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Young guns of Supercars Broc Feeney and Will Brown dominate in Perth

Broc Feeney took race honours with teammate van Gisbergen close behind.

Broc Feeney took race honours with teammate van Gisbergen close behind. Photo: AAP

Broc Feeney has capped a dominant day for Supercars’ young guns by winning the final race of Perth Supersprint for the third victory of his promising career.

The Red Bull Ampol youngster converted his pole to lead the entire 42-lap race at Wanneroo Raceway on Sunday and add to his win at the Australian Grand Prix round this month.

Feeney waited late to complete his pit stop, but the strategy paid off as he finished ahead of in-form Erebus duo Will Brown and Brodie Kostecki.

The 20-year-old broke through for a famous victory at the Adelaide 500 last December for the first win of his career and has not looked back.

“Once I got the start, the first five laps I thought we had a pretty good car, and man, this thing was so good to drive in that race,” Feeney said.

“I had so much fun. I could just manage the tires as best as I could, and at the end sort of let loose with some speed so it’s bloody awesome.

“When I needed to, I could put the hammer down and we had really good car.”

Two-time defending champion Shane van Gisbergen, who earlier revealed his contract extension with Red Bull Ampol only runs until the end of 2024, crossed the line in 12th after qualifying 19th.

Van Gisbergen won the first race of the round on Saturday but still trails Kostecki in the championship standings after his costly disqualification in Newcastle.

Earlier, Brown secured the second win of his burgeoning career as Kostecki followed him across the line for a memorable Coca Cola Racing one-two finish in the second race of the day.

Brown, 24, converted his pole for his first victory since 2021 in Sydney.

Erebus lead the teams championship while Kostecki has an early buffer at the top of the drivers standings.

“I had a bloody fast car, I just kept going and I was wondering if I was pushing too hard and not conserving, but it was really fast,” Brown said.

“Awesome for everyone from our team, the cars are very fast.

“It’s pretty surreal for me and Brodie. To be only signed a couple of years ago and now be here one-two is just fantastic.”

Ford veteran James Courtney finished third for an important podium, bouncing back after his Mustang dramatically caught on fire during the last round in Melbourne.

Perth Supersprint Race 2

1. Will Brown (Coca-Cola Racing)

2. Brodie Kostecki (Coca-Cola Racing)

3. James Courtney (Tickford Racing)

4. Chaz Mostert (Walkinshaw Andretti United)

5. Shane van Gisbergen (Red Bull Ampol)

Perth Supersprint Race 3

1. Broc Feeney (Red Bull Ampol)

2. Will Brown (Coca-Cola Racing)

3. Brodie Kostecki (Coca-Cola Racing)

4. David Reynolds (Grove Racing)

5. Chaz Mostert (Walkinshaw Andretti United)

Championship standings

1. Brodie Kostecki 784 pts

2. Chaz Mostert 684

3. Shane van Gisbergen 648

4. Will Brown 613

5. Broc Feeney 564

-AAP

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