The streets of Surfers Paradise was filled with action and crashes. The survivors were Craig Lowndes and co-driver Warren Luff.
The victory also marks the first in the 11 year history of the Castrol-backed Ford Performance Racing outfit.
Castrol created a unique event in Sydney today, inviting ARU CEO Bill Pulver for a hot lap with a Castrol-backed V8 Supercar team and their star driver Will Davison.
Pirtek's support of the new Enduro Cup will create a championship-within-a-championship in the popular Australian racing series.
The first race of the weekend in the V8 Supercars Championship on the Queensland Raceway saw Whincup back on top!
Former V8 Supercar Champion James Courtney back swinging in Townsville.
In the first year of introducing new brands to the sport there were two Mercedes-Benz and four Nissan Altimas in the top ten in Friday's V8 Supercars practice at the Hidden Valley circuit.
Wild rides for former Longhorn stars
Lowndes is the right man: Skaife
The Australian V8 Supercar is 400lbs lighter than a Sprint Cup car, but only has 650 horsepower compared to 950 in NASCAR.
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
Winterbottom enjoyed the return to a revamped Pukekohe Park Raceway
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
Australian motor racing legend Dick Johnson has set tongues wagging by announcing a new car for his famed V8 Supercar operation.
The ultimate Australian invasion, the V8 Supercars of Ford, Holden, Nissan and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG will take to the track with aggressive, do-or-die racing that is sure to have U.S. motorsport fans hungry for more.
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.
The rain in Melbourne played a bit of havoc with the third race for the V8 Supercars at the Albert Park Circuit. While it was a non-points event, the drivers were pushing for the victory. Race 4 is scheduled for Sunday.
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.
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.
Alex Davison joined his brother Will in the FPR #18 Charlie Schwerkolt Racing Team JELD-WEN for the Clipsal 500 challenge.
Shane van Gisbergen lands his second pole of the weekend in the V8 Supercars opening event in Adelaide, Australia.