Hearing van Gisbergen and McLaughlin talk about just how tough it is to win a championship it brings home how incredible Whincup’s run of success has been in the past decade. Southee started it, Boult put them on top, and now Wagner is set to bring it home for NZ. The Triple Eight ace struck back with force in , making him just the second man after Norm Beechey to have won the championship in both a Ford and Holden and going on to take four in a row, winning with one event to spare. It can be a bit tricky when you’re dropped in there, but you can play a reasonably significant role in the outcome. There’s pressure for sure, especially being with the reigning series champion like I am, but you can keep that under control by focusing on the bare basics of the job. We look back on that and piss ourselves.

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Tander backed up his previous two round wins in Tasmania with a dominant race 1 win on Saturday, but a slow stop in race two dropped him to tenth, before disaster in race three after touching Steven Richardshe broke his steering and was out. Archived from the original PDF on February 5, Given a lifeline by Tasman Motorsport inWhincup responded in style, partnering the late Jason Richards to podium results at Sandown and Bathurst.

Share on Reddit reddit. Actually, some of the spectators probably haven’t been to bed to get up early on Sunday morning, that’s all part of it … Last year, being in the for the first time and actually racing and not watching other people race, it was a bit surreal.

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Entering Surfers Paradise for the Indy with the series lead from Garth Tandera difficult day on Sunday with a spin in the final race saw the lead revert to Tander who won the round. Retrieved from ” https: Ajmie Australia Supercars Championship.


Jamie Whincup

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 Share on LinkedIn linkedin. From breaking news to debate and conversation, we bring you the news as it happens. Whincup was one of 14 drivers in the field driving the Holden ZB Commodore. Lowndesy and Richo have experience in spades.

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A year ago the roles were reversed and it was van Gisbergen trying to help Whincup edge McLaughlin in a head-to-head sprint for the finish. It can be a bit tricky when you’re dropped in there, but you can play a reasonably significant role in the outcome. It was Whincup’s 10th win in his 20th start over the past decade at Townsville. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or wincup sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

Average finishing Position 5. Despite bad luck in the endurance races and at the Gold Coast, Whincup was able to put it all together at Sydney Olympic Park and wgincup the first back-to-back championship winner since Marcos Ambrose in — Crunching the numbers on time spent at the pointy end of the field.

Despite the new era increasing outright competitiveness across the field and the season having 13 separate race winners, Whincup once again proved dominant. Share on Reddit reddit.

The finalists ‘s most viewed TradeMe listings Russia tests new hypersonic nuke. InWhincup returned with the same team which was re-branded TeamVodafone and celebrated several victories included a second Bathurst title alongside teammate Craig Lowndes and new engineer Mark Dutton.

Jamie Whincup born 6 February is an Australian professional racing driver competing in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Whincup finish 2nd in race 5 and 3rd in race 6, he took the inaugural Larry Perkins Trophy for being the highest points-scorer across the weekend, but was left disappointed by his start in the finale.


He returned in to challenge for the title, winning four rounds on his way to becoming runner-up to Garth Tander by a mere two points. In the 26th and final race of the season he was out of reach to score enough points to take back the lead from James Courtney and finished 2nd in the season.

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I had a lot of whinccup — one-two for the team — I couldn’t be happier. The Ford outfit has dominated the championship so far and current series leader Scott McLaughlin made a strong start from pole position. The Funny Side of the T-Boning. When you come back to a familiar partnership each season — and one that’s already been successful — do you pick up from where you left off, or does so much change in the category between seasons that you need to take each one as a fresh start?

I actually shunted my first ever Formula Ford there way back when and almost put an end to my motorsport career before it ever even started. 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.

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 whincu; already trodden the top step of the podium at Sandown twice and Bathurst.