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Tue 30 Dec 2008
Oran Park: Russell Ingall 2008 season review

Oran Park: Russell Ingall 2008 season review

HERE'S TO A GREAT FESTIVE SEASON With the presents opened and the after-lunch snooze done and dusted, I thought it was time to wish everyone a happy festive season. There is no doubt that this year was one of the most challenging and one...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Changes made to Adelaide street circuit

Changes made to Adelaide street circuit

MODIFICATIONS TO ADELAIDE PARKLANDS STREET CIRCUIT FOR 2009 CLIPSAL 500 The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) and the South Australian Motor Sport Board (SAMSB) have today announced changes to the Adelaide Parklands street circuit...

Tue 16 Dec 2008
Whincup pilots his way to his first championshipHeadline

Whincup pilots his way to his first championship

The Winner, Three Retirements and Two New Tracks in 2009 Team Vodafone pilot Jamie Whincup won his first V8 Supercar Championship on Saturday afternoon during the first of the three race format for the final round of the Series. However, all...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
MOJO Rotax Karting endurance summary

MOJO Rotax Karting endurance summary

V8 DRIVERS AND KART RACERS BATTLE THE BIG WET IN MELBOURNE V8 Supercar drivers and the stars of the future all persevered in atrocious weather conditions in the MOJO Rotax Karting endurance race at VACC Park in Port Melbourne, Victoria ...

Fri 12 Dec 2008
Triple Eight 2008 season review

Triple Eight 2008 season review

Triple Eight Race Engineering celebrates most successful year in historyF Triple Eight Race Engineering has enjoyed widespread success in 2008, dominating the world's most competitive touring car championships. Last weekend's V8 Supercar ...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
Oran Park: Russell Ingall weekend summary

Oran Park: Russell Ingall weekend summary

INGALL ROUNDS OUT 2008 WITH FOURTH AT ORAN PARK Supercheap Auto Racing's Russell Ingall has rounded out the year with a fine fourth placing in the NRMA Motoring + Services Grand Finale at Sydney's Oran Park Raceway over the weekend. Ingall was...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
Oran Park: Tony D'Alberto weekend summary

Oran Park: Tony D'Alberto weekend summary

POSITIVE END TO SEASON FOR D'ALBERTO AT ORAN PARK Tony D'Alberto ended his rookie season of the V8 Supercars Championship today at Sydney's Oran Park Raceway with 19th place in the final after a season-best qualifying and two frustrating ...

Oran Park: TeamVodafone weekend summary

Oran Park: TeamVodafone weekend summary

TeamVodafone celebrate a dominant season with another podium result for LowndesFor Immediate Release: Sunday 7 DecemberAfter an incredible year, TeamVodafone marked the end of their inaugural Championship winning season with a second placing to ...

Oran Park: IRWIN Racing weekend summary

Oran Park: IRWIN Racing weekend summary

IRWIN RACING COMPLETE SECOND SEASON IN V8 SUPERCARS IRWIN Racing's Marcus Marshall has completed the final round of the 2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series, the NRMA Motoring Plus Services Grand Finale at Sydney's Oran Park, in a positive ...

Oran Park: Fujitsu Racing weekend summary

Oran Park: Fujitsu Racing weekend summary

BRIGHT SAVES THE BEST FOR LAST AT ORAN PARK Jason Bright has scored the best overall result for the Britek-prepared Fujitsu Racing team at the final round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series, the NRMA Motoring Plus Services Grand Finale at...

Oran Park: FPR weekend summary

Oran Park: FPR weekend summary

SECOND FOR FROSTY BUT DISAPPOINTMENT FOR RICHO Mark Winterbottom has secured second place in the V8 Supercar Championship Series despite some dramatic twists and turns for Ford Performance Racing at Oran Park today. The Orrcon Steel Ford ...

Oran Park: TeamVodafone Saturday notes

Oran Park: TeamVodafone Saturday notes

TeamVodafone win the 2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series Saturday 6 December TeamVodafone wrote themselves into the V8 Supercar history books at Oran Park today, winning the 2008 V8 Supercar drivers and teams championships after dominating the...

