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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."
20 Apr - 22 Apr 2018
Race 10
Days Hours Mins Secs
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
    • Qualifying (Race 10) 20 Minutes 10:40 - 11:00
    • Race 10 57 Laps 13:50 - 15:30

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Supercar Drivers Championship
1 Jamie Whincup Holden 658  
2 David Reynolds Holden 647  
3 Scott McLaughlin Ford 647  
4 James Courtney Holden 624  
5 Shane Van Gisbergen Holden 618  
Supercar Teams Championship
1 Triple Eight Race Engineering (1/97) 1276  
2 Walkinshaw Andretti United 1213  
3 DJR Team Penske 1120  
4 Brad Jones Racing (8/14) 978  
5 Erebus Motorsport 963  
Supercar Manufacturer Championship
1 Holden 7
2 Ford 1
3 Nissan 0
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