2012 Falken Tasmania Challenge

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Tasmania 2012 Falken Tasmania Challenge
Event Information
Round 2 of 15 in the 2012 International V8 Supercars Championship
Symmons Plains Raceway (Australia) track map.svg
Date 29 March–1 April 2012
Location Launceston, Tasmania
Venue Symmons Plains Raceway
Weather Fine
Results
Race 1
Distance 59 laps 140 km
Pole position Mark Winterbottom
Ford Performance Racing
51.4020
Winner Will Davison
Ford Performance Racing
52:30.5485
Race 2
Distance 84 laps 200 km
Pole position Craig Lowndes
Triple Eight Race Engineering
51.0408
Winner Jamie Whincup
Triple Eight Race Engineering
1:17:31.3871

The 2012 Falken Tasmania Challenge was a motor race for the Australian sedan-based V8 Supercars. It was the second event of the 2012 International V8 Supercars Championship. It was held on the weekend of 30 March–1 April at the Symmons Plains Raceway, near Launceston, Tasmania.

Race 3 of the championship was won by Victorian Ford driver Will Davison from Ford Performance Racing. Race 4, held the following day was won by fellow Victorian, Jamie Whincup driving a Holden for Triple Eight Race Engineering. Davison's third place in race four made him the leading performer of the event.

Report[edit]

Race 1[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos. No. Name Car Team Time
1 5 Australia Mark Winterbottom Ford FG Falcon Ford Performance Racing 51:4020
2 6 Australia Will Davison Ford FG Falcon Ford Performance Racing 51:5019
3 9 New Zealand Shane Van Gisbergen Ford FG Falcon Stone Brothers Racing 51:5082
4 1 Australia Jamie Whincup Holden VE Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering 51:5114
5 888 Australia Craig Lowndes Holden VE Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering 51:5288
6 2 Australia Garth Tander Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team 51:5895
7 55 Australia David Reynolds Ford FG Falcon Rod Nash Racing 51:6536
8 30 Australia Taz Douglas Holden VE Commodore Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport 51:6721
9 19 Australia Jonathon Webb Holden VE Commodore Tekno Autosports 51:7266
10 17 Australia Steven Johnson Ford FG Falcon Dick Johnson Racing 51:7754
11 18 Australia James Moffat Ford FG Falcon Dick Johnson Racing 51:7926
12 4 Australia Lee Holdsworth Ford FG Falcon Stone Brothers Racing 51:7971
13 47 Australia Tim Slade Ford FG Falcon James Rosenberg Racing 51:8171
14 15 Australia Rick Kelly Holden VE Commodore Kelly Racing 51:8288
15 22 Australia James Courtney Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team 51:8468
16 7 Australia Todd Kelly Holden VE Commodore Kelly Racing 51:8708
17 14 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard Holden VE Commodore Brad Jones Racing 51:9544
18 49 Australia Steve Owen Ford FG Falcon Paul Morris Motorsport 51:9671
19 66 Australia Russell Ingall Holden VE Commodore Walkinshaw Racing 51:9775
20 34 Australia Michael Caruso Holden VE Commodore Garry Rogers Motorsport 51:9869
21 3 Australia Tony D'Alberto Ford FG Falcon Tony D'Alberto Racing 52:0348
22 8 Australia Jason Bright Holden VE Commodore Brad Jones Racing 52:0763
23 33 France Alexandre Premat Holden VE Commodore Garry Rogers Motorsport 52:1112
24 91 Australia Michael Patrizi Holden VE Commodore Tekno Autosports 52:1114
25 51 Australia David Russell Holden VE Commodore Kelly Racing 52:2682
26 12 Australia Dean Fiore Ford FG Falcon Triple F Racing 52:2776
27 11 Australia Karl Reindler Holden VE Commodore Kelly Racing 52:4070
28 21 Australia David Wall Holden VE Commodore Britek Motorsport 52:6473

Race[edit]

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Race 2[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

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Race[edit]

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Standings[edit]

  • After 4 of 30 races.
Pos No Name Team Points
1 6 Will Davison Ford Performance Racing 567
2 1 Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering 549
3 5 Mark Winterbottom Ford Performance Racing 471
4 9 Shane Van Gisbergen Stone Brothers Racing 432
5 4 Lee Holdsworth Stone Brothers Racing 387

References[edit]

Supercars Championship
Previous race:
2012 Clipsal 500 Adelaide
2012 Supercars Championship Next race:
2012 ITM Hamilton 400
Previous year:
2011 Falken Tasmania Challenge
Falken Tasmania Challenge Next year:
2013 Tasmania Microsoft Office 365