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: Ambrose Encouraged by Solid Start, Shootout Appearance in Adelaide

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ADELAIDE, South Australia — official series release — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Marcos Ambrose didn’t know why his DJR Team Penske team was so happy with his ninth-placed qualifying effort on Sunday at the Clipsal 500 – until he was reminded he had a chance to claim ARMOR ALL Pole Position in the Top 10 Shootout. Ambrose was just …

V8SC: James Courtney Scores ARMOR ALL Pole Award for Clipsal 500 Finale in Adelaide

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ADELAIDE, South Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — After a “massive moment” during the ARMOR ALL Top Ten Shootout, Holden Racing Team star and defending Clipsal 500 champion James Courtney gathered his wits and put together a lap good enough to claim the pole for Sunday’s 250 km finale …

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: McLaughlin Banks ARMOR ALL Pole for Race 32 on the Gold Coast

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GOLD COAST, Queensland, Australia — official release — V8SC photo — Scott McLaughlin held the Red Bulls of Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes off the front row to score his eighth ARMOR All Pole Award of the season with a spectacular lap in preparation of the second half of the Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600. McLaughlin and Whincup are locked …

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 …