Drop Everything, Move To Australia: Volvo Could Run A Wagon In Supercars

I'm not entirely sold on the part of the 2017 V8 Supercars rules that allow non-V8 engines to run yet, because I'll admit: I love that sound. On the other hand, I'm all about the part of the 2017 regulations that allow non-sedan body styles, however, because we could be getting a Volvo wagon. REJOICE! » 3/26/15 9:43am Thursday 9:43am

Why Marcos Ambrose Requested Not To Drive His V8 Supercar

Australian driver Marcos Ambrose switched back to V8 Supercars for 2015 after spending a few years in the United States running in NASCAR. After the V8s' races at the Australian Grand Prix this year, Ambrose did the unthinkable: he asked his team if someone else could drive in his place. » 3/17/15 5:19am 3/17/15 5:19am

Even V8 Supercar Drivers Aren't Immune From The Dangers of Australia

Six-time Australian V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup had a media outing at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney to announce that Red Bull Racing had re-signed him for another three years. Of course, they tried getting photos of Whincup, his trophy and a black-headed python. Oops, that backfired. » 2/06/15 6:08am 2/06/15 6:08am

Nissan Wants Its V8 Supercar Altimas To Look More Like The Real Deal

So, Michael Caruso's car is belching smoke like a QR25DE with a blown head gasket. A+, guys, as a former Altima driver, I can confirm that this looks very realistic, not to mention familiar. » 12/07/14 12:44am 12/07/14 12:44am

V8 Supercars Turned Into A Sliding Mess As Torrential Rains Poured In

The Sydney NRMA 500 at the Olympic Park is already one of the most challenging street courses on the V8 Supercars schedule. Adding to that challenge today was a torrential downpour that engulfed the course in darkness within minutes, causing the race to end under a red flag. » 12/06/14 2:05pm 12/06/14 2:05pm

Here We Go Again: V8 Supercars' Finale Is Suspended For Being Soggy Wet

V8 Supercars' second race for the day of the Sydney NRMA 500 has just been red flagged on lap 45 due to torrential downpours. It's a complete mess out there with too much standing water for even wet tires to deal with. Flooding has been reported in pit lane. » 12/07/14 1:23am 12/07/14 1:23am

Holden Versus Who? Ford Australia Out Of V8 Supercars After 2015

One of the two marques synonymous with Australian V8 Supercar racing confirmed today that they will be pulling their support from the Ford Performance Racing team after 2015. Their withdrawal from the sport is indefinite, and the world of racing is a sadder place as a result. » 12/01/14 12:57am 12/01/14 12:57am

Scott McLaughlin Wins V8 Supercars Race In Last Lap

Scott McLaughlin has overtaken Garth Tander to win the V8 Supercars race on Phillip Island in his #33 blue Volvo. Tander ran out of fuel before the final corner, and McLaughlin was able to get past him. Reader and Opponaut Nobody brings us this amazing animated gif of McLaughlin celebrating with burn outs. » 11/16/14 10:02am 11/16/14 10:02am

2014 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1,000: The Live Blog

For the 54th time, Australia's great race is set to take place. 25 cars driven by 50 competitors are about to take on the roughest, toughest, most spell-binding race track in Australia. At the end of six hours, one pair will overlook the partisan supporters from the podium and hold up the Peter Brock Trophy as… » 10/11/14 6:15pm 10/11/14 6:15pm

Here's The Closest Race Between A Race Car And A Tractor You'll Ever See

In one corner, we have Top Gear's James May in a Komatsu tractor. In the other corner, we have Australian V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup in a Holden race car. And they're about to race. Seriously. » 9/17/14 7:00pm 9/17/14 7:00pm

Penske and DJR Form Partnership; Ambrose Returns

One of America's greatest racing organizations has aligned with one of Australia's most successful race teams and in the process have brought one of V8 Supercars' great drivers back home. » 9/14/14 7:41pm 9/14/14 7:41pm

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 7:18pm 4/07/14 7:18pm

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… » 3/15/14 11:21pm 3/15/14 11:21pm

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. » 2/27/14 7:33pm 2/27/14 7:33pm

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 6:30am 2/13/14 6:30am

Crank Your Speakers For Volvo's Ultra-Nasty 650 HP V8 Supercars Motor

Volvo is set to deploy their first car in the Australian V8 Supercars series in just a few weeks, and based on the way their new 650 horsepower Polestar V8 sounds, their competitors should be afraid. Very afraid. » 2/10/14 2:00pm 2/10/14 2:00pm

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… » 11/23/13 9:01pm 11/23/13 9:01pm

V8 Supercars: Sargent Security Phillip Island 360 Preview

Two rounds remain in the 2013 V8 Supercars Championship, and the penultimate event takes place at the second best race track in Australia. It can only be Phillip Island, a circuit with high speed corners, elevation change, and a deep history in both motorcycle and car racing. » 11/18/13 10:48pm 11/18/13 10:48pm