Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
Position
12
Points
1640
Penalty 0
Average Qualifying Position 12.7
Average finishing Position 13.4

biography

Date of birth
20/05/1981 (Age 37)
Place of birth
Sydney, NSW
Lives
Melbourne, Victoria
Status
Married, Renee, with kids Oliver and Austin
Outside of Racing
Riding the Harley, wake surfing, keeping fit
Personal Vehicle
Ford Mustang
Engineer
Brendan Hogan
Follow Mark Winterbottom

Mark Winterbottom is out to reclaim the #1 after a challenging run since breaking through for his maiden title in 2015.

That championship remains the only won by a Ford driver since James Courtney’s 2010 triumph, and Winterbottom laid the foundations with nine victories and 17 podiums.

The 2013 Bathurst 1000 winner alongside Steven Richards, Winterbottom is entering his 13th season with the team now known as Tickford Racing.

‘Frosty’ is one of the most consistent drivers in the field and has finished in the top six in the championship every year since joining what was then Ford Performance Racing in 2006.

He gained Ford support in 2001 when he made the jump from karts to single-seater racing in the Victorian Formula Ford series.

After finishing runner-up in the national series in 2002 he made the move to Supercars, winning the Dunlop Super2 Series in a Stone Brothers Racing AU Falcon as a rookie.

In a 2004 move up to the main game with Larkham Motor Sport, Winterbottom impressed despite modest surroundings, joining the factory Ford team after two seasons and remaining a frontrunner ever since.

Season Progress

Event Race Qualifying Finish Championship
Adelaide 500 ›
Race 1 › 6 5 5
Race 2 › 5 13 8
Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400 ›
Race 3 › 14 14 8
Race 4 › 10 9 9
Race 5 › 12 7 9
Race 6 › 14 17 9
Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint ›
Race 7 › 15 14 12
Race 8 › 12 12 13
WD-40 Phillip Island 500 ›
Race 9 › 11 13 13
Race 10 › 10 15 14
Perth SuperSprint ›
Race 11 › 4 2 11
Race 12 › 18 21 12
Winton SuperSprint ›
Race 13 › 7 10 12
Race 14 › 18 20 13
CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown ›
Race 15 › 16 20 14
Race 16 › 24 13 14
Watpac Townsville 400 ›
Race 17 › 6 6 14
Race 18 › 13 12 13
Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint ›
Race 19 › 20 20 14
Race 20 › 16 26 14
Red Rooster Sydney SuperNight 300 ›
Race 21 › 14 15 13
OTR SuperSprint - The Bend ›
Race 22 › 6 5 12
Race 23 › 17 16 12
RABBLE.club Sandown 500 ›
Race 24 › 17 17 12

Vehicle detail

Ford Falcon FG X
ENGINE: V8
The Bottle-O Racing Team and Supercheap Auto Racing

Established in December 2002 after UK giant Prodrive bought Glenn Seton Racing, the four-Ford squad becomes known as Tickford Racing in 2018.

Next Event
04 - 07 Oct 2018
Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000
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Practice 5 -
ARMOR ALL Qualifying -
Practice 6 -
ARMOR ALL Top Ten Shootout -
Warm Up -
Race 25 -
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