AFTER missing out on being awarded the best event on the Supercars calendar last season, in 2016 the Bathurst 1000 was back on top.
ANYA WHITELAW THEY were the youngest driver pairing in Sunday’s Bathurst 1000, but Cameron Waters and Jack Le Brocq showed that experience does not always count at Mount Panorama.
ANYA WHITELAW MATT Campbell may have been classed as a non-finisher in Sunday’s Bathurst 1000, but he still left Mount Panorama as a winner.
ANYA WHITELAW FOR the third year in a row, Red Bull Racing co-driver Paul Dumbrell watched on from the pits at Mount Panorama as a potential victory turned to disappointment.
ALEXANDER GRANT WILL Davison claimed his second Bathurst 1000 crown in dramatic fashion on Sunday as he and co-driver Jonathon Webb capitalised off a crash that will be talked about for years to come.
ANYA WHITELAW WHEN Jamie Whincup snared the second Bathurst 1000 pole of his career on Saturday afternoon, he spoke about breaking the curse of going from number one of the grid.
ONLY twice in the history of the Bathurst 1000 since safety cars were introduced have the full 161 laps been run without it being deployed, but it took 92 laps for it to appear on Sunday.
ANYA WHITELAW HE may have started the V8 Utes’ Bathurst round with an incident at Griffins Bend, but Terry Nightingale finished it on a high with a personal best lap time and a top 10 finish.
ANYA WHITELAW TWO laps – that is how long Lee Holdsworth’s bid to claim the second Bathurst 1000 podium of his career lasted on Sunday.
ANYA WHITELAW STEVE Johnson enjoyed the challenge and nod to Australia’s motor sport heritage he got from competing in the Touring Car Masters series at Bathurst on the weekend, but he had something else on his mind as well.