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V8 Supercars – V8 Enforcer Russell Ingall Announces ‘Re-Enforcement Tour 2012’

February 10, 2012

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V8 Supercar tough guy, Russell Ingall today made a crash-bang start to the 2012 V8 Supercar Championship.   The Enforcer, Ingall revealed his striking new Supercheap Auto Racing Commodore by bursting through the garage doors at Sandown Raceway to signal the beginning of the ‘Russell Ingall Re-Enforcement Tour 2012’.   Ingall and long-time sponsor, leading […]

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V8 Supercars – Car Of The Future, What Is it?

February 9, 2012

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A three-year project in the making, V8 Supercars’ Car of the Future will make its racing debut at the beginning of the 2013 V8 Supercars Championship. So just what is the ‘Car of the Future’? Car of the Future (COTF) means new competitors, new cars, more races, safer drivers and more race excitement for fans […]

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V8 Supercars – Reynolds Confirmed at the Bottle-O Racing Team

February 9, 2012

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The Bottle-O Racing Team has signed David Reynolds to drive the #55 The Bottle-O Ford, confirming the final driver in the factory Ford team’s line-up for the 2012 V8 Supercars season.   Reynolds is regarded as one of the emerging stars of Australian motorsport and team owner Rod Nash is pleased to have secured his […]

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V8 Supercars – Nissan Enters The V8 Supercar Championship From 2013

February 9, 2012

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By V8Supercars.com.au In one of the most significant events in V8 Supercar history Japanese car giant Nissan will join the pinnacle of Australian motorsport and touring car racing by entering the Championship from 2013.   After a 20-year absence from the Australian Touring Car Championship, Nissan Motorsport (Australia) will run four cars with up and […]

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V8 Supercars – Holden Welcomes Third V8 Supercar Manufacturer

February 9, 2012

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Holden has welcomed today’s announcement of a third manufacturer joining the V8 Supercar Championship in 2013. GM Holden Chairman and Managing Director, Mike Devereux said he supported the increased competition in the category which Holden was instrumental in creating almost 20 years ago. “The new car market has changed dramatically over the past few years […]

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V8 Supercars – Nissan Enters V8 Supercars From 2013 With Kelly Racing

February 9, 2012

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By Kelly Racing In one of the most significant events in V8 Supercar history Japanese car giant Nissan will join the pinnacle of Australian motorsport and touring car racing by entering the Championship from 2013. After a 20-year absence from the Australian Touring Car Championship, Nissan Motorsport (Australia) will run four cars with up and […]

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V8 Supercars – Karl Reindler & Fair Dinkum Sheds Sign With Kelly Racing

February 8, 2012

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Karl Reindler will complete Kelly Racing’s driver line-up for the 2012 V8 Supercars Championship, signing with the Melbourne-based team to drive under the Fair Dinkum Sheds Racing banner. Reindler’s entry will be backed by Fair Dinkum Sheds, the third consecutive year that the West Australian young gun will be backed by Australia’s leading supplier of […]

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Formula 1 – Q&A with Narain Karthikeyan

February 4, 2012

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After being confirmed recently as an official driver for HRT F1 Team for 2012, the Indian driver shares his views on the upcoming season. Q: It has finally been revealed that you will occupy the last seat available as an official driver, how are you facing this new challenge in Formula 1? NK: It all […]

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Aussies In Action – Nick Foster To Make Porsche Carrera Cup Debut In Sydney

November 28, 2011

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Nick Foster will make his Porsche City Index Carrera Cup Australia debut this weekend at the Sydney Telstra 500 at Sydney Olympic Park in New South Wales. The 19-year-old Queenslander will drive Porsche Cars Australia’s guest car at the final round of the championship, with backing from Fujitsu General Australia Limited. Foster has been a […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing Sign Off On 2011 With 1-2 In Brazil

November 28, 2011

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Red Bull Racing closed the book on a stellar 2011 season with a dominant 1-2 finish in Brazil. After early gear box trouble for two time World Champion Sebastien Vettel, Australia’s Mark Webber eased into the lead to take out his first race win of 2011. Mark Webber: “It feels very good; it’s always nice […]

