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Fri 07 Dec 2007
Earnhardt to drive V8 Supercars in AustraliaHeadline

Earnhardt to drive V8 Supercars in Australia

After being voted the 2007 NASCAR NMPA Chex Most Popular Driver for the fifth consecutive year and being presented with the award only a few days earlier at the NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Media Luncheon in New York City, Dale Earnhardt Jr. didn't...

Tue 13 Nov 2007
Tasmania: FPR preview

Tasmania: FPR preview

FPR TAKES DESERT 400 DOMINATING SPEED TO TASMANIA FOR THE PENULTIMATE V8 SUPERCAR ROUND After an unchallenged run to its first V8 Supercar round victory of the season in Bahrain two weeks ago, Ford Performance Racing (FPR) now sets its sights on...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
Phillip Island: Caltex Racing teams race one report

Phillip Island: Caltex Racing teams race one report

CALTEX DRIVER TIED FOR V8 CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD Caltex-backed title contenders Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes have assured they enter tomorrow's final two races of the 2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series at Phillip Island still in the hunt, with...

Sat 09 Jun 2007
Eastern Creek: Round five news and notes

Eastern Creek: Round five news and notes

Australia's premier motorsport category descends on Eastern Creek Raceway this weekend for round five in the Australian V8 Supercar Championship.This will be the17th time the Championship series has visited the Western Sydney circuit, which was ...

Wed 31 Oct 2007
Bahrain: WPS/WOW Racing preview

Bahrain: WPS/WOW Racing preview

BARGWANNA AND WILSON LOOK TO KEEP MOMENTUM GOING ALL THE WAY TO BAHRAIN WPS/WOW Racing V8 Supercar drivers Jason Bargwanna and Max Wilson will be looking to score the Gold Coast-based team its third-consecutive top 10 round result of the season...

Wed 01 Aug 2007
FPR new organization structure announced

FPR new organization structure announced

NEW FPR ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE August 1, 2007 - As of today, Ford Performance Racing (FPR) announces a new team organisational structure covering all areas of the Prodrive team's engineering, manufacturing and marketing operations. Tim...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Rick Kelly confirmed as 2006 champion

Rick Kelly confirmed as 2006 champion

Toll/HSV driver Rick Kelly was today confirmed the 2006 V8 Supercar champion following a lengthy stewards meeting in Melbourne after the final race of the season ended in controversial circumstances yesterday. Kelly and Ford's Craig Lowndes went...

Wed 31 Oct 2007
Bahrain: TeamVodafone preview

Bahrain: TeamVodafone preview

TeamVodafone seek international spoils TeamVodafone's Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup will both be aiming to better their 2006 results at the Bahrain International Circuit which plays host to Round 12 of the V8 Supercar Championship Series ...

Sat 15 Dec 2007
Ambrose shows Earnhardt Jr the V8 Super School

Ambrose shows Earnhardt Jr the V8 Super School

AMBROSE SHOWS DALE EARNHARDT JR AROUND HIS V8 SUPER SCHOOL ON THE GOLD COAST Australian NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose has spent the day with NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr at Ambrose's V8 Super School on the Gold Coast in Australia ...

Fri 30 Nov 2007
Phillip Island: WPS/WOW Racing preview

Phillip Island: WPS/WOW Racing preview

WPS/WOW RACING LOOK TO TYRE-TESTING CHALLENGE AT PHILLIP ISLAND WPS/WOW Racing drivers Max Wilson and Jason Bargwanna have sighted tyre wear as crucial factor for the Dunlop Grand Finale at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit this ...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
Tasmania: TeamVodafone preview

Tasmania: TeamVodafone preview

TeamVodafone aiming for title turnaround in Tasmania For Immediate release: 14th November, 2007. The Blue Oval's top title fighters head south to Symmons Plains for this weekend's penultimate V8 Supercar round knowing a victory is vital in order...

Fri 02 Nov 2007
Bahrain: WPS/WOW Racing Thursday notes

Bahrain: WPS/WOW Racing Thursday notes

BARGWANNA SHOWS PROMISE DURING PRACTICE IN BAHRAIN WPS/WOW Racing's Jason Bargwanna has shown promising speed during practice for the Desert 400, round 12 of the 2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series, at the Bahrain International Circuit this ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Phillip Island: Holden Racing Sunday report

Phillip Island: Holden Racing Sunday report

Kelly victorious and Skaife third as HRT closes out 2006 at Phillip Island In a brilliant end to the V8 Supercar Championship Series, the Holden Racing Team's Todd Kelly has won his second round of 2006, clinching victory in a controversial...

