2008 Falken Tasmania Challenge

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Tasmania 2008 Falken Tasmania Challenge
Event Information
Round 13 of 14 in the 2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series
Symmons Plains Raceway (Australia) track map.svg
Date 16–18 November 2008
Location Launceston, Tasmania
Venue Symmons Plains Raceway
Weather Fine
Results
Race 1
Distance 50 laps 120 km
Pole position Garth Tander
Holden Racing Team
51.8338
Winner Todd Kelly
Perkins Engineering
52:25.8991
Race 2
Distance 50 laps 120 km
Winner Jamie Whincup
Triple Eight Race Engineering
46:05.2365
Race 3
Distance 50 laps 120 km
Winner Jamie Whincup
Triple Eight Race Engineering
48:22.3812
Round Results
First 292 pts
Second 272 pts
Third 252 pts

The 2008 Falken Tasmania Challenge was the thirteenth and penultimate round of the 2008 V8 Supercar season. It was held on the weekend of the 21–23 November at the Symmons Plains Raceway in Tasmania.

Qualifying

Qualifying was held on Saturday 22 November 2008.

Race 1

Race 1 was held on Saturday 22 November 2008.

Race 2

Race 2 was held on Sunday 23 November 2008.

Race 3

Race 3 was held on Sunday 23 November 2008.

Results

Qualifying

Pos No Name Car Team Part 3 Part 2 Part 1
1 1 Garth Tander Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team 0:51.8338
2 88 Jamie Whincup Ford BF Falcon Team Vodafone 0:52.0438
3 5 Mark Winterbottom Ford BF Falcon Ford Performance Racing 0:52.0479
4 33 Lee Holdsworth Holden VE Commodore Garry Rogers Motorsport 0:52.0708
5 17 Steven Johnson Ford BF Falcon Jim Beam Racing 0:52.0846
6 4 James Courtney Ford BF Falcon Stone Brothers Racing 0:52.1173
7 15 Rick Kelly Holden VE Commodore HSV Dealer Team 0:52.1180
8 6 Steven Richards Ford BF Falcon Ford Performance Racing 0:52.1377
9 888 Craig Lowndes Ford BF Falcon Team Vodafone 0:52.1694
10 7 Todd Kelly Holden VE Commodore Jack Daniel's Racing 0:52.2593
11 16 Paul Dumbrell Holden VE Commodore HSV Dealer Team 0:52.3095
12 25 Jason Bright Ford BF Falcon Britek Motorsport 0:52.4432
13 14 Cameron McConville Holden VE Commodore Brad Jones Racing 0:52.4661
14 39 Russell Ingall Holden VE Commodore Supercheap Auto Racing 0:52.4915
15 67 Paul Morris Holden VE Commodore Supercheap Auto Racing 0:52.5321
16 9 Shane van Gisbergen Ford BF Falcon Stone Brothers Racing 0:52.5472
17 3 Jason Richards Holden VE Commodore Tasman Motorsport 0:52.5900
18 18 Will Davison Ford BF Falcon Jim Beam Racing 0:52.6107
19 34 Michael Caruso Holden VE Commodore Garry Rogers Motorsport 0:52.6349
20 51 Greg Murphy Holden VE Commodore Tasman Motorsport 0:52.6631
21 2 Mark Skaife Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team 0:52.7659
22 55 Tony D'Alberto Holden VE Commodore Rod Nash Racing 0:52.8247
23 11 Jack Perkins Holden VE Commodore Jack Daniel's Racing 0:52.8301
24 12 Andrew Jones Holden VE Commodore Brad Jones Racing 0:52.8496
25 777 Michael Patrizi Ford BF Falcon Ford Rising Stars Racing 0:52.9292
26 111 Fabian Coulthard Ford BF Falcon Glenfords Racing 0:53.0140
27 26 Marcus Marshall Ford BF Falcon Britek Motorsport 0:53.0589
28 50 Andrew Thompson Holden VE Commodore Paul Weel Racing 0:53.1012
29 021 Daniel Gaunt Ford BF Falcon Team Kiwi Racing 0:53.5765

Standings

After round 13 of 14.

Pos No Name Team Points
1 88 Jamie Whincup TeamVodafone 3208
2 5 Mark Winterbottom Ford Performance Racing 2975
3 1 Garth Tander Holden Racing Team 2788
4 888 Craig Lowndes TeamVodafone 2619
5 6 Will Davison Dick Johnson Racing 2375

Support categories

The 2008 Falken Tasmania Challenge had four support categories.

Category Round winner
Australian Formula Ford Championship Nick Percat (Mygale SJ07A Ford)
Aussie Racing Cars Adam Gowans (Falcon-Yamaha)
Australian Mini Challenge Paul Stokell (Mini Cooper R56)
Touring Car Masters Gavin Bullas (Ford Boss Mustang)

References

External links

  • Official timing and results
Supercars Championship
Previous race:
2008 Gulf Air Desert 400
2008 Supercars Championship Next race:
2008 NRMA Motoring & Services Grand Finale
Previous year:
2007 Falken Tasmania Challenge
Falken Tasmania Challenge Next year:
2009 Falken Tasmania Challenge
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