2013 Austin 400

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Race details
Round 5 of 14 in the 2013 International V8 Supercars Championship on the Circuit of the Americas at Austin, Texas, United States.
Date 18-19 May 2013
Location Austin, Texas, United States
Course Circuit of the Americas
3.7 km
Distance 108 (4 x 27) laps, 400 km
Weather Fine
Pole
Driver R13: Fabian Coulthard

R14: Jamie Whincup

R15: Jamie Whincup

R16: Jamie Whincup
Brad Jones Racing
Triple Eight Race Engineering
Triple Eight Race Engineering
Triple Eight Race Engineering
Time R13: 1:32.5934
R14: 1:32.0311
R15: 1:32.1034
R16: 1:31.9948
Race 1
First Jamie Whincup 44:20.8482 Triple Eight Race Engineering
Second Craig Lowndes 44:21.7512 Triple Eight Race Engineering
Third Fabian Coulthard 44:29.4762 Brad Jones Racing
Race 2
First Jamie Whincup 43:16.6491 Triple Eight Race Engineering
Second Craig Lowndes 43:17.7472 Triple Eight Race Engineering
Third Fabian Coulthard 43:27.3415 Brad Jones Racing
Race 3
First Fabian Coulthard 45:24.8159 Brad Jones Racing
Second Craig Lowndes 45:25.7561 Triple Eight Race Engineering
Third Jamie Whincup 45:27.3633 Triple Eight Race Engineering
Race 4
First Jamie Whincup 47:20.7325 Triple Eight Race Engineering
Second Fabian Coulthard 47:23.4986 Brad Jones Racing
Third Shane Van Gisbergen 47:29.0933 Tekno Autosports
Final standings
First Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering 289 pts
Second Fabian Coulthard Brad Jones Racing 272 pts
Third Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering 262 pts

The 2013 Austin 400 was a motor race meeting for the Australasian sedan-based V8 Supercars. It was the fifth event of the 2013 International V8 Supercars Championship. Four races were held during the race meeting. It was the first V8 Supercar event to be held in North America.

Jamie Whincup, driving for Triple Eight Race Engineering, dominated the event, continuing his strong form from the previous round at Barbagallo Raceway. Whincup won three of the four races and scored three pole positions. Brad Jones Racing's Fabian Coulthard was the only driver to beat Whincup, taking one pole position and one race win.


Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • After 16 of 36 races.
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
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2014 Austin 400