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