James Moffat

Team Penske to shake up V8 Supercars scene

Stephen Ottley and David McCowen Roger Penske, Dick Johnson and Marcos Ambrose are set to rock the sport.

Jamie Whincup earns back-to-back Sandown wins

Paul Dumbrell and Jamie Whincup celebrate.

Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell have crushed all comers to the Sandown 500 in emphatic fashion.

Nissan extends supercar commitment

Pacesetter: Jamie Whincup’s Triple Eight Holden Commodore  was quickest in practice on Friday for the Sandown 500.

Mark Fogarty Nissan has confirmed an extension of its commitment to a factory backed team in V8 Supercars until the end of 2016.

V8 Supercar enduros can shape the season and beyond

Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell celebrate after they won the Sandown 500 last year.

Mark Fogarty It’s known as the V8 Season Of Endurance, but for some drivers and teams, it refers to the time of year when they’re holding out for new horizons rather than the annual three-event run of...

Motor Sport

V8 champ Jamie Whincup regains series lead in Ipswich

Jamie Whincup has a 15-point lead.

He's completed a remarkable comeback in three rounds to regain the V8 Supercars championship lead but Jamie Whincup says nothing has been decided yet.

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...

Motorsport

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.

Motor sport

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.

Motor Sport

Scott McLaughlin claims fourth V8 race

Laine Clark Volvo's Scott McLaughlin ensured New Zealand completed a clean sweep of the V8 Supercars exhibition round at the Australian Grand Prix by snatching race four honours on Sunday.

Motor Sport

New face of V8 takes shape

Showtime: The Nissan Altima V8 Supercar was unveiled on Tuesday.

Mark Fogarty Nissan's all-new Altima V8 Supercar almost ready to begin track testing for March debut.

Motor Sport

Winterbottom, Whincup on V8 front row

Mark Winterbottom (Ford) does battle with Jamie Whincup (Holden) in the Sandown 500 but Whincup only has to start at Winton to wrap up the title.

Winton Ford's Mark Winterbottom has given himself the best possible chance to push Jamie Whincup in the V8 Supercar title chase, grabbing pole position for the opening race at Winton this weekend.

Motor Sport

Whincup closes in on fourth V8 title

Jamie Whincup.

Winton Jamie Whincup has put himself on the cusp of a fourth V8 Supercar championship with victory in Saturday's opening race at Winton in Victoria.

Whincup almost too hard to beat

motor Sport By Guy Hand WHILE Jamie Whincup is on the cusp of V8 Supercar greatness and a fourth championship after winning at Winton disaster struck his only title rival Mark Winterbottom.

End of an era adds emotion to finale

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Mark Fogarty AS WELL as farewelling the Blue versus Red tribal rivalry that has underpinned V8 Supercars for so long, the season-ending Sydney 500 marks several other significant departures and changes.

Motorsport

Final V8 driver places filling up

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From: Mark Ellis 
Sent: Monday, 20 
September 2010 1:38 PM
To: Annabel Ross
Subject: FW: First 
and Worst Column Idea
hi

 

unless you have something lined up, here's one someone 
prepared earlier

 

i reckon we should use it

 

cheers

 

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Ellis 
My 
Career Editor 
MyCareer.com.au 

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Media House, 655 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008 
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03 8667 3131 
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From: Tony Mee - BAM Media 
[mailto:tony@bammedia.com.au] 
Sent: Monday, 20 September 2010 1:32 
PM
To: Mark Ellis
Subject: First and Worst Column 
Idea
 

Hi Mark,

 

I saw the ‘First and Worst’ column in MyCareer.com.au and 
thought you might be interested in a V8 theme for the October 9/10 edition given 
that this is the Bathurst 1000 weekend.

 

I’ve attached some words direct from Alex Davison. Alex 
drives for IRWIN Racing and is a contender for the Bathurst 
podium.

Mark Fogarty The remaining dominoes are starting to fall for V8 Supercar drivers, with the confirmed return of Alex Davison leaving just four unfilled places for next year.

Raikkonen runs with Bulls

Peter McKay dinkus

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.

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.

Motor Sport

Pit rule to anger Ford and Holden

V8 authorities have agreed to impose a minimum number of compulsory pit stops for the field to reduce the fuel consumption handicap of the Nissans and Mercedes-Benzes.

Mark Fogarty Newcomers Nissan and Mercedes-Benz score pyrrhic victory in campaign for a change of rules.

Motor Sport

Retro look for Bathurst 1000

Mark Fogarty Old is new again as V8 Supercars revs up for its marquee event on Sunday, with leading teams adopting retro-look liveries as part of the celebrations to mark the 50th year of the Bathurst 1000.

Motorsport

Jamie wins cup as rough, ready street fight goes down to the fire

Jamie Whincup

Josh Rakic JAMIE Whincup has won his third V8 Supercars championship amid carnage and flames - race two of the Sydney 500 all but finishing under the safety car as Ford's Mark Winterbottom claimed his first win...