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Sport Holden's van Gisbergen wins Bathurst 1000

10:50  18 october  2020
10:50  18 october  2020 Source:   aap.com.au

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This was Holden ' s first Bathurst 500 win . Scott McLaughlin, driving with Alexandre Prémat, held on to win from the Triple Eight entry of Shane van Gisbergen and Garth Tander and in doing so won the first Bathurst 1000 for the Ford Mustang nameplate, the first for Dick Johnson Racing since Team

New Zealand' s Scott McLaughlin wins a drama-filled Bathurst 1000 for the first time in his career after surviving a tense finish at Mount Panorama. Fellow New Zealander Shane van Gisbergen , driving a Holden , finished runner-up, 0.680 of second behind McLaughlin, who shared the win with co-driver

ane van Gisbergen drives the #97 Red Bull Holden Racing Team Holden Commodore ZB at Mount Panorama on October 18, 2020 in Bathurst, Australia. © Getty ane van Gisbergen drives the #97 Red Bull Holden Racing Team Holden Commodore ZB at Mount Panorama on October 18, 2020 in Bathurst, Australia.

Shane van Gisbergen has secured a memorable Supercars victory for Holden in the iconic Australian motoring brand's final Bathurst 1000.

In teaming up with three-time winner Garth Tander, van Gisbergen conquered Mt Panorama for the first time to claim the 161-lap enduro on Sunday.

The Red Bull champion held off numerous fierce passing attempts from Ford's Cameron Waters, who started the great race in pole position.

Not even two safety cars being called in the final nine laps could derail van Gisbergen's charge towards victory.

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Shane van Gisbergen and Garth Tander lead the Bathurst 1000 at the midway point, while Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes are already out of the race. The conditions suited van Gisbergen to a tee, the Kiwi passing McLaughlin for second at Forrest' s Elbow before grabbing the lead from Davison

Holden driver Shane van Gisbergen will start the Bathurst 1000 from pole position for the first time in his career after winning a reduced top-nine shootout on Saturday. The Kiwi' s hot lap of 2:06.3267 seconds was quickest in the session, 0.3 sec faster than defending Bathurst champion Mark


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The New Zealander's previous best result at Bathurst was second in 2016 and 2019, while veteran Tander tasted the ultimate success in 2000, 2009 and 2011.

Chaz Mostert, who won a dramatic Bathurst 1000 in 2014 driving a Ford, ensured two Holden drivers stood on the podium by coming third.

The result means Commodores have won five of the last six Bathurst 1000s, with only Scott McLaughlin (2019) saluting for Ford since 2015.

It is Holden's last Supercars race in an official capacity before the red lion is retired by General Motors at the end of this year.

Defending champion McLaughlin finished fifth in what could be the Ford superstar's last race in Australia before he begins an IndyCar career.

While van Gisbergen took the chequered flag, it was a disastrous day for star Triple Eight teammate Jamie Whincup, who crashed out on lap-33.

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