VASC: Van Gisbergen’s Weekend Continues With Pole in Qualifying

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Adelaide, South Australia — Shane Van Gisbergen’s magic Clipsal 500 Adelaide weekend continues, as the reigning series champion will go last in the Armor All Top Ten Shootout after setting the provisional pole in Sunday’s qualifying with a 1:19.295. Red Bull Holden Racing Team teammate Jamie Whincup qualified second. Whincup said he was pleased with the performance, but still was …

VASC: van Gisbergen Starts Title Defense With Win At Clipsal

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ADELAIDE, South Australia, Australia — After posting the fastest time by one-ten-thousandth of a second in the first round of qualifying, then grabbing the pole by 0.044 seconds in the Armor All Shootout, Shane van Gisbergen continued his domination of the Clipsal 500 weekend by claiming the first of two 250-kilometer races on Saturday. The defending series champion drove away …

VASC: Whincup Ends Pole Drought With Record Lap at Townsville

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia –Story By Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — After not having gained a pole since the 2015 season finale, Jamie Whincup was back on top for Saturday’s race at the Castrol Edge Townsville 400 at the Townsville Street Circuit. Whincup set a time of 1:12.144, the fastest a V8 Supercar has gone around the …

VASC: Whincup and Van Gisbergen Duel in Townsville

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia — Story by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Despite not having a great car in practice, Jamie Whincup came good on Saturday at the Castrol Edge Townsville 400, winning in powerful fashion from teammate Shane van Gisbergen. The duo fought throughout the entire race, and when a late-race caution came out, Whincup was …

V8SC: Consistency is Key; Slade Sweeps Winton in Dominant Performance

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BENALLA, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Tim Slade rounded off a dream weekend at the Woodstock Winton SuperSprint, winning Sunday’s V8 Supercars Championship race at a brisk pace over defending series champion Mark Winterbottom. Having won Saturday’s race prior, giving him his first two career series …

V8SC: Mostert Smashes Winton Track Record; Nets Third Supercars Pole of 2016

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BENALLA, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Chaz Mostert won the ARMOR ALL Pole Award for Sunday’s race at the Woodstock Winton SuperSprint, breaking the V8 Supercars Championship track record at Winton Motor Raceway with a stunning clip of 1:18.760 and scoring his third pole of the season. Mostert …

V8SC: Slade Shows Solid Form; Wins Second-Career Supercars Pole at Winton

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BENALLA, Victoria, Australia — Story by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Tim Slade found some surprising speed at Winton Motor Raceway, grabbing the ARMOR ALL Pole Award for Saturday’s race at the Woodstock Winton SuperSprint. The pole was Slade’s second of his career, and he was enjoying it fully. “It’s been …

SOUTHEAST: Florida Teen Dies Following Qualifying Crash in Ocala

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March 24, 2014 — staff report by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — video still courtesy Marion County Sheriff’s Office — OCALA, FL — A 15-year-old girl has died after being involved in an on-track crash during a qualifying session at Bubba Raceway Park (BRP) in Marion County, Florida. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Niokoa Johnson died of her …

V8SC: Nissan Firepower; Caruso on Pole for Round One at Albert Park

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March 13, 2014 — V8 Supercars photo — MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA — Michael Caruso secured his first V8 Supercars pole position and clinched Nissan’s first start from P1 on the grid in the V8 Supercars Championship during Thursday qualifying for the MSS Security/Rolex V8 Supercars Challenge. After showing pace in practice earlier in the day, Caruso rang a lap of 1:55.8313 …

V8SC: 2014 Preview – Jack Daniel’s Racing

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Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s 2014 V8 Supercars Championship Preview! The look at the Nissan Motorsport entries continues in our final preview of the day, where we share a few with Jack Daniel’s Racing. Jack Daniel’s Racing DRIVERS: #7 – Todd Kelly, Jack Daniel’s Nissan Altima #15 – Rick Kelly, Jack Daniel’s Nissan Altima 2013 TEAM POINTS FINISH: 7th …

V8SC: 2014 Preview – Norton Hornets

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Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s 2014 V8 Supercars Championship Preview! Today is unofficially “Nissan Day”, as we will look at both of the Nissan Motorsport-powered entries in the Championship. We start Wednesday with the first half of their operation, the Norton Hornets. Norton Hornets DRIVERS: #36 – Michael Caruso, Norton Antivirus Nissan Altima #360 – James Moffat, Norton Antivirus …