Marcos Ambrose

Former champion Marcos Ambrose set to return to V8 Supercars next year

Mark Fogarty Former champion Marcos Ambrose is set to return to V8 Supercars next year to lead an assault by legendary American team owner Roger Penske.

Marcos Ambrose leaving NASCAR to return home

Marcos Ambrose is set to return to Australia.

Twice Australian V8 champion Marcos Ambrose has informed Richard Petty Motorsports he will leave NASCAR at the end of this season and return home.

Marcos Ambrose in NASCAR arm wrestle

Kurt Busch leads Marcos Ambrose during the race in New York.

Australia's Marcos Ambrose has narrowly missed out on claiming his third NASCAR victory at Watkins Glen in New York, finishing second behind AJ Allmendinger in Sunday's Spring Cup race.

Marcos Ambrose hoping to continue run of success at NASCAR's Watkins Glen race

Road warrior: Marcos Ambrose leading the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen, NY.

Stephen Ottley and Sam Hall This weekend’s NASCAR race at Watkins Glen is shaping up as the most important of Marcos Ambrose’s career.

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Marcos Ambrose in NASCAR post-race scuffle

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Australia's Marcos Ambrose has been involved in an ugly post-race scuffle in Richmond, Virginia.

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Petty upset over Marcos Ambrose's NASCAR fine

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Marcos Ambrose understands the $US25,000 fine NASCAR levied against him for punching Casey Mears in the face.

Team Penske to shake up V8 Supercars scene

Ultimate road roacer: Former V8 Supercars champion Marcos Ambrose is set to return to the series.

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

Penske move into V8 Supercars injects life into Dick Johnson Racing

Roger Penske, 77, (left, seen with Penske Racing driver Ryan Briscoe of Australia) is an icon of American racing and a business titan, running a multibillion-dollar automotive and transport empire that spans the globe.

Mark Fogarty Leading American team owner Roger Penske’s move into V8 Supercars is good for the sport – and especially good for Australian motor racing legend Dick Johnson.

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Will Power revved up for Indycar title challenge

On the verge: Australian driver Will Power is looking to secure his maiden Indycar championship.

Stephen Ottley and David McCowen Aussie Indycar star Will Power is about to start a career-defining month.

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NASCAR fines Ambrose for post-race fight

Marcos Ambrose.

Australian NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose has been slapped with a $US25,000 ($A27,000) fine for punching rival Casey Mears in the face during a post-race altercation.

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American team owner Roger Penske keen on V8 Supercars entry

Captain’s pick: Roger Penske, pictured with driver Will Power in October, hopes to buy or partner an Australian V8 team.

Mark Fogarty Legendary American race car team owner Roger Penske has confirmed his keen interest in entering Australia's V8 Supercar category next year.

Drive for perfection

Bathurst 1000

Mark Fogarty, Bathurst V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup disappointed after narrowly missing out on pole position.

Ambrose to stay in NASCAR

Marcos Ambrose.

Mark Fogarty Former V8 Supercars champion set to continue in American stock car racing.

Woman takes pole for NASCAR's Daytona 500

Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick became the first woman to secure pole position at a Sprint Cup race on Sunday when she was fastest in qualifying for the Daytona 500.

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Kelly has an American dream

Excited: Rick Kelly is fulfilling a fantasy by racing his Nissan Altima at the Austin 400 and is hoping he can ''sneak into the top 10'' .

Mark Fogarty Rick Kelly faces struggle to threaten top 10 in V8 Supercars' first US event.

Kelly will tough it out in Texas

Rick Kelly

Mark Fogarty Austin: The only thing that could make former champion Rick Kelly happier than finally getting to race in the United States would be to score Nissan's first V8 Supercars victory at the inaugural...

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Rookie's overseas hopes turn to ashes

Chris Wilson He dreamed of being the next Mark Webber, now Mathew Hart's motor racing career is washed up at 18.

Ambrose fails to capitalise on pole position

Australian Marcos Ambrose could only convert his pole position into ninth placing as Dale Earnhardt Jnr snapped a four-year win drought by winning Sunday's NASCAR race.

Whincup wins V8 Supercar championship

Ford driver Jamie Whincup has clinched the V8 Supercar championship in style with a comfortable victory in race one of the final round of this year's series.

Ambrose's US ambitions on line at NASCAR

Robert Grant Tasmanian Marcos Ambrose says there will be no second chances if he fails to make an impact at the premier NASCAR Championship in the US next year.