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Thu 12 Oct 2006
Mark Porter dies from Barhurst injuriesHeadline

Mark Porter dies from Barhurst injuries

New Zealand racer Mark Porter died on Sunday, October 8th (Australia) at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney where he had remained in critical condition from injuries sustained in a crash Friday at Mount Panorama circuit in Bathurst, New South...

Fri 10 Mar 2006
Glory days of Bathurst revisited

Glory days of Bathurst revisited

GLORY DAYS OF BATHURST REVISITED The glory days of 40-plus cars lining up on the grid at Mount Panorama will be relived with a huge field of Biante Historic Touring Cars entered to race at the WPS Bathurst International Motor Festival over ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Peter Brock: In Pit Lane - the final interview

Peter Brock: In Pit Lane - the final interview

In his final TV studio interview Australian Motorsport legend Peter Brock spoke of his passion for the sport, his fans, and his excitement for the car and event in which he ultimately lost his life. Speaking on the Melbourne community...

C31 withdraws Brock's scheduled interview

C31 withdraws Brock's scheduled interview

IN PIT LANE PETER BROCK INTERVIEW SPECIAL WITHDRAWN. An In Pit Lane special featuring Australian Motorsport Legend Peter Brock in which he speaks about his joy at competing at the Targa West Rally scheduled to air this Tuesday night on ...

Fri 04 Aug 2006
The mountain is calling againHeadline

The mountain is calling again

The Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 launch was hosted in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane last night, with drivers, media and sporting personalities, and just about anyone else that could get a ticket to walk the red carpet turning up. The...

Wed 06 Dec 2006
Phillip Island: Caltex Racing preview

Phillip Island: Caltex Racing preview

CALTEX SHOOTS FOR FOURTH STRAIGHT V8 SUPERCAR CHAMPIONSHIP AT PHILLIP ISLAND Caltex will be shooting for an outstanding fourth-straight V8 Supercar Championship for Caltex-backed Falcons this weekend at the Caterpillar Grand Finale in the final...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Marcos Ambrose statement on Peter Brock

Marcos Ambrose statement on Peter Brock

MARCOS AMBROSE COMMENT ON PETER BROCK The following is a comment from Australian NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver and former Australian V8 Supercar Champion Marcos Ambrose on the tragic death of Australian touring car driver Peter...

Fri 11 Aug 2006
Oran Park: Tasman Motorsport preview

Oran Park: Tasman Motorsport preview

Tasman take 'home' track advantage to Oran Park While there may no longer be a V8 Supercar Series team based in Sydney, Tasman Motorsport head to Oran Park this weekend as close to a 'home' team as there can be. Now based in Melbourne, the...

Wed 08 Nov 2006
Symmons Plains: Tasman Motorsport preview

Symmons Plains: Tasman Motorsport preview

Richards to debut new car at Symmons Plains Tasman Motorsport will wheel out a brand new Commodore VZ for this weekend's Ferodo Triple Challenge at Symmons Plains in Tasmania. Kiwi Jason Richards will debut the new machine, which has been ...

Fri 20 Oct 2006
Gold Coast: Caltex Racing Friday report

Gold Coast: Caltex Racing Friday report

INGALL LEADS CALTEX CHARGE INTO TOP 10 SHOOTOUT Caltex Racing's Russell Ingall has led a successful start for Caltex-backed drivers at the Gillette V8 Supercar on the streets of Surfers Paradise in Queensland today. All four Caltex drivers...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Phillip Island: FPR Sunday race two notes

Phillip Island: FPR Sunday race two notes

MARK WINTERBOTTOM SECOND IN RACE TWO AT PHILLIP ISLAND December 10, 2006 - Ford Credit FPR Falcon driver Mark Winterbottom has raced from 7th on the grid to 2nd in today's second Caterpillar Grand Finale V8 Supercar race, the 25 year old setting...

