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V8 Supercars – Lee Holdsworth To Join Stone Brothers Racing In 2012

October 26, 2011

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Stone Brothers Racing has signed Lee Holdsworth on a three-year contract from 2012 for the V8 Supercar Championship. Holdsworth will replace Alex Davison in the #4 SBR/IRWIN Tools Falcon and will make his first race appearance in a Ford Falcon at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide in March. SBR co-owner Ross Stone said the signing […]

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V8 Spercars – Bourdais Awarded Dan Wheldon Trophy After 2nd Place Finish

October 23, 2011

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After a hard fought second place finish in the final leg of the Armor All Gold Coast 600, Jamie Whincup’s co-driver Sebastien Bourdais was awarded the inaugural Dan Wheldon Memorial Trophy. Lowndes and Priaulx suffered another frustrating end to a promising race weekend, a lengthy pitstop and black flag relegating the car #888 duo down […]

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V8 Supercars – SBR Falcons in Top 15 at Bathurst‏

October 8, 2011

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Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) have enjoyed another productive day on the mountain, with all three of its Falcons to start Sunday’s gruelling 1000km race from inside the top 15 places on the grid. With the adverse weather finally clearing, it was the #9 SP Tools Racing Falcon of Shane van Gisbergen and John McIntyre that […]

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V8 Supercars – Slade Fastest On Day 1 At The Mountain

October 7, 2011

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Greeted by ordinary weather, Stone Brother’s Racing (SBR) made a strong start to their 2011 Bathurst 1000 campaign, with all three SBR Falcons featuring in the top three during the opening practice sessions at Mount Panorama in Bathurst today. Such were the adverse conditions that the third and final session for the day was cancelled […]

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V8 Supercars – Courtney Hopes For Mid Season Form Surge At Phillip Island

September 9, 2011

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V8 Supercar champion James Courtney hopes next week’s L&H 500 at Phillip Island in Victoria will provide a mid-season turnaround to the disappointing results that have put the brakes on his   2011 campaign.   And the Toll Holden Racing Team driver believes Cameron McConville is an ideal team-mate to kick-start a form surge in […]

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V8 Supercars – Lowndes Zeroes In On V8 Supercar Championship

August 21, 2011

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Not happy. A frustrated Jamie Whincup and angry boss Roland Dane were furious over a mistake that cut his lead dramatically to TeamVodafone team-mate Craig Lowndes at the Coates Hire Ipswich 300 at Queensland Raceway today. It’s very seldom and often not at all that the slickest team in the V8 Supercar Championship makes the […]

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V8 Supercars – Lowndes Dominates At Home Track With Double Victory

August 20, 2011

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TeamVodafone have once again enjoyed the spoils of a 1-2 finish with Craig Lowndes claiming the number one spot of the day ahead of Jamie Whincup after today’s two 22 lap races at the Coates Hire Ipswich 300. Lowndes, who topped yesterday’s practice session continued to dominate today’s on track sessions, claiming pole position and […]

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V8 Supercars – Saturday Qualifying The Key FocusFor Irwin Racing‏

August 17, 2011

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At the halfway point of the V8 Supercars championship IRWIN Racing can look at itself and be pleased with its results compared to what it achieved last year. In the 15 races that have been staged so far this season, IRWIN Racing has been one of the success stories, with seven top ten qualifying results […]

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V8 Supercars – SBR Says Hello Again To Helio

July 26, 2011

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Three times Indy 500 Champion Helio Castroneves will return to the Armor All Gold Coast 600 alongside Lucky 7 Racing driver Tim Slade this October – and can’t wait to get back behind the wheel of an Australian V8 Supercar.   “You never have to ask me twice about racing on the Gold Coast,” said […]

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V8 Supercars – Reynolds Signals Intensions in Townsville

July 10, 2011

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David Reynolds has signalled his intentions to be a future force in V8 Supercars with outstanding pace at the Sucrogen Townsville 400 in northern Queensland this weekend. Reynolds scored a personal-best third place in qualifying on Sunday, following on from eighth place in Saturday’s Top 10 Shootout. But in both races this weekend luck was […]

