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It’s Game On at The Bend

Break? What break? After a mammoth four-week festival of racing, the Supercars circus is heading back down south. Destination: Tailem Bend. With only three rounds

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Townsville Takeover

The Supercars circus continues its north Australian tour. Next stop: Townsville! The streets of Townsville have been a happy hunting ground for the team over

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It’s Top End Time

Blimey! Is it really that time of year? Supercars are heading north to the land of sun and salties, and the Red Bull Holden Racing

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Mark’s Top Shots

Ever wondered who’s responsible for snapping the raging bulls on track? Well that job is the sole responsibility of the team’s official photographer, Mark Horsburgh

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Eseries Recap: Round 10

Get the rEcap from your Eseries Champion SVG, teammate JDub & wildcard CL after the finale at Oran Park & Bathurst! 🏁 “It’s pretty awesome

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Eseries Recap: Round 9

Get SVG & JDub’s rEcap from the second-last stop of the Eseries at Michigan Speedway!  “I had a lot of fun last night at Michigan.

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Eseries Recap: Round 8

Get the rEcap from SVG & JDub’s Races last night at Phillip Island and Interlagos! 🇦🇺🇧🇷 “We had another awesome night last night. I was

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JDub’s Chassis Tour

The chassis, regardless of manufacturer, is the same in every Supercar on the grid, making the car 10x stiffer than your everyday road car. Let

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Eseries Recap: Round 7

Get SVG & JDub’s rEcap from last night’s races at Charlotte & Daytona! 🇺🇸 “It was a pretty awesome night last night to bag 300

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JDub’s T8 Pedal Box

Okay, now we are really getting technical! JDub runs us through the inner workings of his Triple Eight Race Engineering built Pedal Box.

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Eseries Recap: Round 6

Hear from SVG, JDub, GT & CL as they recap their night at Circuit of the Americas 🇺🇸  “Overall, we had another really good night

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Eseries Recap: Round 5

Podiums, prangs & penalties (maybe)… Spa really had it all! 🇧🇪  “We had great night at Spa, although we still don’t know if I’ll be

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Eseries: Round 4 Recap

Get JDub & SVG’s rEcaps from their race wins at Montreal 🇨🇦 and Watkins Glen 🇺🇸 “It was a pretty good night again for me

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Eseries: Round 3 Recap

There’s always plenty of highs and lows at Bathurst 💥 Get SVG & JDub’s rEcap from Round 3 of the Eseries. “It was great to

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Eseries: Round 2 Recap

Get SVG, JDub & Max’s thoughts following last night’s races at Silverstone & Barcelona! 🇬🇧🇪🇸 “Round two of the Eseries was really cool and it

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The Making of the GOAT

What makes a G.O.A.T? A dash of talent? A sprinkle of hard work? A dollop of impressing the boss, maybe? Our very own Jamie ‘JDub’

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Eseries Gets The Green Flag

No Supercars? No problem. With the exciting announcement that Supercars have launched an All Stars Eseries competition, our drivers Jamie ‘JDub’ Whincup and Shane ‘SVG’

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Melbourne: The Stage is Set

Ladies and gentlemen, your attention please. It’s time to press pause on your ‘Drive to Survive’ episode and get off the couch, because guess what?

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Melbourne 400 Explained

The countdown to round two of the Supercars calendar continues, and lucky for us we’ll be getting to show our Formula 1 counterparts a thing

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Here to Stay

Hey Bulls fans! Guess who’s named an unchanged driver line-up for 2021? Here at the Red Bull Holden Racing Team, we’re excited to announce that

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Adelaide: Here We Come

And just like that, it’s Adelaide week… It felt like only yesterday we were sipping Red Bulls on Newcastle harbour rounding out another hard-fought Supercars

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Testing to the Limits

Breathe in. Ahhhh…smell that? Yep, Supercars is back! Today the Bulls headed 100km East of Adelaide to Tailem Bend for the official Supercars SuperTest, JDub’s

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Live Diary: Newcastle

  Jamie Whincup – Car #888 Qualifying – Second (01:10.1281) Top Ten Shootout – First (01:10.5551) Race 2 – First Championship – Third (3,208 points) “I learnt

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Newcastle: To Be or Not

We are into the final stretch of the season.  The final frontier at the Newcastle 500. Last year the Drivers’ Championship battle came down to

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Live Diary: Sandown

Jamie Whincup / Craig Lowndes – Car #888 Race 3 – First Pirtek Enduro Cup – First  Championship – Third (2,968 points)   Jamie Whincup – Car #888

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Live Diary: Gold Coast

    Qualifying – Third (Fastest Time: 01:10.4293) Top Ten Shootout – Second (Fastest Time: 01:10.2082) Race – Second Championship – Third (2,668 points) Jamie Whincup – Car #888 “We couldn’t

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Live Diary: Bathurst

Jamie Whincup / Craig Lowndes – Car #888 Race – Fourth Championship – Fifth (2,380 points)   Jamie Whincup – Car #888 “Today it was just

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Bathurst: The Great Race

It’s the race that stops the nation or at least the motorsport fanatics. The Bathurst 1000.  The Great Race.  Mount Panorama. The first race of

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Live Diary: Auckland

Jamie Whincup – Car #88 Qualifying – First (Fastest Time: 01:01.5620) Top 10 Shootout – First (Fastest Time: 01:01.6666) Race 2 – 16th Championship – Fifth (2,140 points) “Today

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Live Diary: The Bend

Jamie Whincup – Car #88 Practice 4 – 13th (Fastest Time: 01:48.8647) Qualifying – Fourth (Fastest Time: 01:47.9946) Race 2 – Fifth Championship – Fifth (1,981 points) “I am disappointed

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CL re-signs until 2021

The Red Bull Holden Racing Team is pleased to announce that Craig Lowndes has extended his contract for two years until the end of the

