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Lee Holdsworth gives Mercedes-Benz first V8 Supercars victory

Mark Fogarty Just a few days after repelling a home invasion, Lee Holdsworth forced his way into V8 Supercars history by scoring Mercedes-Benz’s first victory with an audacious drive in the second race of...

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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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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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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.

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Jamie Whincup takes pole position for V8 races in Tasmania

Red Bull Racing have stamped their authority on the field at the V8 Supercars meet at Symmons Plains, Tasmania, taking the front row of the grid for both Saturday races.

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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Scott McLaughlin earns first V8 pole at Winton

Fabian Coulthard will continue his hunt for the championship lead from the second row of the grid in Sunday's V8 Supercars race at Winton.

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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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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.

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Veteran Lowndes shows he can still go the distance

Craig Lowndes piuts his foot down during practice for the Sandown 500 on Friday.

Mark Fogarty Craig Lowndes is always a major force at this time of the V8 Supercars season.

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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.

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New V8 cars but the same threats at Bathurst

The winners of the 2012 Bathurst 1000, Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell at the victory ceremony. Photo by Zenio Lapka/Western Advocate.

The more things change in V8 Supercars, the more they stay the same.

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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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.

New brands making a marque

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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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Mark Winterbottom approaches V8 Supercars finale chilled

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Peter McKay After some tight and occasionally scarily brutal racing at Phillip Island, this year's V8 Supercars Championship in Sydney next weekend should be a duel between the Red Bull Holden pair Jamie Whincup...

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Jamie Whincup tops practice at Sydney 500

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Sam Hall Jamie Whincup ramped up his V8 Supercars title defence on Friday, topping the practice sheets and landing a psychological blow on his competitors on the opening day of the season-ending Sydney 500 at...

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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.

As close finishes go, it was right up there

A general view of the Bathurst 1000.

Stephen Ottley It was the final Holden-versus-Ford duel at the Mountain, and it was arguably the best.

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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.