Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

V8 DREAMTIME; Lowndes, Skaife Turn Back the Clockto Win as Holden Dominates Bathurst

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

V8 DREAMTIME; Lowndes, Skaife Turn Back the Clockto Win as Holden Dominates Bathurst

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V8 SUPERCAR star Craig Lowndes says finally winning the Bathurst 1000 alongside fellow great Mark Skaife is the realisation of a dream.

The TeamVodafone ace drove an incredible 79-lap stint at the iconic 6.2km Mt Panorama circuit yesterday to secure his fifth Bathurst title and Skaife's sixth.

And it was a case of double delight for their Holden team with the No1 car of Jamie Whincup and Steve Owen crossing the line second in the first 1-2 finish to the Great Race since 1984.

C[pounds sterling]It's a dream come true really for us,C[yen] Lowndes said after the pair finally cracked the title they couldn't win as teammates at Holden Racing Team a decade ago.

C[pounds sterling]Not to be able to do it back then and come so close, so many times, and then to have a 10-year break Co to get the old band back together Co it's pretty special. …

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