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Live Diary: Ipswich

  JAMIE WHINCUP – Car #88 Practice 4 – Third (Fastest Time: 01:08.6549) Qualifying – Third (Fastest Time: 01:08.7632) Race 2 – Fourth   Championship – Fifth (1798) “Today wasn’t

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Live Diary: Darwin

Sunday 16th June 1550: Time to pack down after a long, hot week. Thanks to you guys for all your support, we’re aiming to do you

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Darwin: One Two Three

We are headed to the top end and if you haven’t packed your fishing rod clearly you’ve planned out your trip all wrong – just

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Join the Crew

Have you ever wanted to join the crew and be part of the Red Bull Holden Racing Team?  Well here’s your chance! Red Bull are

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Live Diary: Winton 2019

Jamie Whincup – Car #88  Practice 2 – Fourth (Fastest Time: 01:19.1940) Qualifying – Third (Fastest Time: 01:19.1049) Race 2 – Third Championship – Fifth (1,168 points) “I thought

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Winton: Old time classic

When Winton rolls around it’s time for some good old fashion style racing, a little bit of country and making sure you’ve packed the thermals.

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Live Diary: Perth 2019

JAMIE WHINCUP – Car #88  Practice 3 – Second (Fastest Time: 00:53.4650) Qualifying – Second (Fastest Time: 00:53.3070) Race 2 – Second Championship – Sixth (937 points) “Obviously we

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Live Diary: Tasmania

  JAMIE WHINCUP – Car #88 Practice 4 – Ninth (Fastest Time: 0:50.8226) Qualifying – 13th (Fastest Time: 0:51.0183) Race 1 – Fifth  Championship –

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Short track, Long game

The seven-time Supercars champ looks to get Holden on the board at a circuit where a trip over Bass Strait has traditionally led to success.

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Melbourne: See what’s next

Melbourne:  See what’s next While we may have driven ourselves to podium finishes in Adelaide, there’s no doubt the event was a fast-tracked learning curve

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Live Diary: Adelaide 500

Jamie Whincup – Car #88 Qualifying Race 2 –  12th  (Fastest Time: 01:19.8657) Top 10 Shootout –  N/A Race 2 –  Seventh (Fastest Time: 1:40:18.0104) Championship –  Third (234 points) “It

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Smooth going for #88

Like a toddler taking its first steps, car #88 took a giant leap into a new world at Queensland Raceway on Thursday. And the best

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That first love

If there’s one thing that we remember more than our first love, it’s our first car. But – like most epic love stories – they don’t

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New Year, New Me?

Just when we thought we had a good old fashioned, down-to-the-wire title fight on our hands last year, the drivers’ championship was swept out from

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Launching into 2019

New year, new look… but there’ll be a blast from the past for RBHRT in 2019. Yes, we know it’s January – but already, the

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And the winners are…

As the 2018 season comes to an end, we look back and smile thinking about all of the memories we’ve had with our M8s throughout

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Live Diary: Newcastle 500 2018

SUNDAY Jamie Whincup – Car #1 Qualifying –  Sixth (Fastest Lap: 1:10.5554) Top Ten Shootout –  Seventh Race 2 –  Third Championship –  Third (3,433 points) “I’m happy. We just

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Live Diary: Auckland 2018

SUNDAY Jamie Whincup – Car #1 Qualifying –  Fourth (Fastest Time: 1:02.7224) Top Ten Shootout –  First (Fastest Time: 1:02.4719) Race 2 –  Third Championship –  Third (3,175 points) Shane van

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A race for the kiwis

It’s well documented that kiwi’s love their racing, there are currently five of them in the current line-up of the Supercars Championship, including the top

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Live Diary: Bathurst 1000

SUNDAY Jamie Whincup / Paul Dumbrell – Car #1 Race 1 –  10th Championship –  Third (2,872 points) Jamie Whincup – Car #1 “I don’t feel like we did

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Live Diary: Sandown 500

SUNDAY AT SANDOWN Today was a good day… A Triple Eight 1-2-3 at Sandown on our 15th birthday. Incredible! Jamie Whincup / Paul Dumbrell –

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RD on breaking records

The first ever ‘The Bend SuperSprint’ created some special moments last weekend, and not just moments like inaugural wins at the circuit or sightings of

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The tale of The Bend

Two poles, two wins and one series lead reclaimed – the Red Bull Holden Racing Team aced the inaugural event at The Bend Motorsport Park.

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Live Diary: The Bend

SUNDAY AT THE BEND Jamie Whincup – Car #1 Qualifying –  First (Fastest Time: 1:48.6498) Race  2 –  First Championship – Third (2,416 points) “We had a quick car and I

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Live Diary: Sydney

SATURDAY 4 AUGUST 2300 And here’s what the guys had to say: Jamie Whincup – Car #1 Practice 2 – 16th (Fastest Time: 1:29.7788) Qualifying – Fifth (Fastest Time: 1:28.1930) Race – Second

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Live Diary: Friday in Ipswich 2018

1600 So, how do they think they went today? Jamie Whincup – Car #1 Additional Driver Practice (Paul Dumbrell) – Seventh (Fastest Time: 1:10.2385) Practice 1 – First (Fastest Time: 1:09.3904)

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An arm wrestle for Lowndesy

If you do the calculations correctly you will come to realise that when Craig “Lowndesy” Lowndes won his first Bathurst 1000 in 1996, Shane “SVG”

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King of Castle Hill

Next stop, Townsville. It’s winter and we’re doing the best we can to stay warm, following a race meeting in the Top End to another

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Live Diary: Sunday in Darwin 2018

