V8SC: Stellar Season; McLaughlin Says “I’ve Learned So Much This Year”

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DANDENONG SOUTH, Victoria, Australia — official series release — Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Scott McLaughlin believes he has continued to grow and mature as a driver in his second full-time year as a V8 Supercars driver. His Garry Rogers Motorsport team made the switch to Volvos in 2014 off-season, and McLaughlin immediately mastered the new S60, earning a podium …

V8SC: Scott McLaughlin Receives Prestigious Barry Sheene Medal During Awards Gala

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SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia — official series release — V8 Supercars photo — The kid who made Volvo cool and the jandal a household name has been awarded V8 Supercars highest honor, as Scott McLaughlin was named the 2014 Barry Sheene Medalist on Monday during the V8 Supercars Gala Awards Dinner. McLaughlin was voted as the as the sport’s …

V8SC: 10,000 Reasons To Smile; McLaughlin Equals Whincup With 10th Pole of 2014

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SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — V8 Supercars photo — Scott McLaughlin made covering the first mortgage payment on his new home much easier during the final ARMOR ALL Top Ten Shootout of the 2014 V8 Supercars Championship. McLaughlin claimed his 10th ARMOR ALL Pole Position of 2014, tying …

V8SC: Added Incentive For McLaughlin in ARMOR ALL Qualifying

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SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia — official series release — Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — ARMOR ALL boss Paul Blair will award Scott McLaughlin a $10,000 check if he equals Jamie Whincup’s 10 pole positions for the season in today’s final qualifying session. Whincup yesterday clinched the ARMOR ALL Pole Award, given to the driver who earns the most P1 …

V8SC: Wall to Join GRM, Volvo Polestar Racing in 2015

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MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia — official team release — V8 Supercars photo — Current V8 Supercars driver David Wall will join Volvo Polestar Racing and Garry Rogers Motorsport next season alongside Scott McLaughlin. A two-time Australian GT Champion, Wall will start his fourth full year in Australia’s top tier motorsport category, following seasons with Brad Jones Racing and Dick Johnson Racing. Wall …

V8SC: Dahlgren’s V8 Supercar Assignment to End; Will Leave GRM at End of 2014

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MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia — official team release — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Volvo Polestar Racing’s Swedish export, Robert Dahlgren, will leave the V8 Supercars Championship following the final race of the season, the Sydney NRMA 500. Dahlgren has been a key factor in the establishment of Volvo Polestar Racing in their successful debut V8 Supercars season, and his global motorsport …

V8SC: McLaughlin Up There With the Greats, According to GRM Chief Engineer

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MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia — official release — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Volvo star Scott McLaughlin’s double triumph at Phillip Island on the weekend was as good as anything produced by Craig Lowndes and Mark Skaife. That’s the heady praise delivered by McLaughlin’s veteran engineer Richard Hollway, who worked with both the V8 Supercars legends in his time at the …

V8SC: Last Lap Thriller; McLaughlin Passes Sputtering Tander for Win in Phillip Island Finale

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PHILLIP ISLAND, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Never give up. Those three words capture perfectly the emotion and storyline behind the final outcome of Sunday’s Race 35 at the Plus Fitness Phillip Island 400, a finish that changed so quickly and dramatically that it even caught …

V8SC: Wire to Wire; Scott McLaughlin Goes From Pole to Win in Race 33 at Phillip Island

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PHILLIP ISLAND, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Scott McLaughlin may be a sophomore V8 Supercars driver, but he has the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit figured out. McLaughlin started his day by scoring the pole position at Phillip Island and ended it by holding off Craig Lowndes, …

RADIO/PODCAST: Hemric, Hayley, the Flagstand and Phoenix Spotlight Last Night’s Loaded Motorsports Madness

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March 4, 2014 — RaceChaser Online/Speed77 Radio audio — CHARLOTTE, NC — On last night’s fiery edition of Motorsports Madness, the Speed77 Radio/RaceChaser Online cast of characters got wild, crazy and a whole lot madder on a brand new installment that featured everything from NASCAR and Formula One to V8 Supercars and Late Models as the crew tackled the news and views …

Hemric and Hayley headline sizzling hour of news and interviews on all-new Motorsports Madness

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March 3, 2014 – photos courtesy Daniel Hemric, Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Interviews with PASS Super Late Model winner Daniel Hemric and runner-up Cameron Hayley highlight an hour of racing news and interviews as Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online co-hosts Jacob Seelman, Tom Baker and James Pike take their cast of motorsports insiders through the weekend news …

V8SC: Lowndes Strikes Back in Adelaide Race 2 as McLaughlin Shocks the Masses

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March 1, 2014 — Race report by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman and V8 Supercars correspondent James Pike — photo credit Red Bull Racing Australia — ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA — It’s rare that a driver can win a race and not be the center of attention. However, Craig Lowndes experienced exactly that on Saturday evening during Race 2 of the V8 Supercars season-opening …