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Aussie V8 Supercars testing fibre technology used by F1 leaders

Australian manufacturer Colan is working with V8 supercar teams to test the use of a revolutionary new lightweight fibre for the Australian championship following its successful use in Formula One cars. The new fibre, Innegra, is a high performance yarn that, when combined with carbon fibre, can improve the toughness of the cars while decreasing […]

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Alex Davison and Shane van Gisbergen take top 10 finish at L&H 500

Alex Davison and Shane van Gisbergen finished tenth in today’s L&H 500; it was a great recovering from the two IRWIN/SP Tools Racing drivers after complications earlier on in the race. John McIntyre and Daniel Gaunt crossed the line in 17th after a long and gruelling 113 laps. The 500km event at the Phillip Island […]

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V8 Supercars – Challenging day for David Wall at the Island

Saturday 12/09/2009 A number of different issues have made the qualifying day at the L&H 500 at Phillip Island a challenge for New South Welshman, David Wall. Grappling with the set up of their Wilson Security Racing #333 V8 Supercar, David and his co-driver Leanne Tander struggled in qualifying with both drivers starting their respective […]

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Cold Chisel reforms for one-off at V8 Supercar Sydney Telstra 500

In an entertainment coup, V8 Supercars Australia has confirmed the country’s most successful rock band, Cold Chisel, will re-unite for a special one show only concert event at the much anticipated Sydney Telstra 500, on Saturday 5 December. The announcement cements the Sydney Telstra 500 as Sydney’s biggest sporting and entertainment event for 2009, with […]

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Troy Bayliss prepared for V8 Supercar debut at Phillip Island

While an expert of the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on two wheels, Troy Bayliss will become a rookie all over again this weekend when the multiple World Superbike Champion gets behind the wheel of a Paul Morris Motorsports prepared Commodore with Dean Fiore at the first endurance race of the 2009 V8 Supercar Championship […]

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Steve Owen and Shane Price take over at Team Autobarn

Endurance specialists Steve Owen and Shane Price will step up their V8 Supercar campaigns this weekend, jumping into the #10 Autobarn Commodore for the Phillip Island 500. With regular Autobarn pilot Paul Dumbrell stepping into the organisations’ sister operation, the Toll Holden Racing Team for Phillip Island and Bathurst, Steve Owen and Shane Price will […]

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Todd and Rick Kelly a combination to watch at L&H 500

Jack Daniel’s Racing team-mate and brothers Todd and Rick Kelly both see their #7 Jack Daniel’s Racing Holden Commodore as one of the cars to watch in the L&H 500 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Victoria this weekend. The Bathurst-winning brothers will team-up for only the second time in their career for […]

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Peter Brock was ‘the man’ says Greg Murphy

Greg Murphy and Mark Skaife head to Bathurst in October as the best credentialed driver pairing on this year’s entry list. The Sprint Gas Racing duo have won nine of the classic Mt. Panorama races between them, Skaife five and Murphy four. That’s the same number held individually by motor racing icon Peter Brock, who […]

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Supercheap Auto re-signs with Paul Morris Motorsports

Australia’s leading automotive chain, Supercheap Auto has extended its naming rights sponsorship of Holden V8 Supercar team Paul Morris Motorsports (PMM) under the Supercheap Auto Racing banner for a further two years. The extension means that 2005 V8 Supercar and dual Bathurst Champion Russell Ingall will continue racing at least until the end of the […]

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Kelly Racing successful in pre-enduro Winton test

Please see below quotes from drivers involved in Kelly Racing’s test day at Winton Motor Raceway in Benalla, Victoria yesterday. The test day is crucial preparation for this season’s V8 Supercar endurance events, starting with the L&H500 at Phillip Island in two weeks time, followed by October’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. Viewed 15015 times by […]

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