2008 NRMA Motoring & Services Grand Finale

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New South Wales 2008 NRMA Motoring & Services Grand Finale
Event Information
Round 14 of 14 in the 2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series
Track map for Oran Park--Grand Prix circuit.svg
Date 4–7 December 2008
Location Sydney, New South Wales
Venue Oran Park Raceway
Weather Fine
Results
Race 1
Distance 46 laps 120 km
Pole position Garth Tander
Holden Racing Team
1:09.4562
Winner Jamie Whincup
Triple Eight Race Engineering
56:12.2480
Race 2
Distance 46 laps 120 km
Winner Garth Tander
Holden Racing Team
57:04.0467
Race 3
Distance 46 laps 120 km
Winner Rick Kelly
HSV Dealer Team
57:03.6766
Round Results
First 260 pts
Second 252 pts
Third 236 pts

The 2008 NRMA Motoring + Services Grand Finale was the fourteenth and final round of the 2008 V8 Supercar season. It was held on the weekend of the 4 to 7 December at the Oran Park Raceway in New South Wales.

Qualifying[edit]

Qualifying was held on Saturday 6 December 2008.[1]

Race 1[edit]

Race 1 was held on Saturday 6 December 2008.

Race 2[edit]

Race 2 was held on Sunday 7 December 2008.

Race 3[edit]

Race 3 was held on Sunday 7 December 2008.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Name Car Team Part 3 Part 2 Part 1
1 1 Garth Tander Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team 1:09.4562
2 888 Craig Lowndes Ford BF Falcon Team Vodafone 1:09.8709
3 88 Jamie Whincup Ford BF Falcon Team Vodafone 1:09.9161
4 5 Mark Winterbottom Ford BF Falcon Ford Performance Racing 1:09.9620
5 39 Russell Ingall Holden VE Commodore Supercheap Auto Racing 1:10.1421
6 120 Steven Richards Ford BF Falcon Ford Performance Racing 1:10.1594
7 4 James Courtney Ford BF Falcon Stone Brothers Racing 1:10.2049
8 7 Todd Kelly Holden VE Commodore Jack Daniel's Racing 1:10.3222
9 33 Lee Holdsworth Holden VE Commodore Garry Rogers Motorsport 1:10.4076
10 18 Will Davison Ford BF Falcon Jim Beam Racing 1:10.4959
11 15 Rick Kelly Holden VE Commodore HSV Dealer Team 1:10.3320
12 14 Cameron McConville Holden VE Commodore Brad Jones Racing 1:10.3983
13 25 Jason Bright Ford BF Falcon Britek Motorsport 1:10.4329
14 3 Jason Richards Holden VE Commodore Tasman Motorsport 1:10.4703
15 9 Shane Van Gisbergen Ford BF Falcon Stone Brothers Racing 1:10.5647
16 2 Mark Skaife Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team 1:10.6061
17 17 Steven Johnson Ford BF Falcon Jim Beam Racing 1:10.6901
18 34 Michael Caruso Holden VE Commodore Garry Rogers Motorsport 1:10.6941
19 50 Andrew Thompson Holden VE Commodore Paul Weel Racing 1:10.7593
20 55 Tony D'Alberto Holden VE Commodore Rod Nash Racing 1:10.8179
21 67 Paul Morris Holden VE Commodore Supercheap Auto Racing 1:11.3725
22 11 Jack Perkins Holden VE Commodore Jack Daniel's Racing 1:11.4414
23 51 Greg Murphy Holden VE Commodore Tasman Motorsport 1:11.4995
24 111 Fabian Coulthard Ford BF Falcon Glenfords Racing 1:11.5220
25 777 Michael Patrizi Ford BF Falcon Ford Rising Stars Racing 1:11.6063
26 26 Marcus Marshall Ford BF Falcon Britek Motorsport 1:11.6299
27 12 Andrew Jones Holden VE Commodore Brad Jones Racing 1:11.7497
28 021 Daniel Gaunt Ford BF Falcon Team Kiwi Racing 1:12.7317
29 16 Paul Dumbrell Holden VE Commodore HSV Dealer Team 1:12.8345

Standings[edit]

After round 14 of 14.

Pos No Name Team Points
1 88 Jamie Whincup TeamVodafone 3332
2 5 Mark Winterbottom Ford Performance Racing 3079
3 1 Garth Tander Toll Holden Racing Team 3048
4 888 Craig Lowndes TeamVodafone 2871
5 6 Will Davison Dick Johnson Racing 2495

Support categories[edit]

The 2008 NRMA Motoring + Services Grand Finale had seven support categories.

Category Round winner
Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series Jack Perkins (Holden VZ Commodore)
Australian Formula Ford Championship Daniel Erickson (Spectrum 011b Ford)
V8 Utes Series Grant Johnson (Holden VE Ute SS)
Aussie Racing Cars Nick Simmons (Falcon-Yamaha)
Australian Mini Challenge Jason Bargwanna (Mini Cooper R56)
Touring Car Masters John Bowe (Chevrolet Camaro)
Group A/C Paul Stubber (Holden LX Torana A9X)

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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