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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.

Tasmania 2012 Falken Tasmania Challenge
Event Information
Round 2 of 15 in the 2012 International V8 Supercars Championship
Symmons Plains Raceway (Australia) track map.svg
Date29 March–1 April 2012
LocationLaunceston, Tasmania
VenueSymmons Plains Raceway
WeatherFine
Results
Race 1
Distance 59 laps 140 km
Pole position Mark Winterbottom
Ford Performance Racing
51.4020
Winner Will Davison
Ford Performance Racing
52:30.5485
Race 2
Distance 84 laps 200 km
Pole position Craig Lowndes
Triple Eight Race Engineering
51.0408
Winner Jamie Whincup
Triple Eight Race Engineering
1:17:31.3871

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.

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Race 1Edit

QualifyingEdit

Pos. No. Name Car Team Time
1 5   Mark Winterbottom Ford FG Falcon Ford Performance Racing 51:4020
2 6   Will Davison Ford FG Falcon Ford Performance Racing 51:5019
3 9   Shane van Gisbergen Ford FG Falcon Stone Brothers Racing 51:5082
4 1   Jamie Whincup Holden VE Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering 51:5114
5 888   Craig Lowndes Holden VE Commodore Triple Eight Race Engineering 51:5288
6 2   Garth Tander Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team 51:5895
7 55   David Reynolds Ford FG Falcon Rod Nash Racing 51:6536
8 30   Taz Douglas Holden VE Commodore Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport 51:6721
9 19   Jonathon Webb Holden VE Commodore Tekno Autosports 51:7266
10 17   Steven Johnson Ford FG Falcon Dick Johnson Racing 51:7754
11 18   James Moffat Ford FG Falcon Dick Johnson Racing 51:7926
12 4   Lee Holdsworth Ford FG Falcon Stone Brothers Racing 51:7971
13 47   Tim Slade Ford FG Falcon James Rosenberg Racing 51:8171
14 15   Rick Kelly Holden VE Commodore Kelly Racing 51:8288
15 22   James Courtney Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team 51:8468
16 7   Todd Kelly Holden VE Commodore Kelly Racing 51:8708
17 14   Fabian Coulthard Holden VE Commodore Brad Jones Racing 51:9544
18 49   Steve Owen Ford FG Falcon Paul Morris Motorsport 51:9671
19 66   Russell Ingall Holden VE Commodore Walkinshaw Racing 51:9775
20 34   Michael Caruso Holden VE Commodore Garry Rogers Motorsport 51:9869
21 3   Tony D'Alberto Ford FG Falcon Tony D'Alberto Racing 52:0348
22 8   Jason Bright Holden VE Commodore Brad Jones Racing 52:0763
23 33   Alexandre Premat Holden VE Commodore Garry Rogers Motorsport 52:1112
24 91   Michael Patrizi Holden VE Commodore Tekno Autosports 52:1114
25 51   David Russell Holden VE Commodore Kelly Racing 52:2682
26 12   Dean Fiore Ford FG Falcon Triple F Racing 52:2776
27 11   Karl Reindler Holden VE Commodore Kelly Racing 52:4070
28 21   David Wall Holden VE Commodore Britek Motorsport 52:6473

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