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: STIXing to It; Davison and Webb Win Bathurst in Wild Finish

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BATHURST, N.S.W. – Will Davison fought off a fierce charge from Shane van Gisbergen to win the 56th edition of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Sunday afternoon. Davison’s .1434-second margin of victory was the closest in the history of the Great Race, and was his second career win on the Mountain. Co-driver and team owner Jonathon Webb picked up his first …

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: 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: 2015 Preview — Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport

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NUNAWADING, Victoria, 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 the newly-re-expanded two-car team of Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport. Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport DRIVERS: #23 – Nick Percat, Repair Management …

V8SC: Field Complete; Tim Blanchard Signs With Lucas Dumbrell, Brings Grid To 25 Cars

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NUNAWADING, Victoria, Australia — official team release — LDM photo — Rising star Tim Blanchard has signed a full-time deal to drive for Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport in the 2015 V8 Supercars Championship. After an impressive run with the team throughout the 2014 endurance season, former V8 Supercars Development Series runner-up and Mike Kable Young Gun Award winner for best rookie driver, …

V8SC: Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport to Expand to Two Cars in 2015

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SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia — official series release — V8 Supercars photo — V8 Supercars Championship team Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport has confirmed it will expand from one to two cars for 2015. First established in 2010, LDM previously ran two cars in the 2013 season. The team handed back one licence – or Racing Entitlements Contract, as they are officially …

V8SC: Ingall Goes Pink With LDM For Final V8 Supercars Ride

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SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia — official team release — Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport photo — Repair Management Australia Racing has revealed a striking pink colour scheme for this weekend’s Sydney 500 in support of the McGrath Foundation. Pink has replaced blue on the team’s #23 Commodore in their one-off livery in support of the McGrath Foundation’s mission to raise money …