HOW WHINCUP WON HIS 100

Jamie Whincup became the second man to win 100 ATCC/VASC races today – here’s a breakdown of his 100 wins …

JAMIE Whincup today won his 100th Virgin Australia Supercars Championship race, claiming victory in Race 19 of the 2016 championship at Sydney Motorsport Park.

The V8 Sleuth team love stats and keep a count of many of them for a range of clients including Red Bull Racing Australia – here’s a snapshot of Jamie’s pathway to 100 wins.

– 36 of his 100 wins have been in RBRA colours.

– His most successful tracks are: Symmons Plains (11 wins) and Adelaide (10 wins).

– He has has had 67 race wins in Holdens, 33 in Fords.

– Has won his 100 races at 19 different tracks.

– 4 of those 100 wins are Bathurst wins.

– 11 of the wins are enduro wins shared with Craig Lowndes, Steve Owen, Sebastien Bourdais and Paul Dumbrell.

– Has won at 5 overseas venues – Bahrain, Texas, Hamilton, Pukekohe and Abu Dhabi.

– 66 wins have come on traditional race circuits, 34 on street courses.

– 11 different chassis have carried him to his 100 race wins … 28 race wins came in ‘Kate’, the car he now owns, 22 in chassis 037, one of the Red Bull COTF spec Commodore VFs and today’s win in his brand new ‘Alana’ chassis.

– Most race wins in a season was 15 in 2008 – a winning percent of 44% (he missed all 3 races in Hamilton NZ that year due to a qual crash).

– Most race wins he’s had in succession – 7 across Bathurst, Gold Coast and Bahrain in 2008.

– His first race win came in his second ever race with T8 in 2006 in Adelaide (Sunday March 26, 2006).

– Has won 65 races with the #1 on his car, 31 with #88 and 4 in #888 (while co-driving with Lowndes).