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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 – 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 – 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 – Lee Holdsworth To Join Stone Brothers Racing In 2012

October 26, 2011

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Stone Brothers Racing has signed Lee Holdsworth on a three-year contract from 2012 for the V8 Supercar Championship. Holdsworth will replace Alex Davison in the #4 SBR/IRWIN Tools Falcon and will make his first race appearance in a Ford Falcon at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide in March. SBR co-owner Ross Stone said the signing […]

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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 – SBR Says Hello Again To Helio

July 26, 2011

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Three times Indy 500 Champion Helio Castroneves will return to the Armor All Gold Coast 600 alongside Lucky 7 Racing driver Tim Slade this October – and can’t wait to get back behind the wheel of an Australian V8 Supercar.   “You never have to ask me twice about racing on the Gold Coast,” said […]

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V8 Supercars – Team Kiwi Is Back!

July 22, 2011

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SBR’s hard-charger Shane van Gisbergen will team up fellow countryman and IndyCar star Scott Dixon for this year’s Armor All Gold Coast 600 in October. The Target Chip Ganassi Racing star will form an all-Kiwi combination with SP Tools Racing Falcon pilot Shane van Gisbergen and team co-owners Ross and Jim Stone. The two-time IndyCar […]

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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 – 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 – Slade’s Lucky 7 Racing Falcon Scores New Support

July 7, 2011

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Tim Slade’s #47 Lucky 7 Racing Falcon is sporting some new livery this weekend, with the announcement that Lucky 7 Convenience stores will be trialing two new concepts with the help of the Stone Brothers Racing entry. “Essentially we’re capitalising on our relationship with SBR to help raise the profile of the two concepts we […]

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V8 Supercars – IRWIN Tools Welcomes American V8 Supercars Event

July 5, 2011

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US hand tool and power tool accessory business and V8 Supercar sponsor IRWIN Tools, has given a big tick to the expansion of the sport into America. When V8 Supercars announced on Friday that the series would race at the new Austin, Texas purpose built Formula 1 and Moto GP track, known as the Circuit […]

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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 – “Best Test Day I’ve Had”; Alex Davison

June 2, 2011

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Alex Davison believes that yesterday’s test day was the best he’s had in the two and a half years he’s been with Stone Brothers Racing. The day started out with tricky conditions after a morning shower wet the track, but the rain quickly passed and the track dried out allowing IRWIN Racing to go through […]

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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 – Ambrose Still #1 At SBR

May 11, 2011

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Two-time V8 Supercar Champion Marcos Ambrose, has reaffirmed his loyalty to Stone Brothers Racing by becoming the team’s #1 Membership Holder. Ambrose, who still remains in close contact with Team Owners, Ross and Jimmy Stone, will be the official patron of the SBR Supporter Club.

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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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