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V8 Supercars – Bottle-O Racing Team Re-Sign Dean Canto For Enduros

February 6, 2012

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The Bottle-O Racing Team has re-signed Dean Canto for this year’s V8 Supercars endurance races at Sandown and Bathurst following the experienced driver’s stellar performance at Mount Panorama last year. The Adelaide resident is one of the most popular drivers in the sport and returns for the third-straight year with the Rod Nash-owned outfit. Canto […]

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V8 Supercars – Tekno Secures McLaughlin for 2012 Enduro’s

February 1, 2012

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Tekno Autosports has secured the services of Gold Coast based 18-year-old Scott McLaughlin to co-drive alongside Jonathon Webb for the forthcoming 2012 Endurance Events. McLaughlin, the youngest ever V8 Supercar Development Series race winner, will line up alongside Webb in the #19 Tekno Autosports Commodore for September’s Sandown 500 and October’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. On […]

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V8 Supercars – Pye to pilot Monster Energy/GearWrench Commodore in 2012‏

February 1, 2012

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Triple Eight Race Engineering is pleased to confirm the signing of rising talent Scott Pye to campaign the 2012 V8 Supercar Development Series in its championship-winning Monster Energy/GearWrench backed Holden Commodore. Pye, 22, brings with him extensive experience in some of the world’s most fiercely competitive open-wheel series. He was the 2010 British Formula Ford […]

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V8 Supercars – BJR Unlocks Third Naming-rights Sponsor

January 31, 2012

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World-leading lock group, ASSA ABLOY, has stepped into the role of title sponsor for the 2012 V8 Supercar season, backing Fabian Coulthard’s car 14. ASSA ABLOY is the parent company of iconic Australian brand Lockwood, which will feature on Coulthard’s car as well as the front bumper of Jason Bright’s Commodore. Coulthard’s new livery was […]

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V8 Supercars – Frosty Launches 2012 Campaign, Unveils New Livery

January 30, 2012

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Orrcon Steel Racing has unveiled it’s striking new livery to challenge this year’s International V8 Supercar Championship alongside the announcement that star driver Mark Winterbottom has extended his contract with Ford Performance Racing (FPR) until the end of the 2014 season. The #5 Orrcon Steel FPR Falcon was revealed in spectacular fashion at the Medibank […]

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V8 Supercars – Team BOC Unveil 2012 Livery‏

January 25, 2012

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Ten-year associations in the fierce world of V8 Supercar sponsorship are hard to find but Team BOC will mark that milestone this year and has revamped its livery to celebrate. BOC’s partnership with Brad Jones Racing began in 2003 when Andrew Jones won funding for his Development Series car, winning the series the following year. […]

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V8 Supercars – Wilson Security Racing Re-unite with Brad Jones Racing in 2012

January 18, 2012

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Wilson Security Racing will re-unite with Brad Jones Racing in 2012, providing David Wall with his full-time entry into the V8 Supercar Championship. Wall, who was rookie of the year in the 2006 Carrera Cup Championship, won back-to-back Australian GT Championships in 2009 and 2010 and already has experience with BJR after co-driving Car 21 in 2010 and 2011. […]

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V8 Supercars – MotoGP World Champion Casey Stoner takes TeamVodafone V8 Supercar for a spin

December 19, 2011

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In the ultimate expression of ‘power to you’, Vodafone today fulfilled a dream of Honda Moto GP great and reigning world champion,Casey Stoner, by putting him in the driver’s seat of Craig Lowndes TeamVodafone V8 Supercar, for the ultimate joy ride. For the very first time in his impressive motorsport career, the world’s fastest man on two wheels, took to […]

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V8 Supercars – Whincup amongst the greats‏

December 4, 2011

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As uncomfortable as he is with the comparison Jamie Whincup may rightly put himself in the same class as some of the best drivers in Australian motorsport history with his third Championship in four years. Whincup survived a weekend of torment and challenge after a messy start to the Sydney Telstra 500 and then a painstaking final […]

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V8 Supercars – Greg Murphy re-signs for next season as team unveil final livery for 2011

December 4, 2011

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The Pepsi Max Crew has re-signed incumbent driver Greg Murphy – one of the most distinguished names in Australian motorsport – for the 2012 season. “We’ve made significant progress in 2011 and I’m thrilled to be re-signing with one of the most exciting and daring teams in the V8 Supercar Championhip. 2012 will be a […]

