| 23–25 March 2001|
| Phillip Island, Victoria|
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.
2001 Phillip Island V8 Supercar round Wikipedia
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.
Standings after Round 1