Tag Archives: Mark Winterbottom

V8 Supercars – Davison Top of the Class

February 12, 2012

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Will Davison sets new touring car lap record as fastest driver on first day of the 2012 V8 Supercars season Mark Winterbottom’s broken ankle passes its first test New driver David Reynolds right at home after first day in a Ford     EVENT NAME: V8 Supercars Season Launch Test Day   LOCATION: Sandown, Melbourne   DATE: Saturday, 11 […]

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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 – Will Davison; “I Will Be A Contender In 2012”

February 7, 2012

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Ford Performance Racing’s (FPR) Will Davison believes he will be among the select group of drivers battling for the 2012 V8 Supercar Championship and knows recording his maiden win for the team is the first step in mounting his challenge.   Davison stated his intentions at today’s season launch of his #6 Tradingpost FPR Ford […]

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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 – 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 – 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 – Ford Performance Racing – Bathurst Qualifying Wrap‏

October 8, 2011

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HOW IT UNFOLDED: – The rain cleared by the start of morning practice though the track was still very damp in the early laps – Times dropped more than 20 seconds across the co-driver only session and by the end of first practice a wide, dry line had appeared on the circuit – Winterbottom, Davison and Dumbrell returned […]

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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 – 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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V8 Supercars – FPR L&H 500 Phillip Island Preview

September 13, 2011

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Mark Winterbottom – #5 Orrcon Steel FPR Falcon Championship position/points: 6th / 1321 “I’m looking forward to getting to the enduros as they are my favourite events of the year. To go to the island and team up with Richo is a nice feeling and I’m confident we can get a strong result. The brand […]

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