1600 Let’s see what the drivers thought post-race: Jamie Whincup – Car #1 Qualifying – Seventh (Fastest Time: 1:05.8842) Top Ten Shootout – Third (Lap Time: 1:05.9201) Race 2 – Third 

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Chasing the Triple Crown

Yes! We are nearly there… We have made it through the long, agonising break in the middle of the Supercars season. Yes, it’s only four

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The Test Day Translated

We don’t know about you guys, but we’re pretty tired of hearing the same old lines from the drivers and crew. Political correctness has gone

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A Platinum Night Out

What’s the best way to get the mechanics to clean the workshop? We’ll give you a hint, it happens about twice a year. Yep, our

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As fast as a rattlesnake

Our drivers might get all the fame and glory that can come with claiming podiums and spraying champagne, but without the pit crew the drivers

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Live Diary: Winton Saturday 2018

1800 This is what they said… Jamie Whincup – Car #1 Practice 3 – 24th (Fastest Time: 1:20.3629) Qualifying Race 1 – 11th (Fastest Time: 1:19.5415) Race 1 –

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Live Diary: Winton Friday 2018

1520 So this is how it played out today… Jamie Whincup – Car #1 Practice 1 – Third (Fastest Time: 1:32.3588) Practice 2 – 16th (Fastest Time: 1:20.1865) “It was

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LIVE DIARY: PERTH SUNDAY

Jamie Whincup – Car #1 Practice 4 – First (Fastest Time: 0:55.2686) Qualifying – Second (Fastest Time: 0:54.9326) Race 2 – Sixth Championship – Fifth (979 points) “In Qualifying we made

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LIVE DIARY: PERTH FRIDAY

1550 After a day of practice we’re left with the two sides of the garage feeling very different ways: Car 1 – optimistic that they’re

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SVG in the dark

Of all the people in the mix to test out a new track or car you can be 99 per cent sure that Shane “SVG”

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LIVE DIARY: TASSIE SATURDAY

1800 Here, we have some quotes for you – straight from the horses mouth: Jamie Whincup – Car #1 Practice 3 – First (Fastest Time: 0:50.7396) Qualifying Race

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LIVE DIARY: TASSIE FRIDAY

1615 This is how they went: Jamie Whincup – Car #1 Practice 1 – Fifth (Fastest Time: 0:51.0383) Practice 2 – First (Fastest Time: 0:50.5609*) *Practice Lap

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It’s Anyone’s Race

The infamous Symmons Plains is anyone’s race this weekend. A short, quick track that has provided more than its fair share of drama – yes,

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Easter With The RBHRT Crew

The Easter break is just around the corner, a time to unwind and indulge in chocolate and family company… Although when you’re in the middle

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LIVE DIARY: AGP 2018 THURSDAY

1800 Time to crack on with it. Here’s what the boys had to say after today: Jamie Whincup – Car #1 Practice 1 – First (Fastest Lap: 1:55.4067) Practice

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Car #1 is brand new, again

Our defending champion, Mr. Jamie “J-Dub” Whincup recorded his first DNF in 136 race starts at the Adelaide 500, a sad moment for the team.

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Paving the way

In a male-dominated industry such as ours, you don’t often come across a female engineer, driver or team manager at that, but lucky for us

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Adelaide Top Ten Snaps

The start of the 2018 Virgin Australian Supercars Championship couldn’t have started on a better note for our team, well for SVG at least, we

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Our 2018 Pit Crew

It’s that time of year again, when the piles of metal and carbon fibre start looking like legit race cars and the smell of E85

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J-Dub on his next challenge

A chat with the seven-time Supercars champ about starting from ground zero, taking a mental break and THAT wild finale to last year’s title chase.

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Gallery: Shakedown 2018

We rolled out our fresh new bulls this morning at Queensland Raceway and we’ve got to admit, we think they look pretty darn fine… It

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Shakedown a huge success

Today’s shakedown is now complete and from all reports it was a roaring success, aside from the huge under-eye bags and bed hair a majority

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The perks of a T8M8

What’s better than being a fan of the team? Being a MEMBER of the team! Triple Eight really is a family and we’ve got another

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A not so ‘off’ season

We often get asked what we do in the off-season because there are obviously no races so there’s nothing to do. Hmmm…  Not quite, and

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2017: RD’s Final Word

Another year, another season and yet another championship… We all thrive off the fierce competition that is motorsport but nothing is more satisfying than seeing

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With thanks to…

As the year draws to a close, Red Bull Holden Racing Team Manager Mark Dutton thanks the people that make the team what it is…

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2017’s Best Videos

As we take a look back at the season with the drivers and engineers, this time we take a look at the videos that you

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The Season with Dutto

Overseeing the running of three cars, 26 races and the development of a whole new supercar brings a hectic schedule with lots of Red Bull

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The Numbers Game

As we reach the end of yet another year, let’s look back at the season of speed, wins and another championship victory. We (and we

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SVG: We’re in this together

Our reigning Supercars champion, Shane “SVG” van Gisbergen will be going into this year’s final round very differently to last year. This time a year

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Dutto’s take on Newcastle

We’re only two weeks out from the ‘grand finale’ of the 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship and things are starting to heat up. The track’s

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Eyes on the ‘other’ prize

The all-important Teams Championship… It’s like the forgotten younger sibling. While most fans focus on the Drivers Championship, many overlook the Teams Championship which is

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Our Enduro Season Wrap

The GC600 signals the end of the enduro season– an accumulation of 2,100km gruelling endurance racing across three events; Sandown, Bathurst and the GC600. It’s

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GC600: The Fuel Story

It was the move that had done us over… It got us good, real good. The move that turned what was looking like our third

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No pressure

We might not have won the surfboard we wanted on Sunday at the GC600, but we did get closer than anyone to the prized driver

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GC600 Top Ten Snaps

It rained and it poured… It was a damp one at the GC600, for the first time in over a decade, but the sun finally

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A virtual race off

Red Bull Holden Racing Team drivers, Jamie Whincup and Shane van Gisbergen, challenged a number of local fans to a virtual race-off ahead of this

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We’re ready for the GC600!

