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Red Bull Holden Racing Team
09 JUL 2017
Whincup takes maiden 2017 victory
Jamie Whincup - Car #88
Qualifying Race 2 - Fifth (Fastest Lap: 1:12.3513)
Top Ten Shootout - Fourth (Fastest Lap: 1:12.3342)
Race 2 - FIRST
Championship - Second (1602)

Shane van Gisbergen - Car #97
Qualifying Race 2 - Sixth (Fastest Lap: 1:12.4495)
Top Ten Shootout - Second (Fastest Lap: 1:12.2588)
Race 2 - Third
Championship - Fourth (1377)

Jamie Whincup - Car #88
"Overall I'm unbelievably happy with that, it's been a long six months trying to get my first win and what a place to do it here in Townsville. It's a place I really love racing at and it's almost a home event for us being in Queensland. The car was great, full credit to the crew, they gave me a really quick car which was the difference, a car to be able to fight the other guys with. So a massive team effort, we dug deep and got the chocolates. It's going to be a long old grid for the next six months 'til Newcastle but we're up for the challenge and will keep our heads down."

Shane van Gisbergen - Car #97
"The car was alright. We made some good changes overnight and the boys did a great job of fixing the car after the issues yesterday. We actually weren't that happy after qualifying, but we made a good change for the shootout. We're learning all the time with these new tyres. Then in the race the first stint was atrocious. We lost the race there. I think the gap to the leaders after that got smaller and smaller, we had really good speed. It's a bit baffling what went wrong. There are some positives and I think we've got enough information to move forward. There's a couple of areas of the car we need to make better, but I don't think we fully understand why we're quick sometimes and why we're not other times. It's the inconsistency of every tyre set that we don't understand. There's a lot of work to be done, but it's a good day for the team to have two fast cars and I think Craig (Lowndes, TeamVortex) was fast as well moving through the field."
19 Oct - 21 Oct 2018
Practice 1
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Days Hours Mins Secs
  • Friday
    • Practice 1 30 Minutes 10:40 - 11:10
    • Practice 2 30 Minutes 13:45 - 14:15
    • Practice 3 30 Minutes 17:00 - 17:30
  • Saturday
    • Qualifying Race 26 20 Minutes 10:05 - 10:25
    • Race 26 102 Laps 14:25 - 16:50
  • Sunday
    • Qualifying Race 27 20 Minutes 10:20 - 10:40
    • Top 10 Shootout 25 Minutes 11:40 - 12:05
    • Race 27 102 Laps 14:25 - 16:50
Poll

Should Supercars change the kerb strike technology?
Yes - invest in better technology used in other categories
68%
No - Change track designs to use non technical methods (tyres etc)
23%
No - Drivers need to learn the track limits
8%
Undecided
3%

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Supercar Drivers Championship
1 Shane Van Gisbergen Holden 3276  
2 Scott McLaughlin Ford 3257  
3 Jamie Whincup Holden 2872  
4 Craig Lowndes Holden 2787  
5 David Reynolds Holden 2567  
Supercar Teams Championship
1 Triple Eight Race Engineering (1/97) 6148  
2 DJR Team Penske 5539  
3 Tickford Racing (5/55) 4063  
4 Walkinshaw Andretti United 4051  
5 Erebus Motorsport 3972  
Supercar Manufacturer Championship
1 Holden 16
2 Ford 8
3 Nissan 1
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