V8 Supercars – Lowndes Dominates At Home Track With Double Victory

August 20, 2011

V8 Supercars

TeamVodafone have once again enjoyed the spoils of a 1-2 finish with Craig Lowndes claiming the number one spot of the day ahead of Jamie Whincup after today’s two 22 lap races at the Coates Hire Ipswich 300.

Lowndes, who topped yesterday’s practice session continued to dominate today’s on track sessions, claiming pole position and both race victories.

While Lowndes flourished, Whincup struggled throughout Qualifying and started fourth on the grid for Race 16.

The Championship leader made up a position in the first race, passing Rick Kelly to secure third.

In the final race Whincup passed Slade to take second and maintain his the Championship lead,  170 points clear of teammate Lowndes.

The Coates Hire Ipswich 300 will conclude tomorrow with qualifying for Race 18 at 11.20am (AEST) ahead of the final 200km race of the weekend to get underway at 3.05pm (AEST).

Top Ten V8 Supercar Championships Series Race 16 Results: Coates Hire Ipswich 300

1: Craig Lowndes
2: Tim Slade
3: Jamie Whincup
4: Rick Kelly
5: Steve Owen
6: Greg Murphy
7: Lee Holdsworth
8: Steven Johnson
9: Karl Reindler
10: James Moffat

Top Ten V8 Supercar Championships Series Race 17 Results: Coates Hire Ipswich 300

1: Craig Lowndes
2: Jamie Whincup
3: Tim Slade
4: Rick Kelly
5: Steve Owen
6: Steven Johnson
7: Greg Murphy
8: Shane Van Gisbergen
9: James Moffat
10: Mark Winterbottom

Top Ten V8 Supercar Championship Series Standings:

1: Jamie Whincup, 1817 pts.
2: Craig Lowndes, 1647 pts.
3: Shane Van Gisbergen, 1398 pts.
4: Rick Kelly, 1364 pts.
5: Mark Winterbottom, 1273 pts.
6: Steven Johnson, 1261 pts.
7: Will Davison, 1260 pts.
8: Garth Tander, 1219 pts.
9: Alex Davison, 1165 pts.
10: Jason Bright, 1096 pts.

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