JAMIE Whincup blamed the pressures of winning the Supercars championship on the break up of his engagement, but his former fiancee has angrily hit back saying “enough is enough.”
Whincup collected the silverware for both the peer-voted Drivers’ Driver Award as well as the 2017 championship trophy at the Gala Awards this week.
During his acceptance speech he made a rare reference to his split with long-time partner Courtney Nicholson just prior to their wedding last December.
“I would have loved to have walked through the door with a wife tonight, but the reality is it’s the silverware or that,” Whincup said.
“It’s pretty scary. I had to make some big calls at the end of last year.
“We’ve dug deep, had to stay off the alcohol, that was painful for a few months, but we got the job done.
“It was all or nothing. As I said, it’s probably pretty sad, but this sport means everything to me and...