2012 Coates Hire Ipswich 300
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|Round 8 of 15 in the 2012 International V8 Supercars Championship on the Queensland Raceway at Ipswich, Queensland.|
|Date||3–5 August 2012|
|Distance||110 (1 x 45, 1 x 65) laps, 340 km|
|Driver||R1: Craig Lowndes
R2: Will Davison
|R1: Triple Eight Race Engineering
R2: Ford Performance Racing
|First||Craig Lowndes||54:57:5057||Triple Eight Race Engineering|
|Second||Mark Winterbottom||54:59:2252||Ford Performance Racing|
|Third||Jamie Whincup||55:06:8865||Triple Eight Race Engineering|
|First||Craig Lowndes||1:18:23:0855||Triple Eight Race Engineering|
|Second||Mark Winterbottom||1:18:25:0614||Ford Performance Racing|
|Third||Jamie Whincup||1:18:39:2308||Triple Eight Race Engineering|
|First||Craig Lowndes||Triple Eight Race Engineering||300 pts|
|Second||Mark Winterbottom||Ford Performance Racing||276 pts|
|Third||Jamie Whincup||Triple Eight Race Engineering||258 pts|
The 2012 Coates Hire Ipswich 300 was a motor race for the Australian sedan-based V8 Supercars. It was the eighth event of the 2012 International V8 Supercars Championship. It was held on the weekend of 3–5 August at Queensland Raceway, in Ipswich, Queensland.
Craig Lowndes clean-swept the event, leading to five-straight victories at this circuit and this event. The results of the two races were remarkable similar with Lowndes, Mark Winterbottom and Jamie Whincup completing the podium in order in both races. Fabian Coulthard, Will Davison and Russell Ingall shared fourth to sixth in different orders. Shane Van Gisbergen was seventh in both races while Michael Caruso and Tim Slade shared eight and ninth. With Lowndes winning and Winterbottom finishing ahead of Whincup the top four positions in the championship chase tightened will pulling further away from the rest of the field.
- After 17 of 30 races.
|1||1||Jamie Whincup||Triple Eight Race Engineering||2052|
|2||5||Mark Winterbottom||Ford Performance Racing||1970|
|3||6||Will Davison||Ford Performance Racing||1876|
|4||888||Craig Lowndes||Triple Eight Race Engineering||1796|
|5||9||Shane Van Gisbergen||Stone Brothers Racing||1472|
- "2012 Coates Hire Ipswich 300-V8 Supercar C'ship Races 16&17 Queensland Raceway Ipswich V8 Supercars – Race 16". National Software. 2012-08-04. Retrieved 2012-09-09.
- "2012 Coates Hire Ipswich 300-V8 Supercar C'ship Races 16&17 Queensland Raceway Ipswich V8 Supercars – Race 16". National Software. 2012-08-05. Retrieved 2012-09-12.
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|2012 V8 Supercar Championship Series||Next race:
2012 Sydney Motorsport Park 360
2011 Coates Hire Ipswich 300
|Queensland 300||Next year:
2013 Coates Hire Ipswich 300
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