VASC: Whincup Ends Pole Drought With Record Lap at Townsville

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia –Story By Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — After not having gained a pole since the 2015 season finale, Jamie Whincup was back on top for Saturday’s race at the Castrol Edge Townsville 400 at the Townsville Street Circuit. Whincup set a time of 1:12.144, the fastest a V8 Supercar has gone around the …

VASC: Whincup and Van Gisbergen Duel in Townsville

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia — Story by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Despite not having a great car in practice, Jamie Whincup came good on Saturday at the Castrol Edge Townsville 400, winning in powerful fashion from teammate Shane van Gisbergen. The duo fought throughout the entire race, and when a late-race caution came out, Whincup was …

V8SC: Weekend Sweep; Mark Winterbottom Dominates for Second Straight Townsville 400 Win

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TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia — official series release — V8SC photo — There were tense moments of teammate versus teammate in the late stages of the Castrol EDGE Townsville 400, but the Ford Falcons continued to dominate on the North Queensland streets as the HRT Commodores powered through the pack in a late push for the podium. Mark Winterbottom made the …

V8SC: Change of Pace; McLaughlin Secures Pole for Castrol EDGE Townsville 400 Finale

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TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Wilson Security GRM photo — The tides may be finally starting to turn on Volvo Polestar Racing driver Scott McLaughlin’s 2015 season. McLaughlin, 22, was the seventh car out in the ARMOR ALL Top Ten Shootout for Race 17 of the V8 Supercars Championship, but his …