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Thu 02 Dec 2004
Eastern Creek II: Chinese delegation to visit event

Eastern Creek II: Chinese delegation to visit event

A delegation of Chinese dignitaries, businessmen, motorsport executives and media are visiting Australia this week to attend the BigPond Grand Finale at Eastern Creek Raceway ahead of the debut of the V8 Supercar Championship Series in Shanghai...

Eastern Creek II: Ford Performance Racing preview

Eastern Creek II: Ford Performance Racing preview

FPR Farewells Season 2004 in Sydney November 29, 2004 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) heads to Sydney's Eastern Creek Raceway for this weekend's final round of the 2004 Australian V8 Supercar Championship Series. Marking the end of a...

Wilson completes his Betta drive

Wilson completes his Betta drive

Triple Eight Race Engineering announced today that Max Wilson would conclude his driving contract with Team Betta Electrical at the end of the 2004 V8 Supercar Championship. Max has played an important role in the development of Team ...

Appeal lodged by Team Dynamik

Appeal lodged by Team Dynamik

On Friday 26 November 2004, Team Dynamik Pty Ltd lodged an appeal through CAMS, as the recognised national motor sport controlling body, to the FIA International Court of Appeal against the decision of the V8 Supercar National Court of ...

SBR re-signs with major partner

SBR re-signs with major partner

Bosch and Stone Brothers Racing Sign Another Two-Year Deal One of the world's leading touring car teams Stone Brothers Racing has re-signed an agreement with major partner Robert Bosch Australia for the next two seasons of V8 ...

Mon 29 Nov 2004
Team Kiwi Racing signs Paul Radisich

Team Kiwi Racing signs Paul Radisich

Rat Back in Black - Radisich Joins Team Kiwi Racing To the elation of Kiwi motorsport fans throughout New Zealand and overseas, Team Kiwi Racing has today announced that they have secured the services of dual World Touring Car Champion Paul ...

Wed 24 Nov 2004
Auckland promoter gutted by NZ decision

Auckland promoter gutted by NZ decision

Street race promoter gutted by decision Auckland V8 street race promoters IMG NZ Ltd are gutted and frustrated by the decision that resource consent has not been granted for their proposed downtown city proposal. The independent planning ...

Series may not race in Auckland 2005

Series may not race in Auckland 2005

New Zealand jeopardises V8 Supercar future with bewildering decision New Zealand may be left out of international expansion plans of the V8 Supercar Championship Series following the perplexing decision to reject a race through the streets of...

Greg Ritter joins FPR for 2005

Greg Ritter joins FPR for 2005

Greg Ritter joins FPR's 2005 V8 Supercar Challenge November 22, 2004 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) Managing Director David Flint today confirmed that talented 31 year old racing driver, Greg Ritter, will be joining the Prodrive owned blue oval...

CAMS decision has mixed effect on SBR

CAMS decision has mixed effect on SBR

The Confederation of the Australia Motor Sport's decision to revise the results of race three from round 12 of the V8 Supercar Championship in Tasmania last weekend has had a mixed effect on Stone Brothers Racing. The decision to award the race...

Sun 21 Nov 2004
Stone Brothers Racing signs engine partner

Stone Brothers Racing signs engine partner

Stone Brothers Racing and Triple Eight Sign Engine Deal V8 Supercar Champions Stone Brothers Racing is set to expand its engine supply business by establishing an alliance with the Brisbane-based Triple Eight Race Engineering operation for four...

Season finale to decide championship

Season finale to decide championship

BigPond Grand Finale to decide V8 Supercar Championship Series Jason Bright has rejoined fellow Holden driver Greg Murphy on the V8 Supercar Championship Series contenders list going into the final round following the amendment of results...

Standings revised 2004-11-20

Standings revised 2004-11-20

<pre> Revised Series Points from the Tasmanian Triple Challenge (Top 10 -- previous points in brackets): 1. Russell Ingall 164 (170) 2. Greg Murphy 160 (166) 3. Steven Richards 152 (158) 4. Craig Lowndes 148 ...

