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Mon 15 Dec 2008
Andrew Papadopoulos elected new CAMS President

Andrew Papadopoulos elected new CAMS President

ANDREW PAPADOPOULOS ELECTED NEW CAMS PRESIDENT The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport can confirm that Andrew Papadopoulos has been elected to the position of President for a term of two years, effective 1 January 2009. Papadopoulos...

Tue 14 Oct 2008
General Manager appointed for Rally Australia

General Manager appointed for Rally Australia

Former Rally New Zealand General Manager Gary Upson has been appointed as the new General Manager of Australia's round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), the Repco Rally Australia, which will be conducted in Northern NSW on September 3-6...

Wed 20 Feb 2008
V8SDS: Michael Trimble Adelaide preview

V8SDS: Michael Trimble Adelaide preview

TRIMBLE PREPARED FOR TOUGH ADELAIDE V8 DEBUT Michael Trimble has declared himself ready for his V8 Supercar debut while admitting that this weekend's Clipsal 500 is arguiably the toughest race on the V8 Supercar calendar. The Gold Coast-based...

Mon 11 Feb 2008
Bathurst 12: Hour ten notes

Bathurst 12: Hour ten notes

HORRIFYING CRASH AT MOUNT PANORAMA, DRIVER OKAY Hour Ten of the 2008 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour has been concluded in terrifying style when the Mazda 3 MPS driven by Sydney's Len Cave flipped an amazing ten times through The Chase, with Cave...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Sun 20 Jan 2008
V8SDS: Joel Spychala set for Bathurst 12-hour

V8SDS: Joel Spychala set for Bathurst 12-hour

V8 DEVELOPMENT SERIES NEWCOMER SET FOR WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR One of the newest members of the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Development series, Joel Spychala, is set to get a whole lot of Mount Panorama practice under his belt ahead of the 2008 season,...

Mon 21 Jan 2008
Bathurst 12: WPS Bathurst entry list

Bathurst 12: WPS Bathurst entry list

HUGE FIELDS ENTERED FOR WPS BATHURST MOTOR FESTIVAL The growth of the WPS Bathurst Motor Festival is undisputed with over 200 race cars and hundreds of display cars and bikes set to converge on the famous Mount Panorama circuit for the February...

Thu 23 Oct 2008
Bathurst 12: Seton and Jones join Pro-Duct team

Bathurst 12: Seton and Jones join Pro-Duct team

SETON AND JONES JOIN PRO-DUCT FOR WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR ASSAULT Fresh from their campaigns in Australia's Great Race, two of the country's most experienced Touring Car drivers have been confirmed for the 2009 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom ...

Sun 03 Aug 2008
V8SDS: Drew Russell Winton summary

V8SDS: Drew Russell Winton summary

Top Ten Race Result for Drew Russell in the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series Drew Russell has put in another outstanding drive in the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series round at Winton Raceway in Victoria today. Drew has scored a top ten result that was well...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
V8 Supercars Australia statement on Ashley Cooper

V8 Supercars Australia statement on Ashley Cooper

WAYNE CATTACH -- CEO V8 SUPERCARS AUSTRALIA "It was sad to learn that Fujitsu V8 Supercar driver Ashley Cooper has passed away. Ashley fought a strong battle but sadly his injuries were too great. Our greatest sympathies and all of our...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2008-12-09

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2008-12-09

FORMER BATHURST 1000 WINNER TO RETURN FOR 2009 RACE AROUND THE CLOCK With just over seven weeks before entries close for the 2009 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro, Event organisers are enjoying large interest with 37 entries currently ...

Thu 17 Jul 2008
V8SDS: Mark McNally Queensland preview

V8SDS: Mark McNally Queensland preview

MCNALLY RELAXED BEFORE QLD ATTACK Mark McNally has headed to Brisbane for a few days of rest and relaxation before Round 4 of the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series at Queensland Raceway this weekend. After making some huge gains with the car set-up...