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ARC – Simon & Sue Evans Win Rally Victoria, Dowel Clinches Championship

November 12, 2011

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The Bosch Australian Rally Championship has concluded in Victoria in dramatic style with local driver Justin Dowell sealing his first ever Championship after rival Ryan Smart’s Toyota suffered driveshaft failure just three stages from home to conclude the closest Australian Rally Championship in the 43 year history of the series. The hard charging Justin Dowel […]

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V8 Supercars – Supercheap Auto Joins Walkinshaw Racing For 2012

November 10, 2011

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Leading Australian retailer, Supercheap Auto has signed a multi-year major sponsorship agreement for the V8 Supercar Championship with Walkinshaw Racing, the parent company of the Toll Holden Racing Team.   V8 Supercar Champion and two-time Bathurst winner, Russell Ingall will drive the #74 Supercheap Auto Racing Holden Commodore in next year’s 16-event season.   The […]

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V8 Supercars – Dan Wheldon Trophy Unveiled At Gold Coast 600

October 21, 2011

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Queensland Sport Minister, Phil Reeves joined with V8 Supercars Chairman, Tony Cochrane and a number of drivers at the Armor All Gold Coast 600 today to unveil a trophy dedicated to the memory of fallen IndyCar star, Dan Wheldon. The Dan Wheldon Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the winning International driver this weekend. Wheldon […]

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V8 Supercars – ‘Walk the Torq’ with Cummins and Garry Rogers Motorsport

October 12, 2011

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  As we head into the season of endurance Garry Rogers Motorsport will join with one of the team’s longest serving sponsors, Cummins, – in an extensive recruitment drive across their entire organisation. The mining and industrial sectors continue to boom and Cummins is looking to secure the services of the best technical, mechanical and […]

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Formula Ford – Stars Return To Phillip Island

September 12, 2011

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The Australian Formula Ford Championship will return to the V8 Supercar calendar this weekend for round six of the series at the L&H 500 at Phillip Island in Victoria. It will be the second event in as many weeks for the championship following round four at Sandown Raceway, as the series heads into the final […]

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Formula Ford – Nick Foster Denied Round Win After Two Wins At Sandown

September 12, 2011

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Steeline-backed driver Nick Foster was unlucky to miss overall victory in Round 5 of the Australian Formula Ford Championship at Sandown International Raceway in Melbourne, Victoria today. Foster took victory in the first two races of the weekend aboard the #2 Steeline Mygale and was in second place in the early stages of Race 3 […]

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Formula Ford – Foster Charges To Race One Win

September 10, 2011

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Nick Foster fought off multiple challengers to take the opening race win for round five of the Australian Formula Ford Championship at Sandown Raceway today, claiming victory from pole position. The Steeline Mygale driver had to work hard to fend off the advances of Sonic Motor Racing Services team mates Cameron Waters and Gary Jacobson, […]

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V8 Supercars Broadcast Live In Prime Time To North America

September 8, 2011

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V8 Supercars expanding international  reputation has been endorsed by US network SPEED sending a full commentary and  production team to cover the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 and Armor All Gold  Coast 600 for telecast throughout North  America.   Both prestigious V8 Supercar events  will be broadcast live and in prime time on the SPEED network […]

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Ken Block Hoons Australia & Completes Gymkhana World Tour

September 7, 2011

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KEN BLOCK SUCCESSFULLY HOONS AUSTRALIA WITHOUT GETTING ARRESTED AND WRAPS UP HIS FIRST-EVER GYMKHANA WORLD TOUR. One of the most highly anticipated—and talked about—automotive events of the year has come to a close. Ken Block’s Gymkhana World Tour finished up on Saturday, September 3rd at it’s third and final stop in Melbourne, Australia, marking the […]

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Ken Block Beats Jamie Whincup In Drag Race

September 7, 2011

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Ken Block completes his 2011 Gymkhana World Tour, beats current Australian V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup in a drag race and does his signature Segway donuts for the crowd—first try with no practice! After tens of thousands of miles traveled and hitting three separate continents, Monster World Rally Team driver, Ken Block, has successfully completed […]

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