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

February 11, 2012

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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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V8 Supercars – SPEED Bathurst 1000 Giveaway; Question 2

October 9, 2011

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Here it is V8 Supercar fans, your chance to win a SPEED prize pack just for answering a question about this weekends Bathurst 1000! To commemorate their inaugural telecast of the Bathurst 1000 across the United States, SPEED are giving away prize packs including a SPEED hat, beanie & t-shirt! For all our fans in […]

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V8 Supercars – Greg Murphy Secures Pole At Bathurst

October 8, 2011

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Few, if any, would ever have thought  a Kiwi and a Dane would lead out the iconic Australian Supercheap Auto Bathurst  1000 on race day. That’s the scenario for tomorrow’s show-stopper at  Mount  Panorama.   Some divine intervention helped Greg  Murphy to Armor All Pole position, six years after his famous ‘lap of the Gods’ […]

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V8 Supercars – Jack Daniel’s Racing to Start Midfield for Bathurst‏

October 8, 2011

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Both Jack Daniel’s Racing Commodores will start Sunday’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 from midfield after qualifying at Mount Panorama in New South Wales today. Rick Kelly and Owen Kelly will start from 16th place on the starting grid aboard the #15 Jack Daniel’s Commodore, while Todd Kelly and David Russell will start from 19th place […]

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V8 Supercars – Bargs: Worst Bathurst Lead-up Ever‏

October 8, 2011

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Tyre shortages, cancelled sessions, engine changes and now a shunt in qualifying have made this year’s lead-up to Bathurst the ‘worst-ever’ for Jason Bargwanna. The Jana Living Racing driver was on a great lap in the dying seconds of today’s qualifying at Mount Panorama, despite having missed all his practice sessions due to a lack […]

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V8 Supercars – Practice mishap fails to stall TeamVodafone enroute to the Top Ten Shootout‏

October 8, 2011

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Both TeamVodafone Commodores will feature in tomorrows Top Ten Shootout after finishing third (Jamie Whincup) and sixth (Craig Lowndes) in today’s 40 minute qualifying session at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. There were a few nervous moments earlier in the day for Jamie Whincup when he kissed the wall coming out of ‘the cutting’ in […]

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V8 Supercars – Bathurst 1000 Rookie Percat Happy To Absorb The Pressure

October 7, 2011

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Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 rookie Nick  Percat is absorbing the enormous pressure of being a pole sitter on  Bathurst debut for Australia’s  premier motorsport event after his Toll HRT team-mate Garth Tander set the  benchmark.   Percat is yet to race at the treacherous  Mount  Panorama and today found  himself on provisional Armor All Pole […]

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V8 Supercars – Vintage Victory For Veterans Skaife & Lowndes At Phillip Island

September 18, 2011

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Mark Skaife has forecast a magical Bathurst performance with what he described as an ‘extraordinary’ victory in today’s L&H 500 after another Phillip Island classic.   TeamVodafone pair Skaife and Craig  Lowndes dominated for the second year running and later predicted they were in a  better position than leading into last year’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst […]

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V8 Supercars – Will Davison Chases Another L&H 500 Endurance Title

September 17, 2011

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Ford Performance Racing’s Will  Davison has challenged himself to finish what he started and bring home an  endurance trophy to his inconsistent outfit in tomorrow’s challenging L&H  500 at Phillip Island. Davison has by his standards been hot and cold since his switch from the Toll  Holden Racing Team to his Trading Post car under […]

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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 – Courtney Can Defend Ipswich Crown With Toll HRT

August 17, 2011

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Reigning V8 Supercar Champion James Courtney believes he and the Toll Holden Racing Team can begin the second half of the season with a win in the Coates Hire Ipswich 300, while team-mate Garth Tander is confident HRT’s return to speed will continue.   The 2011 V8 Supercar Championship resumes this weekend at Queensland Raceway, […]

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V8 Supercars – Schuie Has Van Gisbergen In A Spin

August 4, 2011

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Australia’s top Freestyle Motorcross rider Matt ‘Schuie’ Schubring had fans looking skyward when he launched himself over Stone Brothers Racing’s SP Tools Transporter at the Queensland Raceway drag strip this morning. Coming from a BMX background “Schuie” is known as an innovator and has mastered some of the biggest tricks in FMX with incredible style […]

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V8 Supercars – Franchitti Back On The Gold Coast; The Other One!

July 21, 2011

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The name Franchitti has become synonymous with the Armor All Gold Coast 600 for many years and it will be back again in October!   Dario Franchitti won the Champ Car race on the streets of Surfers Paradise in 1999 and returned last year to co-drive with Steve Johnson at Jim Beam Racing – this […]

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V8 Supercars – Trying Times For Triple F In Townsville

July 13, 2011

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Triple F Racing experienced a tough weekend in North Queensland, where the team were left scratching their heads as to why they weren’t where they should have been on the grid. Dean’s FG Falcon struggled for outright pace through practice and qualifying which put him off 25th position for Race 14 of the V8 Supercar […]

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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 – Rick Kelly Keeps Championship On-Track With Solid Townsville Finish

July 10, 2011

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Rick Kelly has kept his championship chase on-track with a solid finish to the Sucrogen Townsville 400 in northern Queensland today. While the Jack Daniel’s Racing driver did not visit the podium in Townsville, 13th place in Sunday’s race ensured that he kept his points tally ticking over. Following on from seventh place in Saturday’s […]

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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 – Tander Wins In Townsville

July 10, 2011

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The Toll Holden Racing Team’s Garth Tander has taken an emphatic victory in today’s first race at the Townsville 400 in Far North Queensland. Tander has been on the podium in all five races run at the Reid Park circuit, however today was his first time on the top step. He was pleased to take […]

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V8 Supercars – TeamVodafone Firm As Major Threat After Townsville Practice

July 8, 2011

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TeamVodafone have launched their Sucrogen Townsville 400 on-track campaign in emphatic style, posting the first and third fastest times in today’s V8 Supercar practice sessions.   With surface changes to Turn’s 3 and 8 the duo utilized their first on-track session to get re-acquainted with the track before working on qualifying pace in the final […]

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