VASC: Van Gisbergen’s Weekend Continues With Pole in Qualifying

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Adelaide, South Australia — Shane Van Gisbergen’s magic Clipsal 500 Adelaide weekend continues, as the reigning series champion will go last in the Armor All Top Ten Shootout after setting the provisional pole in Sunday’s qualifying with a 1:19.295. Red Bull Holden Racing Team teammate Jamie Whincup qualified second. Whincup said he was pleased with the performance, but still was …

VASC: van Gisbergen Starts Title Defense With Win At Clipsal

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ADELAIDE, South Australia, Australia — After posting the fastest time by one-ten-thousandth of a second in the first round of qualifying, then grabbing the pole by 0.044 seconds in the Armor All Shootout, Shane van Gisbergen continued his domination of the Clipsal 500 weekend by claiming the first of two 250-kilometer races on Saturday. The defending series champion drove away …

VASC: Clipsal 500 Adelaide Race Preview

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ADELAIDE, South Australia, Australia — Welcome to the first of Race Chaser Online’s 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship race previews! Before each Supercars race weekend, we will take a look at the track the series will be visiting, and point out the drivers to keep an eye out for during the races. We start with a look at the season-opening Clipsal …

V8SC: Wet and Wild; Percat Shocks Adelaide With Win in Rain-Shortened Clipsal 500 Finale

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ADELAIDE, Australia — Story by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Hometown young gun Nick Percat outlasted the conditions and drivers to win a wet and wild finale to the Clipsal 500 Adelaide on Sunday. Percat and his Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport team assumed the point as late-race leader Scott McLaughlin and three-time …

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 …