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    The 2008 Falken Tasmania Challenge was the thirteenth and penultimate round of the 2008 V8 Supercar season. It was held on the weekend of the 21–23 November at the Symmons Plains Raceway in Tasmania.

    Qualifying

    Qualifying was held on Saturday 22 November 2008.

    Race 1

    Race 1 was held on Saturday 22 November 2008.

    Race 2

    Race 2 was held on Sunday 23 November 2008.

    Race 3

    Race 3 was held on Sunday 23 November 2008.

    Results

    Qualifying

    Pos No Name Car Team Part 3 Part 2 Part 1
    1 1 Garth Tander Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team 0:51.8338
    2 88 Jamie Whincup Ford BF Falcon Team Vodafone 0:52.0438
    3 5 Mark Winterbottom Ford BF Falcon Ford Performance Racing 0:52.0479
    4 33 Lee Holdsworth Holden VE Commodore Garry Rogers Motorsport 0:52.0708
    5 17 Steven Johnson Ford BF Falcon Jim Beam Racing 0:52.0846
    6 4 James Courtney Ford BF Falcon Stone Brothers Racing 0:52.1173
    7 15 Rick Kelly Holden VE Commodore HSV Dealer Team 0:52.1180
    8 6 Steven Richards Ford BF Falcon Ford Performance Racing 0:52.1377
    9 888 Craig Lowndes Ford BF Falcon Team Vodafone 0:52.1694
    10 7 Todd Kelly Holden VE Commodore Jack Daniel's Racing 0:52.2593
    11 16 Paul Dumbrell Holden VE Commodore HSV Dealer Team 0:52.3095
    12 25 Jason Bright Ford BF Falcon Britek Motorsport 0:52.4432
    13 14 Cameron McConville Holden VE Commodore Brad Jones Racing 0:52.4661
    14 39 Russell Ingall Holden VE Commodore Supercheap Auto Racing 0:52.4915
    15 67 Paul Morris Holden VE Commodore Supercheap Auto Racing 0:52.5321
    16 9 Shane van Gisbergen Ford BF Falcon Stone Brothers Racing 0:52.5472
    17 3 Jason Richards Holden VE Commodore Tasman Motorsport 0:52.5900
    18 18 Will Davison Ford BF Falcon Jim Beam Racing 0:52.6107
    19 34 Michael Caruso Holden VE Commodore Garry Rogers Motorsport 0:52.6349
    20 51 Greg Murphy Holden VE Commodore Tasman Motorsport 0:52.6631
    21 2 Mark Skaife Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team 0:52.7659
    22 55 Tony D'Alberto Holden VE Commodore Rod Nash Racing 0:52.8247
    23 11 Jack Perkins Holden VE Commodore Jack Daniel's Racing 0:52.8301
    24 12 Andrew Jones Holden VE Commodore Brad Jones Racing 0:52.8496
    25 777 Michael Patrizi Ford BF Falcon Ford Rising Stars Racing 0:52.9292
    26 111 Fabian Coulthard Ford BF Falcon Glenfords Racing 0:53.0140
    27 26 Marcus Marshall Ford BF Falcon Britek Motorsport 0:53.0589
    28 50 Andrew Thompson Holden VE Commodore Paul Weel Racing 0:53.1012
    29 021 Daniel Gaunt Ford BF Falcon Team Kiwi Racing 0:53.5765

    Standings

    After round 13 of 14.

    Pos No Name Team Points
    1 88 Jamie Whincup TeamVodafone 3208
    2 5 Mark Winterbottom Ford Performance Racing 2975
    3 1 Garth Tander Holden Racing Team 2788
    4 888 Craig Lowndes TeamVodafone 2619
    5 18 Will Davison Dick Johnson Racing 2375

    Support categories

    The 2008 Falken Tasmania Challenge had four support categories.

    Category Round winner
    Australian Formula Ford Championship Nick Percat (Mygale SJ07A Ford)
    Aussie Racing Cars Adam Gowans (Falcon-Yamaha)
    Australian Mini Challenge Paul Stokell (Mini Cooper R56)
    Touring Car Masters Gavin Bullas (Ford Boss Mustang)

    References

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    Supercars Championship
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    2008 Gulf Air Desert 400
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    2008 NRMA Motoring & Services Grand Finale
    Previous year:
    2007 Falken Tasmania Challenge
    Falken Tasmania Challenge Next year:
    2009 Falken Tasmania Challenge