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
V8 Supercars Australia press release