Mark Winterbottom

Endurance races are Mark Winterbottom's last chance to end Jamie Whincup’s V8 Supercars hegemony

Mark Fogarty If Mark Winterbottom is going to end Jamie Whincup’s V8 Supercars title reign, he will have to find more speed – and a lot more luck – in the endurance races that traditionally...

Scott McLaughlin wins Sydney Motorsport 400 as Mark Winterbottom stumbles

Mark Winterbottom drives the Pepsi Max Crew Ford during race 28, which is round nine of the V8 Supercar Championship Series, at Sydney Motorsport Park on Sunday.

Mark Fogarty If Mark Winterbottom is going to end Jamie Whincup's V8 Supercars title reign, he will have to find more speed - and a lot more luck - in the endurance races that traditionally shape the final...

Mark Winterbottom hopes for home track advantage at Sydney 400

Mark Winterbottom heads into the weekend having relinquished the championship lead at the last event in Queensland.

Sam Hall Ford's Mark Winterbottom believes balancing speed with patience will be the key to success for V8 Supercar drivers at this weekend's Sydney 400 event at Eastern Creek.

Kiwi Scott McLaughlin grabs V8 win as Mark Winterbottom stumbles

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Mark Fogarty If Mark Winterbottom is going to end Jamie Whincup's V8 Supercars title reign, he will have to find more speed – and a lot more luck – in the endurance races that traditionally shape the...

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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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V8 Supercars: Mark Winterbottom wins at Darwin Triple Crown

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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.

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Mark Winterbottom snatches second V8s win, disappointing Scott McLaughlin

Ford's Mark Winterbottom has denied Kiwi youngster Scott McLaughlin a fairytale finish to his home round in Auckland with victory in the weekend's fourth and final V8 Supercars race.

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Mark Winterbottom pounces as Red Bull loses its edge

Spray it again: Mark Winterbottom soaks up his win.

Mark Fogarty Just as Red Bull Racing has lost its dominant edge in formula one, its Australian equivalent is also experiencing a slump in V8 Supercars.

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Mark Winterbottom in clear on Phillip Island

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Mark Winterbottom cleared of careless or incompetent driving following a bruising battle with Craig Lowndes on Phillip Island.

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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Mark Winterbottom hopes fortune favours the brave at Sydney 500

BATHURST, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 13:  Mark Winterbottom and Steve Richards drivers of the #5 Pepsi Max Crew FPR Ford celebrate after winning the Bathurst 1000, which is round 11 of the V8 Supercars Championship Series at Mount Panorama on October 13, 2013 in Bathurst, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Sam Hall Ford Performance Racing driver Mark Winterbottom acknowledges he requires a certain rub of the green to capture the 2013 V8 Supercars championship. Just don't call him the new Steven Bradbury.

Holden heavyweights set for Bathurst 1000 battle

Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell celebrate after they combined to win the Sandown 500.

Mark Fogarty If the Sandown 500 was any guide, next month's Bathurst 1000 is going to be the battle of the Holden heavyweights.

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.

Pole position for Whincup at Sandown

V8 Supercar pacesetter Jamie Whincup in his Holden at Sandown on Saturday.

Mark Fogarty It is no surprise that V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup will start the Sandown 500 from pole position. He is, after all, the modern master of the qualifying lap.

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...

Jamie Whincup breaks Peter Brock's V8 pole position record

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Roje Adaimy Five-time champion Jamie Whincup has broken the record for most pole positions in V8 Supercar-Australian touring car championship history.

Kiwi Van Gisbergen reins in rain as V8 Supercars’ drought ends at Sydney Motorsport Park

Mercurial New Zealander Shane van Gisbergen was supreme on the slippery track.

Mark Fogarty, Eastern Creek After almost three years without a wet race, V8 Supercars’ drought ended at Sydney Motorsport Park on Saturday as New Zealander Shane Van Gisbergen won both races and Jamie Whincup kept his...

Van Gisbergen reins in rain with two V8 Supercar victories at Sydney Motorsport Park

Slippery: Jamie Whincup, centre, leads Scott McLaughlin, right, and eventual winner Shane Van Gisbergen.

David McCowen Shane Van Gisbergen hosted a wet-weather clinic for rival V8 Supercars racers on Saturday with two victories in driving rain.

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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.