V8SC: Lowndes Hits 99 Wins and Whincup Takes The Points Lead In Tasmania

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PERTH, Tasmania, Australia — Story by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike – Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — For Red Bull Racing Australia, it was a weekend back to form at Symmons Plains Raceway in Tasmania. They swept all three races, with Craig Lowndes winning Races Four and Five on Saturday, and teammate Jamie Whincup claiming Sunday’s Race Six. …

V8SC: 2015 Preview — DJR Team Penske

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STAPYLTON, Queensland, Australia — Team Preview by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s Preview of the 2015 V8 Supercars Championship! We continue our run through the field with the biggest headline team of the offseason — the merged and retitled outfit that was Dick Johnson Racing …

V8SC: Prodrive Racing Australia Confirms Co-Drivers for 2015 Pirtek Enduro Cup

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CAMPBELLFIELD, Victoria, Australia — official release — V8SC photo — Steve Owen, Dean Canto and Cameron Waters will return as Prodrive Racing Australia co-drivers in the Pirtek Enduro Cup this year, but just which factory-backed Ford Falcon each of them will steer is yet to be finalized. In 2014 Owen paired with Mark Winterbottom in a Pepsi- Max Ford, Canto …

V8SC: 2015 Preview — Rod Nash Racing and Super Black Racing

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CAMPBELLFIELD, Victoria, Australia — Team Preview by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photos — Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s Preview of the 2015 V8 Supercars Championship! We continue our run through the field with the slightly adjusted Racing Entitlement Contract teams for Prodrive Racing Australia (formerly Ford Performance Racing) in 2015, consisting of …

V8SC: 2015 Preview — Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport

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NUNAWADING, Victoria, Australia — Team Preview by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s Preview of the 2015 V8 Supercars Championship! We continue our run through the field with the newly-re-expanded two-car team of Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport. Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport DRIVERS: #23 – Nick Percat, Repair Management …

V8SC: 2015 Preview — Charlie Schwerkolt Racing and Walkinshaw Racing

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CLAYTON NORTH, Victoria, Australia — Team Preview by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photos — To offer a quick explanation on the V8 Supercars rules regarding teams — In the V8 Supercars Championship, no team is allowed to own more than two cars. However, teams can form alliances with other teams to …

V8SC: Sweet Scheme; TEKNO Autosports Unveils New Commodore With Darrell Lea Sponsorship

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STAPYLTON, Brisbane, Australia — official team release — Team Tekno photo — V8 Supercars team TEKNO Autosports revealed a revolutionary new look on Thursday, showcasing its partnership with iconic Australian confectionary brand Darrell Lea. Driver Shane van Gisbergen and TEKNO Autosports team owner Jonathon Webb took the covers off the ‘STIX’ Darrell Lea VF Commodore at TEKNO’s headquarters in Stapylton, …

V8SC: Monster Energy Partners With Holden and James Courtney For 2015 Season

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MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia – official release — Mark Horsburgh photo — Monster Energy will make a long awaited return to the V8 Supercars Championship via a strategic alliance with James Courtney and the Holden Racing Team. The Holden Racing Team has subsequently revealed a unique, darker testing livery ahead of next month’s sydney.com SuperTest at Sydney Motorsport Park, signalling its intentions …

V8SC: Field Complete; Tim Blanchard Signs With Lucas Dumbrell, Brings Grid To 25 Cars

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NUNAWADING, Victoria, Australia — official team release — LDM photo — Rising star Tim Blanchard has signed a full-time deal to drive for Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport in the 2015 V8 Supercars Championship. After an impressive run with the team throughout the 2014 endurance season, former V8 Supercars Development Series runner-up and Mike Kable Young Gun Award winner for best rookie driver, …

V8SC: Holden To Continue Commodore Name Branding Into V8 Supercars Future

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PORT MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia — official release — Photo courtesy V8 Supercars — Direct customer feedback has driven Holden’s decision to retain the esteemed Commodore nameplate for the next-generation large car to be imported from GM’s global operations from 2018, Holden Executive Director of Sales Peter Keley announced today. “The next-generation large car we have selected from GM’s global portfolio …

Pike Post: The 2014 V8 Supercars Championship Golden Kangaroo Awards

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MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia — Blog by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Before heading full-swing into coverage of the 2015 V8 Supercars Championship, Race Chaser Online is taking one last look back at the 2014 season to honor the top performers and moments from last year’s thrilling journey. Here are our …

V8SC: Ambrose “Sole Focus” For DJR Team Penske in 2015; Pye Dropped From Team

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BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia — official series release — Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Newly transformed DJR Team Penske will run just one V8 Supercar this season, focusing all efforts on returning star Marcos Ambrose. The license – known officially as a REC (Racing Entitlement Contract) – that supported the second DJR car run by Scott Pye in 2014 has been …