Oran Park: FPR Saturday notes

Oran Park: FPR Saturday notes

FPR COMMENDS FORD AND A GREAT YEAR'S RACING Title honours were put out of Mark Winterbottom's reach today at Oran Park after a magnificent year for the Ford Performance Racing driver. 2008 has been the team's best-ever season, with its ...

Sat 06 Dec 2008
Whincup aims for title, Skaife hangs up helmet

Whincup aims for title, Skaife hangs up helmet

WHINCUP HAS ONE HAND ON THE TROPHY WHILE MARK SKAIFE HANGS UP HIS HELMET Team Vodafone's driver Jamie Whincup has one hand on the trophy as he heads into the final round of the V8 Supercar Championship at Oran Park this weekend with a 223 point...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Oran Park: TeamVodafone practice report

Oran Park: TeamVodafone practice report

TeamVodafone top practice at V8 Supercar Grand FinaleFor Immediate Release: Friday 5 DecemberDespite being on the verge of securing their maiden V8 Supercar Championship title, TeamVodafone are showing no signs of easing off at the NRMA Motoring &...

Oran Park: FPR practice report

Oran Park: FPR practice report

MORE SPEED TO COME FROM FPR Low grip at Oran Park kept Ford Performance Racing focused on race pace in today's V8 Supercar Championship Series practice session, with its potential speed yet to be seen. Today's heat meant planned changes to...

SP Tools extends naming rights with SBR

SP Tools extends naming rights with SBR

SP Tools extends naming rights with SBR ahead of Oran Park final this weekend As the Stone Brothers Racing team heads into the final round olf the 2008 V8 Supercar series at Sydney's Oran Park this weekend they have announced that the sponsor of...

Oran Park: Russell Ingall preview

Oran Park: Russell Ingall preview

INGALL EYES OFF HISTORY MAKING WIN AT ORAN PARK Supercheap Auto Racing's Russell Ingall will have his eyes well and truly set on making history this weekend as the V8 Supercar Championship Series says farewell to Sydney's Oran Park Raceway at...

Oran Park: TeamVodafone preview

Oran Park: TeamVodafone preview

TeamVodafone on verge of first V8 Supercar championship TeamVodafone is on the verge of scoring its maiden V8 Supercar Championship title as the season comes to a close this weekend. Jamie Whincup will enter the NRMA Motoring & Services Grand ...

Jamie Whincup hits the water with Malibu Boats

Jamie Whincup hits the water with Malibu Boats

V8 Supercar Championship frontrunner Jamie Whincup will take to the water with Malibu Boats during his well-earned break and beyond, announcing a new personal sponsorship with the industry leading marine manufacturer. The 25-year-old Gold Coast ...

Tony D'Alberto transport goes green

Tony D'Alberto transport goes green

V8 team puts brakes on CO" emissions with biodiesel V8 Supercar team Tony D'Alberto and Rod Nash Racing has saved more than five tonnes of CO" emissions by running its team truck on biodiesel. Focused on improving its carbon footprint,...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
Oran Park: IRWIN Racing preview

Oran Park: IRWIN Racing preview

MARSHALL AIMS FOR TOP FINISH TO END V8 SUPERCAR SEASON IRWIN Racing's Marcus Marshall is keen to finish the 2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series, the NRMA Motoring & Services Grand Finale at Sydney's Oran Park, on a high. It will be the final...

Oran Park: Fujitsu Racing preview

Oran Park: Fujitsu Racing preview

BRIGHT OUT TO FINISH SEASON ON A HIGH Fujitsu Racing's Jason Bright has plenty of reasons to finish the 2008 V8 Supercar Championship with a strong result at the final round at Sydney's Oran Park on 4-7 December. The NRMA Motoring & Services...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Michael Bristow FPR test preview

Michael Bristow FPR test preview

BRISTOW HEADS TO AUSTRALIA FOR V8 SUPERCAR TEST Already making an impact on the New Zealand V8 scene, young 21 year old rookie Michael Bristow is heading to Australia for a V8 Supercar test early in 2009 with a view to achieving the same across...

