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V8 Supercars – TeamVodafone Verify Pace and New Parts at Productive Pre-season Test‏

February 12, 2012

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Defending champions TeamVodafone ticked the boxes at today’s V8 Supercar pre-season test at Sandown Raceway, using the day to verify pace and bed in a number of new components in their class-leading Commodores. Car #888 of Craig Lowndes targeted outright speed, and collected valuable data across both sessions, initially running on a bank of used […]

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V8 Supercars – Astonishing Irwin Racing Debut for Lee Holdsworth

February 12, 2012

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Lee Holdsworth has made a dream start to his IRWIN Racing career, finishing today’s season opening test day at Sandown Raceway in third place. Holdsworth posted the third fastest time of the day behind Will Davison and Craig Lowndes, and was ahead of Todd Kelly and Jonathan Webb. Conditions were made difficult with Melbourne’s fickle […]

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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 – 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 – Holdsworth Thrilled With 2012 Irwin Racing Livery

February 10, 2012

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Lee Holdsworth has seen his IRWIN Tools backed Ford Falcon in 2012 colours for the first time and couldn’t be happier. The new Stone Brothers Racing recruit drove the IRWIN Tools Ford at Morgan Park last December, but the car was still in its 2011 livery. Over the last three weeks the IRWIN Falcon has […]

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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 – Test Day Excitement for Lee Holdsworth‏

February 9, 2012

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The 2012 V8 Supercars season kicks off with an all-in test at Melbourne’s Sandown Raceway on Saturday. Having last raced 69 days ago, the off-season has been a long one, so all 28 drivers will be looking forward to starting up the engines to see where they stand in the pecking order ahead of the […]

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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 Joining V8 Supercars, Your Questions Answered

February 9, 2012

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By V8Supercars.com.au . What has changed in V8 Supercars that allows Nissan to enter the Championship in 2013? A. V8 Supercars’ ‘Car of the Future’ opens the door for this to happen. Q. What is ‘Car of the Future’? A. In brief, the ‘Car of the Future’ (COTF) aims to broaden the appeal and ensure […]

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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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V8 Supercars – Tim Slade Debuts 2012 Lucky 7 Falcon

February 8, 2012

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Lucky 7 V8 Supercars driver Tim Slade has given his brand new Ford a shakedown at Queensland Raceway and launched his new colours ahead of this weekend’s season opening test day in Melbourne. Slade is the first and only driver to enjoy laps in his V8 prior to the compulsory Sandown Raceway test and will […]

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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 – 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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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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