20 Mar 2011

Tander wins in all-Holden podium finish

11:13 am on 20 March 2011

Holden's Garth Tander won the smash-strewn opening race at the Clipsal 500 to maintain his overall championship lead.

Tander started from pole position and led home a full Holden podium with Jamie Whincup second and Craig Lowndes third.

Fabian Coulthard was the best-placed New Zealander in fifth.