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2001 Phillip Island V8 Supercar round

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Date  23–25 March 2001
Distance  28 laps
Weather  Fine
28 laps  125 km
2001 Phillip Island V8 Supercar round
Location  Phillip Island, Victoria
Venue  Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

The 2001 Phillip Island V8 Supercar round was the first round of the 2001 Shell Championship Series. It was held on the weekend of 24 to 25 November at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Victoria, Australia.


Race report

The weekend was dominated by Mark Skaife and the Holden Racing Team. Taking pole position in the top-ten shootout followed by two victories, Skaife collected maximum points for the weekend. Craig Lowndes achieved second overall for the round in his first race weekend under the Ford banner and Jason Bright acquired third place in his return to the Shell Championship after he left for Indy Lights at the end of 1999.

Championship Standings

Standings after Round 1


2001 Phillip Island V8 Supercar round Wikipedia

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