VASC: Triple Eight to The Fore In Qualifying

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PUKEKOHE, New Zealand — Jamie Whincup prevented his Red Bull Racing Australia Teammate Shane Van Gisbergen from grabbing a complete sweep of pole positions during Sunday’s qualifying sessions for the ITM Auckland Supersprint. Whincup grabbed pole right at the end of qualifying for Race 27, while Van Gisbergen, who will start on pole for Race 26, finished second after his …

VASC: Whincup Victorious in Race 1 at Pukekohe

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PUKEKOHE, New Zealand – Jamie Whincup won the first race at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint to cut the gap between he and teammate Shane van Gisbergen to 142 points in the championship standings. “I got off the line well and the car was quick,” he said. “We’ll keep tuning it up and make sure we keep moving forward as the races …

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 …

V8SC: 2016 Season Preview — Super Black Racing

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WELLSFORD, New Zealand — Team Preview by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Welcome to RaceChaserOnline.com’s coverage of the 2016 International V8 Supercars Championship! With just over two weeks before the official start of the season in Adelaide, this is the first piece in a series of previews for each team (and all …

V8SC: High Praise, High Results; Heimgartner Impresses for Super Black in Tasmania

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LAUNCESTON, Tasmania — official team release — Super Black Racing photo — Super Black Racing, the only New Zealand team in the V8 Supercar Championship (V8SC), proved on Sunday they can challenge the front-runners. 19-year-old Andre Heimgartner finished eighth for the team in the final race of the weekend after qualifying in seventh. “I’m am so stoked with the result. …

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: Super Black Racing Confirms Entry for 2015 V8 Supercars Championship

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WELLSFORD, New Zealand — official team release — Super Black Racing/V8SC photo — New Zealand’s Super Black Racing is revved up to announce it will be Back in Black for 2015 having signed and entered into a full time campaign in the V8 Supercar Championship. Super Black Racing’s full-time entry into the V8 Supercars Championship (V8SC) will feature rising New …