Impressive V8 Debut

The Clipsal 500 at Adelaide is a formidable race to make a series debut at.  The old guns of Holden and Ford are up for any challengers.  NIssan and Mercedes were easily dispelled in their first season last year.  I had figured Volvo S60 would … Impressive V8 Debut

Volvo’s New Weapon

If championships were based on beauty, the 2014 V8 Supercars trophy would be handed to Volvo already.  Volvo’s new S60 V8 Supercar is now my favourite touring car for the 2014 season. Since all of the V8s are based on shared architecture, the learning curve … Volvo’s New Weapon

V8 Supercars Shunt

James Courtney escaped from major injuries this weekend after Alexander Premat plowed into the side of his car.  Not much blamed can be put on Premat though. Once you leave the track at that speed at that corner, you’re pretty much a passenger.

Swede Sleds.

Volvo has decided to run a full factory effort in the 2014 V8 Supercars Series.  They will build and design a 5.0L version for their 4.4 V8 from the XC90.  Holden, Ford, Nissan, Mercedes and Volvo.  Racing in cars that look like real cars.  With … Swede Sleds.

V8 On The Edge

No where else do these V8s looks more on the edge for an entire lap.  Bathurst has its section at the top of the mountain and at the bottom of the Chase where they look very unstable but nothing like Pukekohe’s constant

Stoner’s Redbull

It was perplexing at the time.  A 26 year old at the top pf his game, quit the game.  MotoGP’s Casey Stoner decided he was home sick.  He is now tackling 4 wheels via V8 Supercars.  He will make his debut in the V8 development … Stoner’s Redbull

V8 Supercars 2013

Pre Season testing for the V8 folks.  I have no idea how to predict this season.  All new cars (even though they look similar to last years), 2 new manufacturers (in Nissan and Mercedes), and new teams and sponsors.  I’d say its hard to bet … V8 Supercars 2013