Sun 24 Feb 2008
V8SDS: Drew Russell Adelaide summary

V8SDS: Drew Russell Adelaide summary

After taking delivery of his Novacastrian Motorsport car just days before the start of the season, Drew Russell has impressed a number of the top teams in the 2008 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide. Despite a number of set...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
V8SDS: Michael Trimble Adelaide race one report

V8SDS: Michael Trimble Adelaide race one report

TRIMBLE SEVENTH ON V8 DEBUT IN CLIPSAL OPENER Michael Trimble has finished an impressive seventh in his first V8 Supercar race in Round 1 of the 2008 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide today. Trimble started the first...

Sat 31 May 2008
Driver Development squad returns to AIS

Driver Development squad returns to AIS

Four months since their last visit to the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), the CAMS Rally and Women's Driver Development Program participants are heading back to Canberra for the second camp of the 12 month CAMS Driver Development ...

Fri 08 Aug 2008
V8SDS: Gene Rollinson Winton summary

V8SDS: Gene Rollinson Winton summary

LAST RACE PERFORMANCE SALVAGES TOUGH WEEKEND FOR ROLLINSON Kiwi driver Gene Rollinson endured a testing weekend at Winton Motor Raceway in the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series last weekend, with a great drive from the back of the field in the third...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2008-12-12

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2008-12-12

REIGNING CHAMPIONS SET TO CHALLENGE IN 2009 With nine weeks remaining before the 2009 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro, the reigning champions have announced they will contest for back-to-back victories come February. Rod Salmon and...

Tue 12 Aug 2008
2008 Junior Driver Development squad announced

2008 Junior Driver Development squad announced

Following a flood of nominations from all disciplines of motor sport, the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport Ltd (CAMS) has announced the CAMS Junior Driver Development Program squad members for 2008. Five of Australia's most promising...

Tue 10 Jun 2008
V8SDS: Drew Russell Sandown summary

V8SDS: Drew Russell Sandown summary

Damage Hampers Drew Russell's Performance in the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series at Sandown A single stone has caused major problem's for Drew Russell in the 4th round of the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series at Sandown Raceway. The weekend began well...

Thu 31 Jan 2008
Bathurst 12: Lotus comes to Mount Panorama

Bathurst 12: Lotus comes to Mount Panorama

DOUBLE UP FOR LOTUS IN WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR For the first time in the revived endurance event's history, a Lotus will hit Mount Panorama for the WPS Bathurst 12 Hour. In fact, not one but two of the esteemed marque are listed for entry, ...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
MA statement regarding the 2009 ASBK

MA statement regarding the 2009 ASBK

MA statement regarding the 2009 ASBK Motorcycling Australia's (MA) CEO, David White, would like to release the following statement in regard to the 2009 Australian Superbike Championship: Motorcycling Australia (MA) confirms that a formal ...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
V8SDS: Mark McNally Oran Park qualifying report

V8SDS: Mark McNally Oran Park qualifying report

SEVENTH HEAVEN FOR MCNALLY IN FUJITSU QUALIFYING Mark McNally has pulled off an impressive qualifying session to be seventh fastest for the final round of the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series at Sydney's Oran Park Raceway today. After two solid ...

Tue 15 Jan 2008
Bathurst 12: Reigning champions to defend title

Bathurst 12: Reigning champions to defend title

Sydney businessman Garry Holt has today confirmed that his 2007 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour winning driver and car combination will return to defend its title in February, 2008. Last year, an enthralling tussle that lasted the entirety of the 12 ...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
V8SDS: Michael Trimble Oran Park summary

V8SDS: Michael Trimble Oran Park summary

TRIMBLE SECURES SERIES TOP TEN AFTER CHALLENGING FINAL ROUND Global Jet International V8 Supercar driver Michael Trimble has finished inside the top ten in the 2008 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series despite a challenging round at Sydney's Oran Park...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
V8SDS: Mark McNally Oran Park Saturday notes

V8SDS: Mark McNally Oran Park Saturday notes

MCNALLY FIGHTS HIS WAY TO FUJITSU V8 6TH PLACE In one of his best performances to date Mark McNally caught, fought and beat some tough rivals as he marched to 6th place in the opening Fujitsu V8 Supercar race at Sydney's Oran Park Raceway ...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2008-11-29

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2008-11-29

ENTERTAINMENT ALL AROUND AT THE WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR Fast-paced action both on and off the track is guaranteed at the 2009 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro, with Raceline Events again on board to provide a wide array of ever-expanding ...

