V8SC: Cam Waters Confirmed at Prodrive Racing Australia; Gains Monster Energy Backing for 2016

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  MILDURA, Australia – official team release — Monster Energy photo — Prodrive Racing Australia (PRA) has confirmed the graduation of Cameron Waters to its V8 Supercars Championship driver lineup for 2016, where the reigning Dunlop Series champion will be backed by leading energy drink brand Monster Energy. Waters will drive the No. 6 Monster Energy PRA Ford in his …

V8SC: 2016 Team Preview — Britek Motorsport

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ALBURY, New South Wales, Australia — Team Preview by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s Preview of the 2016 V8 Supercars Championship! We continue our run through the field with a look at the satellite operation for Brad Jones Racing, Britek Motorsport — the next-to-last finisher in …

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: Coulthard Heading to DJR Team Penske for 2016; Team Will Expand to Two Full-Time Cars

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STAPYLTON, Queensland, Australia – staff report — DJR Team Penske photo — DJR Team Penske has announced that Fabian Coulthard, one of the top drivers competing in the V8 Supercars Championship, will join the team for the 2016 season in a second Ford entry adorned with Penske’s famous No. 12. The 33-year-old, who made his debut in the category at Oran …

V8SC: Brock Squarely In His Sights; Lowndes Wins Sixth Bathurst 1000

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BATHURST, New South Wales, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images AsiaPac Photo — Craig Lowndes and co-driver Steven Richards took a large step towards becoming two of the all-time greatest drivers at Mount Panorama by winning the 2015 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 on Sunday. It was a popular-as-ever victory for the “People’s …

V8SC: Chaz Mostert Notches Eighth ARMOR ALL Pole of 2015 Ahead of Queensland Finale

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WILLOWBANK, Queensland, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — If qualifying was any indication, it’s going to be a long road to hoe for anyone to stop the Prodrive Racing Australia/Pepsi Max Ford Falcons from claiming the 200 km finale of the Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint. Young gun Chaz Mostert …

V8SC: Four in a Row; Winterbottom Ices the Field to Sweep Opening Day at Queensland

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WILLOWBANK, Queensland, Australia — official series release — Chris Hyde/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Mark Winterbottom remains untouchable in Australia after taking his fourth consecutive V8 Supercars Championship victory on Friday in the second race of the Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint. Winterbottom broke a long Queensland Raceway drought by sweeping both of the shorter sprint races, taking four straight race wins …

V8SC: Frostbite; Mark Winterbottom Claims Seventh V8 Supercars Win of 2015 in Queensland

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WILLOWBANK, Queensland, Australia — official series release — Chris Hyde/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Mark Winterbottom blitzed the start and flew into the distance, winning the first race at the Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint on Saturday for his seventh V8 Supercars Championship victory of the 2015 season. The championship leader further extended his margin after a 3.77 second victory on the …

V8SC: Race Preview — Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint

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Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s 2015 V8 Supercars race previews! Before each V8 Supercars race weekend, we take a look at the track the series will be visiting, and point out the drivers to keep an eye out for during the weekend. Keep checking Race Chaser Online over the course of the 2015 season for your V8 Supercars news …

V8SC: Weekend Sweep; Mark Winterbottom Dominates for Second Straight Townsville 400 Win

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TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia — official series release — V8SC photo — There were tense moments of teammate versus teammate in the late stages of the Castrol EDGE Townsville 400, but the Ford Falcons continued to dominate on the North Queensland streets as the HRT Commodores powered through the pack in a late push for the podium. Mark Winterbottom made the …

V8SC: Change of Pace; McLaughlin Secures Pole for Castrol EDGE Townsville 400 Finale

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TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Wilson Security GRM photo — The tides may be finally starting to turn on Volvo Polestar Racing driver Scott McLaughlin’s 2015 season. McLaughlin, 22, was the seventh car out in the ARMOR ALL Top Ten Shootout for Race 17 of the V8 Supercars Championship, but his …

V8SC: Green Machine; David Reynolds Dominates for Win in SKYCITY Triple Crown Darwin Finale

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DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — V8SC photo — Sunday was a stellar day to be David Reynolds. The Rod Nash Racing, Bottle-O-sponsored driver made it perfect from start-to-finish, rolling off from the pole and leading 38 of the race’s 70 laps to capture his first V8 Supercars Championship victory since Race …