V8SC: Rain & Red Flags Don’t Dampen Waters; Rookie Nets First Supercars Pole

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PERTH, Western Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — V8SC photo — Cameron Waters braved both rainy conditions and two red flags on his way to winning the pole for Saturday’s International V8 Supercars Championship race at Barbagallo Raceway’s Perth SuperSprint. The Prodrive Racing Australia rookie set his winning time of 59.6256 seconds within the …

V8SC: McLaughlin Leads Round One Qualifying for Adelaide Finale; Tander, Lowndes Miss Cut

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ADELAIDE, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — As always tends to happen in the first round of ARMOR ALL Pole Qualifying for a Sunday V8 Supercars Championship event, the final moments of the 20-minute session provided the biggest shuffle in the final rundown. As time expired on the clock, …

V8SC: Mostert Makes Triumphant Return; Scores Pole for Second Race of Clipsal 500 Adelaide

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ADELAIDE, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — V8SC photo — Welcome back to V8 Supercars, Chaz Mostert. The 23-year-old Melbourne native made a triumphant return in his first race weekend outing since a horrifying crash at Bathurst’s Mount Panorama Circuit cut his season short last fall, using his final flying lap to nip …

V8SC: First Time for Everything; Scott Pye Grabs Maiden V8 Supercars Pole in Adelaide Opener

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ADELAIDE, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — V8SC photo — With a thrilling drive and a burst of enthusiasm, DJR Team Penske young gun Scott Pye captured his first career V8 Supercars Championship pole during ARMOR ALL Pole Qualifying for the first race of the season-opening Clipsal 500 Adelaide on Friday. Pye grabbed …

V8SC: ARMOR ALL Renews Agreement With V8 Supercars; Continues as Qualifying Sponsor

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NORTH SYDNEY, Australia – official series release — ARMOR ALL has officially renewed its agreement as the official car care products partner of the V8 Supercars for the 2016 season. After celebrating a decade in V8 Supercars last year, the renewal will continue to see ARMOR ALL sponsor one of the most prized driver awards on offer, the ARMOR ALL …

V8SC: Chaz Mostert Notches Eighth ARMOR ALL Pole of 2015 Ahead of Queensland Finale

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WILLOWBANK, Queensland, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — If qualifying was any indication, it’s going to be a long road to hoe for anyone to stop the Prodrive Racing Australia/Pepsi Max Ford Falcons from claiming the 200 km finale of the Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint. Young gun Chaz Mostert …

V8SC: Change of Pace; McLaughlin Secures Pole for Castrol EDGE Townsville 400 Finale

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TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Wilson Security GRM photo — The tides may be finally starting to turn on Volvo Polestar Racing driver Scott McLaughlin’s 2015 season. McLaughlin, 22, was the seventh car out in the ARMOR ALL Top Ten Shootout for Race 17 of the V8 Supercars Championship, but his …

V8SC: Bottle Blast; David Reynolds Banks ARMOR ALL Pole Award Ahead of Darwin Finale

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DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — V8SC photo — David Reynolds has proven that the speed of the Ford FG X Falcon will continue no matter where the V8 Supercars Championship (V8SC) goes in 2015. ‘Daffo’, as Reynolds is affectionately known, drove to a fast lap of 1:06.2526 seconds at the …

V8SC: Up Front Again; Lowndes Scores Qualifying Trifecta With Third Pole of the Weekend at Symmons Plains

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LAUNCESTON, Tasmania — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Craig Lowndes has put himself in the best position possible to score his landmark 100th V8 Supercars Championship (V8SC) race win — the pole position — after topping ARMOR ALL Pole Qualifying for the third straight session at Symmons Plains Raceway. Lowndes …

V8SC: James Courtney Scores ARMOR ALL Pole Award for Clipsal 500 Finale in Adelaide

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ADELAIDE, South Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — After a “massive moment” during the ARMOR ALL Top Ten Shootout, Holden Racing Team star and defending Clipsal 500 champion James Courtney gathered his wits and put together a lap good enough to claim the pole for Sunday’s 250 km finale …

V8SC: Van Gisbergen Retakes Adelaide Track Record in Round One Qualifying; Ambrose Advances to Shootout

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ADELAIDE, South Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photos — During qualifying for the opening race of the Clipsal 500 Adelaide, six time V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup took the Adelaide Parklands Street Circuit lap record away from flying Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen. That scenario just wasn’t good enough for van …

V8SC: Double Down; Whincup Smashes Adelaide Track Record, Sweeps Qualifying for Opening Two Races

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ADELAIDE, South Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Morne de Klerk/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Sometimes all Jamie Whincup has to do is smile and wave, and good things just seem to happen. Whincup kicked off the 2015 V8 Supercars Championship season in smashing style on Friday, earning the first two ARMOR ALL Pole Awards …