V8SC: Van Gisbergen Retakes Adelaide Track Record in Round One Qualifying; Ambrose Advances to Shootout

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ADELAIDE, South Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photos — During qualifying for the opening race of the Clipsal 500 Adelaide, six time V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup took the Adelaide Parklands Street Circuit lap record away from flying Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen. That scenario just wasn’t good enough for van …

V8SC: Shane van Gisbergen Tops Final Practice Session Ahead of Adelaide Opener

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ADELAIDE, South Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Shane van Gisbergen topped all comers during the final practice session before Saturday’s opening race of the 2015 V8 Supercars Chamionship on the streets of Adelaide, the Clipsal 500. The flying Kiwi posted his fastest lap with three minutes remaining in …

V8SC: 2015 Preview — Tekno Autosports

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STAPYLTON, Queensland, Australia — Team Preview by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — Robert Cianflone/ Getty Images AsiaPac photo – Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s previews for the 2015 V8 Supercars Championship! Our penultimate team is one of the surprise success stories of the 2014 season (who coincidentally finished second in the drivers’ championship), Tekno Autosports. …

V8SC: Sweet Scheme; TEKNO Autosports Unveils New Commodore With Darrell Lea Sponsorship

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STAPYLTON, Brisbane, Australia — official team release — Team Tekno photo — V8 Supercars team TEKNO Autosports revealed a revolutionary new look on Thursday, showcasing its partnership with iconic Australian confectionary brand Darrell Lea. Driver Shane van Gisbergen and TEKNO Autosports team owner Jonathon Webb took the covers off the ‘STIX’ Darrell Lea VF Commodore at TEKNO’s headquarters in Stapylton, …

V8SC: Washout; Shane van Gisbergen Wins Rain-Shortened Sydney Finale as Whincup Officially Claims Sixth Title

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SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images AsiaPac photo – Shane van Gisbergen survived the rain for the third time this season to win Sunday’s season finale at the Sydney NRMA 500, and Jamie Whincup officially took home his record-breaking sixth V8 Supercars Championship title. Van Gisbergen took …

V8SC: Van Gisbergen Claims Provisional Pole in Final Round One Qualiying Session at Sydney

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SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman —  Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — The story of round one of ARMOR ALL Pole Qualifying for the Sydney NRMA 500 finale was simple — the big names waited until the end, but they still got in to the Top Ten Shootout. Jamie Whincup and …

V8SC: Van Gisbergen Excited to Race Against Ambrose

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SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia — official series release — V8 Supercars photo — Shane van Gisbergen talked down leading the field by 0.4sec in today’s final practice. The 25-year old Kiwi is, in fact, more excited about having returning two-time champ Marcos Ambrose on the grid at this weekend’s Sydney NRMA 500. “It’s so cool to have him in …

V8SC: Shane van Gisbergen Fastest During Sydney Happy Hour

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SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — V8 Supercars’ “Flying Kiwi” proved exactly how fast he can go during final practice for this weekend’s season-ending Sydney NRMA 500. Shane van Gisbergen, driving the TEKNO Autosport No. 97, blasted to the top of the time charts in …

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: Tekno Trailblazing; Shane van Gisbergen Nets ARMOR ALL Pole for Bathurst 1000

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BATHURST, Australia — official release — V8SC photo — The TEKNO Autosports Commodore of Shane van Gisbergen and Jonathon Webb will start from ARMOR ALL Pole Position tomorrow in the Bathurst 1000. Van Gisbergen was the penultimate car to leave the gate on a flying lap, just barely missing tagging the wall on the way to a 2:06.3267 second lap …

V8SC: Wet-Weather Wonder; van Gisbergen Goes Two-For-Two in Eastern Creek

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EASTERN CREEK, New South Wales, Australia – Race report by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — V8 Supercars photo – Call him the king of the rain. Shane van Gisbergen, driving the Team TEKNO V.I.P. Petfoods Holden Commodore, wrested the lead away from five-time V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup on the opening lap of Saturday’s second 100km sprint race at a rain-soaked Sydney …