May 18, 2012

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V8 Supercars – Statement from V8 Supercars: Casey Stoner‏

V8 Supercars congratulates Casey Stoner on his brilliant career following his retirement from MotoGP, and wishes him the best in whatever endeavor he chooses, whether that be on or off track. Stoner has had a strong interest in V8 Supercars, and in particular Team Vodafone, having successfully tested the 888 Race Engineering cars on several occasions. He […]

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February 13, 2012

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WRC – Jari-Matti Latvala Takes Out Rally Sweden

The Ford World Rally Team crew of Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila claimed their second victory in Rally Sweden today, winning the event by 16.6 seconds after 349.16 competitive kilometres. Former team-mates Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen finished second for Citroën while Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson took the final podium position after a hard-fought […]

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February 13, 2012

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WRC – Latvala Wins Rally Sweden As Ford Nets 6 Of The Best

Ford World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila won Rally Sweden today by 16.6sec after a tense finale to this second round of the FIA World Rally Championship. Victory in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car was Ford’s sixth consecutive success at the only true winter rally of the season. It was […]

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February 13, 2012

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WRC – Hirvonen’s First Podium Finish With Citroen

With clear gaps already established between the frontrunners, the third and final day of Rally Sweden saw no changes at the top of the overall standings. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen ended their second rally with the Citroën Total World Rally Team by securing second spot on the podium. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena keep […]

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February 13, 2012

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WRC – A Rally Full Of Lessons For Neuville & Al-Attiyah

Rally Sweden, with its very specific road conditions, was the venue for Nasser Al-Attiyah and Giovanni Bernacchini’s first competitive outing in the Citroën DS3 WRC. The Qatar World Rally Team crew achieved their goal by reaching the finish without making any mistakes. It was very much the same story for Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul […]

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February 13, 2012

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WRC – Sandell Completes Fine Debut In MINI WRC

Patrik Sandell has finished eighth at Rally Sweden today and the highest placed local driver on his debut in the MINI John Cooper Works WRC.  The Swedish driver finished the day in the same position he started and extended his lead over the chasing driver, Prokop.   It has been a very strong debut for […]

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February 13, 2012

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WRC – Daniel Oliveira Beat The Snow With Merits

In his first appearance in the Scandinavian round the Brazilian driver adjusted to a new environment and road conditions in the frozen Swedish and Norwegian scenarios which hosted the FIA World Rally Championship’s second round.                                                                                                              On board the STOHL RACING Class 3 Subaru Impereza the 26 year-old Salvador/BAHIA driver and codriver Carlos Magalhaes came […]

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February 12, 2012

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WRC – Latvala Leads Rally Sweden After Day 2

Jari-Matti Latvala continues to lead after the second day of competition in Rally Sweden, the second round of the FIA World Rally Championship. The Finn has extended his advantage and now has 23 seconds in hand to former team-mate Mikko Hirvonen while Petter Solberg maintains third. Today’s route took in two loops of four stages […]

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February 12, 2012

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WRC – Hirvonen Keeps Up The Pressure

After pushing hard every inch of the way, Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen held on to second position in Rally Sweden. The Citroën Total World Rally Team crew now trail Jari-Matti Latvala by 23s ahead of the final day of racing. Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena achieved their target for the day, clinching sixth place. […]

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February 12, 2012

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WRC – Sandell Consolidates 8th Position in Mini WRC

Day two of Rally Sweden has seen Patrik Sandell settle into a rhythm in his MINI John Cooper Works WRC, retaining his eighth position throughout the day.  Still in only his first event in a World Rally Car, Sandell has been coming to grips with the extra performance of the car. Sandell took this morning’s […]

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February 12, 2012

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V8 Supercars – Todd Kelly Fourth Fastest at Sandown Pre-season Test Day‏

Todd Kelly has capped a massive week for Kelly Racing with fourth fastest at the V8 Supercars Championship pre-season test day at Sandown International Raceway in Melbourne, Victoria today. Kelly put his #7 Jack Daniel’s Commodore in the top group on the time sheets in the latter stages of the day, which was held in […]

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February 12, 2012

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V8 Supercars – TeamVodafone Verify Pace and New Parts at Productive Pre-season Test‏

Defending champions TeamVodafone ticked the boxes at today’s V8 Supercar pre-season test at Sandown Raceway, using the day to verify pace and bed in a number of new components in their class-leading Commodores. Car #888 of Craig Lowndes targeted outright speed, and collected valuable data across both sessions, initially running on a bank of used […]

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February 12, 2012

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V8 Supercars – Davison Top of the Class

Will Davison sets new touring car lap record as fastest driver on first day of the 2012 V8 Supercars season Mark Winterbottom’s broken ankle passes its first test New driver David Reynolds right at home after first day in a Ford     EVENT NAME: V8 Supercars Season Launch Test Day   LOCATION: Sandown, Melbourne   DATE: Saturday, 11 […]

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February 12, 2012

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V8 Supercars – Astonishing Irwin Racing Debut for Lee Holdsworth

Lee Holdsworth has made a dream start to his IRWIN Racing career, finishing today’s season opening test day at Sandown Raceway in third place. Holdsworth posted the third fastest time of the day behind Will Davison and Craig Lowndes, and was ahead of Todd Kelly and Jonathan Webb. Conditions were made difficult with Melbourne’s fickle […]

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February 11, 2012

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V8 Supercars – Will Davison Sets Fastest V8 Supercar Lap At Official Sandown Pre-season Test Day‏

By V8Supercars.com Davison fires late in the day in Tradingpost Falcon … TRADINGPOST FPR Falcon driver Will Davison has become the fastest man to ever lap the Sandown circuit in a touring car after setting a blistering time late on the Official V8 Supercar Test Day in Melbourne. The #6 Ford pilot reeled off a […]

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February 11, 2012

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V8 Supercars – Sandown Test Day Photo Gallery

Today saw the first day of official V8 Supercar testing carried out at Sandown. We sent our photographer, jxpphotography, along to capture all the action. To view his full gallery and purchase an image, click here.

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February 11, 2012

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Aussies In Action – TorqueRadio.com to Talk Kart Torque with HDR in 2012

Newly rebranded and launched Torque Radio has partnered with Harrington Doyle Racing to bring local Karting content to more online radio listeners around the world in 2012. TorqueRadio.com is the brainchild of Steve Hellyer, a long time motorsport enthusiast and trade qualified electronics engineer.  Steve set out with a long term ambition to establish a […]

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February 11, 2012

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WRC – Prodrive – Rally Sweden Report

As the Prodrive team heads to the final stage of day two of Rally Sweden, Patrik Sandell, competing in the MINI John Cooper Works WRC for the first time, lies in 8thplace, 2 min 16 sec off the lead.  After starting the day in the rally lead, Dani Sordo was setting top six stage times […]

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February 11, 2012

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WRC – Ford and Latvala lead in Sweden

Ford World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila led Rally Sweden after a demanding opening day’s competition on snow and ice-covered roads.  The Finns lead this second round of the FIA World Rally Championship by 16.8sec in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car, with team-mates Petter Solberg and Chris Patterson in third. […]

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February 11, 2012

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Formula 1 – Ferrari – Jerez Test – Day 4

Circuit: Jerez circuit – 4.428 km Driver: Fernando Alonso Car: Ferrari F2012 Weather: air temperature -2/17 °C, track temperature 0/26 °C. Sunny. Fourth and final day of testing for Scuderia Ferrari at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in southern Spain. Fernando Alonso brought the test to an end, continuing with the work of acquiring […]

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