Clip 3, Pirtek Easter 5, van Gisbergen’s first win

Shane van Gisbergen at the ITM400 Hamilton

Shane van Gisbergen at the ITM400 Hamilton

Welcome back to’s Pirtek Easter 5 – the top five topics of the 2011 V8 Supercars Championship.

For each of the five days of the Easter long weekend, will delve deep inside the key issues and the headline making news of the season so far.

Today’s Pirtek Easter 5 video looks at Stone Brothers Racing’s young gun Shane van Gisbergen and his first win in the V8 Supercars Championship.

Van Giz secured his his win at last weekend’s ITM400 Hamilton, holding off a strong challenge from Lee Holdsworth.

The win was a long-time coming, even if the Kiwi is only 21 years old. After making his V8 debut in 2007, van Gisbergen has been one of the fastest drivers in the series, but only in the past season has he really shown his potential.

Now, the question is can he build on his first win and become a series championship threat?

Join’s Grant Rowley as we look at the top five moments of 2011. wishes all motor racing fans and followers a happy and safe Easter holiday.

See below for today’s edition of the Pirtek Easter 5 …

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