VASC: Sam Michael Joins Triple Eight Race Engineering

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SOUTHPORT, Australia — Former Formula 1 engineer Sam Michael is to lend his experience and knowhow to Triple Eight Race Engineering Australia with immediate effect. Taking a part-time mentoring role with the Team, Michael joins Triple Eight as the team rolls out a number of new engineering appointments over the next three months. Michael has enjoyed a highly successful, 21-year …

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 …

VASC: SuperUtes Series to Launch in 2017

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SOUTHPORT, Australia — Supercars Australia will launch an exciting new category in Australian motorsport, SuperUtes, in 2017. SuperUtes will replace the existing V8 Utes series and be open to all manufacturers as part of a new and expanded category. Supercars Managing Director Matt Braid said the introduction of SuperUtes was an exciting development for Australian motorsport. “V8 Utes has been …

VASC: Triple Eight’s Bathurst Appeal Dismissed

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SOUTHPORT, Australia — The CAMS appointed Supercars National Court of Appeal has dismissed the Appeal submitted by Triple Eight Race Engineering (Australia) Pty Ltd in relation to the time penalty imposed by the Stewards in the 2016 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. The Appeal Hearing was heard at the County Court of Victoria this evening, relating to the severity of the …

VASC: Volvo Must Mediate With GRM, Court Says

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SOUTHPORT, Australia — Garry Rogers Motorsport will enter mediation with Volvo Car Australia to determine whether they can race the S60s with the B8444S engine next year in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Volvo’s shock decision to exit the sport next year was delivered in May, after a dominant showing from Scott McLaughlin at Phillip Island and before his confirmed …

VASC: STIXing to It; Davison and Webb Win Bathurst in Wild Finish

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BATHURST, N.S.W. – Will Davison fought off a fierce charge from Shane van Gisbergen to win the 56th edition of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Sunday afternoon. Davison’s .1434-second margin of victory was the closest in the history of the Great Race, and was his second career win on the Mountain. Co-driver and team owner Jonathon Webb picked up his first …

Race Chaser Live: 56th Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 at Mount Panorama

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Click here for LIVE updates from the 56th running of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 for the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship!