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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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Mark Winterbottom wins final Winton V8 race

Mark Winterbottom scores his first V8 Supercars win since last year's Bathurst 1000.


Penalty puts skids under runaway Jamie Whincup

Jamie Whincup

Mark Fogarty Just when it looked like V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup was going to run away with the Adelaide 500, the dream start to his title defence turned into a nightmare after he figured in one of the...


James Courtney wins Adelaide 500 feature as Jamie Whincup makes bad start to title defence

James Courtney driver of the #22 Holden Racing Team Holden celebrates after winning race three.

Mark Fogarty As Jamie Whincup looked to have it in the bag, the dream start to his title defence turned into a nightmare.

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Wakefield 300 race entrant Shane Tanner to apply tricks of his trade

Lee Gaskin During the week, Shane Tanner preaches safe driving and staying within the speed limits.

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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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Le Mans tragedy claims life of popular Simonsen

Crash horror: Danish driver Allan Simonsen at Le Mans.

Mark Fogarty Dane dies as his GT-class Aston Martin V8 Vantage slams into safety barrier.

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At the front of the pack, race is getting hotter

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Mark Fogarty New rules have enabled small squads to challenge and beat the rich teams.

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.


Whincup, Lowndes forced into a rethink

Jamie Whincup

Mark Fogarty, Perth As former world motorcycle champion Casey Stoner resumes his V8 Supercars apprenticeship at the Perth 360 this weekend, his senior teammates Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes will be doing a different...

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Whincup at the double

Ditched: Lee Holdsworth's Irwin Racing Mercedes was forced out of race 2 of the Perth 360.

Mark Fogarty Jamie Whincup dashes rivals' hopes with a pair of emphatic victories at the Perth 360.

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Dominant Whincup still steaming

Jamie Whincup holds his trophy aloft after winning round five of the V8 Supercar Championship Series at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.

Mark Fogarty V8 Supercars champion sweeps V8's first two races in the US.

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V8 push into US needs tweak

Garth Tander leads the way during race 16 of the Austin 400, which is round five of the V8 Supercar Championship Series, at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.

Mark Fogarty Four-race Austin 400 most successful bid to establish showcase international event.

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Whincup tips Lowndes for the great race

Jamie Whincup

Mark Fogarty, Bathurst All leading contenders to decide first five rows of starting grid for Bathurst 1000.

Drive for perfection

Bathurst 1000

Mark Fogarty, Bathurst V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup disappointed after narrowly missing out on pole position.

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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.

Bright start and a 'fairytale' ending stun favourites at test


Mark Fogarty JASON BRIGHT was among the few who weren't astonished that he set the pace in the V8 Supercars pre-season test at Sydney Motorsport Park on a day of surprises and disappointments.

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Bright to start at Le Mans

Jason Bright.

Michael Lynch Leading V8 Supercar driver signs on to drive a Ferrari in the classic French motor race.

Raikkonen runs with Bulls

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Peter McKay Not even a degustation menu of Melbourne's wild and occasionally obnoxious weather threatened to wash away the atmosphere enveloping the start of another hard-to-forecast formula one season.

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Double V8 joy for Coulthard

Fabian Coulthard

Robert Grant Fabian Coulthard breaks through for his second win of the weekend on Sunday.