This weekend, the Australian V8 Supercar Series heads to America for the first time in its storied history.
28 of Australia’s V8 Supercars will be competing in the first-ever U.S. V8 Supercars race on May 17-19 at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, and they have just begun arriving in the States.
This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a Formula 1 race car compete against a V8 Supercar race car and a street car, but to make things more fair this time around, each vehicle was given a handicap.
Based on the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG, Erebus Motorsport unveiled the fourth and final car to compete in the Australian V8 Supercars series today.
Nissan Motorsport has unveiled its four-car Altima race team that will compete in this year’s V8 Supercar Championship.
Just a mere few days after its official unveiling, Nissan has already taken its Altima V8 Supercar out onto the race track for some shakedown runs.
Last week, Nissan teased its Altima for the Australian V8 Supercars series and now it’s made its public debut at a special event out in Melbourne.
Back in September, Nissan showed off its VK56DE powerplant for the V8 Supercars Series, and now the Japanese automaker is getting ready to show off its Altima race car where the new engine will reside.
Next year, the V8 Supercar Series will be heading to America for the first time ever in its storied history. The event will take place from May 17th to the 19th next year at Circuit of the Americas’ new Texas circuit.
Despite traditionally being a showdown between Australia’s good ol’ boys, Ford and Holden, a trio of Mercedes E63 AMGs will run this season among their ranks in the V8 Supercars series.
Nissan‘s luxury arm Infiniti may be phasing out its V8s from its model lineup, but that isn’t stopping the Japanese automaker from unveiling its modified VK56DE powerplant for the Australian V8 Supercars Series.
An old nemesis is making a return to Australia’s V8 Supercar series. From 1990 through 1992, the Nissan Skyline GT-R dominated the Australian Touring Car Championship series, running rings around Holden and Ford V8′s. During the 1991 Bathurst 1000, the GT-R even set a top-speed record that could not be matched for nine years. Finally,…
Ford and General Motors could have an all-too-familiar rival in the V8 Supercar series and despite some rumors, it won’t be from German or Japan. Hailing from the other side of the world, where they’re cross-town rivals, Chrysler is tipped as the latest possibly entry into the touring car championship. Top Chrysler designer and CEO…
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The long-awaited rumors are true: Australia’s breathlessly-exciting V8 Supercars series is coming to America. But that’s not, the series has signed a five-year deal with Texas’s Circuit of The Americas, signaling a serious investment in the U.S. market. Beginning in 2013, Americans in Austin, Texas and watching on the Speed Channel can get a glimpse…