Mark Skaife

1967-04-03 (age 54)


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Skaife rivalry stopped Ingall pursuing HRT chance

Russell Ingall says his rivalry with Mark Skaife stopped him pursuing a potential drive with the Holden Racing Team during the early 2000s.

Skaife torn on 'socialist' Supercars tyre rules

Supercars great Mark Skaife isn't convinced by the new mixed compound tyre rules, but admits they have a place in a 2020 season rocked by the coronavirus pandemic.

Skaife calls for Supercars cost cap

Supercars legend Mark Skaife says the series needs to get serious about cost reduction – and that means the introduction of a cost cap.

Skaife reflects on infamous 'a**eholes' Bathurst podium
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Skaife reflects on infamous 'a**eholes' Bathurst podium

Mark Skaife says Jim Richards talked him out of taking cans of beer on the Bathurst podium to throw at the crowd during the wild aftermath of the 1992 race.

Will the 2020 technical rules really shake up Supercars?

Can the changes to aero, engines, dampers and tyres really bring Penske and Triple Eight back to the Supercars pack this year? Mark Skaife, Craig Lowndes and Mark Larkham have their say.

How does McLaughlin's flying Supercars start rank?

Scott McLaughlin's flying start to 2019 may have caused a stir, but it's a Holden legend that still holds the record for early-season Supercars dominance.

Lowndes joins Fox Sports’ Supercars commentary team

Australian motorsport superstar Craig Lowndes will join Fox Sports' commentary team for its Virgin Australia Supercars Championship broadcasts in 2019.

Le Mans-winning Porsche leads Team Taisan Japanese auction

Legendary Japanese racing outfit Team Taisan is selling off several of its iconic cars, including its 2000 Le Mans 24 Hour GTLM class-winning Porsche 911 GT3-R

Russell Ingall ‘kicked in the guts’ by Bathurst crash

A devastated Russell Ingall has described his race-ending Bathurst 12 Hour crash as a ‘kick in the guts’.

Skaife, Richards inducted into Hall of Fame

Former teammates and Bathurst winners Mark Skaife and Jim Richards will be inducted into the Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame next March.

Wittmann compares Bathurst with Spa and Macau after first test

Two-time DTM champion Marco Wittmann says Bathurst is like Spa or Macau after his first test at the famous Australian circuit yesterday.

Rivalry put aside for Ingall/Skaife Bathurst effort

Russell Ingall and Mark Skaife will set a once bitter rivalry aside when they team up for the Bathurst 12 Hour next year.

Skaife and Ingall team up for Bathurst 12 Hour

Famous Supercars rivals Mark Skaife and Russell Ingall will become teammates next February, as they line up in a Bathurst Allstars entry for the 12 Hour.

V8 Supercars stars argue for Virtual Safety Car

Mark Skaife and Scott Mclaughlin have both called for V8 Supercars to adopt a Virtual Safety Car-style system.

Mark Skaife given V8s commentary call-up

V8 Supercars legend Mark Skaife is headed back to the commentary box, with confirmation that he and Neil Crompton will lead on-track coverage this season.

Lowndes: 'Changes have freshened my approach'

On the verge of his 100th win, V8 Supercar star Craig Lowndes says that engineering changes at Triple Eight have given him fresh enthusiasm for the 2015 season.

Lowndes misses golden opportunity for century of wins

Jamie Whincup assumed the V8 Supercars Championship lead with a piece of good fortune created by Craig Lowndes.

James Courtney is a man on a mission

In the past seven-years, only one man has succeeded in besting Jamie Whincup where all others have failed…and he’s keen on doing it again this year.

Courtney closes out weekend with victory in Race 3

The HRT driver kept his cool while under immense pressure from SVG

Nissan confirms driver lineup for 2015 Bathurst 12 Hour

NISMO Global Team from Japan back for second try at endurance classic.

Jamie Whincup, Australia's greatest driver ever

Taking home six title is no easy feat, just as Jamie Whincup.

Mostert’s Bathurst win is the best thing to happen to V8 Supercars in quite some time

Chaz Mostert is one of the biggest surprises to come out of Bathurst in recent years.

Percat relishes top end challenge

Percat has a successful history at Australia’s northernmost racetrack and is undefeated in three previous visits.

Fast facts for this weekend's Tyrepower Tasmania 400

This year is the 45th anniversary of the first Australian Touring Car Championship event held at Symmons Plains in 1969.

Fast facts for this weekend's Clipsal 500 Adelaide

The season starts in Adelaide this weekend.

Nismo Athlete Global Team on Bathurst 12H

Australian driver Rick Kelly shows Alex Buncombe, Wolfgang Reip and Katsumasa Chiyo around the spectacular Bathurst circuit

Nismo arrive at Bathurst, bringing 'Godzilla' back to Mount Panorama

Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 unveiled in pit lane at Mount Panorama ahead of this weekend’s 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour race

"Godzilla" back on track

Godzilla is back at the mountain.

Godzilla returns to the Mountain

Nismo Global Exchange drivers to race together in Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 at Bathurst 12 Hours after 22-year absence

Van Gisbergen season finale win, Whincup is champion

Jamie Whincup clinches 5th title finishing third, while Shane Van Gisbergen rules the final race.

Nissan Motorsports ready for Bathurst

Official factory Nissan team returns to Mount Panorama this weekend

Jack Daniel's Racing brings Nissan back to Bathurst

The Jack Daniel’s Racing Nissan Altima’s will take to the Bathurst circuit for the first time on Thursday for practice for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

V8 Supercar Commission Chairman Mark Skaife takes new role

Skaife will continue to play an integral role within the business.

Nissan Altima takes James Moffat to historic win at Winton

James Moffat and Nissan Motorsport have made Australian sports history at Winton Raceway today, claiming Nissan’s first race win in Australian Touring Car racing in 21 years.

Nissan scores historic 1-2 at Winton 360

Caruso and Moffat finished the first half of the race 1-2, with third-placed Winterbottom behind...

Start your engines - Volvo to join V8 Supercars Championship

Volvo will be first luxury car brand to join V8 Supercars with factory team. Garry Rogers Motorsport with Polestar joins forces with Volvo to race two S60 V8 Supercars from 2014 Championship onwards.

Fast facts for this weekend's Chill Perth 360

With seven race winners from nine races so far, the 2013 V8 Supercars Championship can instantly be labeled the most competitive on record to this point.

Lowndes on top and on way to record in Tasmania

The Holden racer Craig Lowndes has drawn level with Mark Skaife's winning record and needs just one more to set a new mark.

Lowndes claims first victory of the "new era" on Saturday in Adelaide

The more things change, the more they stay the same. For Craig Lowndes it was his 90th victory; tying Mark Skaife for the all-time win record.

V8 Supercars announces prestigious Endurance Cup

New idea from the organizers of the V8 Supercars series as they announce a special award for three long-distance events. The new Endurance Cup events will be the Sandown 500, the Bathurst 1000 and the Gold Coast 600.

Lowndes wins entertaining first race in Sydney 500

Jamie Whincup helps teammate Craig Lowndes to victory at Homebush to allow him to hold second place in the points over Mark Winterbottom. Hot temperatures in Australia cause drivers to suffer heat exhaustion.

TeamVodafone's Lowndes takes victory on Sunday at Winton

Lowndes wins the race, Whincup wins the war