Sat 15 Dec 2007
Drag Racer Bishop gets a Supercar thrill

Drag Racer Bishop gets a Supercar thrill

DRAG RACING STAR EXPERIENCES V8 THRILLS WITH LOWNDESEY The world's fastest jeweller Stuart Bishop experienced speed of a different kind in Ipswich today when he left his Diamond Doorslammer dragster in the garage for a stint in the V8 Supercar...

Wed 26 Sep 2007
TeamVodafone prepares for Bathurst 1000

TeamVodafone prepares for Bathurst 1000

TeamVodafone out to convert figures to podium at Bathurst Everything about the Super Cheap Auto Bathurst 1000 relates to numbers and getting the calculations right can lead you to the top of the winners dais, just ask Team Vodafone's Craig...

Sat 20 Oct 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Lexmark Indy 300 Friday summary

CHAMPCAR/CART: Lexmark Indy 300 Friday summary

LEXMARK INDY 300 CONTINUES TO POWER ON The familiar scream of Champ Car and the roar of V8 Supercar action proved the perfect ingredients for a magnificent day two crowd of 65,004 at this year's Lexmark Indy 300 on Queensland's Gold ...

Tue 12 Jun 2007
Eastern Creek: Vodafone/Triple Eight statement

Eastern Creek: Vodafone/Triple Eight statement

Statement from Triple Eight Race Engineering As a result of a post race Stewards enquiry Triple Eight Race Engineering has accepted the Stewards findings of a breech of technical specifications concerning the rear brake discs of car ...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
Phillip Island: WPS/WOW Racing race one report

Phillip Island: WPS/WOW Racing race one report

EARLY RACE MISFORTUNE COSTS WPS/WOW RACING IN PHILLIP ISLAND OPENER WPS/WOW Racing has suffered misfortune with both its cars in the early stages of Race 1 in the Dunlop Grand Finale at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in ...

Tue 06 Nov 2007
Bahrain: FPR Saturday notes

Bahrain: FPR Saturday notes

FPR BACK TO BACK DESERT 400 CHAMPIONS Ford Performance Racing (FPR) has become back to back Desert 400 Champions after a competitor numbing three race performance by Orrcon Ford Credit FPR Falcon driver, Mark Winterbottom at the ...

Wed 31 Oct 2007
Bahrain: Shane Van Gisbergen preview

Bahrain: Shane Van Gisbergen preview

VAN GISBERGEN OFF ON 'THE BIG OE' Your first trip 'overseas' is real 'right-of-passage' stuff for young New Zealanders and Australians. And so it will be this weekend for Shane Van Gisbergen, the 18-year-old motor racing sensation signed by ...

Fri 02 Nov 2007
Bahrain: FPR Thursday notes

Bahrain: FPR Thursday notes

FPR TOPS DESERT 400 PRACTICE IN BAHRAIN Ford Performance Racing (FPR) drivers Mark Winterbottom and Steve Richards have started the defence of FPR's Desert 400 Champion's title brilliantly by setting the first and third fastest laps of today's...

Sat 06 Oct 2007
Bathurst: FPR Friday notes

Bathurst: FPR Friday notes

MARK WINTERBOTTOM ON TOP IN BATHURST QUALIFYING Ford Performance Racing (FPR) continues to set a scorching pace at Bathurst's Mount Panorama with 26 year old Mark Winterbottom racing to provisional Pole position with a field beating fastest lap...

Wed 01 Aug 2007
Tasman Motorsports appoints new managing director

Tasman Motorsports appoints new managing director

Jeff Grech Appointed Tasman Managing Director Wednesday, August 01, 2007 -- Leading Holden V8 Supercar team Tasman Motorsport has undergone a management restructure, with Jeff Grech taking over as Managing Director, effective...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Triple Eight will not appeal Stewards' decision

Triple Eight will not appeal Stewards' decision

Triple Eight Race Engineering not to appeal V8 Supercar Stewards decision Following today's decision by the Stewards to dismiss a protest lodged by Triple Eight Race Engineering the team announced they will not appeal today's decision and...

