"I’ve been very fortunate over the years to register a couple of race wins in Darwin... it was a pretty funny day,” he penned in a column.
"I qualified 12th, but by the time a late race Safety Car hit the track I had worked myself up into fifth place.
"Coming back to the green flag, the leader was going incredibly slowly, which led to a spot of chaos heading down into Turn 1.
"Jamie Whincup, Mark Winterbottom, Shane Van Gisbergen and Lee Holdsworth managed to get themselves four wide down the straight, and with nobody willing to give an inch, they all speared off... it was like four pin bowling!
"Can you believe that? I managed to mind my own business, hold a tight line, and keep the lead in the closing laps.
"That season we won a total of three races, but this particular win was the only one we managed in the dry, even if it was totally unexpected.”
The Repco Supercars Championship field will return to the Northern Territory for the Merlin Darwin Triple Crown across June 18-20. Tickets are available here.
The event will be broadcast live on Foxtel and will be streamed on Kayo, and will be broadcast live and free on Seven.