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
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.
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.
Holden teams fill top 7 in opening practice for the double-header non-points weekend at the Grand Prix of Australia.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. For Craig Lowndes it was his 90th victory; tying Mark Skaife for the all-time win record.
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.
Once again the V8 Supercars Australia put on quite the show and today was no different when Will Davison put the moves on Garth Tander to take the lead on lap 2 at Homebush.
Jamie Whincup helps teammate Craig Lowndes to victory at Homebush to allow him to hold second place in the points over Mark Winterbottom. Hot temperatures in Australia cause drivers to suffer heat exhaustion.
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!