The Gold Coast 600… it’s the Gold Coast’s biggest party, when the ‘glitter strip’ is better known for supercars rather than surfers. The roar of

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The Lowdown On Car #88

It’s the race that can cause heartbreak in a split second and it surely did for our team behind car #88 at the Bathurst 1000

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Bathurst Top Ten Snaps

It was a fine week in Bathurst with blue skies and hot temps… That was until Sunday, when it poured just after the beginning of

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Pain in the rain at Bathurst

The Mountain chooses you, they say. Well, this year, Mount Panorama definitely didn’t choose the Red Bull Holden Racing Team. A fifth place for car

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Bathurst by the numbers

Have you ever wondered what it takes to get through a Bathurst 1000? What does a driver undertake, both physically and mentally, to prepare for

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SVG’s tick of approval

Heading into the Bathurst 1000 co-driving with Shane Van Gisbergen, and with just one previous start in the Great Race, would have some up in

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The drama of Bathurst

We’re a week out from the biggest race on the Supercars calendar and we look forward to another race jam-packed with action and drama. The

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The calm before the storm

There’s nothing like the weekend before Bathurst… The calm before the storm as some would say. And our team know it all too well. Here,

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Next-Gen Commodore test postponed

After a faultless shakedown on Thursday last week, the Next-Generation Commodore has completed two days of successful aero testing at Stanthorpe Airport. However, damage to

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Sandown Top Ten Snaps

Sandown had all the makings of a blockbuster weekend – awesome looking cars, sweet retro kit and bright sunshine on race day. But with some

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That post-Sandown flat feeling

Sandown, Bathurst and Gold Coast – for some, not least Red Bull Holden Racing Team star and defending Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen – it’s

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Catch up with Campbell

Matt Campbell is basically living the life of a rock star. Jet-setting around the globe? Check. Driving a cool car? Check. Rubbing shoulders in the

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Live from the test day

Wednesday 6th September 5:25pm – Dutto: “It was a good test day. We got lots of stuff done, more than you normally would at a

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Sydney top ten snaps

Wow. The Sydney SuperSprint was nuts. Good nuts and bad nuts. The good ones are of course our favourite, but the bad ones make for

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Ipswich top ten snaps

While Ipswich didn’t quite deliver the same champagne-soaked results as last year for Triple Eight, we can’t complain with perfect weather and two podium finishes.

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Your 2017 top moments

Holy Sandman, where has 2017 gone? It only feels like yesterday that we were pulling the covers off of our shiny new Red Bull Holden

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We need you!

We can hardly believe it either, but somehow we’ve got to the halfway mark in the 2017 season. It’s been a crazy ride so far

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Get in the zone at QR

It’s back, folks! The T8M8 Zone is returning to the Ipswich SuperSprint for another year. The grassy area, open exclusively to our awesome T8M8 members,

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Townsville Top Ten Snaps

There’s no better way to quench thirst than with champagne and the whole Triple Eight crew did just that in Townsville. Three podium finishes and

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The trick to Townsville

The Townsville circuit in Reid Park is unique in many ways. It’s a mongrel of a track. No, we don’t mean that rudely – it’s

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The V6 breaks cover

The cover has been blown and the word is out – the V6 engine has hit the track. Due to make its competitive debut in

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The Mystery of Car 97

It’s a mystery that the best of them would struggle to solve – Poirot, Holmes and even the Scooby Gang would be baffled. What is

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DARWIN TOP TEN SNAPS

The top end brought all the drama over the weekend, from double podiums to a DNF. But all is well that ends in champagne showers

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THERE’S AN ART TO THE KART!

Remember that time Red Bull Holden Racing Team Supercars drivers Shane van Gisbergen and Jamie Whincup, along with TeamVortex’s Craig Lowndes, hit the local go-karting

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LIVE DIARY: DARWIN

Sunday 18th June RACE WRAP Jamie Whincup – Car #88 Qualifying Race 2 – Third (Fastest Lap: 1:05.8269) Top 10 Shootout – Second (Lap Time: 1:06.0562) Race 2 –

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CHASING 120

Join Jamie Whincup, Craig Lowndes and sportscar ace Toni Vilander for a wild behind-the-scenes ride as they strive for victory at this year’s Bathurst 12-Hour.

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WINTON TOP TEN SNAPS

For a cold little spot, Winton sure brought the heat. We broke our Winton curse, earned some much-deserved silverware and showed those, erm, “other” teams

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LIVE DIARY: WINTON

Sunday 21st May  RACE WRAP – Shane van Gisbergen – Car #97 Qualifying Race 2 – Third (1:19.4446) Race 2 – FIRST Championship standing – Fourth (1023 points)Jamie

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Perth Top Ten Snaps

As Jamie said, people are being really doom and gloom about the fight on our hands this year. We don’t see it like that. We’re

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LIVE DIARY: PERTH SUPERSPRINT

Sunday 7 May RACE WRAP Jamie Whincup – Car #88 Qualifying Race 2 – Sixth (0:54.8022) Race 2 – Third Championship standing – Third (780 points)Shane van Gisbergen

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Let’s go karting!

