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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."
6 Jul - 8 Jul 2018
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Days Hours Mins Secs
  • Friday
    • Practice 1 40 Minutes 11:25 - 12:05
    • Practice 2 40 Minutes 15:00 - 15:40
  • Saturday
    • Qualifying Race 17 20 Minutes 11:55 - 12:15
    • Race 17 70 Laps 16:05 - 17:45
  • Sunday
    • Qualifying Race 18 20 Minutes 13:55 - 11:50
    • Shootout 25 Minutes 13:55 - 14:20
    • Race 18 70 Laps 16:05 - 17:45
Poll

Should Supercars change the kerb strike technology?
Yes - invest in better technology used in other categories
66%
No - Change track designs to use non technical methods (tyres etc)
24%
No - Drivers need to learn the track limits
8%
Undecided
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Supercar Drivers Championship
1 Scott McLaughlin Ford 1775  
2 Shane Van Gisbergen Holden 1614  
3 David Reynolds Holden 1448  
4 Craig Lowndes Holden 1362  
5 Jamie Whincup Holden 1342  
Supercar Teams Championship
1 DJR Team Penske 3004  
2 Triple Eight Race Engineering (1/97) 2956  
3 Walkinshaw Andretti United 2383  
4 Erebus Motorsport 2262  
5 Brad Jones Racing (8/14) 2169  
Supercar Manufacturer Championship
1 Holden 8
2 Ford 7
3 Nissan 1
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