Needing A 'Pineapple Shoved Up His Arse' May Be The Best Driver Insult Of 2015

V8 Supercars’ David Reynolds is not happy with Shane Van Gisbergen after SVG spun him out of contention in the first race at Phillip Island. Reynolds, who received a stiff $25,000 fine over his remarks before Bathurst, thinks SVG now needs a $50,000 fine and a pineapple shoved up where the sun don’t shine. »Saturday 1:29pm11/21/15 1:29pm


Violent V8 Supercar Crash Rips Side Of Car Open, Shuts Down Bathurst Qualifying

Driver Chaz Mostert lost control of his car after tapping a wall during qualifying for the Bathurst 1000, hitting a marshal stand and ripping open the side of his car. Mostert was airlifted to a local hospital with a fractured left femur and fractured left wrist. Five marshals were injured in the crash. [Updated]
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V8 Supercar Driver Fined $25,000 For Calling Female Duo's Car A "Pussy Wagon"

Simona de Silvestro and Renee Gracie are sharing a Prodrive Racing Ford Falcon at this year’s Bathurst 1000, making them the first all-female team since 1998 to compete there. That’s great! V8 Supercar driver David Reynolds called it a “pussy wagon” in in a post-practice press conference. That’s um...not so great.
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Low Flying Helicopters Don't Belong In Pit Lane

Holden Racing Team’s James Courtney was sidelined from this weekend’s activities at Sydney Motorsports Park from being hit in the ribs with a metal wall before the second practice session. Air from the blades of a low flying Navy helicopter picked up the garage dividers and tossed them like toys in the pits.
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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 9:58am3/26/15 9:58am

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. »2/07/15 11:01am2/07/15 11:01am

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 10:02am11/16/14 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 6:33pm10/11/14 6:33pm