Townsville 400

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA – JULY 09: A view as team transporters offload equipment and cars during previews for round six of the V8 Supercar Championship Series at the Townsville street circuit on July 9, 2009 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Track name: Townsville Street Circuit
Circuit Length: 2.86km
Complete race distance: 2 x 200 km races
Times the race has been held here: 8
First GP: 2009, won by Jamie Whincup
Total number of race laps: 140 (70,70)
Qualifying lap record: Mark Winterbottom – 1:12. 2553 – 2012
Race Lap record: 1:13.4066 by Mark Winterbottom – 2012
Turns: 14
2016 winner: Shane van Gisbergen – overall winner
– Race 1 winner – Jamie Whincup
– Race 2 winner – Shane van Gisbergen
Most wins – Driver Jamie Whincup – 8
Most wins – Team: Triple Eight Engineering – 9
Average Speed: 144km/h
Top Speed: 260km/h
Fastest point: Approach to turn 2
Slowest Point: Mid corner at turn 11 and 13
Weather: Hot.
Chance of rain: 45%