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2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series

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2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series

The 2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series was the tenth V8 Supercar Championship Series and the twelfth series in which V8 Supercars contested the premier Australian touring car title. The championship began on 21 February at the Clipsal 500 on the streets of Adelaide and finished on 7 December at Oran Park Raceway. It consisted of 14 rounds covering all states and the Northern Territory of Australia as well as rounds in New Zealand and Bahrain.


Jamie Whincup secured the championship with two races in hand with victory in race 1 of the 2008 NRMA Motoring & Services Grand Finale. Whincup was also awarded the 2008 Australian Touring Car Championship title by CAMS.

Teams and drivers

The following teams and drivers contested the 2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series.

* Phillip Island 500 only
** Bathurst 1000 only

Rule Changes

The points system was changed for 2008. Points were awarded to the top 30 drivers, with 300 points being the most available to a driver in each round

In Friday practise sessions, drivers who had finished in the top 15 in the 2007 Championship were not permitted to participate for the first 30 minutes.


2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series Wikipedia

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