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Will Power penalised, loses IndyCar series lead

Australia's Will Power was left to rue another missed opportunity after a heated on-track battle with his teammate cost him the IndyCar series outright lead.

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Australia's Will Power second in IndyCar 600

Australian driver Will Power fails to convert early domination before finishing second in IndyCar 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.

Power wins pole for Alabama IndyCar race

Australian driver Will Power has won the pole position for the third time at IndyCar's Alabama Grand Prix.

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Hart chases his American Indycar dream

Mathew Hart

Lee Gaskin PROMISING Canberra driver Mathew Hart will take his immense talents to the US as he chases his dream of becoming the latest Aussie to crack the lucrative Indycar circuit.

IndyCar to learn fate within a fortnight

Guy Hand Australia faces an uphill battle to retain the Gold Coast IndyCar race, with a stand-alone V8 Supercar round the best hope of saving the event.

NZ's Dixon takes IndyCar title

Mike Harris Helio Castroneves won the race in the closest finish of the IndyCar Series but it wasn't enough to stop Scott Dixon from taking his second championship.

Dixon wins third straight IndyCar

Australian Ryan Briscoe's luck ran out as New Zealand's Scott Dixon won the IndyCar race in Nashville for a third consecutive year.

Ryan Briscoe gets first IndyCar win

Australia's Ryan Briscoe held off Indianapolis 500 winner Scott Dixon and barely slipped through a late-race crash to win at the Milwaukee Mile.

Aussies crash out as IndyCar series open

Australian drivers Ryan Briscoe and Will Power made disappointing starts to the newly-unified IndyCar Series with both crashing out of the season-opener.

Will powers ahead in Indycar test

By Robert Grant Australian Will Power has made a seamless transition to Indycars, clocking the fastest lap in testing ahead of the season-opening race in Miami next week.

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V8 Supercars boss James Warburton backs new broadcast deal

Man with a plan: V8 Supercars boss James Warburton.

Sam Hall, David McCowen, Stephen Ottley V8 Supercars boss James Warburton believes the sport will undergo its biggest transformation since 2007 next year with the arrival of a new broadcasting deal and more prime-time exposure.

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V8 testing day to clash with Bathurst 12-Hour: coincidence or not?

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Peter McKay A burning issue this week has been the story that V8 Supercars favours holding its 2015 pre-season test and promo day or days at Sydney Motorsport Park on the same February weekend set for the rival...

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Davison set to be third Australian on Indy 500 grid

Peter McKay Stone the flamin’ crows, people. Australian drivers will make up about 9 per cent of the grid for the 98th Indianapolis 500 on May 25 with James Davison, part of Victoria’s famous racing family and...

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Jack Brabham should be as revered as Donald Bradman

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Mark Fogarty As well as Australia's greatest racing driver, Sir Jack Brabham was one of our all-time sporting heroes.

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James Davison ready to live his Indy 500 dream

Ed Jackson Over a quarter of a million screaming fans, speeds over 350km/h and taking part in one of the world’s most iconic sporting events - Sunday will be a day to remember for James Davison.

Hunter-Reay holds off late charge to win Indy 500

Ryan Hunter-Reay

Ryan Hunter-Reay became the first American in eight years to win the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday and denied hard-charging Brazilian Helio Castroneves a record-equaling fourth victory at the Brickyard.

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American team owner Roger Penske keen on V8 Supercars entry

Captain’s pick: Roger Penske, pictured with driver Will Power in October, hopes to buy or partner an Australian V8 team.

Mark Fogarty Legendary American race car team owner Roger Penske has confirmed his keen interest in entering Australia's V8 Supercar category next year.

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Australian Grand Prix: Bernie Ecclestone vows to deliver 'noisier' formula one cars

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Tom Cary Formula one boss Bernie Ecclestone has said the sport will investigate ways of making the new machines sound "more like racing cars".

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Roger Penske sending mixed messages over V8 Supercars interest

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Peter McKay While there has been steady speculation that American business mogul and motor racing figure Roger Penske is contemplating entering a team in the V8 Supercars, the wily operator is not rushing to a...

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V8 Supercars: Jamie Whincup stands out in a year of change

Jamie Whincup

Peter McKay Australian motor sport in 2013 will be remembered as the year when the premier category, V8 Supercars, took a reality pill and joined the 21st century.

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