A dislodged engine belt brought an excellent opening stint to a halt for Wilson Security Racing's David Wall in today's race.
After making up seven places in the first few laps, Wall's steering went hard and the dash-mounted engine light flashed on.
Practice sessions at Symmons Plains were just that for Wilson Security Racing's David Wall today as he turned his first laps at the super-quick track in a V8 Supercar.
Wall improved throughout the three sessions, ending 27th fastest, and says his best lap had to be aborted because of traffic.
Matching his qualifying time at the end of a 15-lap race is the major encouragement David Wall took from this weekend at Albert Park after his last race ended in the gravel.
Carnage on lap one of today's V8 Supercar race at Albert Park collected Wilson Security Racing's David Wall as he ploughed, unsuspecting, into a mid-track pile-up.
Down-force, braking and just about everything else is what makes a V8 Supercar different to every other category but David Wall is learning the new language quickly.