V8 Supercars

Lexus RC F to run as Safety Car for 2015 V8 Supercars season

Feb 09, 2015

While it might not be the inclusion into V8 Supercars that most would have thought, Lexus has announced it will be supplying an RC F Safety Car for the 2015 season. Joining the RC F...

V8 Supercars ‘Gen2’ rule changes for 2017 confirmed

Dec 03, 2014

V8 Supercars has announced that as of 2017 the sport will open itself to new engine and body configurations, and the cars must be based on road-going models sold in Australia – similar to the...

Ford out of V8 Supercars end of 2015, new Bathurst lap record

Oct 10, 2014

Ford is set to end its participation in the Australian V8 Supercars series at the end of the 2015 season, effectively putting an end to the world-famous Ford vs Holden racetrack battle. Fans have probably...

Craig Lowndes VF Commodore Special Edition on sale in October

Sep 12, 2014

As previously reported, Holden has developed a special edition VF Commodore to pay tribute to V8 Superchar driver Craig Lowndes. It celebrates 20 years since Craig Lowndes made his debut in V8 Supercars driving a...

Nissan celebrates 30th anniversary of Bathurst 1000 pole

Sep 07, 2014

At the 1984 Bathurst 1000 Nissan posted its first-ever pole position at the famous Mount Panorama race in a Nissan Bluebird. To celebrate the 30th anniversary Nismo has put together a video with current Nissan...

Scott McLaughlin & Robert Dahlgren in ‘Arctic Adventures’

Apr 01, 2014

Volvo Polestar Racing V8 Supercar drivers Scott McLaughlin and Robert Dahlgren recently flew over to the Arctic Circle so Dahlgren could show McLaughlin some of the testing procedures undertaken with Polestar road cars. The MY14...

Chrysler 300 SRT8 is official V8 Supercars safety car

Feb 27, 2014

The muscular Chrysler 300 SRT8 will lead the V8 Supercars around the track this year as the official safety car. Sponsored by Pedders, the SRT8 will feature at all rounds of the now international racing...

Robert Dahlgren joins V8 Supercars, driving for Volvo

Jan 20, 2014

You may remember Robert Dahlgren from the Volvo S60 Polestar launch event last year. He’s the official Polestar Racing touring car driver, and now it’s been announced he will pilot the upcoming Volvo S60 V8...

Volvo S60 V8 Supercar engine revealed

Dec 06, 2013

Volvo has unveiled the new V8 engine that will power the Volvo S60 V8 Supercars in next year’s season. The engine has made its debut at the Sydney 500 event, which takes place this weekend....

V8 Supercars format confirmed for the Austin 400 in USA

Mar 21, 2013

The first-ever V8 Supercars round in the US will take place in May, using the new Circuit of the Americas track in Texas. It’s now been confirmed the weekend will adopt a similar format to...

Holden’s van Gisbergen takes pole, Mercedes-Benz struggles

Mar 01, 2013

After famously quitting V8 Supercars at the end of the 2012 season, Shane van Gisbergen has become the first driver to score pole position in the Car of the Future era after setting the fastest...

Casey Stoner makes his V8 Supercar debut in Red Bull Commodore

Feb 28, 2013

Dual MotoGP world champ Casey Stoner has completed his first day of practice in his V8 Supercars debut at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide. Stoner, driving a Red Bull-sponsored Holden Commodore, finished ninth and eighth...