Tasmania Super Sprint

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Tyrepower Tasmania Super Sprint
Venue Symmons Plains Raceway
Symmons Plains Raceway
Symmons Plains Raceway
Race Format
Race 1
   - Laps 25
   - Distance 60 km
Race 2
   - Laps 25
   - Distance 60 km
Race 3
   - Laps 84
   - Distance 200 km
Last Race (2015)
Winning Driver Jamie Whincup
Winning Team Triple Eight Race Engineering
Winning Manufacturer Holden

The Tasmania Super Sprint (formally known as the Tyrepower Tasmania Super Sprint) 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 two 10-minute qualifying sessions on Saturday, followed by two 60-kilometre sprint races. The final 20-minute qualifying session and 200-kilometre race is 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 from 2012 onwards.

Past winners[edit]

Year Event Driver Car model Team
2004 Symmons Plains Australia Russell Ingall Ford BA Falcon Stone Brothers Racing
2005 Ferodo Triple Challenge Australia Garth Tander Holden VZ Commodore HSV Dealer Team
2006 Ferodo Tasmania Challenge Australia Garth Tander Holden VZ Commodore HSV Dealer Team
2007 Falken Tasmania Challenge Australia Jamie Whincup Ford BF Falcon Triple Eight Race Engineering
2008 Falken Tasmania Challenge Australia Jamie Whincup Ford BF Falcon Triple Eight Race Engineering
2009 Falken Tasmania Challenge Australia Will Davison Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team
2010 Falken Tasmania Challenge Australia Mark Winterbottom Ford FG Falcon Ford Performance Racing
2011 Falken Tasmania Challenge Australia Jamie Whincup Holden VE Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering
2012 Tasmania Challenge Australia Jamie Whincup Holden VE Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering
2013 Tasmania Microsoft Office 365 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard Holden VF Commodore Brad Jones Racing
2014 Tyrepower Tasmania 400 Australia Jamie Whincup Holden VF Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering
2015 Tyrepower Tasmania Super Sprint Australia Jamie Whincup Holden VF Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering

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