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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.

Motorsport

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

Bernie Ecclestone:

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

Motorsport

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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Sebastian Vettel and Jamie Whincup live parallel lives

Sebastian Vettel

Mark Fogarty It's been a busy year in motor sport with many highs and some lows.

Motorsport

V8 Supercars TV deal will divide fans

Peter McKay There are clear winners and losers from V8 Supercars' six-year $241 million media deal starting from 2015.

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Motorsport

Sebastian Vettel's fourth title came at a price in a year to remember

Stephen Ottley It sounds like a vitamin, but "multi-21" will be the defining moment of the 2013 motor sport season.

Motor Sport

Kimball earns first career win at Indy 200

Lexington Charlie Kimball slipped by Simon Pagenaud with 18 laps remaining and pulled away to win the Indy 200 in Lexington, Ohio on Sunday.

Motor sport

Rookie's overseas hopes turn to ashes

Chris Wilson He dreamed of being the next Mark Webber, now Mathew Hart's motor racing career is washed up at 18.

Bathurst 1000: The form guide to the great race

Craig Lowndes

Stephen Ottley IT'S the other race that stops a nation. The Bathurst 1000 is V8 Supercars' showcase, the ultimate test of man and machine.

Motor Sport

'Crazy Dave' Reynolds enlivens V8 ranks

David Reynolds.

Mark Fogarty At last year’s Bathurst 1000, V8 Supercars rising star David Reynolds didn’t know if he would be racing in the next event, much less the following season.

Motor racing

V8 internationals have a smash at Surfers

V8 havoc.

Gold Coast Before even half a lap had been completed in the V8 Supercars race on the Gold Coast, six cars were out.

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Carnage on the Coast

Ricky Taylor

Mark Fogarty, Surfers Paradise Carnage and chaos is all in a day's V8 Supercars racing in the Gold Coast 600.

Davison wins on the Gold Coast

Ed Jackson Ford driver Will Davison bounced back to claim his seventh V8 Supercars win of 2012 at the Gold Coast yesterday.