Darwin (2015)

19 Jun - 21 Jun
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Insights with Rick Kelly: Small mistake, big consequences

A painted white line and a very small mistake stood in the way of V8 Supercars driver and columnist Rick Kelly turning pole into a win in Darwin – but it wasn’t all bad in the Top End.

Winterbottom laments qualifying pace

Mark Winterbottom says he needs to up his qualifying performances if he wants to win this year’s V8 Supercars title, despite stretching his points lead in Darwin.

Lowndes: 100th win a “relief”

Craig Lowndes says the first emotion he felt after racking up his 100th V8 Supercars race win in Darwin last weekend was relief.

Driver’s Eye View: Darwin

Sorry seems to be the hardest word in V8 Supercars, but plenty of drivers had to say it after three frenetic races at Hidden Valley. Our racecraft expert Tony D’Alberto takes a look through all the thrills and spills from the Top End.

Darwin investigating V8 night race

The Northern Territory government has admitted it will investigate the possibility of turning its successful V8 Supercars event at Hidden Valley into a night race in the future.

Reynolds survives scare to win in Darwin

David Reynolds took his first V8 Supercars race win of the year, despite an off-track excursion at a crucial point in the 200-kilometre race.

Reynolds storms to V8 pole, lap record

David Reynolds will start today’s 200-kilometre V8 Supercars race from pole position after topping qualifying in Darwin with a record-setting time.

Walsh surprise pace-setter in final V8 practice

Ash Walsh emerged as the surprise pace-setter from the fourth and final V8 Supercars practice session in Darwin.

Lowndes wins historic 100th race

Craig Lowndes is now a V8 Supercars centurion, after winning his 100th series victory today in Darwin.

Van Gisbergen: Courtney knew I was there

Shane van Gisbergen says he doesn’t buy James Courtney’s theory that he didn’t know the pair were side-by-side when they clashed in today’s first V8 Supercars race.

Mostert eases to race one win

Chaz Mostert cruised his way to victory in the first of today’s two 60-kilometre V8 Supercars races in Darwin.

Courtney, Kelly share Darwin poles

James Courtney and Rick Kelly will each start one of this afternoon’s V8 Supercars races from pole position, following two frantic qualifying sessions.

Coulthard smashes new practice record

Fabian Coulthard smashed the freshly-set lap record at Hidden Valley in today’s third V8 Supercars practice session.

Reynolds even faster in second V8 practice

David Reynolds became the first man to break into the 1m06s bracket at Hidden Valley with a stunning lap in today’s second hour-long V8 Supercars practice session.

Steering issues hamper Tander

Garth Tander’s poor practice pace has been traced back to a steering problem.

Reynolds tops record-breaking V8 practice

Prodrive Racing Australia driver David Reynolds comfortably topped a first V8 Supercars practice session in Darwin which saw unofficial lap records fall.

Davison excited about “bogey” track

Will Davison says he’s not dreading this year’s trip to an unhappy hunting ground, he’s excited about it.

Darwin crucial for title momentum – Winterbottom

This weekend’s V8 Supercars round in Darwin could be crucial to Mark Winterbottom’s title charge, says the Prodrive Racing Australia driver.

Bright: Darwin will be a whole new track

V8 Supercars veteran Jason Bright says anything could happen at Hidden Valley this weekend, with the new surface expected to make a “massive change”.

Courtney “not here to make friends”

An unapologetic James Courtney says he’s not in V8 Supercars to make friends, and that he hopes to take Triple Eight down in 2015.

Kelly predicts “interesting” tyre battle

Rick Kelly says the introduction of an extra set of soft tyres to the V8 Supercars SuperSprint format will make Darwin an interesting challenge.