Paul Slavonik

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Lowndes takes third straight pole of the weekend

Craig Lowndes goes in search of his 100th career victory today.

Lowndes goes two for two in Tasmania

The Red Bull driver is now one win away from his 100th career victory.

Lowndes takes pole positions for both Race 4 and 5

Craig Lowndes is off to a flying start in Tasmania.

Mostert, Winterbottom top Tasmania practice sessions

The Pepsi Max duo pick up where they left off at the Australian Grand Prix.

James Courtney is a man on a mission

In the past seven-years, only one man has succeeded in besting Jamie Whincup where all others have failed…and he’s keen on doing it again this year.

V8SuperCar driver David Reynolds is “driving for his career”

Despite being a fan favorite, the #55 Bottle-O driver is under pressure from management to perform in 2015.

Courtney closes out weekend with victory in Race 3

The HRT driver kept his cool while under immense pressure from SVG

James Courtney secures pole for Race 3 at Adelaide

Marcos Ambrose also worked his way into the top ten.

Whincup takes double pole positions for season opening sprint races

In case anyone doubted Whincup’s skills after his mediocre SuperTest performance, he just added two more notches to his belt.

Mostert and the FG X take top honors at V8 ‘SuperShootout’

The defending Bathurst champion ends the Ford ‘pole-drought’ and gives the marque their first pole position in over a year.

Winterbottom tops the charts for final V8 ‘SuperTest’

The competition is closer than ever as parity seems to have final come into play.

Perkins to replace Murphy as co-driver for Courtney

Greg Murphy has relinquished his place within HRT.

Defined by competition

To be a champion in iracing is no easy task.

DJR/Team Penske dropping second car, will only run Ambrose

Marcos Ambrose will be the sole focus of the team's efforts in 2015.

Super Black officially joins Prodrive Racing Australia

Super Black Racing prepares to launch an assault on V8 Supercars in 2015.

Aero testing begins for V8SC manufacturers, Falcon gets a facelift

V8 Supercars' manufacturers are getting prepared for what is sure to be a riveting 2015 season.

Volvo marketing VP: "Motorsport does not conform with our brand"

The V8 Supercar community is still recovering from the blow of losing Ford and now, they get hit with a left hook from Volvo.

Van Gisbergen steals finale victory away from Tander

Severe rain showers ended the final race of the 2014 season prematurely.

McLaughlin takes pole position for final V8SC race of 2014

Who will win the season finale? Scott McLaughlin is off to a good start.

Rain-shortened second race hands the victory to Whincup

The downpour was just too severe for officials to allow the race to continue.

Whincup takes weekend opener in Sydney

Jamie Whincup denied Tim Slade his first victory.

Davison and Bright on pole for Saturday sprint races

An action packed qualifying session also saw two prominent drivers in the wall.

Gen2 regulations speak of parity but will it actually work?

Changes are on the horizon in Australia's beloved touring car series.

Ford pulls the plug on V8 Supercars

The blue oval will cease all involvement with Ford Performance Racing (FPR) at the end of 2015.

Mark Winterbottom: A strong driver or loose cannon?

When does getting physical on the track cross a line?

Whincup secures championship with Phillip Island win

Whincup crosses the line for the race win and becomes the first ever six-time V8 Supercar champion.

McLaughlin wins race 33 in dominating fashion after starting from pole  

With Scott McLaughlin securing his ninth pole position of the season, things were definitely looking up for the young star.

McLaughlin and Whincup take pole positions for races 33 and 34

The young Volvo driver takes another pole as Whincup maintains his championship form.

Holdsworth leaves Erebus, to join FPR in 2015

While Holdsworth did deliver Erebus a win at Winton in 2014, the V8 Supercar driver will once again be changing hats and joining the FPR juggernaut in 2015.

Van Gisbergen takes pole position after Gold Coast shootout

The Kiwi was on fire during his performance at the shootout and was rewarded with his second consecutive pole position.

McLaughlin tops qualifying as Winterbottom fails to advance into shootout

The rising star advances to the top-ten shootout but where’s Winterbottom (Frosty)?

Mostert’s Bathurst win is the best thing to happen to V8 Supercars in quite some time

Chaz Mostert is one of the biggest surprises to come out of Bathurst in recent years.

Bathurst 1000 progress report: Lap 120

We’re now at the final stage of 'The Great Race.'

Bathurst 1000 progress report: Lap 80

The safety car is getting more laps in than some drivers.

Bathurst 1000 progress report: Lap 40

McLaughlin takes lead from position three at the start of the race.

Van Gisbergen earns pole for Bathurst 1000

Shane Van Gisbergen will share the front row with Mark Winterbottom.

Red Bull protests decision to allow Courtney in top ten shootout

There's some controversy in Bathurst and the race hasn't even begun!

Winterbottom grabs top spot in final Bathurst practice

Although Frosty puts FPR on top yet again, his accomplishment was eclipsed by mayhem on the track.

Are Ford’s days numbered in V8 Supercars?

Could the fans of the blue oval be left within their marque in a couple years?

Winterbottom dominates practice and sets new Bathurst lap record

FPR proves once again that they’re the team to beat this weekend.

Steve Owen puts FPR on top for the second co-driver practice

FPR shows that they’re ready to come out swinging to defend their title.

Murphy quickest in co-driver practice at Bathurst

Greg Murphy is proving that he's still got something left in the tank.

Mostert fastest in initial Bathurst practice session

The Bathurst 1000 action has gotten underway.

Courtney/Murphy eye Holden milestone at Bathurst

The HRT team could reach a very special milestone in the Bathurst 1000.

Jamie Whincup ... The Ayrton Senna of V8 Supercars?

The five-time series champion looks to be on his way to a sixth, but is he worthy enough to be put in the same league as the great Senna da Silva?

Why the Bathurst 1000 is 'The Great Race'

It's almost that time of year again ... Time for the most prestigious race in all of Australia.

The robbery at Sandown

The fans were robbed of what should have been an epic fight for the win.

Whincup fastest in Sandown practice

The endurance leg of the V8 Supercar season gets underway this weekend.

V8 Supercars need Marcos Ambrose

Marcos Ambrose could potentially return back home to Australia in 2015.