WPS Racing takes belated race win

WPS Racing takes belated race win

Besnard in Belated Race Win WPS Racing's David Besnard was today awarded a race win one week after he was sensationally relegated to 18th place in a controversial end to the Tasmania Triple Challenge at Symmons Plains. Stewards inquiring into...

Stewards name Symmons Plains race 3 winner

Stewards name Symmons Plains race 3 winner

CAMS V8 Supercar Stewards Declare Besnard Winner at Symmons Plains CAMS V8 Supercar Stewards today released their findings over the running of Race 3 at Symmons Plains, Tasmania on 14 November 2004, declaring David Besnard the winner, followed...

Fri 19 Nov 2004
V8 Supercar Appeal Court increases penalties

V8 Supercar Appeal Court increases penalties

V8 Supercar Appeal Court Increases Penalties For Team Dynamik's Testing Rule Breaches The V8 Supercar National Court of Appeal has increased the monetary penalties applied to Team Dynamik for testing rule breaches and also handed down additional...

Wed 17 Nov 2004
Ambrose puts champagne back on iceHeadline

Ambrose puts champagne back on ice

The V8 Supercar series returned to Symmons Plains in country Tasmania for the first time since 1999 this weekend. Defending champion Marcos Ambrose in the Stone Bros Pirtek Ford raced here yesterday for the first time in front of his home crowd...

Mon 15 Nov 2004
Symmons Plains: FPR Sunday report

Symmons Plains: FPR Sunday report

FPR Races To Fourth in Tasmanian V8 Supercar Round November 14, 2004 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) drivers Craig Lowndes and Glenn Seton have managed to gain a strong points haul in the team's first Tasmanian appearance at Symmons Plains...

Sun 14 Nov 2004
Symmons Plains: SBR Sunday report

Symmons Plains: SBR Sunday report

Day of Elation and Frustration For SBR It was a day of elation and frustration for Stone Brothers Racing in the Tasmanian Triple Challenge at the Symmons Plains Raceway near Launceston today. Caltex Falcon driver Russell Ingall provided the...

Symmons Plains: Sunday results, standings

Symmons Plains: Sunday results, standings

RACE 2 RESULTS 1: Marcos Ambrose Ford 42 Laps 2: Rick Kelly Holden 3: Todd Kelly Holden 4: Greg Murphy Holden 5: Russell Ingall Ford 6: Craig Lowndes Ford 7: Cameron McConville Holden 8: Steve...

Symmons Plains: WPS Racing Sunday report

Symmons Plains: WPS Racing Sunday report

WPS Racing Awaits Word on Race Win WPS Racing was tonight awaiting word on whether it had registered its maiden win in the V8 Supercar Championship Series. David Besnard, driving in WPS Racing's Car 23, was officially listed as 18th place in...

Symmons Plains: Sunday race report

Symmons Plains: Sunday race report

Ingall wins confusing day as Championship remains alive Russell Ingall has taken the Tasmanian Triple Challenge honours on the return of V8 Supercar Racing to Tasmania, winning his first round of the year from Greg Murphy in front of a record...

Symmons Plains: Orrcon Racing Sunday report

Symmons Plains: Orrcon Racing Sunday report

Frosty Rises, Bargs Consolidates in V8 Championship Orrcon Racing's Mark Winterbottom had a successful finish to the Tasmanian Triple Challenge at Symmons Plains finishing an outstanding eighth in race three today and elevating his championship...

Symmons Plains: WPS Racing statement on censorship

Symmons Plains: WPS Racing statement on censorship

WPS Racing Censured WPS Racing owner Craig Gore today criticized officials for censuring his team over the display of windscreen signage proclaiming that the two Wright Patton Shakespeare-supported cars carried 'No Money from Ford'. Race ...

