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Tue 18 Dec 2001
Australian GT Production to race on Dunlop tyres

Australian GT Production to race on Dunlop tyres

COMPETITION in next year's expanded GT Production Series for near-standard passenger cars is set to reach new levels with all entrants racing on identical, road-legal Dunlop tyres. GT Production organiser PROCAR Australia Pty Ltd announced today...

Paul Morris expands to two-car team in 2002

Paul Morris expands to two-car team in 2002

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13: V8 Supercar racer Paul Morris announced today he is expanding his Gold Coast-based Holden Commodore team to two cars after recruiting multiple New Zealand champion Ashley Stichbury to contest next year's Konica ...

Wed 05 Dec 2001
Sandown Round 13 final report

Sandown Round 13 final report

Round 13 SandownV8 Ultimate, VIC 30 November 2 December, 2001 Sunday, 7pm: Todd Kelly managed to negotiate the wet conditions better than the rest today to take the overall honours in the thirteenth and final round of the 2001 Shell...

Cat Racing Sandown finals report

Cat Racing Sandown finals report

Cat Racing's Simon Wills endured tough wet conditions to finish 15th and 9th in the final two races of the V8 Ultimate at Melbourne's Sandown International Raceway today. After starting 18th in the opening race today, Wills held on to finish ...

Ellery Sandown final race notes

Ellery Sandown final race notes

Super Cheap Auto driver Steve Ellery's gets to go home a happy man after meeting his championship goal of a top ten position and a perfect finishing record in the Shell Championship Series. "The perfect finishing record is something that not...

Ellery Sandown race two report

Ellery Sandown race two report

Race 2 - Sandown Vic V8 Supercars Steve Ellery continued to hit high spots today, in the second race at Sandown Raceway, maintaining his perfect finishing record, matching the front running pace and staying in the lead pack despite ...

Sandown race two results

Sandown race two results

Round 13 SandownV8 Ultimate, VIC 30 November 2 December, 2001 Race 2 Report Sunday, 12.45pm: Todd Kelly took a convincing win in the rain soaked second race of the Sandown V8 Ultimate meeting in Victoria today, leading home a Kmart Holden ...

McConville escapes injury at Sandown in race one

McConville escapes injury at Sandown in race one

Lansvale Racing Team V8 Supercar Ultimate - Sandown Raceway, December 1 / 2 2001. Cameron Mcconville Escapes Injury After Shocking Sandown First Corner Crash December 1, 2001 - 27 year old Victorian V8 Supercar driver Cameron McConville was ...

Sandown - round 13 - race one results

Sandown - round 13 - race one results

Round 13 ­ SandownV8 Ultimate, VIC 30 November ­ 2 December, 2001 Race one report Celebration Of Skaife At Sandown Saturday, 5pm: Mark Skaife wasn¹t going to let anyone spoil the first day of his Sandown celebration, storming his way...

Cat Racing Sandown race one report

Cat Racing Sandown race one report

V8 Supercar Shell Championship Series Race One Round Thirteen Sandown Wills Faces Tough Start To Sandown Grand Finale Cat Racing's Simon Wills endured a tough start to this weekend's V8 Ultimate at Sandown today - finishing 18th in the opening...

Ellery Sandown race one report

Ellery Sandown race one report

Ellery Eyes The Prize After Strong Performance At Sandown Steve Ellery moved one step closer to improving his spot in the championship today when he pulled points from Garth Tander's lead and kept pace with his biggest threat Marcos ...

Ellery Sandown final qualifying report

Ellery Sandown final qualifying report

Steve Ellery picked up six grid positions before the races even started after moving through the order in the V8 Supercar shootout. Starting 8th on grid will give Ellery, who has a strong history at the track, a head start in chasing a second...

Ellery gives Stuart trill of speed at Sandown

Ellery gives Stuart trill of speed at Sandown

Australian Open Golf Winner Stuart Appleby had the thrill of his life at Sandown Raceway today hopping in with Super Cheap Auto V8 Supercar driver Steve Ellery for a hot lap around the 3.1km track. Appleby, who admits being the ultimate rev-head...

Sandown Shootout results

Sandown Shootout results

Round 13 Sandown V8 Ultimate, VIC Top 15 Shootout Report Saturday, 11.15am: Mark Skaife squeezed the life out of his HRT Commodore to record the fastest lap in the top fifteen shootout at Victoria's Sandown Raceway, scoring his fourth pole ...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
Steve Ellery Sandown qualifying notes

Steve Ellery Sandown qualifying notes

Super Cheap Auto driver Steve Ellery has a proven history at Sandown, but admits he's unsure how he'll attack tomorrow's shootout at the Victorian track. Ellery won at Sandown last year, taking victory in the second race and finishing second ...

Sandown provisional qualifying round 13

Sandown provisional qualifying round 13

Round 13 SandownV8 Ultimate, VIC 30 November 2 December, 2001 Friday, 5.30pm: Todd Kelly led a Tom Walkinshaw Racing (TWR) domination of provisional qualifying in the final round of the 2001 Shell Championship Series at Victoria's Sandown ...

Cat Racing Sandown qualifying notes

Cat Racing Sandown qualifying notes

Cat Racing's Simon Wills earned a spot in his first V8 Supercar Top 15 shoot-out with a dramatic last minute lap in qualifying today. Wills was in 21st position for much of the session with the Cat machine proving to be unfriendly over the...

Sandown, round 13, pre-qualifying notes

Sandown, round 13, pre-qualifying notes

Friday, 11.30am: Holden Racing Team's latest recruit, Rick Kelly, passed his first test in the V8 Supercar ranks by making it through the pre-qualifying session to take his place on the 32 car grid for this weekend's final round of the 2001 Shell...

Shell will not renew as ATCC series title sponsor

Shell will not renew as ATCC series title sponsor

Shell Restructures V8 Supercar Sponsorship The Shell Championship Series will have a different name in 2002 following a decision by the Shell company not to continue as major naming rights sponsor of the premier V8 Supercar competition. Shell ...

Thu 29 Nov 2001
Sandown round 13 season finale preview

Sandown round 13 season finale preview

Round 13 ­ SandownV8 Ultimate, VIC 30 November ­ 2 December, 2001 Battle Of The V8 Bridesmaids While Mark Skaife heads to Sandown for the last round of the season this weekend safe in the knowledge that the 2001 Shell Series crown is his, ...

Cat Racing Sandown season finale preview

Cat Racing Sandown season finale preview

V8 Supercar Shell Championship Series Preview ­ Round Thirteen ­ Sandown Wills Hopes To Finish 2001 On A High Note At Sandown Cat Racing's Simon Wills has his sights set on a strong finish to 2001 at the V8 Ultimate at Melbourne's Sandown ...

Mon 26 Nov 2001
Stephen Vines Philip Island special news

Stephen Vines Philip Island special news

Vines Makes A Fast Fashion Statement Even if he's not the fastest on the track for Sunday's 50K Sport Sedan Plate at Melbourne's Philip Island Grand Prix circuit, Local driver Stephen Vines will be the best dressed. Thanks to the support of ...

Oran Park round 8 qualifying report

Oran Park round 8 qualifying report

24 November 2001 Qualifying, Round 8 - Oran Park, NSW Stokell Steers $700K Lamborghini To Pole For Nations Cup Decider At Oran Park MULTIPLE Australian champion driver Paul Stokell showed that $700,000 was money well spent on a new...