Dick Johnson

A pit team off the Marc makes life hard for rookie star

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Peter McKay We didn't really see that, did we? MotoGP world championship leader Marc Marquez tossed away a probable 20 points - and perhaps even the world title - during a crazy Australian Grand Prix in which an...

V8 title showdown: Will it be Whincup, Lowndes or Winterbottom?

Jamie Whincup

Mark Fogarty The most unpredictable season in Australian touring car racing history will end with the tightest title showdown ever in next weekend's Sydney 500.

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

Jamie Whincup

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


V8 Supercars: Jamie Whincup aims to join high fives

Jamie Whincup

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

Jamie Whincup moves step closer to fifth V8 title

Jamie Whincup

Sam Hall Jamie Whincup inched closer to a historic fifth V8 Supercars championship on Saturday following an emphatic victory in the opening race of the Sydney 500.

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

Jamie Whincup

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

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Reprieve helps put a spurned driver among V8 legends

Top of the world: Jamie Whincup has been hailed as one of the all-time greats.

Mark Fogarty Just 10 years ago, Jamie Whincup was on the V8 Supercars scrap heap. Washed up, finished.

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Young guns live up to their potential

Scott McLaughlin now has two V8 victories at the age of 20.

Laine Clark, Ipswich It appears Scott McLaughlin and Chaz Mostert are ready to challenge now.

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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.

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Ford still to commit to V8s

Clouded: Ford Performance Racing driver Will Davison in action. Ford has yet to sign on with the team for next season.

Mark Fogarty Beleaguered car-maker doing nothing to quell speculation that it will withdraw from V8 at year-end.

Lowndes won't be braking just yet


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Peter McKay There are some grey flecks in his dark hair and he'll hit 40 next birthday, but don't think Craig Lowndes is planning a quieter life.

Nissan aims high at Winton

Mark Fogarty If newcomer Nissan is going to upset the V8 Supercars establishment anywhere, it’s at the twisting Winton Motor Raceway, one of the few tracks where handling can be a substitute for horsepower.

Unsigned Davison scores pole

Will Davison

Mark Fogarty As the driver dominoes start falling in V8 Supercars, Ford flyer Will Davison is the biggest name yet to secure a new deal from next year.

Red Bull Racing off to top start on the Mountain despite errors

Jamie Whincup

David McCowen, Mark Fogarty Red Bull Racing has continued its V8 Supercars dominance at Mount Panorama, but cracks have appeared in the team's armour.

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.

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Crash leaves Johnson green

Chas Mostert

Mark Fogarty If V8 legend Dick Johnson is having dramas, it must be the Bathurst 1000.

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New 'Godzillas' to do battle with Holden and Ford

Mark Fogarty The last time a Ford or a Holden didn't win the Bathurst 1000, there were ugly scenes.

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The greatest races

Magic moment: Craig Lowndes rated his win in the 2006 race with Jamie Whincup as

Andrew Maclean Andrew Maclean sorts the best from the rest, nominating the greatest race from each decade.

New brands making a marque

Taz Douglas

Mark Fogarty The last time a Ford or a Holden did not win the Bathurst 1000, there were ugly scenes at the winners' presentation ceremony.

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