Three rounds in: Top 10 moments of 2022 so far

19 Apr 2022
Supercars.com takes a look at some of the highlights of the season to date
3 mins by James Pavey

The first quarter of the 2022 Repco Supercars Championship season is in the rear-view mirror, and with three rounds in the bag, there's already plenty of incredible action to sift through.

From remarkable wins, devastating accidents and reignited rivalries, Supercars.com counts down the Top 10 eye-catching moments of the season so far.

Kostecki’s close call

Incredible miss as Kostecki parks, goes the wrong way

Jake Kostecki narrowly avoided disaster in Race 2 in Sydney, following a spin on the final corner.

The Tickford debutant came to a stop facing the wrong way at Sydney Motorsport Park, triggering a Safety Car.

Pye and Percat lock horns

Pye locks horns with Percat, leaves him in the sand

Nick Percat endured a bruising opening weekend for Walkinshaw Andretti United in Sydney.

Following an off in qualifying, Percat collided with Scott Pye at Turn 7, leaving them both in the sand.

Hazelwood and Winterbottom’s wild moment

Hazelwood and Winterbottom exchange words after last-lap wipeout

Mark Winterbottom was left fuming after a post-race incident with Todd Hazelwood in Sydney.

Hazelwood made contact with Winterbottom after the flag, with both cars spearing into the Turn 1 gravel trap at high-speed.

Slade’s scary slide

'That is a miracle!': Slade's incredible near miss

Tim Slade’s final day in Tasmania nearly ended in tears, after a Race 4 exchange with Cam Waters.

An out-of-control Slade surfed across the infield following contact with Waters during Sunday’s first race.

The #3 CoolDrive Mustang miraculously avoided contact with other cars, and Slade returned to the race.

Van Gisbergen’s Tassie tactics

Van Gisbergen uses the side draft on Davison

Shane van Gisbergen won all three races in Tasmania to regain the championship lead.

His charge to victory at Symmons Plains included robust moves on Will Davison and Cam Waters at the Turn 4 hairpin.

Le Brocq and Heimgartner tangle

Le Brocq and Heimgartner smash the tyre wall

Jack Le Brocq endured a tough weekend in Tasmania, failing to finish two races.

Le Brocq was an early DNF in Saturday's race and suffered a major accident with Andre Heimgartner in Sunday's opener.

Feeney’s breakthrough

Red Bull Ampol Racing rookie Broc Feeney took just four starts to secure his first Supercars podium.

The 19-year-old followed teammate Shane van Gisbergen in Race 4 to secure the team's 11th Tasmania one-two.

Van Gisbergen’s remarkable 23rd-to-third performance

Van Gisbergen crossed the line third in Race 6

The defending champion completed his most impressive drive of the season so far at Albert Park.

Van Gisbergen raced from 23rd to third in Race 6, after being caught out by a red flag in qualifying.

Courtney and Mostert clash

Courtney and Mostert battled over third in Race 7

James Courtney and Chaz Mostert exchanged a late-race incident in Race 7.

Courtney and Mostert clashed at the final corner on the final lap battling over third.

The contact sent Courtney into the barriers and down to ninth, with Mostert crossing the line fourth.

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