Red Bull Holden Racing Team Supercars drivers Shane van Gisbergen and Jamie Whincup, along with TeamVortex’s Craig Lowndes, hit a different kind of circuit this

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OUR NEW SPACESHIP

Attention, earthlings, the brand new Red Bull Holden Racing Team transporter has landed. We’ve taken all that we know about race transporters (which is a

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LIVE DIARY: PHILLIP ISLAND

Sunday 23rd April  RACE WRAP Shane van Gisbergen – Car #97 Qualifying Race 2 – Eighth (1:29.9305) Race 2 –  16th Championship Standing – Second (561 points)

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LIVE DIARY: SYMMONS PLAINS

Sunday 9th April RACE WRAP: Jamie Whincup – Car #88 Qualifying 2 – First (0:58.3971) Race 2 –  Third Championship Standing – Third (333 points)Shane van Gisbergen

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LIVE DIARY: AGP

Sunday 26th March RACE WRAP: Jamie Whincup – Car #88 Race 4 – 19th Overall – FourthShane van Gisbergen – Car #97 Race 4 – Second Overall

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SVG swoops to Clipsal sweep

The reigning Supercars champ has a perfect weekend in Adelaide, but teammate Jamie Whincup has a tougher start to his season. Two races, two poles,

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CLIPSAL 500 LIVE DIARY

Sunday 5th March  RACE WRAP Shane van Gisbergen – Car #97 Qualifying Race 2 – FIRST (Fastest Lap: 1:19.2951) *New lap record* Top Ten Shootout –

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NEW YEAR, NEW RUBBER

The Red Bull Holden Racing Team hit Sydney Motorsport Park yesterday to kick off the season with the first test day of the year. After

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JDub on the Bathurst 12-Hour

Six Supercars titles, 104 race wins, four Bathurst 1000 victories – there’s not too many boxes that are unchecked on Jamie Whincup’s to-do list, but

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KNOW YOUR 2017 PIT CREW

Iron out those shirts, fix those collars and clean up those Salomon kicks, class is in session for 2017. Counting down the days until another

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RIDIN’ SHOTGUN

It comes as no accident that Triple Eight Race Engineering, the driving force behind Red Bull Racing Australia (now Red Bull Holden Racing Team) are

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RD on 2016

If someone had told me at the beginning of the season that there would be 11 different race winners in 2016 and each manufacturer would

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2016: The year of #97

The 2016 Supercars season may be run, won and done, but it’s still all systems go here at Red Bull Racing Australia HQ. As the

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Become a 2017 T8M8!

Join the TeamVortex crew for 2017! We’re so excited to bring you a new and improved T8M8 program in 2017 with heaps more awesome package

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LIVE DIARY: SYDNEY 500

Sunday 4th December RACE WRAP – Red Bull Racing Australia Media Release Sunday 4 December, 2016 Sydney 500 – Sunday Qualifying 2, Top Ten Shoot Out,

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QUICK SIX WITH RD

Inquisitive little bunch of fans, aren’t you? We’ve had a fair few questions coming to us via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, you name it, with queries

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LIKE BULLS AT A GATE

Gentleman, start your engines. We’ve all pulled out the calculator, done the numbers, and realised pretty darn quickly that the Red Bull Racing Australia duo

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VOTE FOR US!

Yep, it’s that time of the year again when Supercars give you awesome people the chance to vote for your favourite driver and best-presented team.

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LIVE DIARY: AUCKLAND

Sunday 6th November  RACE WRAP – Shane Van Gisbergen – Car #97 Qualifying 3 – First (Fastest Lap: 1:02.9107) Qualifying 4 – Second (Fastest Lap:1:02.7018) Race 3  – Third

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PD’s FINAL THOUGHTS

I always look forward to this time of year, so much expectation and pressure, yet it’s something that I strive for each year. I can’t

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LIVE DIARY: GC600

Sunday 23rd October RACE WRAP – Jamie Whincup / Paul Dumbrell – Car #88 Qualifying Race 2 – FIRST (Fastest Lap: 1:10.3169) Top Ten Shootout –

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BATHURST BITE: CAUCHI

Hard to believe it’s now been a week since JDub claimed provisional pole and we were staring down the barrel of the 2016 Bathurst 1000.

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BATHURST BITE: SHIPPY

We came, we saw, we got beat up and bruised, but we returned with some silverware – ain’t that the mountain for ya? We are

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LIVE DIARY: BATHURST 1000

Sunday 9th October 7:30pm – RBRA can confirm an appeal has been lodged by Triple Eight Race Engineering Car 88 following today’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

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IT’S A NUMBERS GAME

As soon as it was here, it was gone. We have returned from the Sandown 500 feeling thankful for our sunshine state HQ and we

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LIVE DIARY: SANDOWN 500

Sunday 18th September RACE WRAP – Shane Van Gisbergen / Alexandre Premat – Car #97 Warm up – 10th –  (Fastest Lap: 1:20.0547 ) Race 1  –

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LIVE DIARY: TEST DAY

Thursday 8th September 5:10pm – SVG ON TEST DAY – “It was pretty great going around and around in circles at QR again, ha!! The

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SHIPPY SHAPES UP SANDOWN

It’s that time of the year again. All of us here at the Red Bull Racing Australia workshop just get that LITTLE bit more excited

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10 YEARS, 11 JDUB MOMENTS

Continuing our “festival of Jamie” after the six-time champ clocked up his 100th race win at Sydney Motorsport Park on Sunday, we realised that the

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LIVE DIARY: SMP

Sunday 28th August  RACE WRAP Jamie Whincup – Car #88 Qualifying Race 2 – Third (Fastest Lap: 1:29.5387) Race 2 – First  (100th race win) Championship position

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SHAKE IT TILL YOU MAKE IT

JDub and his new beast hit the Lakeside track yesterday for chassis 43’s shakedown ahead of Sydney Motorsport Park (SMP). In true Taylor Swift fashion,

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JDUB ON SMP

As we are super keen beans with a slight addiction to racing (ok, maybe more than slight), we can’t wait to get our butts down

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CATCH UP WITH CAUCHI

Now we have a small break ahead of us we are finally able to track down those hard working crew members who are always too

