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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.

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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 wins final Winton V8 race

Mark Winterbottom scores his first V8 Supercars win since last year's Bathurst 1000.

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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.

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Jamie Whincup challenges Winterbottom for V8 Supercars crown

Sweet success: Jamie Whincup celebrates his win in the first of Saturday's races in Ipswich.

Mark Fogarty, Ipswich Jamie Whincup is never more dangerous than when he’s down, as Mark Winterbottom is finding as his attempt to steal Whincup’s V8 Supercars crown continues to slip away.

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Triple Eight owner Roland Dane scathing of 'reneging' Ford in book

Mark Fogarty As Ford’s future in V8 Supercars remains undecided, the boss of the leading Holden team has reopened old wounds by criticising the way Ford ended its support of his squad five years ago.

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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.

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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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Jamie Whincup returns to winner's circle at V8 Supercar event in Darwin

Back on the winners' list: Jame Whincup secured win in race one at Darwin.

Sam Hall Jamie Whincup gave his V8 Supercar title defence and tilt at a record sixth championship a major boost on Saturday with a breakthrough victory at Darwin’s Hidden Valley circuit.

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Ford looking good this year, but V8 Supercars future uncertain

Sam Hall Ford is on track to clinching its first V8 Supercars championship since 2010, however the brand’s longer term commitment to motor sport is still no clearer.

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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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Winterbottom continues Ford fightback

Mark Winterbottom after his win on Saturday.

Mark Fogarty Bathurst champion Mark Winterbottom continued Ford's fightback in the Auckland 500 at Pukekohe Park Raceway on Saturday to snatch the V8 Supercars championship lead from Craig Lowndes.

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Scott McLaughlin grabs second V8s pole in Auckland

Kiwi sensation Scott McLaughlin has grabbed his second pole position in front of his home crowd for the final V8 Supercars race of the weekend.

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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...