Lower than a second separated the 24-car discipline throughout the half-hour session, 18 of these vehicles inside half a second over the compact Symmons Plains lap.
Waters obtained one of the best of the late inexperienced tyre runs, the Tickford driver vaulting to the highest with a 50.846s.
That was ok to depart him 0.004s away from Dick Johnson Racing’s Will Davison, who had gone quickest seconds earlier.
“We obtained by most of what we have been attempting to realize in that session,” stated Waters.
“We put a set of greens on on the finish and cleaned up plenty of my points. I am not too positive what the opposite guys did, in the event that they put tyres on or not. However the automotive is nice over one lap, prefer it has been all 12 months. We’re simply attempting to work on our race automotive.”
Chaz Mostert was the best-placed driver that did not enhance on his ultimate run, his 50.906s coming on the mid-way level of the session.
Jack Le Brocq ended up fourth quickest due to a late flyer, whereas Shane van Gisbergen set the early tempo however was shuffled again to fifth within the ‘joyful hour’.
David Reynolds was sixth adopted by Tim Slade, who accomplished a formidable turnaround after a tough begin to the session. The BRT driver prompted an early crimson flag when his Mustang shed its proper rear wheel and got here to a cease on the final nook.
Will Brown was one of the best rookie within the discipline in eighth forward of Anton De Pasquale and Jamie Whincup.
Observe continues with a second half-hours session at 11:25am native time.