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THE BOSS WITH THE GOSS

Well, that was one epic weekend. From securing the team’s 100th win with Holden, to a complete podium lockout, the Triple Eight crew was on

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QR FLASHBACK GALLERY

Ahead of the Queensland Raceway race meet this weekend, we thought what better way to prepare for our local round than to take a walk

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7 DOWN, 7 TO GO

You’ve probably heard people ask it a thousand times as of late – but are we REALLY half way through the 2016 Supercars Championship?! With

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LIVE DIARY: TOWNSVILLE

Sunday 10th RACE WRAP – Shane van Gisbergen – Car #97 Qualifying 2– First (Fastest Lap: 1:12.6552) Top Ten Shoot Out – Fourth (Fastest Lap: 1:12.5786) Race

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FOLLOW THE LEADER

Six months into the year and staring down the barrel of nine more races, being on top of the leader board isn’t a bad spot

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LIVE DIARY: DARWIN

Sunday 19th June 4:30pm – Our best wishes go to Lee Holdsworth, speedy recovery mate, we hope to see you back on track soon! RACE

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T8M8 GOLD MEMBER NIGHT

Last night Triple Eight Race Engineering held their night of nights exclusively for their Gold T8M8 Members. With the Red Bulls on ice, there was

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LIVE DIARY: TEST DAY

Tuesday 7th June 5:30pm – That’s a wrap. A solid Test Day allowed us to get some good runs on the board ahead of Darwin.

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WINTON REFLECTION

Ah, Winton. We’ve said it once and we will say it again, it’s a love/hate relationship. The weekend delivered a string of podium-less results for

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LIVE DIARY: WINTON

Sunday 22nd May RACE WRAP – Shane van Gisbergen – Car #97 Qualifying Race 2 – 12th (Fastest Lap: 1:19.1586) Race 2 – Fourth Championship –  Fifth

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IT’S ALL IN THE NUMBERS

With Triple Eight’s first championship podium lockout in the bag, we got reminiscing about some pretty impressive stats that we’ve clocked up over the years

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LIVE DIARY: PERTH

Sunday 8th May Shane van Gisbergen – Car #97 Qualifying Race 2 – Sixth (Fastest Lap: 0:55.1925) Race 2 – Fourth Championship –  Fifth (803 points) Jamie

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OFF TRACK ANTICS

Blessed with another long weekend, the Team at Red Bull Racing Australia kicked up their feet and relaxed….Ha! Who are we kidding, no we didn’t!

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BEHIND THE WHEEL

We are sure that you are familiar with the concept of a steering wheel (if not, please do NOT get behind one), but the wheels

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3 down…12 to go!

As we wave goodbye to the Phillip Island SuperSprint, all eyes are on the Perth SuperSprint in two weeks’ time.  It has been a jam-packed

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LIVE DIARY: PHILLIP ISLAND

Sunday 17th April CURRENT CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS  – 1st –  Jamie Whincup, 651 points 2nd – Scott McLaughlin, 636 points 3rd – Mark Winterbottom, 627 points

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LIVE DIARY: SYMMONS PLAINS

Sunday 3rd April 5:06pm – Current Championship Standings – 3rd – Jamie Whincup –  393 points 7th – Shane van Gisbergen, 347 points 4:22pm – Well,

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THE GIANT JENGA CHALLENGE

After a successful start to the season, J-Dub, SVG and Lowndesy stack up against each other for another O’Brien challenge. Dressed in their safety gear,

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RD ON THE AGP

After our most successful weekend at the Australian Grand Prix to date, we return to the Red Bull Racing Australia office with fire in our

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LIVE DIARY: AGP

Sunday 20th March Race Wrap: Shane van Gisbergen – Car #97 Race 4  – First Overall –  First Jamie Whincup – Car #88 Race 4 

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LIVE DIARY: CLIPSAL 500

Sunday 6th March RACE DAY WRAP: Jamie Whincup – Car #88 Qualifying Race 3 – THIRD (Fastest Lap: 1:20.5746) Top 10 Shootout – FIFTH (Fastest Lap: 1:21.5218)

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1, 2, 3 WITH SVG

After a successful whirl around the Queensland Raceway circuit last Thursday, SVG has well and truly settled into the Red Bull Racing Australia family. With

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LIVE DIARY: TEST DAY

Can’t get to the track? Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered with our rolling LIVE diary. Keep up to date with the latest and greatest

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SHAKEDOWN FOR CAR #97

It’s been just another Monday at Red Bull Racing Australia as Shane Van Gisbergen took to Queensland Raceway to shakedown chassis 042. With Clipsal just

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WHINCUP’S SUMMERNATS DEBUT

Crowds at today’s Summernats witnessed a first in the event’s history, as Red Bull Racing Australia’s Jamie Whincup treated them to a colourful burnout performance

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GOODBYE 2015, HELLO 2016

There is no doubting 2015 has been a roller coaster ride. From Team Owner, to Team Manager AND Owner, to Team Owner again, Roland Dane’s

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SHIP SHAPE 2015

With his first year at Red Bull Racing Australia done and dusted, Grant McPherson, aka ‘Shippy’, has had a massive 2015. Kicking off the season at

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BEST SNAPS OF 2015

From Sandown to Symmons Plains, Pukekohe to Darwin, we’ve been everywhere in 2015! There is nothing like a montage to help you reflect upon the year,

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THE BEST BITS OF 2015

The 2015 season brought us plenty of highs and a few lows. Across 14 events, we hit the track for 36 races, clocked up 1,821

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YOUR 2015 TEAMS CHAMPIONS

Red Bull Racing Australia’s 2015 V8 Supercars season has been capped off in impressive fashion today, clinching their seventh Teams Championship on the streets of

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FINAL FRIDAY PRACTICE AT HOMEBUSH