Sun 19 Aug 2007
Oran Park: WPS/WOW Racing Sunday notes

Oran Park: WPS/WOW Racing Sunday notes

WET WEATHER BRINGS RESULTS FOR WPS/WOW RACING AT ORAN PARK WPS/WOW Racing has again showed its strong form in wet conditions by earning its best result for the season in the Jim Beam 400 at Oran Park Raceway in Sydney, New South ...

Thu 14 Jun 2007
Skaife surpasses Brocks Eastern Creek record

Skaife surpasses Brocks Eastern Creek record

Holden Racing Team wheelman Mark Skaife overtook the late Peter Brock's record of 37 round wins in the Australian Touring Car Championship/V8 Supercar Championships yesterday at Eastern Creek International Raceway, west of Sydney after finishing...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
Howard steps out of the drivers seat

Howard steps out of the drivers seat

Howard steps out of the drivers seat but continues to foster young talent After six years in the V8 Supercar Development Series seasoned driver Mark Howard will hang up his helmet and retire from racing following next weekend's round of the V8...

Wed 31 Oct 2007
Bahrain: Caltex Racing Teams preview

Bahrain: Caltex Racing Teams preview

CALTEX DRIVERS LOOKING TO CONTINUE THEIR MOMENTUM IN BAHRAIN The quartet of Caltex-backed drivers will be looking to continue their late season momentum when they take to the circuit at the Desert 400, round 12 of the 2007 V8 Supercar ...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
Phillip Island: FPR race one report

Phillip Island: FPR race one report

TOP SEVEN FINISH IN OPENING ISLAND RACE Ford Performance Racing (FPR) drivers Mark Winterbottom and Steve Richards have finished 7th and 27th in today's first 27 lap V8 Supercar race at Victoria's Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. The race ...

Thu 18 Oct 2007
Surfers Paradise: WPS/WOW Racing preview

Surfers Paradise: WPS/WOW Racing preview

CONCENTRATION IS EVERYTHING ON THE GOLD COAST WPS/WOW Racing V8 Supercar drivers Max Wilson and Jason Bargwanna are aware that the brutal Surfers Paradise street circuit is going to require their full attention in Round 11 of the V8 Supercar ...

Sun 10 Jun 2007
Eastern Creek: FPR qualifying report

Eastern Creek: FPR qualifying report

STEVE RICHARDS QUALIFIES 5TH AT EASTERN CREEK June 10, 2007 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) V8 Supercar team driver Steve Richards has led the blue oval team's Eastern Creek challenge by qualifying 5th for today's first of three 31 lap races to...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
Phillip Island: Caltex Racing teams season summary

Phillip Island: Caltex Racing teams season summary

V8 CHAMPIONSHIP SECOND AND THIRD FOR CALTEX Caltex-backed drivers Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes have claimed second and third for the 2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series with hard-fought performances in the final two races of round 14 at ...

Thu 11 Oct 2007
Lyons/Sinonsen - TeamVodafone spotlight

Lyons/Sinonsen - TeamVodafone spotlight

While many of the front running V8 Supercar teams failed to finish one or both of this years endurance events TeamVodafone's Car ...

Fri 07 Sep 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Surfers Paradise Lexmark Indy 300 launched

CHAMPCAR/CART: Surfers Paradise Lexmark Indy 300 launched

LEXMARK INDY 300 LAUNCHED AT SURFERS PARADISE Australia will welcome the World during this year's 17th running of the Lexmark Indy 300 on Queensland's Gold Coast from October 18-21. In just 40 days the streets of Surfers Paradise will ...

Fri 02 Nov 2007
Bahrain: TeamVodafone Thursday notes

Bahrain: TeamVodafone Thursday notes

Whincup sets second quickest time in Bahrain practice TeamVodafone drivers Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes have come out firing in today's opening practice session at the Bahrain International Circuit with both drivers figuring prominently in...

Thu 22 Mar 2007
Perth: Caltex Racing preview

Perth: Caltex Racing preview

CALTEX TEAMS STRIVE TO CONTINUE FORM IN WA After a strong showing at the opening round of the 2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series at the Clipsal 500 three weeks ago Caltex drivers are aiming to continue that form at the BigPond 400 at...