In extraordinary scenes after an extraordinary final lap 20-year-old Scott McLaughlin brought the 80,000-strong crowd to its feet and punters opening stating 'now I'm going to go buy a Volvo'.
James Moffat and Taz Douglas were the best of the Nissan Altimas in 18th place after a trying day.
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.
Craig Lowndes: “It’s been an incredible experience for me to come to Spa and achieve third with the team..."
Red Bull domination in Texas as it was the first time that the RBRA scored 1-2 finishes in successive races on the same day.
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
The Tekno Autosports driver led from pole position to win the Clipsal 500 Adelaide in front of a record single-day crowd for a V8 Supercar race, of 95,000 people.
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 team moves onto the Bathurst 1000 next month motivated by its showing of good straight-line speed and some positive results from the weekend.
The action concluded at Winton Sunday with an impeccable performance by Mark Winterbottom, who easily took the win in the ninth race of the season.
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.
Lowndes holds on in Darwin ... just
The championship lead has changed hands after the third race at Queensland Raceway
Jamie Whincup is a winner again at Townsville.
Jamie Whincup clinches 5th title finishing third, while Shane Van Gisbergen rules the final race.
Today was the final of what has been four races at Auckland this weekend for the V8 Supercars.
The streets of Surfers Paradise was filled with action and crashes. The survivors were Craig Lowndes and co-driver Warren Luff.
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.
The victory also marks the first in the 11 year history of the Castrol-backed Ford Performance Racing outfit.
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 third race of the weekend for the V8 Supercars was a masterful display of what the series is all about.
Nissan pleased with progress made during Adelaide weekend.