VASC: van Gisgergen and Prémat take Saturday at the Gold Coast

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SURFERS PARADISE, Queensland, Australia – Shane van Gisbergen and Alexandre Prémat overcame a 10-second restart procedure penalty to win the Saturday race at the Castrol Gold Coast 600. For van Gisbergen, it was his third win in as many seasons at the Gold Coast, while Prémat picked up his first victory as a co-driver. van Gisbergen’s level of excitement post-race belied …

VASC: Castrol Gold Coast 600 Preview

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  RACES 22 AND 23 – CASTROL GOLD COAST 600 Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 2.96 km (1.84 mi) street circuit RACE INFORMATION: Saturday, 10:22: Race 22: 102 laps, 301.92 km, start time 1:55 P.M. (11:55 P.M. EDT Friday) Sunday, 10/23: Race 23: 102 laps, 301.92 km, start time 2:25 P.M. (12:25 A.M. EDT) 2015 WINNERS: Shane van …

SST: Stadium Super Trucks Book Return Visit to Australia; Added to Gold Coast 600 Lineup

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – official series release — SST photo — Following their Australian debut at the V8 Supercars Clipsal 500 Adelaide in March, the SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks presented by TRAXXAS will return to the land down under Oct. 23-25, with the addition of the Super Trucks to the Gold Coast 600 in Surfers Paradise. The stadium trucks were …

V8SC: Whincup and Dumbrell Claim Gold Coast Finale, Pirtek Enduro Cup Title

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GOLD COAST, Queensland, Australia — official release — Chris Hyde/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Red Bull Racing’s Jamie Whincup has taken a big step towards claiming a record sixth V8 Supercars Championship by winning Race 32 at the Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600 this afternoon. The triumph was Whincup’s 86th career V8 Supercars Championship race victory and the perennial champion’s win …

V8SC: McLaughlin Banks ARMOR ALL Pole for Race 32 on the Gold Coast

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GOLD COAST, Queensland, Australia — official release — V8SC photo — Scott McLaughlin held the Red Bulls of Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes off the front row to score his eighth ARMOR All Pole Award of the season with a spectacular lap in preparation of the second half of the Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600. McLaughlin and Whincup are locked …

V8SC: Shane van Gisbergen Claims Redemption; Erases Bathurst Pain With Gold Coast Win

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SURFERS PARADISE, Queensland, Australia — official release — V8SC photo — Shane van Gisbergen seemed certain to win the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 but left Mount Panorama completely devastated after his car stalled on the final pit stop. Thirteen days later, he can at least forget at least some of that pain. Van Gisbergen and co-driver Jonathon Webb scored the …

V8SC: Shane van Gisbergen Claims Pole for Race One of Gold Coast 600

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GOLD COAST, Queensland, Australia — official release — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Shane van Gisbergen continued his recent V8 Supercars pole streak, clinching the ARMOR ALL Pole Award for Race 31 during the Top 10 Shootout at the Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600. The TEKNO Autosports driver was seventh out on track, with a gutsy lap of 1:11.32 second …

V8SC: Race Preview — Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600

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SURFERS PARADISE, Queensland, Australia — Race Preview by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike – Welcome to the continuation of Race Chaser Online’s 2014 V8 Supercars race previews! Before each V8 Supercars race weekend, we will take a look at the track the series will be visiting, and point out the drivers to keep an eye out for …

V8SC: Triple Eight, Red Bull Unveil Tribute Race-Spec Holden Sandman on Gold Coast

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VIRGINIA, Queensland, Australia — official release — Red Bull Racing Australia photo — Red Bull Racing Australia paid tribute to an Australian icon, the Holden Sandman, on Wednesday with the launch of the world’s first, one-off, race spec Tribute Edition Sandman produced in-house by Triple Eight Race Engineering and launched ahead of this weekend’s Gold Coast 600. In celebration of …

V8SC: Castrol EDGE Signs V8 Supercar Sponsorship Deal; Will Sponsor Gold Coast 600 Through 2016

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QUEENSLAND, Australia – official release — GC600 photo — Castrol EDGE will sponsor this year’s Gold Coast 600, which returns to the world-renowned Surfers Paradise street circuit in October. The race will be known as the Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600 through 2016. Castrol Australia Marketing Director Diana Hall said the Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600 was an iconic event for Castrol to …