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Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Hot races in Curitiba – Felipe Fraga and Thiago Camilo take victories

Ricardo Maurício and Allam Khodair completed the podium at heat 1; Rubens Barrichello and Max Wilson joined Camilo in the top-3 at race 2; Fraga extends his championship lead to 44 points

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Felipe Fraga storms to pole position on his final attempt

Championship leader flew through the 3.696-km circuit to take pole position from Ricardo Mauricio under the chequered flag; Marcos Gomes, Rubens Barrichello and Julio Campos close the top-5 in Curitiba for Brazilian V8 Stock Car’s 450th race

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Marcos Gomes starts ahead

Free Practice 1 went on under mixed conditions; reigning champion took advantage to set the fastest lap of the day

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars return to Curitiba to their 450th race

Benchmark will be achieved by Brazil’s most prestigious racing series this Sunday at the ninth round of the season.

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars returns in great fashion to Londrina with victories of Fraga and Barrichello

Double-header showed exactly the good points of youth and experience on races that delighted the public on the grandstands

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Max Wilson clinches pole position after fierce fight

Extremely balanced qualifying session this Saturday when the top-3 finished split by only 0s008

Londrina set to host Brazilian V8 Stock Cars for the 25th time

Championship heads to its eight round of the season this Sunday in a double-header at the 3.145-km circuit

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Felipe Fraga is the new millionaire

20-year old drove like a veteran, surprising Rubens Barrichello taking his lead. Valdeno Brito came third on a podium for Million Reais winners-only

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Home pole-position for Rubens Barrichello in Interlagos

The 2014 champion repeated the script he wrote back in the year he won the title and the Million Reais Race, taking the Ayrton Senna Trophy. "It means a lot to me"

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Camilo starts ahead of competition

Four ‘millionaires’ among the top-5 of the first practice session this Friday in Interlagos

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: A real thriller in Cascavel – Comeback victories for Bueno and Barrichello

The pole sitter held Marcos Gomes back to win for the second time this season; on race two, 48 centimeters defined the winner

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Wind plays crucial role on Cacá Bueno’s pole position

Several drivers went off the track while trying their best through the 3.058 km-long circuit of Cascavel; Bueno still afforded to make a mistake, but his laptime wasn’t beaten by anyone else

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Cascavel features the fastest laps of the season

Thiago Camilo lead the first free practice of the weekend on the track of his very last Stock Car victory

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Tarumã features unpredictable races on Max Wilson and Júlio Campos victorie

Fifth round of the championship awarded the big crowd that came to the circuit with great battles on a fast and challenging track

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Homework done. Barrichello takes pole in Tarumã

After suffering with and unstable car the previous round, the 2014 champion flew on qualifying and will start on pole position for the fourth time in his Stock Car career

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: 21 points split the top-5

The Tarumã circuit features the fifth round of the season. Felipe Fraga leads the standing only seven points ahead his teammate Marcos Gomes

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Races full of alternatives award Felipe Fraga and Max Wilson

Fraga lead start-to-finish on race one and took the championship lead; Wilson took a bet starting race two on the 22nd position to win

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Felipe Fraga flies in the end and takes pole position

20-year-old matched the best lap in the end of the session. Allam Khodair, by only 0s048, got the second place

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: 15 days from 35 degrees to 10ºC

A fortnight splits rounds 3 and 4, when teams and drivers leave the 35ºC of Goiânia heading south to face between 10-15ºC in Santa Cruz do Sul this coming weekend.

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Goiânia races a matter of choices

Marcos Gomes and Galid Osman shine on heats one and two this Sunday. The Cimed Racing driver now heads to Santa Cruz do Sul leading the championship

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Second pole in a row for Cacá Bueno

The five-time champion took Rubens Barrichello off the top of the timesheet in a very competitive session where 23 of the 28-driver field were separated by less than a second.

Goiânia is ready for Brazilian V8 Stock Cars round 3

Second double-header of the season is held this weekend with teams already working on their pit stop strategies.

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Sunday at the Velopark with Cacá Bueno and Diego Nunes’ victories

They started from pole position and led both of their races. Daniel Serra is the new championship leader

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Cacá Bueno extends Velopark’s pole position record

Red Bull driver starts ahead of competition for the fifth time at the calendar’s shortest circuit. Teammate Daniel Serra lies second ahead Ricardo Mauricio and Marcos Gomes

Brazilian V8 Stock Car presents the new Chevrolet

New visual identity debuts this coming weekend at the Velopark Circuit, the second round of the season

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars reaches higher status

Brazil’s most important racing series has become a South American championship

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Gomes and Pizzonia dominate second half and win All Star Race

Reigning Champion relied on the experience of his co-driver to take the lead after the pit stop and cruised to the victory. Khodair/da Costa, Mauricio/Salas completed the podium.

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Mauricio and Salas on pole for the season-opener

Top-3 split by only 0s066; Barrichello/Farfus start second, Camilo/Di Grassi third

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Stars show their pace

During the first practice session this morning in Curitiba, regular drivers had to sit on the pit lane and watch their colleagues take the wheel. Pizzonia was fastest, followed by Di Grassi.

WhatsApp scandal rocks Brazilian series on eve of 2016 opener

The Brazilian V8 Stock Car series is in crisis after a digital conversation between series commissioners about drivers and penalties was revealed by the press on the eve of the first race of the new season.

