VASC: McLaughlin Moves to DJR Team Penske For 2017; Will Pair With Coulthard

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DJR Team Penske has announced that former Barry Sheene Award winner and rising Virgin Australia Supercars Championship star Scott McLaughlin will join the team beginning in 2017, taking the reins of the No. 17 DJR Team Penske Ford from Scott Pye.

V8SC: Still the Master; Lowndes Drives From 22nd & Two Stops to Win at Barbagallo

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PERTH, Western Australia — Recap by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — V8SC photo — Classic Craig Lowndes. That was the only descriptor to describe the flawless and masterful drive put in by the three-time V8 Supercars champion Saturday at the Perth SuperSprint, where he led the final four laps of the weekend’s opening 120 kilometer event en …

V8SC: Rain & Red Flags Don’t Dampen Waters; Rookie Nets First Supercars Pole

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PERTH, Western Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — V8SC photo — Cameron Waters braved both rainy conditions and two red flags on his way to winning the pole for Saturday’s International V8 Supercars Championship race at Barbagallo Raceway’s Perth SuperSprint. The Prodrive Racing Australia rookie set his winning time of 59.6256 seconds within the …

V8SC: The Falcon Lives On; Prodrive Confirms Continued Use of Dying Ford Model Into 2017

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CAMPBELLFIELD, Australia — official series release by Bruce Newton — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — The Ford Falcon road car will disappear from sale at the end of 2016, but Prodrive Racing Australia has confirmed it intends to race the FG X in 2017 and potentially on into 2018. The former factory team and star driver Mark Winterbottom won the …

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 …