Coulthard part of expanded Penske V8 team

Mark Fogarty 7:08 PM   Confirmation that Fabian Coulthard, regarded as an unfulfilled talent in V8 Supercars, will join American-owned would-be supersquad DJR Team Penske next year is no surprise.

Miller targets home success before step up ladder

Rookie: Jack Miller on a mini-bike at a fan event.

Mark Fogarty 5:42 PM   Australian rookie Jack Miller is to take another step up the MotoGP ladder next year, with a move to a second-level Honda team.

I can't catch Brock's Bathurst title haul, says Lowndes

Craig Lowndes crosses the line to win the Bathurst 1000.

Six-time Bathurst 1000 winner Craig Lowndes believes it will be impossible to catch mentor Peter Brock's record nine titles.

Crash on final lap of Russian GP ruins Kimi Raikkonen's chance of reaching podium

Kimi Raikkonen crashes into Valtteri Bottas.

On the final lap of the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi, Finnish drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Valtteri Bottas were battling for third position when they crashed into one another in an incident deemed deliberate by the racing officials.

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Lewis Hamilton wins dramatic Russian Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton shakes hands with Russian president Vladimir Putin after winning the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Lewis Hamilton won a dramatic Russian Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday to take a huge step towards his third world championship after Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg retired with throttle failure.

Veteran Craig Lowndes claims his sixth title

Craig Lowndes and Steven Richards celebrate on the podium after winning the Bathurst 1000.

Mark Fogarty   Holden veteran Craig Lowndes won his sixth Bathurst 1000 title at Mount Panorama on Sunday.

Female duo hit wall at Bathurst

Action-packed race: Simona De Silvestro and Renee Gracie.

They were considered "a million to one" to finish their first Bathurst 1000. Sadly, the first all-female team to contest the epic enduro since 1998 probably would have taken those odds after finding the Mount Panorama wall on Sunday.

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Rosberg on pole, title beckons for Mercedes

On pole: Nico Rosberg.

Nico Rosberg seized pole position for the Russian Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with world champion Lewis Hamilton joining his teammate on the front row in a perfect qualifying for Mercedes.

Live blog: 2015 V8 Supercar Bathurst 1000

BATHURST, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 08:  Tim Slade drives the #47 SuperCheap Auto Racing Holden during practice for the Bathurst 1000, which is race 25 of the V8 Supercars Championship at Mount Panorama on October 8, 2015 in Bathurst, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Stephen Ottley   Join us for all the latest action as the V8 Supercars tackle Mt Panorama in The Great Race.

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Mostert ruled out for the season

Mangle: Chaz Mostert's car after the crash.

Laine Clark   Instead of a fitting tribute, the Ford team of injured V8 Supercars star Chaz Mostert is now seeking a fitting replacement.

Top drivers left with mountain to climb

Mark Winterbottom missed the top 10 shootout.

Mark Fogarty   V8 Supercars championship rivals Mark Winterbottom and Craig Lowndes have a fight on their hands in Sunday's Bathurst 1000 – and not just against each other.

Reynolds snares pole in wet Bathurst qualifying

David Reynolds celebrates with co-driver Dean Canto after taking pole position for the Bathurst 1000.

Mark Fogarty   Ford driver David Reynolds has pole position for Sunday's Bathurst 1000 after emerging fastest in the top 10 shootout in wet conditions at Mount Panorama.

Forty years ago Brock changed everything

Mark Fogarty.

Mark Fogarty   The history of the Bathurst 1000 is the chronology of the Ford versus Holden rivalry that has sustained Australian touring car racing – what is now V8 Supercars – for nearly 50 years.

Flack to make full recovery after horror crash

Smash: Driver Damien Flack has injured in spectacular Bathurst crash.

Driver Damien Flack is conscious and in the hands of medical professionals after an awful crash in a lead-up race at the Bathurst 1000.

A golden era for MotoGP, says Doohan

Tight contest: Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa, Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi have created a golden era for MotoGP, according to former champ Mick Doohan.

Stephen Ottley   Australian racing legend Mick Doohan believes the two-wheel action is as good as it has ever been.

Mostert breaks leg in horror crash

Chaz Mostert's car after he crashed out during qualifying.

Mark Fogarty   Bathurst 1000 champion Chaz Mostert will not get to defend his title after suffering severe injuries in a huge qualifying crash at Mount Panorama on Friday.

Defending champ crashes at Bathurst

Chaz Mostert won the Great Race last year with Paul Morris in a famous last-to-first effort.

Defending Bathurst 1000 champion Chaz Mostert has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg and fractured wrist after a spectacular crash that has suspended qualifying until Saturday.

Returning champion Ambrose tightlipped on V8 future

 Marcos Ambrose.

Mark Fogarty   Former V8 Supercars champion Marcos Ambrose's return to the sport in which he was such a dominant force 10 years ago hasn't exactly been a happy homecoming.

Mountain man Ingall rewinds the clock with supercar scion Jack Perkins

 Russell Ingall

Mark Fogarty   Twenty years ago, Russell Ingall partnered V8 legend Larry Perkins to an improbable victory in the Bathurst 1000 in their Holden Commodore. This year he's driving with his son.