2010 City of Ipswich 300

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Queensland 2010 City of Ipswich 300
Event Information
Round 5 of 14 in the 2010 V8 Supercar Championship Series
Queensland Raceway (Australia) track map -- National Circuit.svg
Date 30 April–2 May 2010
Location Ipswich, Queensland
Venue Queensland Raceway
Weather Fine
Results
Race 1
Distance 38 laps 120 km
Pole position Garth Tander
Holden Racing Team
1:09.8526
Winner James Courtney
Dick Johnson Racing
46:13.2975
Race 2
Distance 65 laps 200 km
Pole position Jamie Whincup
Triple Eight Race Engineering
1:09.7934
Winner James Courtney
Dick Johnson Racing
1:26:25.0810

The 2010 City of Ipswich 300 was the fifth race meeting of the 2010 V8 Supercar Championship Series. It contained Races 9 and 10 of the series and was held on the weekend of 1–2 May at Queensland Raceway, Ipswich, Queensland.

Background[edit]

The meeting appeared on early announced calendars, but was subsequently cancelled in January after V8 Supercar and circuit operators Queensland Raceways were unable to agree to terms.[1] The Ipswich venue was later restored to the calendar in a deal brokered by Ipswich City Council mayor Paul Pisale which saw the Council foot the bill for some of the previously unresolvable issues.[2] Part of the resolution saw that the event was run for the first time by V8 Supercar Events rather than the circuit operators. Crowds however were the lowest ever seen for a V8 Supercar event at this circuit, a major factor was an accident in an Australian Mini Challenge race on Saturday which saw Kane Magro's Mini tumble over the fence and into the spectator area where two spectators were injured.

Results[edit]

Results as follows:

Qualifying Race 9[edit]

Qualifying timesheets:[3][4]

Race 9[edit]

Race timesheets:[5]

Qualifying Race 10[edit]

Qualifying timesheets::[6]

Race 10[edit]

Race timesheets:[7]

Standings[edit]

After race 10 of 26

Pos Name Team Points
1 Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering 1191
2 James Courtney Dick Johnson Racing 1167
3 Shane Van Gisbergen Stone Brothers Racing 984
4 Garth Tander Holden Racing Team 972
5 Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering 969

Source

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Supercars Championship
Previous race:
2010 ITM Hamilton 400
2010 Supercars Championship Next race:
2010 Winton V8 Supercar Event
Previous year:
2009 Queensland House and Land.com 300
City of Ipswich 300 Next year:
2011 City of Ipswich 300