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V8 Supercars – TeamVodafone dominate the final leg of the Sucrogen Townsville 400 with military precision‏

July 10, 2011

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TeamVodafone‘s military guise proved fruitful in the final leg of the Sucrogen Townsville 400, Jamie Wincup and Craig Lowndes dominating todays 72 lap race to claim another TeamVodafone one-two finish. Craig Lowndes kicked off proceedings, taking pole position more than three-tenths of a second ahead of yesterday’s pole sitter Mark Winterbottom. The #888 driver held […]

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V8 Supercars – SBR Fight Back With a Vengence‏

July 10, 2011

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Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) returned to the Townsville street circuit this afternoon with all guns blazing in an awesome display of driving and strategy to bring home their three Falcons in the top ten. First across the line for SBR was Alex Davison in the #4 IRWIN Racing Falcon. After another arduous qualifying session that […]

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V8 Supercars – Irwin Racing Narrowly Misses Townsville Podium

July 10, 2011

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IRWIN Racing’s Alex Davison has driven a superb race to finish the second leg of the Sucrogen Townsville 400 in fourth place – just missing out on a prized podium. Davison, driving a fast IRWIN Ford Falcon and with a car that was strong on soft option tyres, improved from 22nd on the starting grid […]

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V8 Supercars – Bargs Battles Through

July 10, 2011

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Starting from P13 in today’s race at Townsville, Jason Bargwanna came through the field twice to finish 11th after a safety car undid all his good work. After his first pitstop Bargs dropped to 19th from P10 but worked his way back up to 12th by lap 44, when the safety car was called for […]

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V8 Supercars – Bright: Penalties Lack Consistency

July 10, 2011

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Pace was not the problem for Team BOC at Townsville today, with Jason Bright qualifying sixth and running with the leaders until the closing stages. An incident with Will Davison, however, brought the crew unstuck after the officials judged it to be unlawful and gave Brighty a drive through penalty whilst running in sixth place. […]

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V8 Supercars – SBR Search For More Speed At Townsville

July 8, 2011

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After the opening practice sessions at the Townsville street circuit today, Stone Brothers Racing’s (SBR) drivers are confident of fine tuning their set ups for a stronger showing in tomorrow’s first qualifying session. Shane van Gisbergen in the #9 SP Tools Racing Falcon was the quickest of the three SBR pilots, posting the day’s ninth […]

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V8 Supercars – IRWIN Tools Brings Joy To Cardwell Primary School Kids

July 8, 2011

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Over 100 Cardwell and Kennedy State School children and their families spent today away from their cyclone ravished towns and got to enjoy the Sucrogen Townsville 400. After months of tiring rebuilding, IRWIN Tools organised for the kids and their parents to spend a day away from reality to take in the sights and sounds […]

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V8 Supercars – Slade’s Lucky 7 Racing Falcon Scores New Support

July 7, 2011

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Tim Slade’s #47 Lucky 7 Racing Falcon is sporting some new livery this weekend, with the announcement that Lucky 7 Convenience stores will be trialing two new concepts with the help of the Stone Brothers Racing entry. “Essentially we’re capitalising on our relationship with SBR to help raise the profile of the two concepts we […]

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V8 Supercars – IRWIN Tools Gives A Hand To Cyclone Survivors

July 6, 2011

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IRWIN Tools and V8 Supercars have teamed with the Townsville Bulletin to give young survivors and their families of February’s devastating Cyclone Yasi a day they won’t forget – this time for good reasons! A group of more than 100 students and their family members from the Cardwell and Kennedy State Schools will be guests […]

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V8 Supercars – IRWIN Tools Welcomes American V8 Supercars Event

July 5, 2011

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US hand tool and power tool accessory business and V8 Supercar sponsor IRWIN Tools, has given a big tick to the expansion of the sport into America. When V8 Supercars announced on Friday that the series would race at the new Austin, Texas purpose built Formula 1 and Moto GP track, known as the Circuit […]

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