Russell Ingall


Russell Ingall returns to V8's for 19th season

Veteran Russell Ingall will return to V8 Supercars to contest his 19th straight season as a full-time driver in 2014.


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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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.

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Lowndes holds lead with feisty scramble

Mark Fogarty V8 Supercars veteran Craig Lowndes retained his championship lead despite run-ins with his title-holding teammate Jamie Whincup and race officials in the Tasmania 400 at Symmons Plains Raceway, near...

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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Lee Holdsworth gives Mercedes-Benz first V8 Supercars victory

Foiled: Lee Holdsworth takes the lead from Fabian Coulthard near the end of the second race of the Winton 400.

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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Mercedes duo set for tense battle for F1 supremacy

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Peter McKay Yes, the Bahrain Grand Prix was an interesting, at times exciting, motor race with standout performances from Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, who fought ferociously though fairly to their...


V8 Supercars: Jamie Whincup stands out in a year of change

Jamie Whincup

Peter McKay Australian motor sport in 2013 will be remembered as the year when the premier category, V8 Supercars, took a reality pill and joined the 21st century.

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V8 Supercars field the smallest yet because of cost-cutting

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Mark Fogarty Two entries have dropped out and another is doubtful, reducing the car count to 25.

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.

Sideswiped: attack on Winterbottom gets personal

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - FEBRUARY 18:  Mark Winterbottom driver of the # 5 Ford Performance Racing Ford poses for a portrait prior to practice for round one of the V8 Supercar Championship Series at Yas Marina Circuit on February 18, 2010 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images) Emailing: frosty.jpg  The message is ready to be sent with the following file or link attachments:frosty.jpgNote: To protect against computer viruses, e-mail programs may prevent sending or receiving certain types of file attachments.  Check your e-mail security settings to determine how attachments are handled.

Mark Fogarty V8 Supercars championship challenger Mark Winterbottom has dismissed a vicious personal attack by the team boss of his title arch-rival Jamie Whincup.

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Winterbottom to return fire on track

Mark Winterbottom

Mark Fogarty V8 Supercars championship challenger Mark Winterbottom has dismissed a vicious personal attack by the team boss of title arch rival Jamie Whincup, vowing to answer the criticism on the track at...


Ice-man Winterbottom only too happy to take the heat

Mark Winterbottom

Mark Fogarty V8 SUPERCARS championship challenger Mark Winterbottom has dismissed a vicious personal attack by his title arch rival Jamie Whincup's team boss, vowing to answer the criticism on the track at...

Drive for perfection

Bathurst 1000

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


Final V8 driver places filling up

Alex Davison.


From: Mark Ellis 
Sent: Monday, 20 
September 2010 1:38 PM
To: Annabel Ross
Subject: FW: First 
and Worst Column Idea


unless you have something lined up, here's one someone 
prepared earlier


i reckon we should use it






Career Editor 


Media House, 655 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008 
03 8667 3131 | 

From: Tony Mee - BAM Media 
Sent: Monday, 20 September 2010 1:32 
To: Mark Ellis
Subject: First and Worst Column 

Hi Mark,


I saw the ‘First and Worst’ column in and 
thought you might be interested in a V8 theme for the October 9/10 edition given 
that this is the Bathurst 1000 weekend.


I’ve attached some words direct from Alex Davison. Alex 
drives for IRWIN Racing and is a contender for the Bathurst 

Mark Fogarty The remaining dominoes are starting to fall for V8 Supercar drivers, with the confirmed return of Alex Davison leaving just four unfilled places for next year.

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Van Gisbergen wins 500

Shane Van Gisbergen

Mark Fogarty, Adelaide New Zealander's controversial change of teams vindicated by his victory in Adelaide 500.


Coulthard wins opening V8 race in Tasmania

Fabian Coulthard

New Zealander Fabian Coulthard has upstaged defending V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup to steal the opening race of the Tasmanian round.

Bold Lowndes plan backfires as Ford wins

Taking the soft option almost paid off for Craig Lowndes but in the end he became one of Saturday's hard luck stories

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Tander ends Holden drought

Garth Tander

Mark Fogarty Garth Tander ends Holden Racing Team's longest losing streak in Townsville 400.

Unsigned Davison scores pole

Will Davison

Mark Fogarty As the driver dominoes start falling in V8 Supercars, Ford flyer Will Davison is the biggest name yet to secure a new deal from next year.