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.
Whincup set a lap time of 1m 56.6623 seconds with Ford Performance Racing's Mark Winterbottom responding with a 1m 56.8156 on the Albert Park Circuit.
Holden teams fill top 7 in opening practice for the double-header non-points weekend at the Grand Prix of Australia.
Shane van Gisbergen lands his second pole of the weekend in the V8 Supercars opening event in Adelaide, Australia.
Ready, set, action for the opening race of the V8 Supercars Clipsal 500 in Adelaide, Australia on and off the circuit.
Changes in the V8 Supercars made for an interesting first day of the Clipsal 500 on the streets of Adelaide. Besides the addition of Nissan and Mercedes to the series, a new driver appeared from the MotoGP ranks.
Days after winning the Bathurst 12H, Erebus Motorsport has unveiled the world’s first Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG V8 Supercars at a ‘purple’ carpet launch at All Phones Arena in Sydney.
The greatest race in the world will be held in Australia and is called The Aussie Speed Showdown. Casey Stoner, Mark Webber and Jamie Whincup will challenge one another in the battle of the Bike vs V8 vs F1. Plus a special 'Fish out or water' event.
Rain played a factor in the first qualifying for the Sydney 500.The track dried at the end but several top drivers will not have a shot at the pole; including Whincup!
Practice day for the Australia V8 Supercars was extremely hot; especially for the drivers on and off the track Homebush circuit.
2013 will see the new cars including Nissan and Mercedes, along with new events for the V8 Supercars.
Lowndes wins the race, Whincup wins the war