Watch A V8 Supercars Race Devolve Into The Most Beautiful Drift Battle

Drifting is nice and pretty and artful, but you don't see it in many top-tier racing series because it can also be kinda slow. Unless you're in a gargantuan beast of an Australian V8 Supercar, and it's raining. Because then it's like Michelangelo placed his blessing upon speed itself. » 8/24/14 12:30pm 8/24/14 12:30pm

Rennsport Weekend Review: Duels in the Desert

You may be asking yourself, "where is Porsche9146?" Well, Fred has been kidnapped by all the drivers who have name searched him on Twitter; they are currently interrogating him to find answers on how they can dance while the Earth is turning, and how they can sleep while their beds are burning. Until they figure that… » 4/07/14 8:32pm 4/07/14 8:32pm

Volvo Claims First V8SC Win in Non-Points Round at Australian Grand Prix

For the first time in V8 Supercars, the Volvo S60 is a winner. Scott McLauglin, hero of the Clipsal 500, won the final race of the MSS Security Challenge (the non-championship round supporting the Australian Grand Prix) on Sunday. The victory also propelled McLaughlin to win the round itself, thanks to the newly… » 3/16/14 5:35pm 3/16/14 5:35pm

The 2014 V8 Supercars Championship Megaguide

The introduction of a new chassis and two new manufactures in 2013 rejuvenated V8 Supercars, helping produce one of the closest, most unpredictable and exciting seasons in history. Now, with new race formats, Volvo returning, and rivalries on the brink of boiling over, 2014 is poised to be just as exciting. » 2/28/14 2:25pm 2/28/14 2:25pm

Volvo's V8 Supercar Contender Finally Surfaces

Volvo's latest fantastic sounding S60 racer, built by Garry Rogers Motorsport for use in the 2014 V8 Supercars championship, was driven across the famed Sydney Harbour Bridge and into the hearts and minds of racing fans everywhere earlier today. The cars will make their public debut this weekend in the official V8… » 2/13/14 7:48am 2/13/14 7:48am

James Courtney Escapes Serious Injury in V8 Supercars Accident

Toll Holden driver James Courtney took a MASSIVE hit to his driver's door in competition at Phillip's Island today when Alexandre Premat slid through a gravel trap and slammed into Courtney's car. Courtney had to be pulled out of the car through the passenger side by Premat and limped off the course but fortunately… » 11/24/13 8:34am 11/24/13 8:34am

Why the "Touring Car Masters" series is awesome in one screengrab

Touring Car Masters is a support series that runs in conjunction with Australia's V8 Supercars. Basically it's old muscle cars (mostly Mustangs, Camaros, and Falcons) making absurd horsepower (I've heard numbers as high as 700 hp), along with a smattering of old Porsches, all racing on the same tracks as the Supercars… » 10/07/13 8:13pm 10/07/13 8:13pm

Nissan's Altima An Australian V8 Supercars Winner With J. Moffat

Nissan's first season in V8 Supercars was a bit of a struggle early, with few good finishes (or finishes at all!) to show for the converted Kelly Racing program, but something quite special happened today. In Winton, Victoria, Australia, James Moffat finally delivered on his development series promise and lead a 1-2… » 8/24/13 9:20am 8/24/13 9:20am

Meet The Cast And Crew Of V8 Supercars

Early this Saturday afternoon, Australia's legendary V8 Supercars will make their American debut in the first of four races Austin's Circuit of the Americas. If you're a long time Jalopnik reader, you likely already know of the V8 Supercars, but if not, I'm here to provide a refresher on the series, as well as an… » 5/19/13 10:18am 5/19/13 10:18am