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V8 Supercars star Craig Lowndes leads a strong Australian contingent in Spa 24-hour race

David McCowen and Stephen Ottley V8 Supercars stars, including Craig Lowndes, are taking on the world at the Spa 24-Hour sports car race this weekend.

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Craig Lowndes crashes out in Townsville

Streak over: Craig Lowndes.

Red Bull Racing driver Craig Lowndes has sensationally crashed out of race one of the Townsville V8 Supercars meet.

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Jamie Whincup shines while Craig Lowndes crawls in Townsville

Time in the sun: Jamie Whincup shone in Townsville.

Ben McKay Jamie Whincup has again shone in the Townsville sun, earning two wins to kick-start his V8 Supercars championship defence.

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Craig Lowndes pips Jamie Whincup to Darwin V8s pole

Craig Lowndes.

Holden's Craig Lowndes edges teammate Jamie Whincup to pole position in Darwin.

Craig Lowndes nabs second V8 pole in Perth

V8 Supercars veteran Craig Lowndes picked up where he left off on Saturday to secure his second back-to-back pole position in Perth.

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Craig Lowndes takes V8 win in Tassie

Craig Lowndes celebrates.

Craig Lowndes erases memory of a tough Saturday with a win at Symmons Plains in Tasmania to extend his V8 Supercars championship lead.

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Craig Lowndes wins again in Launceston

Revved-up: Craig Lowndes has made a powerhouse season start.

Mark Fogarty Evergreen veteran Craig Lowndes is partying like it's 1999, when he won the last of his three V8 Supercars championships.

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Craig Lowndes extends championship lead

In charge: Craig Lowndes powers ahead during race 10 at the ITM 500.

Mark Fogarty Jamie Whincup’s difficult start to his V8 Supercars title defence continued in the opening race of the Auckland 500 on Friday as his veteran teammate Craig Lowndes extended his early championship...

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Craig Lowndes leads star-studded team to Bathurst 12 Hour win

The Ferrari Maranello Motorsport team.

Peter McKay It was a contest that raged from dawn to dusk with too many crashes and incidents to count.

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Craig Lowndes nostalgic over return of marques to Bathurst 1000

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 19: Craig Lowndes driver of the #888 Team Vodafone Holden sits in his car prior to qualifying for the Sandown Challenge, which is round 13 of the V8 Supercars Championship Series at Sandown International Motor Raceway on November 19, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

He's mastered the mountain five times before, but never has Craig Lowndes had to be wary of a Nissan or Mercedes popping into his rear-view mirror during a Bathurst 1000.

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V8 star Jamie Whincup's season far from over

Jamie Whincup.

Mark Fogarty Although he has been seen to be struggling so far this season, defending V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup's statistics suggest otherwise.

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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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Mercedes duo fastest in Townsville V8 Supercars practice

Erebus Mercedes team owner Betty Klimenko.

Ben McKay Red Bull Racing's championship-chasing duo are confident they can find improvement in their cars to challenge in the V8 Supercars round in Townsville.

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V8 Supercars: Mark Winterbottom wins at Darwin Triple Crown

Mark Winterbottom.

Sam Hall Mark Winterbottom has tightened his grip on the V8 Supercars championship with a thrilling race win in Sunday’s 200km finale at the Darwin Triple Crown.

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Jamie Whincup returns to winner's circle at V8 Supercar event in Darwin

Back on the winners' list: Jame Whincup secured win in race one at Darwin.

Sam Hall Jamie Whincup gave his V8 Supercar title defence and tilt at a record sixth championship a major boost on Saturday with a breakthrough victory at Darwin’s Hidden Valley circuit.

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Ford looking good this year, but V8 Supercars future uncertain

Sam Hall Ford is on track to clinching its first V8 Supercars championship since 2010, however the brand’s longer term commitment to motor sport is still no clearer.

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Davison set to be third Australian on Indy 500 grid

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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...

Veteran Lowndes ready for WA rumble

If Craig Lowndes doesn't already hold the record, he's never too far away.

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Team Volvo prove contenders with first place in Perth

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MAY 17:  Scott McLaughlin drives the #33 Valvoline Racing GRM Volvo during race 14 at the Perth 400, which is round five of the V8 Super Championship Series at Barbagallo Raceway on May 17, 2014 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Mark Fogarty Just a few months ago, the notion that a Volvo would win a V8 Supercars race was absurd. After all, Volvos were sensible cars driven by sensible people, not hot wheels for lead-foot racers.

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