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While all six Falcons on the entry list made it into the Shootout (along with four Commodores), none of the four Nissans had the pace when it mattered, although they did better on Sunday. Third-placed McLaughlin has dropped to 97 points behind Coulthard with Mostert in fourth and van Gisbergen in fifth heading into the Gold Coast 600. "I can't see a thing," Dumbrell could be heard on the team radio. Moments later, three potential winners got together uncomfortably in a frenzied scramble exiting Hell Corner. And in the closing laps, when it mattered most, Reynolds answered his team’s call to produce six of his best laps in the sprint to the chequer, delivering an emotional, giant-killing win for flamboyant team owner Betty Klimenko after a crazy, rain-drenched races with so many head-shaking moments. “I knew we could do that,” McLaughlin added. SUNDAY'S Bathurst 1000 was a lesson in how to lose Australia's toughest race. Will Davison. Any more lengthy stoppages and it would have been murky out there on lap 161. 2003 Bathurst 1000. "I've got nothing left to give," Reynolds said. Colin McRae. The bigger names in the field either made mistakes or blew up during another mainly wet and memorable Bathurst 1000, but David Reynolds and Luke Youlden survived the usual twists and turns encountered in every Great Race, taking a well-deserved 4.0sec victory for the small and colourful Erebus Holden team. Visibility was so poor in the wet and wild Bathurst conditions that Dumbrell had stocked the squeegee to clear condensation building inside his cabin. The melee left the Prodrive Falcons of Cameron Waters and Chaz Mostert – both of which had led the race at different times – with serious damage and hopes in tatters. Here are the moments that captured a nation. By lap 135, all the serious contenders were on slicks with the imperative to stay on the emerging dry line. He would have also been tempted to pack a snorkel in the horror conditions. 139.0071 km/h. SUNDAY'S Bathurst 1000 was a lesson in how to lose Australia's toughest race. Bathurst 1000. The Supercars series leader's Great Race appears over after his Falcon came to a complete stop due to the loss of oil pressure on lap 75. Scott McLaughlin started from pole.Credit:AAP. Red Bull’s Shane van Gisbergen recovered from a Thursday wall-banger to make the Shootout and grabbing the inside of row three, with Sandown 500 winner and the rival Monster Energy drink Ford of Cam Waters alongside. Though Whincup admitted he simply lacked car pace in the lead-up, no-one was brave enough to suggest Sunday wouldn’t see he and Lowndes in contention. The popular driver had to settle for a photo-finish second to Jamie Whincup in 2012, when he was driving a Ford. Then in 2015,  the joker of the Supercars pack was slammed with a fine of $25,000 for a sexist slur against a a rival Bathurst all-female crew. Coulthard has regained the championship lead by 91 points to Whincup, who sat in the pits for many laps after engine problems, but then re-joined in his patched-up Holden late to wobble to the line in 20th place, collecting 90 valuable points. "It is magnetically attached. "There's no problem. All Rights Reserved. Reynolds and Youlden were never far from the lead in this year’s chaotic 161 lapper but safety car interventions and different fuel strategies left the outcome in the balance throughout. 2017 Bathurst 1000 Mark winterbottom crashes on lap 160/161 by Lamb Ghost. WhichCar is now home to Wheels, Motor, 4X4 Australia and Street Machine magazines. Live: 2017 Bathurst 1000 at Mount Panorama Updated October 8, 2017 — 3.42pm first published at 11.29am Normal text size Larger text size Very large text size You can't knock it off from the roll cage where it is attached so there is no safety issue. Mark Winterbottom was never right on the pace but was fifth on the penultimate lap, when he crashed when pressured by the resurgent van Gisbergen. The last 80 laps though were intriguing, the appearance of a thrill-seeking kangaroo and then a wayward rock at Skyline prompting safety cars and closing up the field at key times. A few, including Percat, di Silvestro and Caruso, rolled the dice on lap 123 but their slicks took an eternity to heat up. BJR’s Nick Percat immediately slipped through to lead, with Reynolds pressing, ahead of Pye, Dale Wood in the second Erebus Commodore, and Coulthard. Meanwhile, four-time Bathurst champion Whincup dodged a potential penalty over possession of a humble squeegee. 2013 Bathurst 1000. My crew was faultless. “"I am absolutely spent. Juan Manuel Fangio. Van Gisbergen looked to be the one driver who could worry Reynolds but the Kiwi flew off the track in the Chase, blew a tyre and his chances were toast, although he bounced back to take fifth. 2008 Bathurst 1000. After producing the "Lap of the Gods" on Saturday, Ford's record-breaking Scott McLaughlin has been reduced to mere mortal status midway through a wet and wild Bathurst 1000 at Mount Panorama on Sunday. But McLaughlin’s blinding pace through the lead-up attracted the lion’s share of the spotlight and overshadowed the likes of Reynolds/Youlden. Bathurst 2020: Three weeks to go. 2001 Bathurst 1000. Carl Fogarty. Mostert, so quick in parts of the race, managed to take 10th. Incidentally, just who was the genius who decreed the 1000km enduro should start at a late 11.10am? It was a rough weekend for GRM; the team’s other Holden of James Moffat, heroic early, also crashed heavily late in the race. Select cars to compare from your search results or vehicle pages, If you're going to chuck your chances at the Peter Brock Trophy, Sunday's Bathurst 1000 was a lesson in how to do it. It was the first year both Lowndes and Whincup missed the top 10. Fords dominated the all-in qualifying with DJR- Team Penske’s Scott McLaughlin heading the pack and then, on Saturday evening, producing an unforgettable Top 10 Shootout lap to bag pole with the fastest-ever Supercar lap of Mount Panorama, 2m 03.831s. All in the top five have a mathematical shot at the title. He cleverly managed the re-start and took off in the direction of the Peter Brock Trophy, winning by a few seconds from Pye – his best Bathurst finish – and Coulthard, who moved to third when Percat threw away a podium result when he went wide at the Chase. The effervescent  Kiwi was in tears behind the wheel as he achieved his life-long ambition to start from the box seat on the grid in the Bathurst 1000. Rain just before the start for the first time during the race carnival threw the form guide out the back door and sent the teams scurrying to fit wet-weather rubber. But all of the 52 drivers went to bed on Saturday night wondering what the Bathurst weather gods would bring…, Jenson Button’s unofficial Bathurst lap record was wild, Mount Panorama witnessed the fastest ever lap of The Mountain in 2011, and it was epic, WhichCar Weekly podcast Bathurst special now live, Scott drives the other Scott’s car, Chris unearths an appreciating bargain and the end of a Bathurst era, Brock: Over the Top movie preview released, A new movie on the life and times of Australia's most famous racing driver Peter Brock has been previewed, Holden's top 10 motorsport moments from history, Holden stamped its DNA on Aussie culture as much on the racetrack as it did in showrooms. He not only bettered his Friday record, he smashed it. Tim Slade and Andre Heimgartner salvaged ninth for the bruised BJR squad, the Kiwi forced back in the Holden for the final few laps to take over from a clearly distressed and dehydrated Slade, battling without a drink bottle. Officials looked at the incident with speculation the Holden team may receive a safety issue penalty for "having accessories in the car". “I dreamt of doing this since I was a kid,” the 24-year-old blurted out afterwards.

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