2012 Winton Motor Raceway V8 Supercar Event

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Victoria (Australia) 2012 Winton Motor Raceway V8 Supercar Event
Event Information
Round 14 of 15 in the 2012 International V8 Supercars Championship
Winton Motor Raceway (Australia) track map -- with extension.svg
Date 16–18 November 2012
Location Benalla, Victoria
Venue Winton Motor Raceway
Weather Fine
Results
Race 1
Distance 46 laps 140 km
Pole position Mark Winterbottom
Ford Performance Racing
1:23.1443
Winner Jamie Whincup
Triple Eight Race Engineering
1:08:36.3754
Race 2
Distance 67 laps 200 km
Pole position Jamie Whincup
Triple Eight Race Engineering
1:22.7970
Winner Craig Lowndes
Triple Eight Race Engineering
1:38:39.4858

The 2012 Winton Motor Raceway V8 Supercar event was a motor race for the Australian sedan-based V8 Supercars racing cars. It was the fourteenth event of the 2012 International V8 Supercars Championship. It was held on the weekend of 16-18 November at the Winton Motor Raceway near Benalla, Victoria.

Triple Eight Race Engineering won both races, with Jamie Whincup winning on Saturday and Craig Lowndes winning on Sunday. Whincup overcame a drive-through penalty in the second race to finish on the podium. In doing so, he secured his fourth V8 Supercar title with one round remaining, despite his closest rival Mark Winterbottom, of Ford Performance Racing, scoring the third-highest points total across the weekend.[1]

Standings[edit]

  • After 28 of 30 races.
Pos No Name Team Points
1 1 Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering 3639
2 5 Mark Winterbottom Ford Performance Racing 3322
3 888 Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering 3259
4 6 Will Davison Ford Performance Racing 2851
5 9 Shane Van Gisbergen Stone Brothers Racing 2554

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bartholomaeus, Stefan (18 November 2012). "Lowndes wins Race 28 as Whincup secures fourth title". SpeedCafe. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 

External links[edit]

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