Paul Dumbrell

Holden heavyweights set for Bathurst 1000 battle

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

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...

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.

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.

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.

Jamie Whincup keen to roll on through Enduros

Jamie Whincup (left) and Paul Dumbrell are raring to go in this year’s Sandown 500.

If preparation is any guide, Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell are a rolled gold chance to repeat their 2013 Sandown triumph this weekend.

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...

Kiwi Scott McLaughlin grabs V8 win as Mark Winterbottom stumbles

Scott McLaughlin

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...

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...

Motorsport

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.

Motor Sport

Lap record under threat

Fan favourite: Craig Lowndes signs autographs for fans at Bathurst on Wednesday.

Mark Fogarty Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes won't be surprised if Bathurst records are broken.

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.

Motor Sport

Whincup wins pole position at Bathurst

Jamie Whincup

Stephen Ottley and Mark Fogarty Jamie Whincup takes another step closer to V8 Supercar immortality.

Team after triple treat

Jamie Whincup

Peter McKay If the force is with any team in the 2013 Bathurst 1000 it is Triple Eight Race Engineering's Holden Commodores of Jamie Whincup/Paul Dumbrell, Craig Lowndes/Warren Luff and wildcard Andy...

Motor Sport

Frosty conquers mountain, at last

Mark Winterbottom and Steve Richards celebrate

Mark Fogarty Mark Winterbottom withstands relentless pressure from Jamie Whincup to finally win Bathurst.

Motor Sport

Arch-rivals do battle in classic Bathurst 1000

Mark Winterbottom and Steve Richards

Stephen Ottley In a straight fight on Sunday, Winterbottom, FPR and Ford came out on top.

Motro sport

Super cool: FPR boosted by Frosty's maiden Bathurst win

Mark Winterbottom

Mark Fogarty As stories of redemption go, Mark Winterbottom withstanding relentless pressure from V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup to finally win the Bathurst 1000 takes some beating.

Motor sport

Winterbottom wins Bathurst 1000

Mark Winterbottom and Steve Richards.

Stephen Ottley Victory doesn't taste much sweeter than this.

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Lowndes back in the hunt for fourth title

Craig Lowndes (right) and Warren Luff celebrate after their win on Saturday.

Mark Fogarty Popular V8 veteran gains his best shot at his long-awaited fourth V8 Supercars championship.