2020 Supercars Townsville Supersprint race results

Jamie Whincup scored a double win in the opening leg of the Townsville Supersprint to slash the points deficit to championship leader Scott McLaughlin.

2020 Supercars Townsville Supersprint race results

In Race 1, Whincup got a clean start from pole position to lead the field into Turn 1 and was then able to carve a three-second lead, enough to prevent Chaz Mostert from undercutting him when the Walkinshaw Andretti driver pitted on Lap 16.

The Triple Eight Holden driver eventually won the race by a comfortable margin of 6.885s, while Mostert slipped behind the Tickford Holden of Cam Waters in the final laps of the race.

McLaughlin recovered from a difficult qualifying session to take seventh at the flag, his charge aided by by a multi-car collision at Turn 2 on the opening lap.

Race 2 was more of the same for Whincup as he secured another lights-to-flag victory, with Mostert finishing second in his WAU Holden.

McLaughlin recovered from another poor qualifying to finish sixth and limit the points loss to Whincup.

The DJR Penske driver bounced back in the final race of the weekend to win from pole position, while chief rival Whincup finished two spots behind in third.

Whincup's Triple Eight teammate Shane van Gisbergen managed a best finish of third across the three races.

Supercars Townsville Supersprint: Race 1 results:

Cla # Driver Car Time
1 88 Australia Jamie Whincup Holden Commodore ZB  
2 6 Australia Cameron Waters Ford Mustang GT 6.885
3 25 Australia Chaz Mostert Holden Commodore ZB 13.667
4 12 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard Ford Mustang GT 20.969
5 9 Australia David Reynolds Holden Commodore ZB 22.714
6 44 Australia James Courtney Ford Mustang GT 29.345
7 17 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Ford Mustang GT 32.853
8 2 Australia Bryce Fullwood Holden Commodore ZB 34.662
9 20 Australia Scott Pye Holden Commodore ZB 41.499
10 99 Australia Anton De Pasquale Holden Commodore ZB 41.575
11 22 New Zealand Chris Pither Holden Commodore ZB 41.870
12 18 Australia Mark Winterbottom Holden Commodore ZB 42.714
13 5 Australia Lee Holdsworth Ford Mustang GT 43.758
14 35 Australia Garry Jacobson Holden Commodore ZB 46.292
15 55 Australia Jack Le Brocq Ford Mustang GT 1'02.613
16 4 Australia Jack Smith Holden Commodore ZB 1'02.889
17 15 Australia Rick Kelly Ford Mustang GT 1 lap
18 19 Australia Alex Davison Holden Commodore ZB 1 lap
19 97 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Holden Commodore ZB 9 laps
  8 Australia Nick Percat Holden Commodore ZB 16 laps
  34 Australia Zane Goddard Holden Commodore ZB 19 laps
  7 New Zealand Andre Heimgartner Ford Mustang GT 22 laps
  14 Australia Todd Hazelwood Holden Commodore ZB 32 laps
  3 Australia Macauley Jones Holden Commodore ZB 38 laps

Supercars Townsville Supersprint Race 2 results:

Cla # Driver Car Gap
1 88 Australia Jamie Whincup Holden Commodore ZB  
2 25 Australia Chaz Mostert Holden Commodore ZB 3.014
3 97 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Holden Commodore ZB 16.131
4 6 Australia Cameron Waters Ford Mustang GT 20.439
5 8 Australia Nick Percat Holden Commodore ZB 23.789
6 17 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Ford Mustang GT 24.365
7 44 Australia James Courtney Ford Mustang GT 28.637
8 99 Australia Anton De Pasquale Holden Commodore ZB 29.104
9 20 Australia Scott Pye Holden Commodore ZB 29.839
10 9 Australia David Reynolds Holden Commodore ZB 30.222
11 5 Australia Lee Holdsworth Ford Mustang GT 31.298
12 55 Australia Jack Le Brocq Ford Mustang GT 31.833
13 14 Australia Todd Hazelwood Holden Commodore ZB 33.564
14 7 New Zealand Andre Heimgartner Ford Mustang GT 34.381
15 12 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard Ford Mustang GT 39.634
16 35 Australia Garry Jacobson Holden Commodore ZB 41.489
17 18 Australia Mark Winterbottom Holden Commodore ZB 43.741
18 3 Australia Macauley Jones Holden Commodore ZB 43.944
19 2 Australia Bryce Fullwood Holden Commodore ZB 45.719
20 15 Australia Rick Kelly Ford Mustang GT 47.010
21 34 Australia Zane Goddard Holden Commodore ZB 52.108
22 19 Australia Alex Davison Holden Commodore ZB 52.491
23 4 Australia Jack Smith Holden Commodore ZB 54.433
24 22 New Zealand Chris Pither Holden Commodore ZB 55.237

Supercars Townsville Supersrprint: Race 2 results:

Cla # Driver Car Time
1 17 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Ford Mustang GT  
2 6 Australia Cameron Waters Ford Mustang GT 4.160
3 88 Australia Jamie Whincup Holden Commodore ZB 5.913
4 8 Australia Nick Percat Holden Commodore ZB 12.519
5 14 Australia Todd Hazelwood Holden Commodore ZB 14.361
6 20 Australia Scott Pye Holden Commodore ZB 16.106
7 99 Australia Anton De Pasquale Holden Commodore ZB 27.536
8 97 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Holden Commodore ZB 28.803
9 5 Australia Lee Holdsworth Ford Mustang GT 30.103
10 18 Australia Mark Winterbottom Holden Commodore ZB 34.704
11 9 Australia David Reynolds Holden Commodore ZB 36.073
12 2 Australia Bryce Fullwood Holden Commodore ZB 38.082
13 44 Australia James Courtney Ford Mustang GT 38.271
14 15 Australia Rick Kelly Ford Mustang GT 42.511
15 7 New Zealand Andre Heimgartner Ford Mustang GT 42.839
16 55 Australia Jack Le Brocq Ford Mustang GT 43.793
17 12 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard Ford Mustang GT 48.414
18 35 Australia Garry Jacobson Holden Commodore ZB 48.445
19 34 Australia Zane Goddard Holden Commodore ZB 50.606
20 19 Australia Alex Davison Holden Commodore ZB 50.975
21 3 Australia Macauley Jones Holden Commodore ZB 52.141
22 4 Australia Jack Smith Holden Commodore ZB 54.665
23 22 New Zealand Chris Pither Holden Commodore ZB 58.848
24 25 Australia Chaz Mostert Holden Commodore ZB 1'11.319
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