HEAVY CRASH ENDS BATHURST SUPER2 PRACTICE

Declan Fraser escaped a heavy crash during Dunlop Series practice at the Repco Bathurst 1000. Pic: FOX SPORTS

DECLAN Fraser emerged uninjured from a heavy crash in Dunlop Super2 Series practice at the Repco Bathurst 1000.

The 21-year-old was pitched into a spin through the high-speed Sulman Park when the right-rear wheel-nut on his MW Motorsport Nissan Altima parted company.

Resulting rear-on contact with the outside concrete wall lifted the rear wheels of the Nissan off the ground, before it spun down the road and came to rest before McPhillamy.

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Fraser walked away from the heavily damaged Altima, while the 40 minutes session – which was already down to its final minutes – was red-flagged and not restarted.

The wheel nut can be seen parting company with the car just as Fraser turned in to Sulman Park. Pic: FOX SPORTS

That left Image Racing Holden driver Jordan Boys atop the Practice 2 order from Aaron Seton (Matt Stone Racing Holden) and Jayden Ojeda (MW Motorsport Nissan).

Boys’ best was a 2:06.7642s which put him 0.4294s ahead of Seton and a similar margin clear of the time Ojeda set to top Practice 1 earlier in the day.

Series leader Broc Feeney (Triple Eight Holden) was fifth in the second session, two places clear of nearest title rival Zak Best (Tickford Racing Ford).

Fraser meanwhile confirmed via social media that he will take no further part in the weekend.

The Dunlop Series returns to the track tomorrow for qualifying.

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