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Skaife rivalry stopped Ingall pursuing HRT chance

Russell Ingall says his rivalry with Mark Skaife stopped him pursuing a potential drive with the Holden Racing Team during the early 2000s.

Sainz duo test Bathurst-winning Supercars Holden

McLaren F1 star Carlos Sainz and his WRC title-winning father have both sampled the 2011 Bathurst 1000-winning Holden Commodore Supercar in Spain.

How does McLaughlin's flying Supercars start rank?

Scott McLaughlin's flying start to 2019 may have caused a stir, but it's a Holden legend that still holds the record for early-season Supercars dominance.

Fuel shortage cost Alonso Supercars test

Fernando Alonso went close to testing a Holden Racing Team Commodore in Spain last year, only to have the plan scuppered when the car ran out of fuel.

How Zak Brown’s 2011 Commodore purchase led to HSV buy-in

United Autosports boss Zak Brown has revealed that his initial contact with the HSV Racing V8 Supercars team was triggered when he bought a works Holden to add to his collection of historically-significant racecars.

Tander returns to Garry Rogers Motorsport

Garth Tander has signed with GRM for at least two more racing seasons, rejoining the team that gave him his break into Aussie tin-tops almost 20 years ago.

Tander ‘sleeping comfortably’ over 2017 plans

Garth Tander has hinted that he has a new full-time Supercars deal all but completed, saying that he will “go to sleep pretty comfortably” despite having nothing in concrete for next season.

Burgess: Walkinshaw open to manufacturer switch

Walkinshaw Racing could move away from Holden and to a different manufacturer in the future according to team boss Adrian Burgess.

Courtney: Bathurst return “pretty hairy”

James Courtney says his first day of action at Mount Panorama in two years was “pretty hairy”, particularly given the increased lap speeds since his last Bathurst 1000.

Tander: Walkinshaw exit no distraction ahead of Bathurst

Garth Tander says his impending exit from the Walkinshaw Racing set-up won’t be a distraction as he looks to add a fourth Bathurst title later this week.

Tander down but not out over Walkinshaw decision

Garth Tander admits he is disappointed with Walkinshaw Racing’s decision to not re-sign him for the 2017 season, but says he’ll be “racing next year” despite today’s announcement.

Walkinshaw confirms Pye, Courtney for 2017

Scott Pye will join James Courtney at Walkinshaw Racing for the 2017 Supercars season, leaving Garth Tander on the hunt for a new drive.

Tander left fuming by Sandown lapped traffic

Garth Tander says he considered ‘sending a lapped car off’ during the Sandown 500, as he battled through what he refers to as “ridiculous” backmarking traffic.

Tander: Sandown win a show of Walkinshaw strength

Garth Tander says today’s Sandown 500 victory shows that the Walkinshaw Racing organisation “hasn’t dropped its lip” in the wake of the Holden sponsorship decision.

Sandown 500 will be 'all over the place', says Whincup

Wet weather will lead to today’s Sandown 500 being ‘all over the place’, according to pole-sitter Jamie Whincup.

Analysis: What the Holden Racing Team switch really means

The Holden Racing Team as we know it will be no more as of the end of the current Supercars season, with Triple Eight set to take over as the brand’s factory squad. But what does it all actually mean? Andrew van Leeuwen investigates.

Walkinshaw commits to two-car Supercars programme

Walkinshaw Racing says it is committed to fielding two Holden Commodores in Supercars beyond the end of the 2016 season, despite today’s news that the team will lose its factory Holden status.

Supercars pledges to work with Walkinshaw

Supercars CEO James Warburton says the series will work to keep Walkinshaw Racing on the grid following its axing by Holden as the brand’s factory team.

Holden dumps Walkinshaw for Triple Eight

The Walkinshaw-run Holden Racing Team will be no more after the end of the 2016 season, with Holden announcing its primary backing will switch to Triple Eight Race Engineering.

Courtney confident Holden will recommit to HRT

James Courtney says he is confident Holden will re-commit to the Holden Racing Team beyond the end of 2016.

HRT unveils latest ANZAC livery

The Holden Racing Team has unveiled its latest ANZAC tribute livery, which will be used at Phillip Island this weekend.

Driver’s Eye View: Clipsal 500

Motorsport.com’s racecraft expert – and DJR Team Penske enduro driver – Tony D’Alberto is back for another season of V8 Supercars analysis. First up, a wet and wild Clipsal 500.

Tander: New HRT package more responsive

Garth Tander says the biggest gain the Holden Racing Team has made over the off-season is that its Commodores are more responsive to changes than before.

Cilpsal 500 V8s: Percat wins bizarre rain-shortened race

Nick Percat won a storm-affected, shortened final race at the Clipsal 500 at Adelaide.

Clipsal 500 V8s: Courtney holds off Whincup in Race 2

James Courtney held off Jamie Whincup to win what was a thrilling second race at the Clipsal 500.