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V8 Supercars – Thompson crowned Fujitsu V8 Supercar Champion‏

December 4, 2011

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Triple Eight Race Engineering’s Andrew Thompson has won the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Championship Series after a stellar performance at the Sydney Telstra 500 today, which saw the Gold Coaster qualify on pole and win the opening 17-lap race. Putting yesterday’s mishaps behind him, Thompson stole the spotlight in Qualifying, posting his fastest lap time mid-session. […]

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V8 Supercars – Lowndes keeps championship hopes alive with victory in Sydney’s opening race‏

December 4, 2011

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The battle for the 2011 V8 Supercar Championship title will go down to the wire after TeamVodafone’s Craig Lowndes took victory in yesterday’s opening 250km leg of the Sydney Telstra 500. Teammate, and championship rival Jamie Whincup was forced to the pits with steering issues and finished the race 20th. After posting the fastest time […]

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V8 Supercars – Future of V8 Supercars unveiled at Sydney Telstra 500‏

December 3, 2011

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FUTURE OF V8 SUPERCARS UNVEILED AT SYDNEY TELSTRA 500 ·         Holden and Ford Car of the Future prototype unveiled for the first time ·         Ensures long term viability and growth of the sport ·         New manufacturers expected to join V8 Supercars ·         V8 Supercar teams to begin building new cars The future of V8 Supercars has been revealed at […]

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V8 Supercars – Lowndes close to miracle V8 Supercar title‏

December 3, 2011

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Craig Lowndes had 50 metres of fuel left in the tank when he turned the V8 Supercar Championship on its head by winning the first race at the Sydney Telstra 500 today. Lowndes has smashed his way to within 83 points of what would be a miracle victory after a nightmare day for Jamie Whincup. […]

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V8 Supercars – Whincup Has One Hand On The Title

November 21, 2011

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Bring on the Sydney Telstra 500 says  Jamie Whincup having put a  throttle-hold on the V8 Supercar Championship coming into the last  event of 2011 at Olympic  Park.   Again the Championship is open to  either Whincup or his team-mate Craig  Lowndes going into the Sydney race. But Lowndes’ fight is tough, now  trailing the […]

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V8 Supercars – Dumbrell fires again as V8 Supercar retirement looms‏

November 19, 2011

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The early bird caught the worm when the retiring Paul Dumbrell held on through four practice sessions to continue his golden run towards stage left at today’s Norton 360 Sandown Challenge in Melbourne. Dumbrell’s stellar recent form continued less than a week after he claimed Armor All Pole Position in Tasmania when he was fastest again ahead […]

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V8 Supercars – 2011 Tasmania Challenge On SPEED!

November 18, 2011

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Here’s one for all our fans in the U.S. Don’t miss out on any of the action as the battle for the V8 Supercar Championship reaches it’s gripping climax. Will Jamie Whincup hold his nerve and be crowned 2011 champion, or will his veteran teammate Craig Lowndes come from behind to take the glory? Watch […]

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V8 Supercars – Symmons Plains Gallery; By Dane Lojek

November 14, 2011

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Yesterday superstar Tasmanian photographer Dane Lojek was on hand at Symmons Plains to capture all the action exclusively for you, the Beyond The Red Line fans. Be sure to check out Dane’s website and buy a print or two!

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V8 Supercars – Whincup Closes In On Titles, Lowndes Vows To Continue The Fight

November 14, 2011

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Craig Lowndes has claimed another V8  Supercar Championship is still within reach despite a qualifying hiccup that  dealt a blow to his hopes against TeamVodafone team-mate Jamie Whincup  today.   For the second day in a row Whincup  oozed control with another win at the Falken Tasmania Challenge, extending his  Championship lead ever so slightly […]

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V8 Supercars – Injured Bright Replaced for Today’s Race

November 13, 2011

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Cameron McConville will replace Jason Bright for Team BOC in this afternoon’s race at Symmons Plains Raceway. Bright is suffering from costochondral separation, where the rib is torn loose from the costal cartilage. He completed this morning’s qualifying but says the pain seriously compromised his performance. Dr Carl Le, V8 Supercars‘ resident doctor, has organised […]

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