Tasmania 400

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Tasmania 400
Tasmania 400
Venue Symmons Plains Raceway
Symmons Plains Raceway
Symmons Plains Raceway
Race Format
Race 1
   - Laps 25
   - Distance 60 km
Race 2
   - Laps 42
   - Distance 100 km
Race 3
   - Laps 42
   - Distance 100 km
Last Race (2013)
Winning Driver Fabian Coulthard
Winning Team Brad Jones Racing
Winning Manufacturer Holden


The Tyrepower Tasmania 400 (formerly known as the Falken Tasmania Challenge) is a V8 Supercar event held annually at Symmons Plains Raceway in Tasmania, Australia.

The event is staged over a three-day weekend (Friday-Sunday). Practice is held on Friday with a 60-minute qualifying session on Saturday, followed by the first of three 120-kilometre (approx. 75-mile) races. The final two races are held on Sunday. The winner of the event is determined by points accumulated over all three races.

Symmons Plains returned to the V8 Supercar calendar for the 2004 season following a five-year absence, during which the track received a A$3 million upgrade.

In 2009, the Tasmania challenge moved from its "traditional" thirteenth round spot to the fourth round. The event returned to its usual November date in 2010 before becoming the second event in 2012 and 2013.

Previous names[edit]

  • Symmons Plains (2004)
  • Ferodo Triple Challenge (2005)
  • Ferodo Tasmania Challenge (2006)

Past winners[edit]

Year Driver Car model Team
2004 Australia Russell Ingall Ford BA Falcon Stone Brothers Racing
2005 Australia Garth Tander Holden VZ Commodore HSV Dealer Team
2006 Australia Garth Tander Holden VZ Commodore HSV Dealer Team
2007 Australia Jamie Whincup Ford BF Falcon Triple Eight Race Engineering
2008 Australia Jamie Whincup Ford BF Falcon Triple Eight Race Engineering
2009 Australia Will Davison Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team
2010 Australia Mark Winterbottom Ford FG Falcon Ford Performance Racing
2011 Australia Jamie Whincup Holden VE Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering
2012 Australia Jamie Whincup Holden VE Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering
2013 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard Holden VF Commodore Brad Jones Racing
2014 Australia Jamie Whincup Holden VF Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering

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