V8 Supercars

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Lee Holdsworth gives Mercedes-Benz first V8 Supercars victory

Mark Fogarty Just a few days after repelling a home invasion, Lee Holdsworth forced his way into V8 Supercars history by scoring Mercedes-Benz’s first victory with an audacious drive in the second race of...

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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: Kiwi in hot pursuit of Jamie Whincup

Shane van Gisbergen.

Sam Hall Kiwi sensation Shane van Gisbergen believes he is ready to challenge Jamie Whincup’s dominance in V8 Supercars and etch his own name in championship history for all the right reasons.

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Volvo's Scott McLaughlin in V8 Supercars boilover

Leader of the pack: Scott McLaughlin's Volvo.

Sam Hall Kiwi Scott McLaughlin springs massive upset during fourth and final V8 exhibition race at Australian GP.

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New V8 Supercars team Volvo confident of proving critics wrong at Albert Park

Sam Hall Volvo team boss Garry Rogers is out to prove his squad's impressive debut in V8 Supercars was no fluke when racing resumes at the formula one grand prix in Melbourne on Friday.

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V8 Supercars: Jamie Whincup quick off the mark to start season with a win

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Mark Fogarty Jamie Whincup's bid for an unprecedented sixth V8 Supercars championship began with a clinical victory in the opening race of the season at the Adelaide 500 on Saturday.

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Gentlemen, start your bids for probable V8 Supercars sale

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Peter McKay Watching the intriguing events unfolding at V8 Supercars Australia has long been an exciting spectator sport, more so since private equity firm Archer Capital bought a majority shareholding in mid...

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V8 Supercars field the smallest yet because of cost-cutting

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Mark Fogarty Two entries have dropped out and another is doubtful, reducing the car count to 25.

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V8 Supercars to adopt double-points decider at Australian Grand Prix

Mark Fogarty The final of four V8 races will be worth twice as many points as an added incentive to drivers.

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Volvo rookie Scott McLaughlin rides gibes in V8 Supercars

Mark Fogarty Rising star Scott McLaughlin is prepared for the inevitable ribbing he'll get from his V8 Supercars rivals about being a ''bloody Volvo driver''.

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Dogfight tipped for new V8 Supercars season

Teammates: Craig Lowndes (left) and Jamie Whincup.

Mark Fogarty Hot favourites Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes expecting outsiders to surprise.

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Three left in V8 Supercars title fight

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Mark Fogarty Jamie Whincup, Craig Lowndes and Mark Winterbottom will fight out the V8 Supercars championship.

Mark Winterbottom approaches V8 Supercars finale chilled

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Peter McKay After some tight and occasionally scarily brutal racing at Phillip Island, this year's V8 Supercars Championship in Sydney next weekend should be a duel between the Red Bull Holden pair Jamie Whincup...

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Jamie Whincup out to finish where he began, in front in V8 Supercars

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Sam Hall Jamie Whincup ramped up his title defence by landing a psychological blow against his competitors.

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V8 Supercars: Jamie Whincup aims to join high fives

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Mark Fogarty Legend status beckons for the young V8 Supercars frontrunner.

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Jamie Whincup in driver's seat to win 2013 V8 Supercars title

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Sam Hall Jamie Whincup inches closer to a historic fifth V8 Supercars championship.

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Fifth V8 Supercars title for Jamie Whincup after third in Sydney 500

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Sam Hall Jamie Whincup's standing in V8 Supercars has reached immortal status.

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

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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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V8 Supercars expansion too late

Peter McKay Back in the 1990s, while writing a column for a motoring magazine, this writer occasionally reminded the people running V8 Supercars that two-make racing was badly conceived, appealing as it was to a...

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Free-to-air viewers may miss out in record V8 Supercars deal

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Sam Hall V8 Supercars' aspirations of a larger television audience is set to come about after a record six-year, $241 million media rights deal was unveiled on Wednesday.

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