Jamie Whincup clinches 5th title finishing third, while Shane Van Gisbergen rules the final race.
Jason Bright: "It was pretty satisfying to pop out in the top ten when we had been running 24th."
Wild rides for former Longhorn stars
Now the sport makes its debut in the US at the Circuit of the Americas next week where every team will be running at the track for the first time.
Race 11 starts tomorrow at 12.05pm followed by Race 12 at 2.25pm.
Richards Trophy heads home, four different winners in ITM 400 Auckland. Jason Bright took the honors in memory of his former teammate while Will Davison takes the points lead.
The kid and the champ claim wins in ITM 400 Auckland V8 Supercars
The last race on the Kiwi circuit was in 2007.
Two separate crashes happened in V8 Supercars third and final race of the weekend took place but neither Pye nor Reynolds ended up with injuries
Jason Bright celebrated his first V8 Supercar race in two years at Symmons Plains in Tasmania
Fabian Coulthard earns his first V8 Supercars championship winning points on the Symmons Plains circuit. The New Zealander did score wins at Albert Park but it was a non-points event on the F1 weekend in Austraia.
Kiwi Coulthard dedicates grand prix success to JR with victories at Albert Park for the V8 Supercars non-points support event for the Formula One season opener in Australia.
The MSS Security Challenge non-points third race on the Albert Park Circuit kept the stewards of the event busy with drivers being excluded. The adjustments of Race 3 outcome shows Coulthard as the winner followed by Reynolds and Bright.
Prior to the non-points weekend art the Albert Park circuit, Fabian Coulthard had never claimed a pole position, let alone a V8 Supercars victory.
Fabian Coulthard and Shane van Gisbergen nailed down the front row in Melbourne as the V8 Supercars teams prepare for the first of the two non-points race. Jason Bright was second in qualifying but had to pay a penalty.