Red Bull Racing Australia’s final Friday practice sessions of the season were completed around the streets of Sydney’s Olympic Park today with Jamie Whincup ending

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PREVIEW: HOMEBUSH

Jamie Whincup – Car #1   “Sydney is a tough event, it can go both ways. I am predicting a scorcher; I think it is

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KEEPING THE FIGHT ALIVE

Another awesome day on track for the Red Bull Racing Australia Team. Taking home our third double podium finish for the weekend, we have well

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DOUBLE PODIUM IN PHILLIP ISLAND

The sun was shining on the Red Bull Racing Australia team garage on a massive Saturday at the Phillip Island circuit. Despite the chilly weather, the Holden

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REBUILDING A WINNER

With Sunday’s results still fresh in our minds, it’s hard to believe that only twenty four hours earlier Craig Lowndes jumped out of a wrecked

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PRACTICE AT PUKEKOHE

With a hop, skip and jump the Red Bull Racing Australia team find themselves in the land of the long white sheep – New Zealand.

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PREVIEW: AUCKLAND 500

Jamie Whincup – Car #1 “From one bumpy track with plenty of character to another at Pukekohe this weekend. While it was great to have

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Practice in Paradise

The Red Bull Racing Australia team hit the streets of Surfers Paradise on Friday for the start of the GC600. Kicking off a huge weekend of

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PREVIEW: BATHURST 2015

  Jamie Whincup – Car #1 “Combining Sandown’s result and Bathurst 2014 results, we are pretty hungry going into this weekend. It’s the biggest race

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Jamie job swaps and soars

Jamie Whincup took to the skies swapping his V8 Supercar for the Red Bull Australia aerobatic Red Baron plane.  Pilot Joel Haski took Jamie out

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Preview: Sandown 2015

Jamie Whincup – Car #1  “We didn’t have the best preparation on the third and final test day before Sandown. But in saying that, we

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Preview: Ipswich 2015

Jamie Whincup – Car #1  “We head back to Queensland Raceway which is our home track, it’s a simple circuit that we went really well

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The RBRA fantasy calendar

With all this talk of calendar changes in 2016, we got thinking about the ultimate V8 Supercars fantasy schedule – no track is off limits

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Preview: Darwin 2015

Jamie Whincup – Car #1 “I’m looking forward to Darwin. It’s been a good five weeks and I’ve enjoyed the break having gone to Europe

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Triple Eight secure third REC

Triple Eight Race Engineering have secured the 26th V8 Supercars Racing Entitlements Contract (REC) to field the championship-winning team’s third entry from next year onwards.

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Preview: Winton 2015

Jamie Whincup – Car #1 “Winton hasn’t been kind to us the last couple of years. I’ve had a particularly tough run there and it’s

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Preview: Perth 2015

Jamie Whincup – Car #1 “We’ve had mixed results in Perth over the years. We’ve had some great results there, but we’ve struggled at times

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Preview: Tasmania 2015

Jamie Whincup – Car #1 “Everyone’s talking about last year’s results, but last year is last year. There’s been plenty going on at the start

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What we learnt from the AGP

It’s a Wednesday afternoon and at Red Bull Racing Australia HQ the Australian Grand Prix debrief is still going. Occasionally someone breaks free for a

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Ground made up at the AGP

The Red Bull Racing Australia drivers fought their way to two top ten finishes in today’s races at the Australian Grand Prix. Jamie and Craig,

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Preview: AGP 2015

Jamie Whincup – Car #1 “The Australian Grand Prix is always an important round for us. All the gurus from our major Team Partners will

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Preview: Clipsal 500 2015

Jamie Whincup – Car #1 “Clipsal is one of the biggest events on the calendar and a great way to kick off another big Championship.

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T8M8 2015 has landed!

Do you want to get up close and personal with the Red Bull Racing Australia team? Maybe you’ve always wanted to take a tour around

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Pre-Race Rituals with JDub

Jamie Whincup isn’t one for pre-race rituals, especially not superstitious ones. According to him, his only habitual routine is “getting into the car on the

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Preview: Sydney 500

Sydney 500 Fast Facts Red Bull Racing Australia’s number one aim at the Sydney 500 is to get our old friend Lowndesy into second in

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Preview: Phillip Island 400

Phillip Island 400 Fast Facts This year marks the 25th time the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit has hosted ATCC/V8 Supercars racing. Triple Eight got

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Preview: Gold Coast 600

Gold Coast 600 Fast Facts This year marks twenty years of V8 Supercar racing on the streets of Surfers Paradise, the Australian Touring Car Championship

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Preview: Bathurst 1000

Bathurst 1000 Fast Facts It’s finally time for the big one! Although experience can count for very little over 161 laps of Mount Panorama, the

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Preview: Sandown 500

Sandown 500 Fast Facts Welcome to the season of endurance! The V8 Supercars field and their co-drivers will again be fighting it out for the

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Autobarn Goes Blue

September is a big deal for our friends over at Autobarn as this year they’re taking the opportunity to go blue. Fear not, Holden fans!

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Testing on new turf

With the endurance season just around the corner, it was time we rounded up all four drivers and hit the track for our annual pre-enduro

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Preview: Ipswich 400

Ipswich 400 Fast Facts Is there such a thing as a home advantage? We’ll soon find out because Queensland Raceway, a.k.a. The Paperclip (if you’re

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Preview: Townsville

Townsville 500 Fast Facts In the past we’ve seen this event run over two 200km races as the Townsville 400. Not this year! It’s time

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Preview: Darwin

Darwin 400 Fast Facts We’ll just get this one out of the way – Triple Eight has never claimed a pole position at Hidden Valley.

