V8SC: Ambrose Steps Down At DJR Team Penske

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STAPYLTON, Queensland, Australia — official team release – V8 Supercars photo — DJR Team Penske has announced that Marcos Ambrose has requested to be temporarily relieved as driver of the No. 17 DJR Team Penske Ford, beginning with the Tasmania race. Experienced driver Scott Pye will take over the driving duties for the No. 17 Ford Falcon FG X. “I appreciate the …

V8SC: V8 Supercars and Circuit of the Americas Formally End Current Contract

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AUSTIN, Texas — official release — V8SC photo — V8 Supercars announced on Thursday they have formally concluded their agreement with the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. However, Chief Executive Officer James Warburton is confident there will be international races for V8 Supercars in 2016 and beyond. The contract with COTA has been terminated after one foray in …

V8SC: U.S. Gold Medal Swimmer Eyeing Transition to V8 Supercars

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NORWELL, Australia – official release — V8SC photo — Olympic Gold Medal winning American swimmer, Tyler Clary tested a V8 Supercar at the V8 Supercars Official Driving Experience on Australia’s Gold Coast Thursday as part of his development towards a serious motorsport career. Clary has been on the Gold Coast for the last two weeks competing at the Hancock Prospecting …

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 …

V8SC: Shane van Gisbergen Dominates Rain-Soaked Eastern Creek for Sixth Career Win in Race 26

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EASTERN CREEK, New South Wales, Australia — Race report by Race Chaser Online V8 SuperCars Correspondent James Pike — V8 Supercars photo — Shane van Gisbergen survived the wet weather in New South Wales to win Race 26 of the V8 Supercars Championship on Saturday at Sydney Motorsports Park. The driver of the #97 V.I.P. Petfoods Holden Commodore was dominant in the first wet-weather race …

V8 Supercars – Phillip Island Preview

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November 21, 2013 – Story by RaceChaser Contributing Writer James Pike – Photo Courtesy www.v8Supercars.com.au – As the majority of racing series around the world bring their seasons to a close, the Australian V8 Supercars are only just beginning to enter the final portion of their season. The penultimate event of the year, the Sargent Security Phillip Island 360, will …

Kurt Busch Thrilled About Debut Ride In Australian V8 Supercar

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Furniture Row PR (April 24, 2013) – NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kurt Busch said he was on information overload as he was fulfilling a racing dream Tuesday, taking part in a car swap with an Australian V8 Supercar at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. The media event was to promote the May 17-19 V8 Supercars Series race …