JAMIE Whincup is the 2017 Supercars champion after a controversial final race that saw Scott McLaughlin lose the title through a post-race penalty. Click for full results.

YOU will not see a crazier championship-deciding race than the 2017 Supercars finale. Jamie Whincup took the race win and the championship, but only after Scott McLaughlin was penalised for a late-race incident with Craig Lowndes that left him with a 25-second penalty. McLaughlin had led comfortably from pole early but was nobbled first by a penalty for speeding on the entry, dropping him down to the tail of the field. LIVE stream the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 this week on FOX SPORTS. Get your free 2-week Foxtel Now trial and start watching in minutes. http://www.news.com.au/sport/motorsport/v8-supercars/live-supercars-race-26-2017-coates-hire-newcastle-500/news-story/9bcb152bf5cc38de000df9df250da10a