Holden Racing Team confirms 2016 livery

The Holden Racing Team has revealed how its two factory Commodores V8 Supercars will look this season, and confirmed it’s entire driver line-up for 2016.

Skaife backs Walkinshaw’s two-car plan

Mark Skaife says Walkinshaw Racing has made the right decision to scale back to just the two Holden Racing Team entries for the 2016 V8 Supercars season.

Luff puts Holden on top in second Bathurst practice

Warren Luff survived a brush with the concrete to go fastest in the first all co-driver session of the Bathurst 1000 weekend.

Courtney cleared to fly to Bathurst

James Courtney has been cleared to fly to Bathurst, as he continues his race against time to be fit for this weekend’s Bathurst 1000.

HRT reveals second Bathurst Star Wars livery

The Holden Racing Team today took the covers of its ‘Light Side’ Star Wars livery that will run on the #22 Commodore at this year’s Bathurst 1000.

HRT bullish on Courtney’s Bathurst chances

The Holden Racing Team says there is no reason James Courtney won’t be fit for the Bathurst 1000, despite the injured driver returning to hospital yesterday.

Ingall steps in to replace Courtney

Russell Ingall will replace James Courtney at the Sandown 500, bringing the famous Ingall/Perkins combination back to V8 Supercars.

Courtney unlikely for Sandown, HRT working on a replacement

James Courtney admits he is unlikely to be fit enough to race at this year’s Sandown 500, after being injured in a freak incident involving a helicopter at Sydney Motorsport Park.

Courtney hospitalised after freak helicopter incident

V8 Supercars driver James Courtney has been hospitalised after being hit with debris in pit-lane during a Navy helicopter flyover at Sydney Motorsport Park.

Analysis: James Courtney is crucial to V8 Supercars

Between crashing into his team-mate and warning other teams not to step on their collective privates, James Courtney has become the V8 Supercars Villain this season. And it's exactly what the category needs, argues Andrew van Leeuwen.

Courtney: No hard feelings over defensive Tander

James Courtney says Garth Tander was right to defend when the Holden Racing Team drivers went head-to-head on Sunday in Townsville, even if it did cost him a chance to fight for the race win.

Holden Racing Team goes retro for Townsville

V8 Supercars team Holden Racing Team will run in a cool 1997 retro livery for this weekend’s Townsville 400.

Courtney, Kelly share Darwin poles

James Courtney and Rick Kelly will each start one of this afternoon’s V8 Supercars races from pole position, following two frantic qualifying sessions.

Steering issues hamper Tander

Garth Tander’s poor practice pace has been traced back to a steering problem.

Courtney “not here to make friends”

An unapologetic James Courtney says he’s not in V8 Supercars to make friends, and that he hopes to take Triple Eight down in 2015.

Courtney: V8s are the world’s best

Having recently celebrated 300 V8 Supercars starts, James Courtney says the category is the best touring car series in the world.

Lowndes weighs in on V8 wet tyre debate

Craig Lowndes says the controversial decision to run wets on James Courtney's car during a dry race at the Winton V8 Supercars round will pay off later in the year.

Analysis: A bit of V8 biff ain’t bad

Garth Tander says that David Reynolds should have kept his post-Winton grievances out of the media, and sorted the issue privately. But is that really what’s best for V8 Supercars as a sport? Andrew van Leeuwen investigates.

Driver’s Eye View: Winton

Tangling team-mates, Scotty Mac’s mess and Mostert’s big mistake are on the menu for the second edition of Driver’s Eye View with V8 Supercars driver Tony D’Alberto.

V8 wets debacle “silly” says Winterbottom

Winton race winner Mark Winterbottom has labelled James Courtney’s decision to run wet tyres during a dry race “a bit silly”, but admits he would have done the same thing in that situation.

Courtney apologises for taking Tander out

James Courtney has apologised for taking his team-mate Garth Tander out of today’s second V8 Supercars race at Winton.

Tyres will dictate race, says Courtney

James Courtney says tyres will be the deciding factor during Sunday’s 200 kilometre V8 Supercars race at Barbagallo Raceway.

Tander says Perth form a mystery

Garth Tander says upgrades to the Holden Racing Team Commodores makes it impossible to predict how quick the team will be at Barbagallo Raceway this weekend.

Tander fighting for second title

V8 Supercar driver Garth Tander says he is as motivated as ever, and has his eyes set firmly on winning a second title.

Percat completes sensational debut in V8 Supercar Championship

A massive storm created havoc for a second day at the NRMA Sydney 500 at the Homebush street circuit, forcing the final race of the 2014 V8 Supercars Championship to be abandoned, with Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat finishing both the race and his maiden championship in 11th place.

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.

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.

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.

2014 Bathurst 1000 race results

The following are the complete results from the 58th running of the Bathurst 1000.

Red Bull protests decision to allow Courtney in top ten shootout

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

Are Ford’s days numbered in V8 Supercars?

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