Engines on: Brazilian V8 Stock Car season about to start

Curitiba is the venue to the All Star Race, the 2016 season opener, with new points system

Matos defends substance use, saying it was to fight against tumors

The Brazilian Stock Car driver and former IndyCar competitor has been suspended for two years by the STJD due to a failed drug test.

Former IndyCar driver Matos gets two-year ban for doping

Ex-IndyCar driver Raphael Matos is set to spend the next two years on the sidelines after a failed drug test has led to him receiving a ban from the Brazilian Automobile Confederation.

Marcos Gomes clinches Brazilian V8 Stock Cars title after chaotic race in Interlagos

Both Gomes and Cacá Bueno faced lots of trouble during the first stage of the race, won by Mobil AMG’s Átila Abreu, followed by Diego Nunes and Felipe Fraga

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Valdeno Brito on pole at Interlagos

Leaders live a drama on qualifying, Marcos Gomes starts 27th, one position behind challenger Cacá Bueno.

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: 2016 calendar announced

Just like this year’s calendar, the schedule for 2016 comprises 21 races to be contested on 12 race weekends. The good news are the return of Londrina and the debut of the ‘Circuito dos Cristais’.

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Khodair and Bueno win races at Tarumã and title bid is still open

Marcos Gomes, third and 11th this Sunday, mantains a 32-point margin gap in the lead. Interlagos hosts the ‘gran finale’, with double points

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Allam Khodair claims pole at Tarumã and spices title race

Season leader Marcos Gomes starts in second, while Cacá Bueno will have to dig a little deeper after taking only the 11th position

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Title contenders fight for pole and Gomes takes it

Second pole position in a row for the young championship leader, who will have Cacá Bueno alongside him on the grid.

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Curitiba holds crucial championship title fight

Cars will fly past the 3.695-km circuit for the third time this season for round 10 of 12

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Marcos Gomes on pole by 0.017 seconds

It was the fourth season pole position for the current leader of the standings; Allam Khhodair starts second

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: First practice with 50 shades of grey

Heavy clouds and a rainy day set the tone for the first day of practice in Campo Grande for round 9. Daniel Serra and Allam Khodair set the pace on the wet track.

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Valdeno Brito and Thiago Camilo master their paces to take victories

Fastest track of the season highlighted several fights for positions, some spins and remarkable wins for both pole-sitter Valdeno Brito and the "millionaire" Thiago Camilo.

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Valdeno Brito claims another pole position

For the second time this season, the Shell Racing driver set the fastest lap on qualifying, closely followed by the Red Bull duo Cacá Bueno and Daniel Serra

Brazilian V8 Stock Cars: Burti set Friday’s pace

Former Jaguar and Prost F1 racer set the fastest lap time during the opening session for the eight round of Brazilian V8 Stock Car Championship

Camilo bounces back from horror crash to claim million-reais prize

Thiago Camilo completed his recovery from a horrific crash at Curitiba two weeks ago to win the ‘Million Reais Race’ Brazilian V8 Stock Car event for the third time in his career.

Multi-millionaire Camilo returns after huge crash – video

Brazilian V8 Stock Car star Thiago Camilo returns to action this weekend just two weeks after he was hospitalized following a horrendous crash at Curitba.

Chaotic scenes in Brazil as dogs and child run across live racetrack

Sunday’s sixth round of the Brazilian Stock Car Championship at Curitiba was disrupted by two bizarre track invasions – both human and canine – as well as the huge crash that caused two drivers to be hospitalized.

Brazilian Stock Cars: Marcos Gomes flies again and takes pole

Current series standings runner-up, the Voxx Racing driver kept the good shape he had shown on Friday and scored his second pole position of the season.

Brazilian Stock Cars: Marcos Gomes leads FP1 in Curitiba

GT ace Laurens Vanthoor put himself up to speed and finished the day in P7, two positions in front of his teammate Daniel Serra.

Laurens Vanthoor to race in Brazilian Stock Cars

Belgium Audi Club Team WRT driver will replace a suspended Cacá Bueno in Curitiba this weekend for the sixth round of the championship.

Brazilian Stock Cars: Marcos Gomes and Valdeno Brito take wins in Santa Cruz do Sul

In southern Brazil during the winter, the heat went up on the track: two wild races with lots of overtaking and Cacá Bueno re-taking the championship lead.

Brazilian Stock Cars: Valdeno Brito takes pole

Shell Racing driver puts an end to a five-year hiatus without scoring no pole-poisitions.

Brazilian Stock Cars: Felipe Fraga starts ahead

Voxx Racing young ace had put on a good laptime and set the best lap of the Friday practice in Santa Cruz do Sul.

Brazilian Stock Cars: Curitiba brings a new championship leader

Julio Campos won race two and got ahead of Cacá Bueno by only one point; Daniel Serra won race one but did not finish the second one.

Brazilian Stock Cars: Galid Osman’s first pole-position

Marcos Gomes got in the way preventing the Ipiranga-RC team of making 1-2 in the qualifying session. Max Wilson and Rubens Barrichello closed the top-5.

Great races at Velopark award Daniel Serra and Max Wilson with victories

Lots of position changes and plenty of action thrilled the public in the South of Brazil this Sunday at the shortest race track in the Brazilian Stock Car calendar.

Brazilian Stock Car: Marcos Gomes on pole position at Velopark circuit

A fierce battle for P1 on the grid has put 30 drivers within the same second at the 2.278 km-long racetrack in Southern Brazil.