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Old 28 Sep 2019, 21:27 (Ref:3930650)   #38
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johnh875 should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
A couple of issues with that, firstly Whincup was ahead of McLaughlin et al on track so from what I can tell from the timing the SC was sent out before McLaughlin pitted. The lap 14 pitters were never overtaken by the cars behind the SC (just JW).

I'd be astonished if the SC crew didn't radio about JW overtaking them, let alone all the other camera angles available to them. They said they intended to wave the lap 12 pitters around, which was necessary because they were almost a lap down.

I used to hold a view similar to what race control showed here, ie get the SC out and then worry about sorting out the order later, and I still do for situations where there is rescue intervention required, but the position loss suffered by the lap 12 pitters here is not justified for a simple car recovery presenting no danger.
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