V8SC: Last Lap Thriller; McLaughlin Passes Sputtering Tander for Win in Phillip Island Finale

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PHILLIP ISLAND, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Never give up. Those three words capture perfectly the emotion and storyline behind the final outcome of Sunday’s Race 35 at the Plus Fitness Phillip Island 400, a finish that changed so quickly and dramatically that it even caught …

V8SC: Crowning A New King; Whincup Wins Race 34, Seals Record Sixth V8 Supercars Title

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PHILLIP ISLAND, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — V8SC photo — Jamie Whincup knew the only 100% guarantee he had of locking up his record-breaking sixth V8 Supercars Championship crown on Saturday was by winning Race 34 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit during Day One of the Plus Fitness Phillip Island …

V8SC: Wire to Wire; Scott McLaughlin Goes From Pole to Win in Race 33 at Phillip Island

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PHILLIP ISLAND, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Scott McLaughlin may be a sophomore V8 Supercars driver, but he has the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit figured out. McLaughlin started his day by scoring the pole position at Phillip Island and ended it by holding off Craig Lowndes, …

V8SC QUALIFYING: McLaughlin, Whincup Split Day One ARMOR ALL Poles at Phillip Island

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PHILLIP ISLAND, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — V8SC photo — Day One qualifying for the Plus Fitness Phillip Island 400 saw a rookie looking to rekindle some magic and a veteran looking to cement his place in history split the ARMOR All Pole Awards for Races 33 and 34 of the 2014 …

V8SC: Lowndes Looking for Phillip Island Record; Second in Championship Points

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PHILLIP ISLAND, Victoria, Australia — official release — V8SC photo — Craig Lowndes returned to his second favourite track with Mark Skaife’s winning record in his sights. The Red Bull Racing Australia pilot then declared his intent at the Plus Fitness Phillip Island 400 was to steal second-place in the Championship from Mark Winterbottom. Lowndes and his RBRA teammate Jamie …

V8SC: Lowndes Tops Phillip Island Happy Hour; Red Bull Goes One-Two

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PHILLIP ISLAND, Victoria, Australia — official release — V8SC photo — Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup have set the pace in the final practice session at the Plus Fitness Phillip Island 400, with Scott McLaughlin’s Volvo not far behind. Drivers shot up the field in the final seconds, as usual, but it was Lowndes with a 1:30.6899 second lap leading his …

V8SC: Chaz Mostert Fastest in Second Phillip Island Practice

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PHILLIP ISLAND, Victoria, Australia — official release — V8SC photo — Bathurst winner Chaz Mostert has finished at the top of the times in the second practice session at the Plus Fitness Phillip Island 400. The young gun recorded his 1:31.1252 second flying lap with four minutes to go in the 20-minute run, topping the Red Bulls, which sat one-two …

V8SC: DJR Young Gun Scott Pye Tops Opening Phillip Island Practice

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PHILLIP ISLAND, Victoria, Australia — official release — V8SC photo — The Plus Fitness Phillip Island 400 weekend is underway, with the V8 Supercars returning to the Super Sprint format this time out. Scott Pye topped the first practice session with a 1:31.61 second lap around the 4.445 km circuit, with just 0.157 seconds separating the DJR youngster and Red …

V8SC: Race Preview — Plus Fitness Phillip Island 400

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PHILLIP ISLAND, Victoria, 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: James Courtney Ready to Take Back the Island

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MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia — official release — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Holden Racing Team’s James Courtney says next weekend’s Plus Fitness Phillip Island 400 is unfinished business, with last year’s shock crash and injuries at the circuit cutting his weekend – and season – short. Courtney – who missed the final round in Sydney after his crash with Alex Premat …