Tag Archives: Jamie Whincup

V8 Supercars – Statement from V8 Supercars: Casey Stoner‏

May 18, 2012

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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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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 – Team Vodafone Unveil 2012 Winning Formula

February 7, 2012

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Defending V8 Supercar Drivers’ and Teams’ Champion TeamVodafone has launched its 2012 campaign in Sydney, uncovering a bold new livery for the team’s Holden Commodores and revealing a complete roster of endurance drivers. At the end of the 2011 V8 Supercars Championship, Jamie Whincup joined Craig Lowndes on the record holders’ board as a three-time […]

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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 – 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 – 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 – Gold Coast 600 SPEED Competition Winners

October 27, 2011

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Some thrilling racing on the Gold Coast last weekend saw Jamie Whincup & Sebastien Bourdais take home the win on the Saturday, before Mark Winterbottom & Richard Lyons scored a win for the Blue Oval on the Sunday. But what many of you will find more exciting, is the announcement of the winners of the […]

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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 – Winterbottom Claims Race Win, Whincup In Charge Of Championship

October 23, 2011

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Mark  Winterbottom stole Jamie Whincup’s thunder at the Armor All Gold Coast  600 with his first V8 Supercar victory of the year and also the maiden win for  Irishman Richard Lyons.   Winterbottom ran almost the perfect  race with Lyons, who stepped up for Will Power following the tragic crash that  claimed the life of […]

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V8 Supercars – Whincup & Bourdais Dominate Armor All Gold Coast 600

October 22, 2011

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Jamie Whincup was the benefactor  of a similar problem that lost him  the Championship lead two weeks ago after a polished win with Frenchman  Sebastian Bourdais in the first 300km leg of the Armor All Gold Coast  600.   He took back the V8 Supercar  Championship lead he had lost to  TeamVodafone partner Craig Lowndes […]

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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 – Defending Bathurst Champions to visit Sydney ahead of Bathurst 1000

September 30, 2011

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Defending Bathurst legends, TeamVodafone’s Craig Lowndes and Mark Skaife will stop by Sydney’s harbourside Pyrmont Point Park on Tuesday ahead of V8 Supercars’ annual mission to the mountain. The legendary duo proved they are in top form with a win at the opening endurance race at Phillip Island, and will be available to discuss tactics […]

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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 – Skaife & Lowndes Repeat Dose At L&H 500

September 16, 2011

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V8 Supercar part-timer Mark Skaife  has knocked the critics with a perfect warm-up for the weekend’s prestigious  L&H 500 that he is defending with Craig Lowndes.   The TeamVodafone pair are at short  odds to repeat their victory at the spectacular Phillip Island Grand Prix  Circuit, the second favourite venue of both multiple Championship  winners. […]

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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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Viral Video Star Drifts Downunder

August 22, 2011

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Australian fans will be the first to see the internet’s latest viral video sensation, in action. Over 5 million youtube viewers have logged on to watch Ken Block demonstrate his legendary car control in the latest instalment of the worldwide hit, Gymkhana series. DC Shoes: Ken Blockʼs Gymkhana FOUR; the Hollywood Megamercial (http://www.dcshoes.com/gym4 ) showcases […]

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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 – Lowndes strikes first blow topping Queensland Raceway practice‏

August 20, 2011

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TeamVodafone‘s Craig Lowndes has firmed as a front runner for the Coates Hire Ipswich 300, posting the fastest time during today’s practice sessions at Queensland Raceway. The #888 driver ended the first session P6 before leaping to the top of the time sheets with a 1.09.6586 in the second session. Teammate Jamie Whincup‘s best time […]

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