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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 – SBR Falcons in Top 15 at Bathurst‏

October 8, 2011

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Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) have enjoyed another productive day on the mountain, with all three of its Falcons to start Sunday’s gruelling 1000km race from inside the top 15 places on the grid. With the adverse weather finally clearing, it was the #9 SP Tools Racing Falcon of Shane van Gisbergen and John McIntyre that […]

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V8 Supercars – Slade Fastest On Day 1 At The Mountain

October 7, 2011

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Greeted by ordinary weather, Stone Brother’s Racing (SBR) made a strong start to their 2011 Bathurst 1000 campaign, with all three SBR Falcons featuring in the top three during the opening practice sessions at Mount Panorama in Bathurst today. Such were the adverse conditions that the third and final session for the day was cancelled […]

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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 – 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 – 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 – 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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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 – 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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V8 Supercars – SBR Overcomes Barbagallo Tyre Challenge

April 29, 2011

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Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) battled tricky track conditions at Barbagallo Raceway in Western Australia today to post practice results that show signs of promise for the racing to come this weekend. With nearly all drivers in the V8 Supercar field complaining of a lack of grip in today’s sessions, SBR made the most of their […]

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V8 Supercars – SBR Live the Dream In NZ‏

April 17, 2011

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An elated Stone Brothers Racing secured their first V8 Supercar win since with their #9 SP Tools Racing Falcon driven by Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen 2008 – in front of their ‘home’ crowd – at the Hamilton street circuit in New Zealand this afternoon. After starting the race in fourth place, Van Gisbergen drove the […]

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