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V8 SUPERCAR NEWS 

Craig Lowndes adds second V8 Supercars win at Queensland Raceway

Craig Lowndes wins at QueenslandCraig Lowndes completed a double victory in the second V8 Supercars race of the weekend at Ipswich's Queensland Raceway.

The Saturday winner had only qualified fourth for race two, but muscled his way up to second on lap one as Mark Winterbottom got the jump on his polesitting Ford Performance Racing team-mate Will Davison to claim the initial lead.

Lowndes (Triple Eight Holden) soon attacked Winterbottom, slipping into the lead on lap six and then keeping the Ford at a safe distance to the finish.

Championship leader Jamie Whincup could not stay with Lowndes and Winterbottom so had to settle for third in Triple Eight's second car.

Davison was elbowed back as low as fifth in the early running and finished back in fourth. Fabian Coulthard and Russell Ingall completed the top six, chased by Shane van Gisbergen.

Results - 65 laps:

Pos  Driver               Team/Car                  Time/Gap
 1.  Craig Lowndes        Triple 8 Holden      1h18m23.0855s
 2.  Mark Winterbottom    FPR Ford                 + 1.9759s
 3.  Jamie Whincup        Triple 8 Holden         + 16.1453s
 4.  Will Davison         FPR Ford                + 23.7223s
 5.  Fabian Coulthard     Brad Jones Holden       + 32.5279s
 6.  Russell Ingall       Walkinshaw Holden       + 33.3190s
 7.  Shane van Gisbergen  Stone Brothers Ford     + 34.6744s
 8.  Tim Slade            Rosenberg/SBR Ford      + 36.1075s
 9.  Michael Caruso       Garry Rogers Holden     + 41.4618s
10.  Steve Owen           Dick Johnson Ford       + 55.2013s
11.  Steven Johnson       Dick Johnson Ford       + 57.2685s
12.  Michael Patrizi      Tekno Holden            + 57.7027s
13.  Tony D'Alberto       D'Alberto Ford        + 1m06.2307s
14.  James Courtney       HRT Holden            + 1m07.7522s
15.  Garth Tander         HRT Holden                 + 1 lap
16.  Todd Kelly           Kelly Holden               + 1 lap
17.  Jason Bright         Brad Jones Holden          + 1 lap
18.  David Wall           Britek/BJR Holden          + 1 lap
19.  James Moffat         Dick Johnson Ford          + 1 lap
20.  Dean Fiore           Triple F Ford              + 1 lap
21.  Karl Reindler        Kelly Holden               + 1 lap
22.  Taz Douglas          Dumbrell Holden            + 1 lap
23.  Alexandre Premat     Garry Rogers Holden        + 1 lap
24.  Jacques Villeneuve   Kelly Holden               + 1 lap
25.  Rick Kelly           Kelly Holden               + 1 lap
26.  David Reynolds       Rod Nash/FPR Ford         + 3 laps

Retirements:

     Lee Holdsworth       Stone Brothers Ford        55 laps
     Jonathon Webb        Tekno Holden               54 laps
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