Lowndes Smashes Records

  • 04/05/2013
  • By V8 Supercars
  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

Craig Lowndes has beaten Mark Skaife’srecord of most wins in a V8 Supercar, recording his 91st career victory atBarbagallo Raceway.

His 14th win at the circuit, Red BullRacing’s Lowndes passed teammate Jamie Whincup for the lead early in the secondhalf of the 60/60 race.

The win is the 100th for TripleEight.

Lowndes started fourth in this afternoon’srace.

There was plenty of action with Scott Pye flying off track at the end of the first half. Will Davison, who was leading the Championship coming into the race, finished 14th after going a lap down in the first half. 

Lowndes led home teammate Whincup, followed by Mark Winterbottom, Jason Bright, Alex Davison, Alex Premat, David Reynolds, James Courtney, Shane Van Gisbergen and James Moffat – 10th a great result for the Nissan. 

While Fabian Coulthard was in the top five most of the race, he ran off the track late in the race and ended up 27th. 

Whincup now leads the Championship ahead of Will Davison, Lowndes, Bright and Van Gisbergen. 

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