Tag Archives: Will Davison

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 – 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 – Will Davison Chases Another L&H 500 Endurance Title

September 17, 2011

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Ford Performance Racing’s Will  Davison has challenged himself to finish what he started and bring home an  endurance trophy to his inconsistent outfit in tomorrow’s challenging L&H  500 at Phillip Island. Davison has by his standards been hot and cold since his switch from the Toll  Holden Racing Team to his Trading Post car under […]

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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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Ken Block Hoons Australia & Completes Gymkhana World Tour

September 7, 2011

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KEN BLOCK SUCCESSFULLY HOONS AUSTRALIA WITHOUT GETTING ARRESTED AND WRAPS UP HIS FIRST-EVER GYMKHANA WORLD TOUR. One of the most highly anticipated—and talked about—automotive events of the year has come to a close. Ken Block’s Gymkhana World Tour finished up on Saturday, September 3rd at it’s third and final stop in Melbourne, Australia, marking the […]

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V8 Supercars – Ford Performance Racing – Ipswich Practice‏

August 20, 2011

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HOW IT UNFOLDED:   – Dean Canto made a welcome return to car #55 for the opening two practice sessions where he shared the car with Paul Dumbrell – Luke Youlden became the first person to drive FPR’s new chassis in an official session when he drove car #6 in the first two sessions – Canto and Youlden […]

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V8 Supercars – FPR Welcomes Royal Couple

August 15, 2011

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Ford Performance Racing (FPR) now has its very own royal couple after Will Davison’s new #6 Trading Post FPR Falcon was christened ‘Kate’ following an internal Trading Post staff competition to name the new chassis.   FPR’s ‘Will and Kate’ met for the first time earlier today after Davison flew back into the country following […]

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V8 Supercars – FPR Set To Announce New Driver

August 8, 2011

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Ford Performance Racing (FPR) will have a new driver in season 2012 following Paul Dumbrell’s decision to step back from full-time racing to concentrate on other interests. Dumbrell will continue to drive the #55 The Bottle-O FPR Falcon in the remaining events of the 2011 V8 Supercar Championship before his seat will be taken over […]

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V8 Supercars – Davo’s New Ride 10 Out Of 10

August 2, 2011

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Ford Performance Racing’s (FPR) Will Davison will debut a brand new #6 Trading Post FPR Falcon at Queensland Raceway later this month which will be one of the final two current-generation FG Falcon V8 Supercars the team ever builds. FPR engineers have incorporated in their final two FG chassis all the lessons learnt following several […]

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V8 Supercars – Ford Performance Racing – Mid-season Wrap‏

July 26, 2011

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Ford Performance Racing (FPR) is eagerly anticipating the second-half of the 2011 V8 Supercar Championship after a recent strong run of form has seen the team collect a series of podium finishes and pole positions. The factory Ford team has enjoyed an upturn in performance in the last month and drivers Mark Winterbottom and Will […]

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V8 Supercars – Ford Performance Racing – Townsville Race 15 Wrap‏

July 10, 2011

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EVENT NAME: Sucrogen Townsville 400 LOCATION: Townsville, Queensland DATE: Sunday, 10 July EVENT NUMBER: 7 of 14 RACE FORMAT: 72 laps – Dunlop hard & 1 x set soft compound tyres QUALIFYING: – Mark Winterbottom just missed his fifth-straight pole when he claimed second on the grid – Will Davison was again not far behind and set the fifth-fastest time […]

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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 – Ford Performance Racing Townsville Practice Wrap Up

July 8, 2011

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HOW IT UNFOLDED: – Paul Dumbrell made the best start possible by topping the times in the opening two practice sessions – Endurance co-drivers Steve Richards and Luke Youlden also took part in the first two practice sessions, giving partners Mark Winterbottom and Will Davison valuable feedback – Richards was fourth-fastest in session one behind Dumbrell – He then […]

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V8 Supercars – Frosty And Lightning Forecast For Townsville

July 2, 2011

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Ford Performance Racing (FPR) will bring a touch of Hollywood to next weekend’s Sucrogen Townsville 400 V8 Supercar event when Cars 2 star Frosty takes to the track in the #95 Orrcon Steel FPR Falcon.   Factory Ford driver Mark Winterbottom who voices the character Frosty in the latest animated movie from Disney.Pixar will switch […]

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V8 Supercars – Ford Performance Racing – Winton Test Wrap‏

June 28, 2011

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Ford Performance Racing (FPR) has enjoyed a productive day of testing at Winton where all three cars were put through a range of different programs on both Dunlop’s hard and soft tyre compounds.  The factory Ford team made the most of its fourth test day of the year which was held in clear, sunny conditions […]

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V8 Supercars – FPR Race 3 Hidden Valley Wrap

June 19, 2011

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QUALIFYING: – Mark Winterbottom claimed his second pole in two days in the closest qualifying session of 2011 – Will Davison was unlucky not to join his team-mate on the front row and lined up sixth, just 0.14s off the ultimate pace – Paul Dumbrell missed a gear shift on his hot lap and could […]

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