24 Nov 2013

The Giz makes the podium at Phillip Island

5:53 pm on 24 November 2013

Auckland driver Shane van Gisbergen's placed third in the second race of the latest V8 Supercars event at Phillip Island, as Jamie Whincup maintained his lead in the championship with second.

Craig Lowndes sensationally won to close the gap on his team-mate and championship rival Jamie Whincup to just six points.

Lowndes passed Whincup with five laps to go.

Garth Tander won race one on Saturday ahead of New Zealander Fabian Coulthard.