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Shane Van Gisbergen has confirmed he will return to V8 Supercars in 2013..
23-Jan-13 | Replies:0 | Favourited:7 | News
by Gerald McDornan · V8 Supercar star Shane Van Gisbergen has ended media and online speculation and tonight confirmed he will return to the sport in 2013. · Van Gisbergen has signed to drive alongside Jonathon Webb at the Gold Coast-based Tekno Autosports, the team fielding two new Holden Commodores – Van Gisbergen’s #97 Com..
Mitch Evans testing the number 26 Arden International car at Barcelona.
01-Nov-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:10 | News
by Murray Taylor · Newly crowned GP3 Champion Mitch Evans showed good pace in his first official testing of a GP2 car during two days at the Barcelona circuit in Spain on Tuesday and Wednesday (October 30-31). · The 18-year-old quickly adapted to the dramatic increase in power from GP3 to GP2. His 2012 turbocharged 2.0-litre GP3 engine p..
GP3 Champion Mitch Evans on the historic Monza banking.. Photo: GP3 Media.
10-Sep-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:9 | News
by Murray Taylor · Mitch Evans clinched the GP3 Series title in a thrilling encounter that went to the final lap at Monza on Sunday morning. The 18-year-old Aucklander was the fastest driver on the track, finished last after a pit stop but, amazingly, also finished first in the best race of the season. · Daniel Abt needed to win to snatc..
05-Jun-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:1 | News
DETROIT, Mich. (June 4, 2012) – Target Chip Ganassi Racing (TCGR) earned its first back-to-back one-two finishes in team history at the Raceway at Belle Isle, with Scott Dixon leading the shortened 60-lap event over teammate Dario Franchitti at the 2.096-mile street course. Last week, Franchitti led Dixon across the finish line in the Indi..
Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen in action on his way to runner-up in the latest race in the V8 Supercars championship in Tasmania.. Photo: Mark Horsburgh.
02-Apr-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:1 | Report
Kiwi star Shane van Gisbergen has fired a warning shot across the bow of his opponents that he is ready to defend his title when the V8 Supercars Championship heads to Hamilton for the final time in three weeks. · The 22 year old finished second behind champion Jaime Whincup in the second race of the weekend at Symmons Plains in Tasmania after..
Shane van Gisbergen on his way to victory in the final V8 Supercar race at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. Photo: Mark Horsburgh.
19-Mar-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:1 | Report
by Ian Hepenstall · Shane van Gisbergen led a double kiwi podium assault in the final V8 Supercar race at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne today. · Van Gisbergen (SP Tools Ford) took out the final of four races at the non-championship MSS Security V8 Supercar Challenge, with Fabian Coulthard third. · Overall Ford’s Mark W..
Chris van der Drift (left). Photo:
13-Mar-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:1 | Report
He’s back! Chris van der Drift secures superb second place in Auto GP World Series · MONZA, Italy (12 March 2012) - It was the best birthday present ever. Chris van der Drift was supposed to attend the Auto GP World Series in Monza as a driver coach for Manor MP Motorsport driver Daniël de Jong. But after a call last Thursday, t..
09-Mar-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:1 | Preview
There will be sixteen drivers in the AutoGP World Series Championship at Monza this weekend. · The teams took advantage of the last days before the race weekend to fill the few seats still available, giving rise to the entry list which sees a total of 10 different nationalities. · Compared to the drivers of the official test a week ago, th..
The remains of Greg Murphy's car after his crash at the opening races of the V8 Supercar Championship in Adelaide.. Photo: Mark Horsburgh.
05-Mar-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:1 | Report
After many years of great promise for factory-backed Ford Performance Racing Will Davison has stepped up to the mark to lead the V8 Supercar Championship for the first time in his career. · Albeit only the first weekend of a long year, Davison won his first race since taking Bathurst with Garth Tander in a Holden in 2009 - the first Clipsal 50..
Corkery left and Moore clash during the Feature Race.
19-Feb-12 | Replies:1 | Favourited:1 | Report
by V8 SuperTourers/Richard Gee · Greg Murphy survived a chaotic feature race peppered by two safety car periods to take the round win at the first ever V8 SuperTourers event at Hampton Downs, but it was Ant Pedersen in his International Motorsport BankLink Falcon V8ST who stole the show in the feature race with a miraculous win. · Over 2..
Latest reply from Iain Whitaker on Feb 23 .. "Went on Sunday and enjoyed a good day of racing which was mostly due to an impressive turn out in crowd numbers. Would like to see this support of motor sport continue and sincerely hope it can spr" ..
06-Feb-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:0 | News
by Fast Company · New Zealand racing driver Jason Richards was farewelled by family and friends on this side of the Tasman in a moving ceremony in Auckland this afternoon (Monday February 06). · V8 Supercar series regular Richards, 35, died on Thursday December 15 last year after a 13-month battle with a rare form of cancer, Adrenocortic..
Jonny Reid.
03-Feb-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:0 | News
Former Black Beauty A1GP ace Jonny Reid is the latest top line driver to sign up for the new V8 SuperTourer Championship. · Reid, who was runner up in both the 2006-2007 and 2007-2008 A1GP Championships for Team New Zealand, will race a Ford FG Falcon V8 SuperTourer for International Motorsport alongside the team’s other nominated driver..
2012 TRS Round One, Race One Podium. L to R: Damon Leitch, Josh Hill, Jono Lester.. Photo: Bruce Jenkins/TRS.
16-Jan-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:0 | Report
byt Jono Lester Motorsport · Jono Lester made a strong start to the 2012 Toyota Racing Series at Teretonga Park in Invercargill over the weekend, finishing the opening race of the season in third position behind ETEC Motorsport team mate Josh Hill and local driver Damon Leitch. · 22-year old Lester, competing in his debut single seater s..
10-Jan-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:0 | Preview
by Chip Ganassi Racing · DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 9, 2012) – Five-time and reigning GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Cars Series Champions (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011) and four-time and defending Rolex 24 At Daytona Winners (2006, 2007, 2008, 2011) Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) completed three days of testing at Daytona Inte..
06-Jan-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:0 | News
by V8 Supercars Australia · Friends and fans of the late Jason Richards will gather at Sandown Raceway on Monday afternoon for their chance to farewell the people’s Champion. · Richards lost his battle with a rare form of cancer tragically just before Christmas. A private funeral was held for the enormously popular Kiwi driver a w..