first car off of the line tomorrow for Day 2 of Racing for the 226km return trip from Finke to Alice Springs, which will get underway at 7:15AM ACST tomorrow morning.

CAR RESULTS AFTER DAY 1 (OUTRIGHT)

  • 1 – Toby Price & Jason Duncan, 01:44:12.0
  • 2 – Jack Rhodes & David Pullino, + 00:07:44.4
  • 3 – Beau Robinson & Shane Hutt, + 00:08:09.9
  • 4 – Josh Howells & Ian Hume, + 00:10:36.9
  • 5 – Ryan & Nev Taylor & Adam McGuire, + 00:12:56.1
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