Craig Lowndes won his third championship despite missing a round through injury following a huge crash at Calder Park. With the debut of the Adelaide 500 and inclusion of the Bathurst 1000 in the championship for the first time, big grids ushered in a new era for the category.
Holden drivers Peter Brock and Bob Morris won seven of the eight rounds between them, with the title fight going down to the season finale in Adelaide. Morris prevailed to claim the title for the privateer over the factory-backed star, overcoming the disappointment of a narrow defeat to Brock in 1978.
Dick Johnson and Peter Brock fought it out for the title with the championship decided in a thrilling head-to-head battle at the finale at Lakeside. Johnson overcame race-long pressure from Brock to win the race and the title on home soil.
A classic muscle-car battle saw the Ford Mustangs of Allan Moffat and Ian Geoghegan tussle with the Chevrolet Camaro of Bob Jane. The title was decided at the season finale at Oran Park with Jane scoring the race win and championship.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
TOP 10 MAKES
TOP 10 MAKES
The BP Supercars All Stars Eseries provided some racing during the suspension of the season, paving the way for more regular virtual contests.
The BP Supercars All Stars Eseries has paved the way for Supercars to further embrace virtual racing, opening up an important avenue to attract and engage with new audiences for the category
1960 – 2020 TOP 60 DRIVERS
Who are the greatest drivers in the 60-year history of the Australian Touring Car Championship/Supercars? We rank the top 60 with an emphasis on best championship finishes, race-winning percentage and competitive longevity. Only drivers with top 10 championship finishes were considered, to emphasise championship performances over part-time or endurance campaigns. Also, results from the Bathurst 1000 and other endurance events were only factored in when they were part of the championship.
The F1 Legends At The Mountain
The recently departed Sir Stirling Moss is recognised as the best Formula 1 driver never to win the drivers’ world championship, but his illustrious career extended to many other categories, including an often forgotten appearance in the Bathurst 1000 alongside another legend of the sport.
Top 10 Seasons
Top 10 Seasons
Top 10 (Multi-Car) Crashes
10 mount panorama circuit 2014
The Inside Story: The New Normal
As we prepare for the return of racing, the whole Supercars pitlane is wondering how things will look. And work.
Beyond The Wheel: Racing Virtually
Racing online in the BP Supercars All Stars Eseries was a new experience for me. While there were some carryover traits from racing in real life, there were also some significant differences.
Right On Track: Sprinting Back Into Action
The Virgin Australia Supercars Championship returns with shorter sprint races on the reworked calendar in 2020.