V8SC: McLaughlin Leads Round One Qualifying for Adelaide Finale; Tander, Lowndes Miss Cut

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ADELAIDE, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — As always tends to happen in the first round of ARMOR ALL Pole Qualifying for a Sunday V8 Supercars Championship event, the final moments of the 20-minute session provided the biggest shuffle in the final rundown. As time expired on the clock, …

V8SC: Courtney Tops Whincup in Adelaide Thriller; Holden Duel Highlights Clipsal 500 Race 2

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ADELAIDE, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — In one of the most thrilling V8 Supercars Championship races at the Adelaide Parklands Street Circuit since the now-legendary Dick Johnson and Larry Perkins battle in support of the 1994 Australian Grand Prix, two-time defending Clipsal 500 Adelaide winner James Courtney and …

V8SC: Whincup Fires Opening V8 Supercars Shot; Claims Clipsal 500 Opener in Adelaide

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ADELAIDE, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Look out, V8 Supercars field … the champion is back. On a hot day in Adelaide, six-time series titlist Jamie Whincup fired the opening shot of the 2016 championship season by winning the first race of the Clipsal 500 on the …

V8SC: Mostert Makes Triumphant Return; Scores Pole for Second Race of Clipsal 500 Adelaide

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ADELAIDE, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — V8SC photo — Welcome back to V8 Supercars, Chaz Mostert. The 23-year-old Melbourne native made a triumphant return in his first race weekend outing since a horrifying crash at Bathurst’s Mount Panorama Circuit cut his season short last fall, using his final flying lap to nip …

V8SC: First Time for Everything; Scott Pye Grabs Maiden V8 Supercars Pole in Adelaide Opener

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ADELAIDE, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — V8SC photo — With a thrilling drive and a burst of enthusiasm, DJR Team Penske young gun Scott Pye captured his first career V8 Supercars Championship pole during ARMOR ALL Pole Qualifying for the first race of the season-opening Clipsal 500 Adelaide on Friday. Pye grabbed …

V8SC: Reynolds ‘Hungry’ for Success During Season-Opening Clipsal 500 Adelaide

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ADELAIDE, Australia — official series release by Kassie Gadeke — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — David Reynolds is hoping for a much needed change of luck at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide. Lining up for Erebus for the first time this weekend, Reynolds is hopeful of a positive result — steering a Holden Commodore this time around. He and the team welcome Hungry Jack’s as …

V8SC: Lowndes to be Honored in Adelaide; Will Break Ingall’s Record for Most Round Starts

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ADELAIDE, South Australia — official series release — V8SC photo — Six time Bathurst 1000 winner Craig Lowndes will be honored at the season-opening Clipsal 500 Adelaide, March 4-6, as he breaks the record for the most number of rounds started by a V8 Supercars driver. Lowndes will eclipse the record he currently shares with Russell Ingall when he starts his 251st round …

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 …

Tom Time: Tough to Watch Ambrose Step Back as DJR Team Penske Expands V8 Supercars Efforts

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Column By Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo  — Ever since Marcos Ambrose went back to Australia to help Roger Penske take his newly-acquired V8 Supercars team to the next level, returning to his roots in the process, many American fans who followed him in NASCAR but don’t really follow …

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 …