James Courtney driving the PWR Performance Products
cooled Commodore for the Holden Racing Team
cut a clean path through the street carnage to claim
his first Adelaide win after qualifying 15th on the grid.
In his first round back from a broken leg, Holden’s
James Courtney seemed so surprised to have
emerged triumphant in race three’s 250km street
fight, he crowd surfed in scenes reminiscent of his
2010 V8 championship win.
Reigning V8 champion Jamie Whincup also raised
eyebrows when he surrendered his lead with 25 laps
left in the 76 lap finale thanks to a pitlane infringement
penalty then speared off the road after contact
with Michael Caruso trying to make up lost time.
Whincup finished 15th overall.
Craig Lowndes finished in second place with pole
sitter and fellow Holden Commodore driver Shane
Van Gisbergen in third spot for another PWR Performance
Products podium.