22 Jan 2012 — Fred Herrero held the lead for 14 laps in a run to first place in the Singapore V8 in Round 2 of the V8 Supercars series.
Herrero swapped leads with Felipe Anzolin in a prolonged battle for the race lead starting midway through, battling over a range of 21 laps. Herrero drove nearly equal parts leading Anzolin after initially being caught by him on the fifth lap. After losing the spot on lap 13, Herrero got around Anzolin and into first place on lap 29, and kept it the remaining lap to the finish.
Herrero is sixth in the standings for the series. He has one start and led 14 of his 30 laps raced while taking the win once.
Felipe Anzolin controlled the top spot most of all, leading 16 of 30 laps but ultimately settling for second place.
Anzolin swapped leads with Fred Herrero in a drawn-out battle for the race lead starting midway through, sparring over a range of 21 laps. Anzolin spent nearly equal parts leading Herrero after catching and passing him on lap 13, coming from as many as four positions back. Ultimately Anzolin lost the spot on lap 29 and settled into second the couple laps running to the conclusion.
Anzolin remains in the lead of the standings, increasing the lead over rival Raul Pons to 16 points. Anzolin has two starts and led 49 of his 66 laps while taking the win once.
V8 Supercars series moves on to Round 3 in a week at Daytona Road Course - B. The series has 25 drivers competing for points in the championship.
Caner Basol took third place.
Basol took the fight back and forth with Raul Pons in a lengthy and unrelenting fight for third from the middle stages, running within a scuff of each other over a stretch of 19 laps and changing positions five times. Driving the Holden Commodore, Basol ran nearly equal parts leading Pons after challenging and passing him on lap 9, coming from as many as six positions back. After losing the spot on lap 24, Basol cleared Pons for the third time and into third place on lap 28, and kept it the remaining couple laps to the conclusion.
Basol is seventh in the standings for the series. He has one start and finished as high as third.
Raul Pons won fourth place.
Pons took the fight back and forth with Caner Basol in a long and persistent battle for third from the middle stages, running within car lengths of each other over a span of 19 laps and changing positions five times. Pons spent nearly equal parts leading Basol after being caught by him on lap 6. In the end Pons lost the spot on lap 28 and settled into fourth the few laps running to the checkered flag.
Pons moves up to second in the standings, now tied in points with third's Nikola Vrhovski following Vrhovski's fifth-place finish. Pons has two starts and finished as high as third.
Nikola Vrhovski captured fifth place.
Driving the Holden Commodore, Vrhovski swapped leads multiple rounds with Jose Moura in a lengthy and determined battle for fifth starting midway through, passing each other four times over a stretch of 15 laps. Vrhovski spent the majority pursuing Moura after being engaged and passed by him on lap 8. Vrhovski launched a prolonged attack at Moura in the late stages, staying within a straightaway behind him and gaining ground over a continuous run of five laps. Vrhovski passed Moura for the second time and into fifth place on lap 29, and controlled it the remaining lap to the conclusion.
Vrhovski drops to third in the standings, now tied in points with second's Raul Pons following Pons's fourth-place finish. Vrhovski has two starts and led three of his 66 laps while finishing as high as second.