Author: Paul Balfe

The highly-anticipated Autobarn Lowndes Racing team has pulled the covers off the 2018 #888 next-generation Holden Commodore supercar. Team driver Craig Lowndes officially unveiled the fresh livery, launching the naming-rights partnership between Autobarn and Triple Eight Race Engineering at the automotive retailer’s all-new store, Autobarn Logan...

Craig Lowndes’ 2017 Virgin Australia Supercar Championship challenge came to a frustrating end on the streets of Newcastle at the weekend. Aiming to consolidate sixth in the title chase, Craig was contesting the second leg of the inaugural Newcastle 500 event, when he was driven into...

Six-time Bathurst 1000 winner and three-time Supercars champion Craig Lowndes will be one of a select group of high profile drivers to get behind the wheel of some motoring legends at the Adelaide Motorsport Festival on December 7-10. The lineup of auto greats Lowndes will drive...

Craig Lowndes finished his Supercar weekend in style at Pukekohe Park, New Zealand on the weekend with a strong fourth place in Race 24 of the Virgin Australia Supercar Championship. In a highly-competitive run, Craig took the TeamVortex Commodore to within sight of the podium to...

Craig Lowndes completed his 2017 Supercars Endurance Cup campaign with a fine fourth place in the Gold Coast 600 at Surfers Paradise yesterday. Craig and co-driver Steve Richards had the TeamVortex Commodore at the sharp end throughout the day, Craig putting the car third in the...

Craig Lowndes’ no. 888 Holden will bear a fresh look for the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship season as long-time sponsor Autobarn confirms its position as naming-rights partner. Autobarn came on board as a team partner with Triple Eight Race Engineering in 2013 and the increased...

It was a tough day at the office for Craig Lowndes and co-driver Steve Richards in this year’s Bathurst 1000 on the weekend. The wettest Bathurst in recent memory made it a long day for the TeamVortex duo, having to fight their way forward from a...

Craig Lowndes and Steve Richards drove a strategic race from the back of the field to finish a strong 12th in the Sandown 500 on the weekend. The latest round of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, held at the iconic Melbourne venue, also doubled as the...

Craig Lowndes had a disappointing end to the Sydney Motorsport Park round of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship on Sunday. Running strongly mid-pack to a specific strategy destined to pay dividends later in the race, Craig’s TeamVortex Holden Commodore broke an engine component and many laps...

Craig Lowndes took his TeamVortex Commodore to two top six finishes in the latest weekend of Virgin Australia Supercar Championship racing, at Queensland Raceway. After qualifying second fastest on Saturday, Craig finished fifth and then followed that up with a sixth placed finish on Sunday. “I think...