The 2019 Winton SuperSprint was a motor racing event for the Supercars Championship, held on 24-26 May 2019. The event was held at the Winton Motor Raceway near Benalla, Victoria and consisted of two races of 120 and 200 kilometres in length. It was the sixth round of fifteen in the 2019 Supercars Championship and hosted Races 13 and 14 of the season.[1]

DJR Team Penske's Scott McLaughlin won both races, further extending his championship lead.[2][3]

Report

Background

Entry alterations

The event was open to wildcard entries which saw the grid expand to twenty-five cars. Brad Jones Racing entered a Holden Commodore ZB for Jack Smith, who made his second event start in the Supercars Championship, following his wildcard entry at the 2019 Tasmania SuperSprint.[4]

Richie Stanaway withdrew from the event following Race 13 due to a neck injury. He was replaced for the remainder of the event by nominated endurance co-driver Chris Pither.[5]

References

Supercars Championship
Previous race:
2019 Perth SuperNight
2019 Supercars Championship Next race:
2019 Darwin Triple Crown
Previous year:
2018 Winton SuperSprint
Winton SuperSprint Next year:
2020 Winton SuperSprint