Symmons Plains: FPR Saturday report

Symmons Plains: FPR Saturday report

Craig Lowndes 6th in First Tasmanian Tussle November 13, 2004 - Ford Performance Racing driver Craig Lowndes has finished 6th in the first of three Tasmanian V8 Supercar races being held this weekend at Launceston's Symmons Plains Raceway. Glenn...

Symmons Plains: Saturday report

Symmons Plains: Saturday report

Rick Kelly claims first race of Tasmania Triple Challenge 13 November 2004 -- Holden V8 Supercar driver Rick Kelly shrugged off the disappointment of the last round on the Gold Coast and a careless driving charge to claim first race honours at...

Symmons Plains: SBR Saturday report

Symmons Plains: SBR Saturday report

Ambrose Has Title in Sight Stone Brothers Racing's Marcos Ambrose moved 16 points closer to back-to-back V8 Supercar titles when he finished second in the opening heat of the Tasmanian Triple Challenge at Symmons Plains Raceway near Launceston...

Symmons Plains: Saturday results

Symmons Plains: Saturday results

<pre> QUALIFYING 1: Todd Kelly Holden 0:52.2224 2: Mark Skaife Holden 0:52.3551 3: Rick Kelly Holden 0:52.3858 4: Max Wilson Ford 0:52.4496 5: Steven Richards Holden 0:52.4699 6: Garth...

Sat 13 Nov 2004
Symmons Plains: WPS Saturday report

Symmons Plains: WPS Saturday report

WPS Racing's Besnard 8th in Tasmania WPS Racing's David Besnard put in an inspired performance to take his Wright Patton Shakespeare Ford Falcon from 25th on the grid to an 8th-place finish in the first of the three-race Tasmania Triple...

Symmons Plains: Orrcon Racing Friday report

Symmons Plains: Orrcon Racing Friday report

Orrcon Racing's Jason Bargwanna secured his and the team's first podium finish of 2004 before the Tasmanian Triple Challenge even got underway today at Symmons Plains. A CAMS Steward's Inquiry held at Symmons Plains this morning found Holden ...

Symmons Plains: Friday practice 1 results

Symmons Plains: Friday practice 1 results

<pre> Practice 1 -- Tasmanian Triple Challenge 1: Marcos Ambrose Ford 52.8467 2: Todd Kelly Holden 52.8607 3: Mark Skaife Holden 52.9365 4: Russell Ingall Ford 52: 9538 5: Steve Richards ...

Symmons Plains: SBR Friday report

Symmons Plains: SBR Friday report

Stone Brothers Racing's Marcos Ambrose was quickest in the opening practice session for this weekend's Tasmanian Triple Challenge at Symmons Plains Raceway today. Ambrose is having his first ever start at his home circuit which is located ...

Symmons Plains: Friday practice report

Symmons Plains: Friday practice report

Ambrose breaks lap record at Tasmania Triple Challenge Current V8 Supercar Championship leader Marcos Ambrose confirmed his position as home town favourite with a blistering display of speed that smashed the lap record in the opening practice...

Tue 09 Nov 2004
Symmons Plains: Stone Brothers Racing preview

Symmons Plains: Stone Brothers Racing preview

The following is a detailed lap of Symmons Plains Raceway to be used as the venue for the12th round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series on November 12-14. Also find following thoughts, results and memorable moments relating to this venue from...

Symmons Plains: Ford Performance Racing preview

Symmons Plains: Ford Performance Racing preview

FPR On a Mission at Symmons November 8, 2004 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) drivers Craig Lowndes and Glenn Seton return to a happy hunting ground at Tasmania's Symmons Plains Raceway for the first time in five years this weekend. Lowndes and...

Symmons Plains: Orrcon Racing preview

Symmons Plains: Orrcon Racing preview

Bargwanna Wants To Keep Tasmanian Podium Record in Tact When the V8 Supercar Championship heads to Tasmania's Symmons Plains Raceway next weekend Orrcon Racing's Jason Bargwanna wants to continue his perfect run of podium results in ...