Australian motor racing legend Dick Johnson has set tongues wagging by announcing a new car for his famed V8 Supercar operation.
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.
Volvo will be first luxury car brand to join V8 Supercars with factory team. Garry Rogers Motorsport with Polestar joins forces with Volvo to race two S60 V8 Supercars from 2014 Championship onwards.
Ground-breaking changes on the plate for 2014, and beyond.
IRWIN’s Head of Marketing, Tom Veale, will leave V8 Supercars at the end the 2013 season.
Pirtek's support of the new Enduro Cup will create a championship-within-a-championship in the popular Australian racing series.
Townsville Street Circuit
In the first year of introducing new brands to the sport there were two Mercedes-Benz and four Nissan Altimas in the top ten in Friday's V8 Supercars practice at the Hidden Valley circuit.
The greatest race in the world will be held in Australia and is called The Aussie Speed Showdown. Casey Stoner, Mark Webber and Jamie Whincup will challenge one another in the battle of the Bike vs V8 vs F1. Plus a special 'Fish out or water' event.
Top performance by Coulthard puts him in prime spot for Friday's race.
Nancy Knapp Schilke
Changes in the V8 Supercars made for an interesting first day of the Clipsal 500 on the streets of Adelaide. Besides the addition of Nissan and Mercedes to the series, a new driver appeared from the MotoGP ranks.
Nancy Knapp Schilke, V8 Supercars Correspondent
Castrol created a unique event in Sydney today, inviting ARU CEO Bill Pulver for a hot lap with a Castrol-backed V8 Supercar team and their star driver Will Davison.
Shane van Gisbergen lands his second pole of the weekend in the V8 Supercars opening event in Adelaide, Australia.