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Jason Bright wins opening V8s race in Auckland

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.

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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.

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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...

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Maro Engel takes Mercedes to pole at Bathurst 12 Hour

Maro Engel

Peter McKay A noisy battle of luxury brands in a steamy qualifying day for the Bathurst 12 Hour has revealed who is fastest over one lap.

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Maro Engel grabs pole position in the Bathurst 12 Hour for Mercedes in record time at Mount Panorama

Pacesetter: Maro Engel races to pole position in a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG in 2minutes 03.8586 seconds - the fastest lap ever at Mount Panorama.

Peter McKay, Mount Panorama Battle of luxury brands in steamy qualifiers for Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour shows who is fastest over one lap.

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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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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...

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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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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.

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.

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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.

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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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V8 Supercars: Jamie Whincup stands out in a year of change

Jamie Whincup

Peter McKay Australian motor sport in 2013 will be remembered as the year when the premier category, V8 Supercars, took a reality pill and joined the 21st century.

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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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Winterbottom comes from second row to win at Winton

Mark Winterbottom.

Michael Lynch Ford Performance Racing's Mark Winterbottom comes from second row to lead throughout and just see off Jason Bright.

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V8 series open as Whincup's weekend stalls

Jamie Whincup

Michael Lynch Defending V8 champion fails to finish two of three races and picks up only 44 points.

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Age is no bar for this fun-loving V8 super boss

Garry Rogers is an irreverent larrikin and an unabashed show-off.

Mark Fogarty Garry Rogers may be one a senior citizen of V8 Supercars, but few in the sport are as youthful or as fun-loving.