Thu 31 Jan 2008
Bathurst 12: Rick Bates preview

Bathurst 12: Rick Bates preview

BATES' TARGA TAS TOP TEN MAZDA IS BATHURST BOUND The Mazda3 MPS Rick Bates drove to a top ten outright finish and a comfortable class win in 2007's challenging Targa Tasmania event is on its way to Bathurst for the 2008 WPS Bathurst 12 ...

Sun 23 Nov 2008
Bathurst 12 hour to support Arthritis Australia

Bathurst 12 hour to support Arthritis Australia

ARTHRITIS AUSTRALIA OFFICIAL CHARITY OF 2009 WPS BATHURST 12-HOUR SHOWROOM ENDURO Organisers of the 2009 WPS Bathurst 12-Hour Showroom Enduro are pleased to welcome back Arthritis Australia as its official charity for the third year in a ...

Fri 01 Aug 2008
V8SDS: Mark McNally Winton preview

V8SDS: Mark McNally Winton preview

MCNALLY READY FOR HOME TRACK CHALLENGE Mark McNally heads to his home track, Victoria's Winton Raceway, for Round 5 of the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series this weekend and is looking to get his season back on track after a tough run at Queensland ...

Sun 11 May 2008
Mini Challenge Barbagallo race one report

Mini Challenge Barbagallo race one report

PAUL FIORE WINS RACE ONE, TUNE TRANSPORTED TO HOSPITAL AFTER ROLL Local driver, Paul Fiore (Shell Helix Ultra) took his second MINI CHALLENGE victory at Barbagallo Raceway today, however the incident packed 15 lap race was marred by a single...

Sun 10 Feb 2008
Bathurst 12: Hour one notes

Bathurst 12: Hour one notes

WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR -- HOUR ONE The 2008 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour has gotten off to a flying start this morning, with the first hour and 22 laps of action providing plenty of thrills for race fans at Mount Panorama. At the close of the first 60...

Sun 03 Aug 2008
V8SDS: Fujitsu Racing Winton summary

V8SDS: Fujitsu Racing Winton summary

CONSISTENT RUN FOR ASSAILLIT AT WINTON Fujitsu Racing's Damian Assaillit has finished just outside the top-10 at the fifth round of the Fujitsu V8 Series at Winton Motor Raceway in Central Victoria. The 18-year-old was on target to finish ...

Mon 14 Jan 2008
Two V8s, two different beasts for Jono Lester

Two V8s, two different beasts for Jono Lester

One causes involuntary salivating in the mouths of petrol heads throughout Australasia. The other stirs emotions as the purists of the sport rekindle memories of days past. There are two distinct similarities between a V8 Supercar and a Formula...

Sun 10 Feb 2008
Bathurst 12: Hour four notes

Bathurst 12: Hour four notes

WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR - HOUR FOUR The fourth hour of the WPS Bathurst 12 Hour has been a haven for the safety car, with three in total deployed to bring the total of the race spent under safety car as of the close of the fourth hour at 10.45am...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Changes made to Adelaide street circuit

Changes made to Adelaide street circuit

MODIFICATIONS TO ADELAIDE PARKLANDS STREET CIRCUIT FOR 2009 CLIPSAL 500 The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) and the South Australian Motor Sport Board (SAMSB) have today announced changes to the Adelaide Parklands street circuit...

Fri 11 Jul 2008
Porche GT3 Cup secures naming-rights sponsor

Porche GT3 Cup secures naming-rights sponsor

PORSCHE GT3 CUP CHALLENGE AUSTRALIA SECURES NAMING-RIGHTS SPONSOR Porsche Insurance, a division of Porsche Financial Services Australia, is the new Naming Rights sponsor of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia. The announcement was made...