Author: Paul Balfe

Amid the chaos created by Craig Lowndes’ unexpected announcement that he was retiring from full-time Supercar Championship competition at the end of this season, he had a strong weekend in Townsville. Putting aside the tributes and plaudits for his spectacular career, Craig raced to fourth place...

Craig Lowndes will retire from full-time driving at the end of the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship season. Although Lowndes’ contract to drive for Triple Eight Race Engineering is in place to the end the 2019 season, the decision to step back from full-time duties behind...

Craig Lowndes had a strong weekend in the Top End, with the Autobarn Lowndes Racing driver scoring a solid haul of points from Hidden Valley Raceway. While qualifying wasn’t a strong point for the outfit, good race pace paved the way for the 888 Holden Commodore...

Craig Lowndes took his Autobarn Lowndes Racing Commodore to a pair of solid finishes in the latest round of Supercar racing, at Winton Raceway in rural Victoria on the weekend. In Saturday’s shorter Race 13 Craig turned a disappointing qualifying into a strong 13th placed finish...

Craig Lowndes drove a brilliant race to come from the rear of the field to the podium, in the latest Virgin Australia Supercars Championship event at Barbagallo Raceway in Perth yesterday. After some challenges in qualifying, Craig started from the back row and scythed through the...

Craig Lowndes took his Autobarn Lowndes Racing #888 Holden Commodore to a pair of strong top 10 finishes in races 9 and 10 of the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercar Championship at Phillip Island on the weekend. At the ultra fast Victorian MotoGP track Craig qualified strongly...

Craig Lowndes scored his 106th career Championship race win in race 8 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship at Symmons Plains (Tasmania) on the weekend. Racing from his first pole position of the 2018 season, Craig dominated the day and all rivals to score his first...

For the first time, the Supercars raced for Championship points at the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park (Melbourne) over the weekend. Craig Lowndes took his Autobarn Commodore to three finishes out of four events in the new Championship format, being forced out of points race...

Autobarn Lowndes Racing had its inaugural outing at the Adelaide 500 on the weekend. Craig's 2018 program with Triple Eight, carrying Autobarn's support and colours as naming rights sponsor for the first time, saw the new #888 Commodore home strongly in 9th on Saturday and, picking his...

Overheating issues ended Craig Lowndes’ bid to win back-to-back Bathurst 12 Hour GT races on Sunday. Sharing a YNA Autosports McLaren 650S with Shane Van Gisbergen and McLaren factory driver Come Ledogar, the 2017 and 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour Champion had the British GT racer well...