VASC: Triple Eight to The Fore In Qualifying

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PUKEKOHE, New Zealand — Jamie Whincup prevented his Red Bull Racing Australia Teammate Shane Van Gisbergen from grabbing a complete sweep of pole positions during Sunday’s qualifying sessions for the ITM Auckland Supersprint. Whincup grabbed pole right at the end of qualifying for Race 27, while Van Gisbergen, who will start on pole for Race 26, finished second after his …

VASC: Whincup Ends Pole Drought With Record Lap at Townsville

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia –Story By Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — After not having gained a pole since the 2015 season finale, Jamie Whincup was back on top for Saturday’s race at the Castrol Edge Townsville 400 at the Townsville Street Circuit. Whincup set a time of 1:12.144, the fastest a V8 Supercar has gone around the …

VASC: Whincup and Van Gisbergen Duel in Townsville

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia — Story by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Despite not having a great car in practice, Jamie Whincup came good on Saturday at the Castrol Edge Townsville 400, winning in powerful fashion from teammate Shane van Gisbergen. The duo fought throughout the entire race, and when a late-race caution came out, Whincup was …

V8SC: Consistency is Key; Slade Sweeps Winton in Dominant Performance

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BENALLA, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Tim Slade rounded off a dream weekend at the Woodstock Winton SuperSprint, winning Sunday’s V8 Supercars Championship race at a brisk pace over defending series champion Mark Winterbottom. Having won Saturday’s race prior, giving him his first two career series …

V8SC: Mostert Smashes Winton Track Record; Nets Third Supercars Pole of 2016

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BENALLA, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Chaz Mostert won the ARMOR ALL Pole Award for Sunday’s race at the Woodstock Winton SuperSprint, breaking the V8 Supercars Championship track record at Winton Motor Raceway with a stunning clip of 1:18.760 and scoring his third pole of the season. Mostert …

V8SC: Slade Shows Solid Form; Wins Second-Career Supercars Pole at Winton

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BENALLA, Victoria, Australia — Story by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Tim Slade found some surprising speed at Winton Motor Raceway, grabbing the ARMOR ALL Pole Award for Saturday’s race at the Woodstock Winton SuperSprint. The pole was Slade’s second of his career, and he was enjoying it fully. “It’s been …

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: 2015 Preview — Erebus Motorsport

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YATALA, Queensland, Australia — Team Preview by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s Preview of the 2015 V8 Supercars Championship! We continue our run through the field with another team that is hunting for a leap in performance after two subpar seasons, Erebus Motorsport. Erebus Motorsport …

V8SC: Shocking Qualifying Session Hands Davison ARMOR ALL Pole for Race 36

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SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — V8 Supercars photo — A shocking upset and a pair of massive crashes characterized ARMOR ALL Pole Qualifying for Race 36 of the V8 Supercars Championship, the first of a pair of 125 km sprints making up the first half of the Sydney NRMA …

V8SC: Holdsworth Paces Second Sydney Practice

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SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia — official series release — Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Celebrating his 300th race at the Sydney NRMA 500, Lee Holdsworth is off to a good start in his Erebus Mercedes, topping the day’s second practice session with a 1:28.88 second lap. Holdsworth came in with a 0.06 second lead over Red Bull’s Jamie Whincup …

V8SC: Erebus To Pay Tribute to Holdsworth for Milestone 300th Start in Sydney

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SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia — official team release — Erebus Motorsport/V8SC photo Erebus Motorsport will pay tribute to pilot Lee Holdsworth at this weekend’s season-ending Sydney NRMA 500 by converting the #4 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG to #300 in celebration of his milestone 300th race. The 31-year-old Holdsworth will reach his landmark V8 Supercars race in the second of this …

V8SC: Rising Star Ash Walsh to Join Erebus in 2015

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YATALA, Queensland, Australia — official team release — Erebus Motorsport photo — Erebus Motorsport has confirmed the signing of rising star Ash Walsh as the pilot of the #4 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG for the next two years. Joining experienced V8 Supercars pilot Will Davison at Erebus Motorsport, 26-year-old Walsh will receive his first full-time V8 Supercars drive in 2015 after …