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Motorsport

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

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

V8 Supercar drivers reveal safety concerns in wake of James Courtney crash

PHILLIP ISLAND, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 23: James Courtney driver of the #22 Holden Racing Team Holden is helped by the medical crew after a collision with Alex Premat driver of the #34 Fujitsu Racing GRM Holden during race 32 of the V8 Supercars Championship Series at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on November 23, 2013 in Phillip Island, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Stephen Ottley Leading V8 Supercar drivers have expressed concerns over the safety of the new-generation cars after James Courtney's lucky escape at Phillip Island.

AFL

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.

Motor sport

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.

Motorsport

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.

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.

Motor Sport

Chaz Mostert bags first V8 win of 2014 in Perth

Ford's rising star Chaz Mostert has beaten two of V8 Supercars' best to claim his first victory of the season in what proved a battle of tyre strategy in Perth on Sunday.

Motorsport

Jason Bright wins opening V8s race in Auckland

Jason Bright

Holden veteran Jason Bright has taken out the opening race of this weekend's V8 Supercars round in Auckland after five-time champion Jamie Whincup's retirement with mechanical issues.

Motor Sport

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.

Coulthard races to Winton V8s victory

BENALLA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 05:  Fabian Coulthard driver of the #14 Lockwood Racing Holden celebrates after taking pole for race eight of the Winton 400, which is round three of the V8 Super Championship Series at Winton Motor Raceway on April 5, 2014 in Benalla, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Fabian Coulthard has led from start to finish to win the first race of the V8 Supercars round at Winton in Victoria on Saturday.

Motor Sport

Mark Winterbottom wins final Winton V8 race

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

Motor Sport

Winterbottom continues Ford fightback

Mark Winterbottom after his win on Saturday.

Mark Fogarty Bathurst champion Mark Winterbottom continued Ford's fightback in the Auckland 500 at Pukekohe Park Raceway on Saturday to snatch the V8 Supercars championship lead from Craig Lowndes.

Motorsport

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...

Motor Sport

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.

Motor Sport

Lowndes holds lead with feisty scramble

Mark Fogarty V8 Supercars veteran Craig Lowndes retained his championship lead despite run-ins with his title-holding teammate Jamie Whincup and race officials in the Tasmania 400 at Symmons Plains Raceway, near...

Motor Sport

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.

Motor Sport

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.

Motor Sport

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.