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The picture is still bigger than just Bathurst, but there’s no question that there are three Triple Eight cars all trying unbelievably hard to win that race. He clinched his first Championship after winning the first race in the final round at Oran Park Raceway , and was awarded the Barry Sheene Medal for the second year running at the V8 Gala Awards. As of the 26th August , Whincup is the all-time record holder in the Supercars Championship for race wins, at career wins. Please help by adding reliable sources. The Ford outfit has dominated the championship so far and current series leader Scott McLaughlin made a strong start from pole position. The Holden factory-backed team has proven to be quick in races this season but have struggled to get comparable qualifying times with McLaughlin, which has seen them concede too much of a start.

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Obviously our efforts to try and win the biggest trophy are all in one basket with car No97 [van Gisbergen] so fingers crossed I have no involvement whatsoever and he’s out in front doing what he does. Sign into your NZ Herald. I’d actually only spoken to him a couple of times briefly before I joined the team, so it’s not like we go back a long way or anything. So much can go on up jamje, and there’ll be some years when everything breaks for you and goes jamir the script, and then other years where you go nowhere near it.

One for PD and Richo first. The adjustment probably isn’t as great for me as it might be for others as I’m doing plenty of driving anyway, and in cars that are as fast or faster in the Australian GT Championship. Richo, you don’t have the benefit of doing as many kilometres in a Supercar each year as PD does, so how do you stay on top of that? With Bathurst October 8 closing in faster than a VF Commodore on Conrod Straight, we chatted to PD, Matty and Richo about stepping into the spotlight and playing a co-starring role in the biggest race on the Australian motorsport calendar.


But Whincup finished 6th in race 1 and failing a transmission failure ended up 26th in race 2.

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It was Whincup’s 10th win in his 20th start over the past decade at Townsville. And Richards, 45, gets to rekindle a partnership with Lowndes that saw the pair win Bathurst just two years ago, the most whicup of four Mount Panorama victories for a driver who has achieved success in most things he’s driven in a Supercar career that spans two decades.

For Dumbrell, so long a driver in the main game himself, it’s a chance for the year-old to add more enduro silverware to a partnership with Whincup that has already trodden the top step of the podium at Sandown twice and Bathurst. Retrieved 6 October Whincup then had a disappointing weekend at Desert at the Bahrain International Circuitwhere poor qualifying pace for Triple Eight was compounded by a run of all three races marred by minor accidents, and he took away zero points.

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Firth Jane Moffat Murphy Whincup. This year, with where Craig sits in the championship, maybe you can focus more on this one race, and there’s a chance to take points off other people in championship contention as well. Retrieved 6 December Register with us and content you save will appear here so you can access them to read later. The best and the worst from day four of the second test between NZand Sri Lanka.

He was also victorious in the series’ first outing to the US at the Circuit of the Americastaking victory on three of four occasions. Toni Vilander Whiincup Lowndes.


Whincup lost out to long-time rival Winterbottom with a difficult in and he finished fifth in the championship after he won 2 races in Sydney Our strategy was a lot different to everyone else’s, and me against the main game drivers was a risk we had to take from as far back as we were in qualifying. Given a lifeline by Tasman Motorsport inWhincup responded in style, partnering the late Jason Richards to podium results at Sandown and Bathurst.

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The title that went down to the final race in Sydney where Whincup beat teammate Craig Lowndes by 35 points. Average Qualifying Position 4. We had a tyre blow-out in NZ while leading the race, we had a tail shaft blow-out at Winton while leading and another tail shaft issue at the Gold Coast.

Whincup is a seven-time Supercars champion, a four-time Bathurst winner and in also won the Bathurst 12 Hour. After some incidents and unreliability, Whincup finished cp championship in a slightly disappointing tenth position at years end. It’s different, per cent, and you can’t say it’s like any other race, it just isn’t.

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Jamie is a natural on the track and a fan of anything with an ignition. I dunno what it is about Townsville. Sign into your NZ Herald. The finalists ‘s most viewed TradeMe listings Russia tests new hypersonic nuke. The New Zealand Herald. I’ve been lucky enough to start the race a number of times pairing with Jamie which is a lot of responsibility, but I welcome jxmie.