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Testing takes a turn at QR

When RBRA rocked up at Queensland Raceway yesterday for our first test since February, we headed in with a different plan of action. Things haven’t

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Preview: Perth 400

Perth 400 Fast Facts Ok, so we haven’t had the best run of results recently, but if history at Barbagallo Raceway is anything to go

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ITM 500 Auckland In Pictures

SUNDAY   SATURDAY   FRIDAY   WEDNESDAY Embracing the spirit of the upcoming ANZAC weekend, our boys Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes threw themselves in

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Preview: ITM 500 Auckland

ITM 500 Auckland Fast Facts Flashback to Pukekohe 2005 and you’ll see Lowndesy claiming Triple Eight’s first ever pole position. Since then we’ve claimed another

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Preview: Winton 400

Winton 400 Fast Facts Is there such a thing as a “home advantage” in motor racing? There are 18 drivers in this year’s field of

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RED BULL RACERS OUT NOW!

Get ready for some high-speed motorsports action that rocks your mobile device! Following the success of Red Bull Kart Fighter 3, the team at Red

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Preview: Clipsal 500

Clipsal 500 fast facts The first ever Clipsal 500 was run in 1999 and our very own Mr Lowndes is just one of three drivers

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VIDEO: 2014 TEAM LAUNCH

We’re back and itching to lay some rubber down in 2014! With an updated, lighter and stronger VF Holden Commodore, new, lighter race suits and

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2013: the year in pictures

There’s no denying it – 2013 has been massive. Red Bull Racing Australia was born, the Car of the Future took to the track  and Jamie

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Practice clean sweep for car 1

Four-time V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup and co-driver Paul Dumbrell have set the pace for this weekend’s Gold Coast 600 after posting the fastest laps

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Preview: Gold Coast 600

Renowned for chaos, carnage and raucous celebrations, Surfers Paradise has been the scene of some of the most memorable moments in V8 Supercars history. There’s

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Jamie claims first Bathurst pole

DEFENDING champion Jamie Whincup has put his rivals on notice, claiming pole position for Sunday’s Bathurst 1000. The Holden driver took out the top-10 shoot-out

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The Bathurst Dirty Dozen

Smell that? Ethanol. And in only a matter of hours that black/green gold will be burning furiously to ignite Mt Panorama for the first time

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Bathurst Begins

And so it begins, the countdown to the other race that stops a nation – the big one, the mountain, the Bathurst 1000. Yep, wipe

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WIN A SPOT IN OUR BATHURST CONVOY!

Red Bull Racing Australia Convoy 2013 Competition Competition Rules and Conditions of Entry These Competition Rules and Conditions of Entry constitute the entire agreement between

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Perfect Partners

They might have brought home the Sandown 500 trophy as co-drivers last week but just how well do J-Dub and PD really know each other?

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Lowndes smashes Sandown record

REIGNING Sandown 500 champion Craig Lowndes has predicted records to tumble at Sandown this weekend after smashing the practice lap record in his Red Bull

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Sandown in pictures

Sunday PD models the latest in in-built booster seats. Cue the officials to clear the photographer roadkill off the track. Being only 10, Triple Eight

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The King and I

Before Craig Lowndes, there was Peter Brock – a hero, a legend, a nine-time Bathurst champion and a good bloke to boot. If there were

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Triple Eight turns 10

This time 10 years ago at Sandown, few in the V8 Supercars paddock could have predicted new-kid-on-the-block Triple Eight Race Engineering would become the powerhouse

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Winton in pictures

Sunday Don’t just point at it – do something! “That’s how many race finishes for you this weekend J-Dub?” Bull basking in the Winton sun.

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FOCUS: Motivation

When success is measured by results, one’s mind can be their worst enemy. And it often is. After delving deep into the mind of legendary

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Jamie takes a home win

Red Bull Racing Australia has maintained its impressive home track record at Queensland Raceway after reigning champion Jamie Whincup extended his championship lead to claim

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Ipswich in pictures

Sunday Crew chief Briggsy playing bouncer. Anyone going to lend him the reflective shades? There’s a bull hiding in there somewhere. “How many grid spots?”

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Townsville in pictures

Sunday He may bust a move to rival MJ, but looks like Cookie’s still at the basics with the ABC. “Is that it? Haha, that’s

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Tyre saving in Townsville

LAST-start winner Craig Lowndes is confident he can maintain his winning form on the streets of Townsville after the V8 Supercars field had their first

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Townsville: Race Preview

Last year J-Dub and Lowndesy made the streets of Townsville their own, taking out a one-two finish on the Sunday and J-Dub claiming overall winner’s

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Whincup claims first 60/60 win

JAMIE Whincup claimed victory at an action-charged Darwin on Saturday while team-mate Craig Lowndes fell victim to some serious mid-pack carnage from the restart of

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Darwin in pictures

Sunday No caption could possibly do this picture justice. No need for T-bone steak to be served up two nights in a row. Best way

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RD’s Texas Wrap-up

After enough Texan beef ribs and buffalo wings to render his Red Bull Racing Australia kit too small, RD has recovered from his food coma

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Texas In Pictures

Sunday You do know that’s not the road, right? Craig tried his best to warn JJ that it wasn’t the best time to be complaining

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Video: Life In The Pits

Jeremy Clarkson eat your heart out. RD submits his application to take over hosting duties on Top Gear by walking our Red Bull Racing Australia

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Perth in pictures

Sunday Hey, where’d everybody go? How’s the view from back there fellas? Jamie’s secret ambition has always been to lead Australia’s biggest YMCA dance.  

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Perth: race preview

Surprise, surprise, we have yet another sprint round on our hands in Perth this weekend. And after a run of bad luck and less than

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Whincup wins in New Zealand

REIGNING series champion Jamie Whincup has claimed his first race win of 2013 and extended his V8 Supercars championship lead after overcoming a horror race

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