In extremely hot and humid weather conditions, Craig Lowndes driving the PWR cooled Holden Commo-dore for Triple Eight Racing has won the 29th race of the V8 Supercar season at Homebush, Sydney.

Lowndes started from 16th on the grid and dropped back to 22nd at the end of lap one, but recovered to claim his 89th career win and move to second in the championship with a race remaining.

The temperatures on the track reached 40 degrees Celsius and 65 degrees plus inside the race car. A number of drivers suffered badly from the heat when their cool suits failed including french driver Alexan-der Premat who was unable to finish the race and pitted with a dozen laps to go suffering from heat ex-haustion.

The full PWR Performance Products cooling package maintained cool operating temperatures for the Triple Eight Racing Team’s Holden Commodore despite the extreme heat conditions which enabled Lowndes to race hard to take the chequered flag.