IRWIN Endurance Countdown: Triple Eight

TeamVodafone stars Craig Lowndes and jamie Whincup

TeamVodafone stars Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup

The final episode of the IRWIN Tools Endurance Countdown looks at champion outfit TeamVodafone.’s Grant Rowley is joined by Supercheap Auto Racing endurance driver Jack Perkins, alongside V8 Supercars Championship commentator Chris Jewell to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each team leading into the L&H 500 Phillip Island and Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

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Can Roland Dane’s TeamVodafone be beaten at Phillip Island and Bathurst?

Last year, both races were won by Craig Lowndes and Mark Skaife, with Jamie Whincup (and then co-driver Steve Owen) finishing in second place at Bathurst. The team was in dominant form, and to be fair, not much has changed since.

If anything, the only thing that has changed is that the team is even better! Whincup and Lowndes sit first and second in the championship.

But as’s experts Perkins and Jewell reveal, the pair of Vodafone entries do have some shortcomings …

Craig Lowndes/Triple Eight have won four of the last five Bathurst 1000s. Are we in the midst of another Brock/HDT era? would like the acknowledge the work of those involved in the creation of the IRWIN Tools Endurance Countdown, including special guests Jack Perkins and Chris Jewell, Mick Wilcomes (cameraman), Justin Gane (production) and platinum partner IRWIN Tools for its naming-rights support.

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