Wed 25 Oct 2006
Gold Coast: Tasman Motorsport preview

Gold Coast: Tasman Motorsport preview

Richards takes repaired Tasman car to Indy KIWI V8 Supercar ace Jason Richards will have a fully repaired Tasman Commodore to race on the Gold Coast this weekend after round the clock efforts to fix it in time for this weekend's racing. The...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Australia's WSID statement on Peter Brock

Australia's WSID statement on Peter Brock

Australian Motor Sport Legend Peter Brock was tragically killed today. The Death Of An Aussie Motor Sports Legend. Friday, 8 September 2006 (Sydney, NSW) If the death of Aussie icon Steve Irwin wasn't enough this past week, then the news of ...

Sat 25 Nov 2006
Bahrain: Tasman Motorsport Friday report

Bahrain: Tasman Motorsport Friday report

Disastrous opening race for Tasman in Bahrain A drive through penalty and innocent involvement in an early race accident has made for a difficult opening event at the Desert 400 in Bahrain for Tasman drivers Jason Richards and Andrew ...

Wed 01 Mar 2006
Tasman Motorsport 2006 plans

Tasman Motorsport 2006 plans

Tasman unveils aggressive assault on 2006 V8 Supercar Series V8 Supercar team Tasman Motorsport has today unveiled its marketing, brand and sponsorship program for the 2006 V8 Supercar Championship Series. Among the new initiatives is a...

Wed 04 Oct 2006
Bathurst: Team Betta Electrical preview

Bathurst: Team Betta Electrical preview

BATHURST BECKONS AS LOWNDES AND WHINCUP UNITE FOR TEAM BETTA Ten years after he last took victory at the legendary Mount Panorama, Team Betta Electrical's Craig Lowndes will line up for his best chance yet at returning to the top...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Sandown: Team Betta Sunday report

Sandown: Team Betta Sunday report

TEAM BETTA ELECTRICAL RECOVER STUNNING PODIUM POSITION AT SANDOWN Team Betta Electrical has fought back from an entire lap down to take third place overall at today's Betta Electrical 500 from Sandown International Raceway. Craig Lowndes...

WPS Racing names enduro drivers

WPS Racing names enduro drivers

WPS ANNOUNCE ENDURO PAIRINGS Following several months of internal discussion WPS Racing is pleased to announce its line up for the opening endurance race of 2006, the Betta Electrical Sandown 500. Joining regular drivers Max Wilson and Jason...

Wed 04 Oct 2006
Bathurst: Tasman Motorsport preview

Bathurst: Tasman Motorsport preview

Tasman repaired and ready for Bathurst assault Driveline reliability has been a major focus for Tasman Motorsport as it heads back to the Supercheap Auto 1000 at Bathurst, the site of its strong second-place showing in last year's race. The...

Tue 24 Oct 2006
Triple Eight to be named TeamVodafone in 2007

Triple Eight to be named TeamVodafone in 2007

TeamVodafone Hits the Track in 07 Commencing from January 2007, the Triple Eight Race Engineering prepared V8 Supercar Team will be known as TeamVodafone, under a three-year naming rights partnership deal with Vodafone Australia announced ...

Fri 11 Aug 2006
Oran Park: Caltex Racing Friday report

Oran Park: Caltex Racing Friday report

CALTEX AND WHINCUP TOP OPENING DAY AT ORAN PARK Jamie Whincup has put his Caltex-backed Team Betta Electrical Falcon on top of the timesheets in today's practice for this weekend's Round 7 of the V8 Supercar Championship Series at Oran Park in...

Wed 06 Dec 2006
Phillip Island: Holden Racing preview

Phillip Island: Holden Racing preview

REGAINING V8 SUPERCAR CROWN THE ONLY FOCUS FOR HOLDEN AS TITLE COMES DOWN TO PHILLIP ISLAND DECIDER Regaining the V8 Supercar Championship Series trophy is the sole focus for Holden as its young star Rick Kelly heads into this weekend's Grand ...

Mon 03 Jul 2006
Hidden Valley: FPR Saturday report

Hidden Valley: FPR Saturday report

FPR STARTS DARWIN ROUND IN THE TOP THREE July 1, 2006 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) has started the Darwin V8 Supercar round campaign strongly with a fighting third place finish by BroadIP Ford Credit Falcon driver Mark Winterbottom in today's...