Marcos Ambrose Australia press conference, part 2

Marcos Ambrose Australia press conference, part 2

Continued from part 1 QUESTION: NASCAR has announced that they are cutting right back on testing for next season. How does that effect your situation heading into your first full year in Cup? MARCOS AMBROSE: I'm fortunate enough that I've done...

Marcos Ambrose Australia press conference, part 1

Marcos Ambrose Australia press conference, part 1

TRANSCRIPT - MARCOS AMBROSE MEDIA CONFERENCE Below is a transcript of a media conference for Australian NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose, held at Symmons Plains Raceway just outside Launceston, Tasmania last weekend. Ambrose, a former two-time ...

Sun 23 Nov 2008
Symmons Plains: SBR weekend summary

Symmons Plains: SBR weekend summary

Good speed but no fortune in Tasmania Round 13, Falken Tasmania Challenge, Symmons Plains, Tasmania It was a weekend without fortune for SP Tools Racing Shane van Gisbergen and his team-mate James Courtney (JELD-WEN Motorsport) at the ...

Symmons Plains: Russell Ingall weekend summary

Symmons Plains: Russell Ingall weekend summary

TOP RESULT SLIPS FROM INGALL'S GRASP IN TASMANIA Supercheap Auto Racing's Russell Ingall had some mixed results in round 13 of the 2008 V8 Supercar Championship at Tasmania's Symmons Plains Raceway on the weekend. After qualifying in 14th ...

Symmons Plains: TeamVodafone weekend summary

Symmons Plains: TeamVodafone weekend summary

Whincup claims fourth consecutive round win and edges closer to the titleFor Immediate Release: Sunday 23 NovemberTeamVodafone have edged one step closer to the 2008 V8 Supercar Championship title with drivers Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes...

Symmons Plains: IRWIN Racing weekend summary

Symmons Plains: IRWIN Racing weekend summary

MASHALL BATTLES IT OUT IN TASMANIA IRWIN Racing's Marcus Marshall has finished the Falken Tyres Tasmania Challenge in 21st position, the penultimate round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series. Marshall finished race ...

Symmons Plains: Fujitsu Racing weekend summary

Symmons Plains: Fujitsu Racing weekend summary

BRIGHT HAS TOP-10 SPLIP THROUGH HIS FINGERS IN TASMANIA Fujitsu Racing's Jason Bright has had an eight place overall finish end against the crash barriers at the Falken Tyres Tasmania Challenge at Symmons Plains Raceway. Bright claimed 13th ...

Symmons Plains: FPR weekend summary

Symmons Plains: FPR weekend summary

FPR FAST BUT TITLE MAY BE OUT OF REACH Ford Performance Racing found fresh pace this weekend in Symmons Plains but the team's V8 Supercar Championship title hopes took a knock as Jamie Whincup extended his lead in Tasmania. Mark...

Symmons Plains: SBR Saturday notes

Symmons Plains: SBR Saturday notes

Van Gisbergen brilliant in the wet at Tasmania Round 13, Falken Tasmania Challenge, Symmons Plains, Tasmania SP TOOLS Racing Shane van Gisbergen produced a stunning performance to finish fifth in the first race of the Falken Tasmania Challenge...

Symmons Plains: TeamVodafone Saturday notes

Symmons Plains: TeamVodafone Saturday notes

What was supposed to be a conservative outing for V8 Supercar Championship leader Jamie Whincup at the Falken Tasmania Challenge, ended up being one of the most action packed of his 2008 campaign. Inclement weather, lapped traffic, hard racing...

Symmons Plains: FPR Saturday notes

Symmons Plains: FPR Saturday notes

AMAZING TITLE FIGHT IN TASMANIA Ferocious conditions at Symmons Plains today saw similar on-track action as Ford Performance Racing's Mark Winterbottom continued his bid for the V8 Supercar Championship Series crown. Track positions changed...

Australian Gold Coast 300 newsletter 2008-11-21

Australian Gold Coast 300 newsletter 2008-11-21

A1GP WORLD CUP OF MOTORSPORT JOINS V8s AND SIGNS ON FOR GOLD COAST 300 The tradition of world class open-wheel motor racing alongside homegrown V8 Supercars on the streets of Surfers Paradise will continue. The A1GP World Cup of Motorsport...

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