Retrieved 2 November After the final race Whincup finished second, behind Todd Kelly and two places ahead of Tander but fell just two points short of the title. Share on Twitter twitter. Join a team in the middle of a season for the three most important races of a campaign, get to grips with machinery you’ve barely driven or perhaps haven’t for a fair while , quickly be on the pace of the drivers who regularly race the same cars and might have title hopes on the line, and don’t — whatever you do — stuff up. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Anton de Pasquale Demon fast in karting, Whincup raced Formula Ford in and was crowned Australian champion in
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Whincup secures future with Triple Eight
Share on LinkedIn linkedin. Every year is a battle — you don’t get any easy ones and this year is no different,” the year-old said. So whinxup can go on up there, and there’ll be some years when everything breaks for you and goes to the script, and then other years where you go nowhere near it. Van Diemen RF94 Ford. One for PD and Richo first.
Jamie Whincup – Cars, Motorsport Biography | Jamie Whincup
Winner of the Clipsal Whincup lies third in the standings and has a mathematical shot at defending his crown but dramas at Bathurst and on the Gold Coast c fortnight ago has seen him declare the fight a straight shootout between Kiwis van Gisbergen and Scott McLaughlin. Please help by adding reliable sources. Shane van Gisbergen V8 Supercar Championship Series.
With seven championships to his name the most successful driver in the history of the championship is convinced there is no blueprint to handle a straight battle for the title over the last four races. He whincyp close to becoming a 3-time jxmie, the next triple champion in a row after Mark Skaife from — and the second man to win the driver’s championship in both a Ford and a Holden after Norm Beecheybut due to a multi car crash in the ajmie race of the season at the Sydney Telstra in wet weather his car was badly damaged and couldn’t mamie.
InWhincup would win a record sixth title. Barry Sheene Medal — And Uamie, 45, gets to rekindle a partnership with Lowndes that saw the pair win Bathurst just two years ago, the most recent of four Mount Panorama victories for a driver who has achieved success in most things he’s driven in a Supercar career that spans two decades. Jamie is a natural on the track and a fan of anything with an ignition.
Bathurst still sparks butterflies, says Richo. Spotted by Garry Rogers, he made his V8 Supercar debut at the Queensland in before graduating to a full-time position with the team a year later.
But the qualifying performance was much better and, as a result, the Holdens were able to get the jump on McLaughlin. Whincup however proved, despite a lack of poles and wins by his standards, that consistency was key to his eventual championship win which he recorded in the final race in Newcastle after McLaughlin had received 3 penalties relegating him behind the 11th position he needed to win the championship.
It means so much to the DNA of the sport in Australia — it’s what this whole championship and the category has been built around for years. Archived from the original PDF on February 5, Retrieved 6 October Both of these guys and everyone in the field make jamis sacrifices and dedicate our life to winning championships so it is a huge deal.
Whincup finish 2nd in race 5 and 3rd in race 6, he took the inaugural Larry Perkins Trophy for being the highest points-scorer across the weekend, but was left disappointed by his start in the whicnup. It’s per cent a balancing act, for sure. The best and the worst from day four of the second test between NZand Sri Lanka.
Average finishing Position 5. If you were coming to events like Bathurst from another category where everything was slowed down, that might be a bit bigger deal.
The Triple Eight ace struck back with force inmaking him just the cp man after Norm Beechey to have won the championship in both a Ford and Holden and going on to take four whinccup a row, winning with one event to spare.
Matt, Sandown played out a little differently than you and the team would have planned with SVG doing the opening stint and you out there mostly against the full-timers?
Playing the long game: In Jamie won a record breaking 7th championship in the Supercars Championship and continues to race fast and stay on top. Top 10 Supercars drivers of — Part 2 6 Days ago. But while Whincup will try to assist where possible he won’t do anything improper to try and ruin McLaughlin’s chances either.
Whincup maintains his steely focus that has cemented himself as a modern-day great of Australian motorsport.