Thu 11 May 2006
Perth: Orrcon Racing preview

Perth: Orrcon Racing preview

ORRCON'S MAN OF STEEL TO TACKLE THE WOMBAT Orrcon's Man of Steel, Derek Boyer has been set a challenge by the inventors of the West Australian designed Wombat rapid anchor at this weekend's round of the V8 Supercar championship at Perth's ...

Sat 21 Oct 2006
Gold Coast: WPS Racing Saturday report

Gold Coast: WPS Racing Saturday report

BARGWANNA KNOCKS ON THE DOOR OF TOP TEN DURING INDY OPENER WPS Racing's Jason Bargwanna moved up the order from his 15th qualifying position to narrowly miss out on a spot inside the top ten during the opening race of the Gillette V8 Supercar ...

Thu 12 Oct 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lexmark Indy 300 names new General Manager

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lexmark Indy 300 names new General Manager

NEW LEXMARK INDY 300 CHIEF APPOINTED Queensland's premier event, the Lexmark Indy 300, has appointed Mr Greg Hooton as its new General Manager. Mr Hooton is currently Vice President Events for IMG and has vast experience in development and ...

Tue 08 Aug 2006
Oran Park: Team Betta preview

Oran Park: Team Betta preview

Team Betta Electrical sees results on the radar at Oran Park Team Betta Electrical will launch an all-out assault on the last reverse grid round to feature on the 2006 V8 Supercar calendar at Sydney's Oran Park next weekend, with the team's ...

Mon 23 Oct 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Gold Coast Indy 300 weekend summary

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gold Coast Indy 300 weekend summary

SUCCESSFUL HISTORY REPEATS AT LEXMARK INDY 300 A bumper 101,000-strong crowd capped off another memorable Lexmark Indy 300 on the Gold Coast which concluded today with more history repeating. The 16th different Champ Car driver in the event's...

Thu 23 Mar 2006
Clipsal: Caltex Racing preview

Clipsal: Caltex Racing preview

INGALL SAYS SOME TEAMS MAY BE UNDER PREPARED Caltex Racing's Russell Ingall believes that reliability could be a major factor for a lot of teams in this weekend's Clipsal 500 on the streets of Adelaide -- the opening round of the V8 Supercar ...

Fri 24 Feb 2006
Bathurst to see legends tackle the mountain

Bathurst to see legends tackle the mountain

BATHURST LEGENDS TO TACKLE THE MOUNTAIN AGAIN Bathurst Legends Bob Morris, Allan Grice and Bob Holden are three of the first drivers to confirm their spot on the start line at this year's WPS Bathurst International Motor Festival as a part of...

Sat 25 Nov 2006
Bahrain: Team Betta Electrical Thursday report

Bahrain: Team Betta Electrical Thursday report

Lowndes sixth fastest in V8 Supercars first look at Bahrain International Circuit After topping the time sheets for the majority of the first part of today's extended practice session at the Bahrain International Circuit, Team Betta Electrical's...

Sat 21 Oct 2006
Gold Coast: Team Betta Saturday report

Gold Coast: Team Betta Saturday report

LOWNDES EXTENDS CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD Craig Lowndes has extended his championship lead to 111points ahead of Holden driver Rick Kelly following his fifth placing in today's opening V8 Supercar race at the Lexmark Indy 300. After an incident packed...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Phillip Island: TBE/Triple Eight Saturday report

Phillip Island: TBE/Triple Eight Saturday report

LOWNDES REDUCES GAP TO KELLY In what is being touted as one of the greatest V8 Supercar Season Championship endings, Triple Eight Race Engineering's Craig Lowndes reduced Rick Kelly's lead to just 3 points with two 150km races still to be ...

Sun 19 Nov 2006
Bahrain: Holden Racing Team preview

Bahrain: Holden Racing Team preview

HRT heads into the desert for inaugural Bahrain V8 Supercar event While the Desert 400 in Bahrain this week is a complete unknown for the majority of the V8 Supercar teams and drivers, one team with a slight advantage is the Holden Racing ...