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V8 Supercars – Reynolds Signals Intensions in Townsville

July 10, 2011

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David Reynolds has signalled his intentions to be a future force in V8 Supercars with outstanding pace at the Sucrogen Townsville 400 in northern Queensland this weekend. Reynolds scored a personal-best third place in qualifying on Sunday, following on from eighth place in Saturday’s Top 10 Shootout. But in both races this weekend luck was […]

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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 – SBR Fight Back With a Vengence‏

July 10, 2011

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Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) returned to the Townsville street circuit this afternoon with all guns blazing in an awesome display of driving and strategy to bring home their three Falcons in the top ten. First across the line for SBR was Alex Davison in the #4 IRWIN Racing Falcon. After another arduous qualifying session that […]

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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 – Bargs Battles Through

July 10, 2011

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Starting from P13 in today’s race at Townsville, Jason Bargwanna came through the field twice to finish 11th after a safety car undid all his good work. After his first pitstop Bargs dropped to 19th from P10 but worked his way back up to 12th by lap 44, when the safety car was called for […]

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V8 Supercars – Bright: Penalties Lack Consistency

July 10, 2011

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Pace was not the problem for Team BOC at Townsville today, with Jason Bright qualifying sixth and running with the leaders until the closing stages. An incident with Will Davison, however, brought the crew unstuck after the officials judged it to be unlawful and gave Brighty a drive through penalty whilst running in sixth place. […]

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V8 Supercars – SBR Search For More Speed At Townsville

July 8, 2011

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After the opening practice sessions at the Townsville street circuit today, Stone Brothers Racing’s (SBR) drivers are confident of fine tuning their set ups for a stronger showing in tomorrow’s first qualifying session. Shane van Gisbergen in the #9 SP Tools Racing Falcon was the quickest of the three SBR pilots, posting the day’s ninth […]

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V8 Supercars – Sneaky Boost For Brighty

July 8, 2011

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Squeezing the last few tenths out of a V8 Supercar is all the more nerve-racking on a street circuit, especially when your car is not turning properly. That is what Team BOC‘s Jason Bright found out today, saying his car was too unstable in the rear to attack Townsville’s tight corners and close walls. Brighty […]

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V8 Supercars – Bargs Tests The Limits

July 8, 2011

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After spending most of today’s practice sessions at the front end of the field, Jason Bargwanna slipped up on his final set of tyres and ended the day P20. The Jana Living Racing driver was not discouraged, however, reasoning that the extra 0.4s resulting from the locked tyre dropped him out of a comfortable top […]

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WRC – Monster Energy to release Ken Block Gymkhana World Tour tickets on Monday July 4‏

July 2, 2011

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Monday July 4 marks the day that Monster Energy Australia will unleash the sought-after public tickets to the Ken Block Gymkhana World Tour leg to be held in Australia. Held at Melbourne’s Calder Park Raceway, the September 3 event will be the first chance for Australians to see the rally ace and viral video superstar […]

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V8 Supercars – Van Gisbergen’s Win Tops Epic Day For SBR

June 19, 2011

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Stone Brothers Racing’s (SBR) V8 Supercar prodigy Shane van Gisbergen, today chalked up his second career win in Australia’s premier motorsport category after a masterful display of driving at the Hidden Valley Raceway in Darwin this afternoon. And while van Gisbergen’s drive in the #9 SP Tools Racing Falcon will steal the headlines, SBR’s other […]

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V8 Supercars – SBR’s Darwin Dream A Nightmare

June 18, 2011

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After a brilliant qualifying performance earlier in the day at Hidden Valley Raceway in Darwin, Stone Brother’s Racing’s (SBR) hopes of gracing the podium again were dashed after a series of unfortunate incidents. Both Shane van Gisbergen and Tim Slade made the top ten shootout this afternoon, qualifying third and fifth respectively for the start […]

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V8 Supercars – Slade Leads The Way For SBR

June 17, 2011

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#47 Lucky 7 Racing driver Tim Slade once again led the Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) charge during practice this afternoon, in the lead up to this weekend’s Skycity Triple Crown at Hidden Valley Raceway. In fantastic Darwin sunshine, Slade was second fastest after today’s four practice sessions, with his teammates Shane van Gisbergen and Alex […]

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Beyond The Red Line Exclusive Interview – Shane Van Gisbergen

June 3, 2011

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Q. Shane, congratulations on your first V8 Supercars race win! How were your emotions as you crossed the line? A. I’ve never had so much support and people cheering for me – it was such a cool moment when we crossed the line and something I’ll remember for a long time to come. Something to […]

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V8 Supercars – SBR Stage Great Recovery At Winton

May 21, 2011

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After a mediocre qualifying session earlier today, Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) redeemed themselves with a solid first race performance at Winton Raceway this afternoon. With their three drivers Alex Davison, Tim Slade and Shane van Gisbergen starting today’s 40-lap race from 13th, 14th and 24th respectively, it was expected to be a tough day for […]

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V8 Supercars – SBR Show Promise At Winton

May 20, 2011

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At the conclusion of today’s four practice sessions at the Winton Raceway in Victoria, Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) are in contention for some great results this weekend, with all three drivers posting some respectable times – at a circuit that normally causes the Queensland-base team much head-scratching. Tim Slade, in the #47 Lucky 7 Racing […]

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V8 Supercars – Great Recovery By SBR At Barbagello

May 1, 2011

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Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) again proved they are a Championship contender this year, with a brilliant fight-back performance in today’s two races at the Barbagallo Raceway in Western Australia. This morning’s 20-minute qualifying session, where each driver’s two fastest laps decided their starting positions for both races two and three, was not an overly happy […]

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V8 Supercars – Jamie Whincup Wins First Race Of Trading Post Perth Challenge

April 30, 2011

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By V8Supercars.com.au TeamVodafone has dominated the first race of the Trading Post Perth Challenge, with Jamie Whincup taking the race win by a comfortable margin ahead of teammate Craig Lowndes. “It’s a perfect day here in Perth and it’s a great feeling to get this win,” said Whincup.

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V8 Supercars – Shane van Gisbergen Blitzes Field To Finish Fourth

April 30, 2011

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Stone Brothers Racing’s (SBR) Shane van Gisbergen continued his killer run today when he blasted his way through the field to record a fourth place finish in the opening 50-lap race at Barbagallo Raceway in Western Australia this afternoon. Starting mid-field in 16th position, van Gisbergen coupled brilliant driving with an equally smart pit-stop and […]

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