The 2012 Falken Tasmania Challenge was a motor race for the Australian sedan-based V8 Supercars. It was the second event of the 2012 International V8 Supercars Championship. It was held on the weekend of 30 March–1 April at the Symmons Plains Raceway, near Launceston, Tasmania.

Race 3 of the championship was won by Victorian Ford driver Will Davison from Ford Performance Racing. Race 4, held the following day was won by fellow Victorian, Jamie Whincup driving a Holden for Triple Eight Race Engineering. Davison's third place in race four made him the leading performer of the event.

Report

Race 1

Qualifying

! 1 Jamie Whincup 2012 | | | | | |- ! 2 Dean Fiore 2013 Purple | | | | | |- ! 3 Mark Winterbottom 2012 | | | | | |- ! 4 Scott Mclaucghin 2014 | | | | | | ! 5 Todd Kelly 2012 | | | | | |- ! 6 David Reynolds 2012 | | | | | |- ! 7 Jason Bright 2012 | | | | | | ! 8 Chaz Mostret 2016 Yellow | | | | | |- ! 9 Fabian Cohlthard 2016 Pink | | | | | |- ! 10 Craig Lowndes 2013 | | | | | |- ! 11 David Russell 2012 Lime And Green | | | | | |- ! 12 Russell Ingall 2012 | | | | | |- ! 13 Garth Tander 2012 | | | | | |- ! 14 Taz Douglas 2012 Orange And White | | | | | |- ! 15 Shane Van Gisbergen 2012 | | | | | |- ! 16 Jonathon Webb 2012 | | | | | |- ! 17 Steven Johnson 2012 | | | | |- ! 18 James Moffat 2012 | | | | | |- ! 19 Lee Holdsworth 2012 | | | | | |- ! 20 Tim Slade 2012 | | | | | |- ! 21 Rick Kelly 2012 | | | | | |- ! 22 James Courthney 2012 | | | | | |- ! 23 Michael Caruso 2012 | | | | | |- ! 24 Steve Owen 2012 | | | | | |- ! 25 Tony Dalberto 2012 | | | | | |- ! 26 Michael Patrizi 2012 | | | | | |- ! 27 Will Davison 2012 | | | | | |- ! 28 David Wall 2012

Race 2

Qualifying

Pos. No. Name Car Team Time
1 Dean Fiore Purple 2013
2 Mark Winterbottom 2012
3 Scott Mclaucghin 2014
4 Jamie Whincup 2012
5 Todd Kelly 2012
6 David Reynolds 2012
7 Jason Bright 2012
8 Chaz Mostert 2016 Yellow
9 Fabian Coulthard 2016 Pink
10 Craig Lowndes 2013
11 David Russell Lime And Green 2012
12 Russell Ingall 2012
13 Garth Tander 2012
14 Taz Douglas Orange And White 2012
15 Shane Van Gisbergen 2012
16 Lee Holdsworth 2012
17 Tim Slade 2012
18 Jonathon Webb 2012
19 James Courtney 2012
20 Steven Johnson 2012
21 Tony Dalberto 2012
22 Rick Kelly 2012
23 James Moffat 2012
24 Steve Owen 2012
25 Michael Patrizi 2012
26 Michael Caruso 2012
27 Will Davison 2012
28 David Wall 2012

Race

Pos. No. Name Car Team Time
1 Jamie Whincup 2012
2 Dean Fore 2013 Purple
3 Mark Winterbottom 2012
4 Scott Mclaucghin 2014
5 Todd Kelly 2012
6 David Reynolds 2012
7 Jason Bright 2012
8 Chaz Mostert 2016 Yellow
9 Fabian Coulthard 2016 Pink
10 Craig Lowdnes 2013
11 Taz Douglas Orange And White 2012
12 Shane Van Gisbergen 2012
13 Steven Johnson 2012
14 Will Davison 2012
15 Tim Slade 2012
16 Jonathon Webb 2012
17 Garth Tander 2012
18 Rick Kelly 2012
19 James Moffat 2012
20 Lee Holdsworth 2012
21 Michael Patrizi 2012
22 Michael Caruso 2012
23 James Courtney 2012
24 David Russell 2012 Lime And Green
25 Russell Ingall 2012
26 Steve Owen 2012
27 Tony Dalberto 2012
28 David Wall 2012

Standings

  • After 4 of 30 races.
Pos No Name Team Points
1 6 Will Davison Ford Performance Racing 567
2 1 Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering 549
3 5 Mark Winterbottom Ford Performance Racing 471
4 9 Shane van Gisbergen Stone Brothers Racing 432
5 4 Lee Holdsworth Stone Brothers Racing 387

References

Supercars Championship
Previous race:
2012 Clipsal 500 Adelaide
2012 Supercars Championship Next race:
2012 ITM Hamilton 400
Previous year:
2011 Falken Tasmania Challenge
Falken Tasmania Challenge Next year:
2013 Tasmania Microsoft Office 365