2010 Supercup Australian Grand Prix

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Constant Racing's David Stanton wrote his name in the history books as he became the first winner of the new era of the Supercup. The Englishman - who was only drafted in to replace the unavailable Ben Warren with hours to spare before the race - drove a spotless race to finish in front of German Christoph Lichtenstein and Englishman Chris Williamson. Starting second on the grid, Stanton leapfrogged pole-sitter Richard Bayes who suffered a first lap retirement due to a slashed tyre, and was able to build a gap on a tightly fighting pack of followers, with William Ponissi and Gavin Thomas entering a furious battle for position.

Over the 29 laps, Stanton's win never looked in danger as he administered his massive advantage. Lichtenstein saw off Thomas who, despite a lightning-style start that brought him as high as 2nd, crashed out on lap 10, while Ponissi settled behind Williamson after spending the best part of 2 minutes in the pits and suffering the ignominy of a stop and go penalty for speeding in the pitlane. Last of the finishers was a solid Adam Smith.

Preceded by:
2010 Supercup Australian Grand Prix
Succeeded by:
2010 Supercup Chinese Grand Prix