Gallery Townsville 400 2018

To say Townsville was an emotional weekend is an understatement, and we’re only halfway through the season. Here’s how the weekend played out… 

 

Craig Lowndes of Autobarn Lowndes Racing at the Townsville 400

The weekend in Townsville began with some extraordinary news – Craig Lowndes announced his retirement from full-time driving. 

 

 

Watpac Townsville 400 event 8 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Townsville. July 5th to 7th 2018

Once the news was off his chest, Lowndesy was ready to go racing!

 

Nothing can take away the Craig Lowndes focus behind the wheel.

 

John “Irish” McGregor getting the job done.

 

Craig Lowndes of Autobarn Lowndes Racing at the Watpac Townsville 400 event 8 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Townsville. July 5th to 7th 2018

Lowndesy cutting laps around the Townsville circuit, and wasn’t he fast?! 

 

Craig Lowndes of Autobarn Lowndes Racing at the Watpac Townsville 400 event 8 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Townsville. July 5th to 7th 2018

Chin ups pre-race? Whatever makes you drive fast CL…

 

Craig Lowndes of Autobarn Lowndes Racing at the Watpac Townsville 400 event 8 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Townsville. July 5th to 7th 2018

Always time for the fans CL…

 

Watpac Townsville 400 event 8 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Townsville.<br /> July 5th to 7th 2018

The fans had prime position pre-race. 

 

Watpac Townsville 400 event 8 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Townsville.<br /> July 5th to 7th 2018

The legend and the Castle Hill

 

Watpac Townsville 400 event 8 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Townsville.<br /> July 5th to 7th 2018

Always smilin’

 

Watpac Townsville 400 event 8 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Townsville.<br /> July 5th to 7th 2018

You can never be too safe…

 

Watpac Townsville 400 event 8 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Townsville.<br /> July 5th to 7th 2018

A photo that will be cherished forever. 

 

Watpac Townsville 400 event 8 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Townsville.<br /> July 5th to 7th 2018

Townsville always pulls off the best sunsets.