Double MotoGP World Champion expected to be back on Honda machinery next month
The Tekno Autosports driver led from pole position to win the Clipsal 500 Adelaide in front of a record single-day crowd for a V8 Supercar race, of 95,000 people.
Less than twenty-four hours before his first ever car race, Casey Stoner believes he is on the right path to success in his V8 Supercars debut this weekend at the Clipsal 500, in Adelaide.
Days after winning the Bathurst 12H, Erebus Motorsport has unveiled the world’s first Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG V8 Supercars at a ‘purple’ carpet launch at All Phones Arena in Sydney.
Once again the V8 Supercars Australia put on quite the show and today was no different when Will Davison put the moves on Garth Tander to take the lead on lap 2 at Homebush.
Jamie Whincup helps teammate Craig Lowndes to victory at Homebush to allow him to hold second place in the points over Mark Winterbottom. Hot temperatures in Australia cause drivers to suffer heat exhaustion.
2013 will see the new cars including Nissan and Mercedes, along with new events for the V8 Supercars.
The result also ensured that Holden can no longer be beaten in the V8 Supercars Manufacturers Championship.
John Maricic, V8 Supercars Correspondent