V8 Supercar http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar Sat, 06 Feb 2016 11:00:12 -0800 en-gb V8 SUPERCAR: Winterbottom backs series' female driver push http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/125803-winterbottom-backs-female-driver-push http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/125803-winterbottom-backs-female-driver-push V8 SUPERCAR: Winterbottom backs series

V8 Supercars champion Mark Winterbottom has backed the series' push to fund a full-time female driver, especially if it can attract someone of Formula E racer Simona de Silvestro's caliber. Swiss dri...

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V8 Supercar Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:00:08 -0800
Audi's Rast to stand in for Lowndes at Bathurst http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/125331-audi-s-rast-to-stand-in-for-lowndes http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/125331-audi-s-rast-to-stand-in-for-lowndes Audi

Audi factory GT driver Rene Rast will replace injured V8 Supercars star Craig Lowndes in next month's Bathurst 12 Hour. Triple Eight Holden driver Lowndes broke his collarbonebroke his collarbone whi...

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V8 Supercar Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:00:11 -0800
V8 SUPERCAR: Erebus drops Mercedes V8 program http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/125144-erebus-drops-mercedes-v8-programme http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/125144-erebus-drops-mercedes-v8-programme V8 SUPERCAR: Erebus drops Mercedes V8 program

Mercedes will not appear on the V8 Supercars grid this year, with the Erebus team announcing a switch to Walkinshaw Racing-built Holden Commodores. The squad purchased multiple title winner Stone Bro...

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V8 Supercar Wed, 13 Jan 2016 08:31:37 -0800
V8: Winterbottom wins first Supercar crown http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/124301-winterbottom-wins-first-v8-crown http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/124301-winterbottom-wins-first-v8-crown V8: Winterbottom wins first Supercar crown

Mark Winterbottom clinched his first V8 Supercars championship in the penultimate race of the season at Sydney's Olympic Park. The Prodrive Ford driver admitted to being in tears as he crossed the li...

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V8 Supercar Sat, 05 Dec 2015 10:00:10 -0800
V8: Title is Winterbottom's to lose, says Lowndes http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/123964-lowndes-title-winterbottom-s-to-lose http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/123964-lowndes-title-winterbottom-s-to-lose V8: Title is Winterbottom

Red Bull Holden driver Craig Lowndes says the 2015 V8 Supercars title is Mark Winterbottom's to lose. Lowndes is seeking a fourth title - having won his third back in 1999 - and cut Ford pilot Winter...

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V8 Supercar Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:30:11 -0800
V8: Whincup's run of titles ends http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/123444-whincup-s-run-of-v8-titles-ends http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/123444-whincup-s-run-of-v8-titles-ends V8: Whincup

Jamie Whincup's run of V8 Supercars titles was officially halted at Pukekohe on Saturday when the six-time champion was mathematically ruled out of the 2015 championship race. Triple Eight Holden dri...

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V8 Supercar Sat, 07 Nov 2015 06:00:25 -0800
V8: Reynolds moves to Erebus for 2016 http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/123307-v8-reynolds-moves-to-erebus http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/123307-v8-reynolds-moves-to-erebus V8: Reynolds moves to Erebus for 2016

David Reynolds has signed with Erebus Motorsport for the 2016 V8 Supercar season to drive the team's E63 AMG. "Although I have had a terrific four years at PRA , I am looking forward to a positive ch...

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V8 Supercar Tue, 03 Nov 2015 22:21:26 -0800
V8 SUPERCAR: Courtney wins at Surfers on comeback weekend http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/122995-courtney-wins-on-comeback-weekend http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/122995-courtney-wins-on-comeback-weekend V8 SUPERCAR: Courtney wins at Surfers on comeback weekend

James Courtney and Jack Perkins won race two of V8 Supercars' Gold Coast 600 on the streets of Surfers Paradise, the former on his comeback weekend from injury. The sister Holden Racing Team crew of ...

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V8 Supercar Sun, 25 Oct 2015 06:00:10 -0700
V8 Supercar: Van Gisbergen/Webb win Surfers Paradise leg one http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/122971-van-gisbergen-webb-win-leg-one http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/122971-van-gisbergen-webb-win-leg-one V8 Supercar: Van Gisbergen/Webb win Surfers Paradise leg one

Shane van Gisbergen and Jonathon Webb claimed a commanding victory for Tekno Autosports in the first race of the V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600 on the streets of Surfers Paradise. With the race started ...

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V8 Supercar Sat, 24 Oct 2015 06:00:10 -0700
V8 Supercar: Switch to softer rubber for 2016 http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/122860-v8s-switch-to-softer-rubber-for-2016 http://www.racer.com/more/v8-supercar/item/122860-v8s-switch-to-softer-rubber-for-2016 V8 Supercar: Switch to softer rubber for 2016

V8 Supercars will shift to conduct the majority of its 2016 racing on what had been its soft option tire. The softer Dunlop rubber will be the used at every event except for the Bathurst 1000, the Fo...

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V8 Supercar Wed, 21 Oct 2015 08:30:18 -0700