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Scott Pye

Scott Pye

Scott Pye is getting his first official laps in Formula 3 cars ahead of his maiden British F3 tilt this year. Speedcafe.com.au's international correspondent David Addison spoke to Pye about his impressions of the F3 cars and how he thinks he will fair in the 2011 season ... Read More

James Rosenberg

James Rosenberg

James Rosenberg might not be a name that you instantly associate with motor racing, but his contribution to the sport over the past two decades is immeasurable. Speedcafe.com.au's Grant Rowley caught up with Rosenberg to digest his racing interests in 2011 and beyond ... Read More

Jamie Whincup

Jamie Whincup

TeamVodafone’s Jamie Whincup is out to reclaim the V8 Supercars Championship title that he lost to James Courtney last year. Speedcafe.com.au’s Grant Rowley spoke to Jamie Whincup about being the favourite for the championship, his desire for Clipsal 500 revenge, and his team-mates upcoming McLaren drive… Read More

Marcus Marshall

Marcus Marshall

Marcus Marshall is set to return to the Australian Carrera Cup Championship in 2011. Speedcafe spoke to him about returning the class where he made his name, plus his options for this year's V8 Supercars endurance races ... Read More

Shane van Gisbergen

Shane van Gisbergen

Stone Brothers Racing’s Shane van Gisbergen is preparing for his 50th V8 Supercars Championship start this weekend. With the Kiwi already in Abu Dhabi, Speedcafe.com.au’s Grant Rowley spoke with him about the weekend ahead. Read More

Craig Lowndes

Craig Lowndes

After topping Eastern Creek’s official pre-season V8 Supercars test last Saturday, Craig Lowndes is preparing for a different challenge this weekend. Speedcafe.com.au’s Stefan Bartholomaeus spoke to Lowndes about the Bathurst 12 Hour, his love of endurance racing and the upcoming V8 Supercars season Read More

Rod Nash

Rod Nash

In the final events of season 2010, Paul Dumbrell led Rod Nash’s Bottle-O Racing team to its first ever podium, pole position and race win. Speedcafe.com.au’s News Editor Grant Rowley spoke to Nash about all aspects of the team’s 2011 campaign Read More

Lucas Dumbrell

Lucas Dumbrell

Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport will enter its second season of V8 Supercars racing with a new engineer and a fresh approach. Speedcafe.com.au’s News Editor Grant Rowley spoke to the youngest V8 team owner in the paddock to get the lowdown on his new engineer and his expectations for driver Warren Luff and his team for the upcoming season Read More

Martin Whitaker

Martin Whitaker

The V8 Supercars Championship Series will morph into the International V8 Supercars Championship in 2011. While there will be just one round held outside Australasia this season, V8 Supercars CEO Martin Whitaker told Speedcafe.com.au’s Stefan Bartholomaeus that the name change underlines the category’s growing world-wide reputation Read More

Brendan Reeves

Brendan Reeves

Brendan Reeves has been chosen as one of only six young drivers from across the globe to receive a fully funded entry in the all-new WRC (World Rally Championship) Academy. Thanks to the Pirelli Star Shootout 22-year-old Reeves gained his place in the shootout in Spain in October thanks to his victory at the Asia Pacific Championship round in New Caledonia Read More

Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson has had his fair share of highs and lows through his 36 years, but none of the drama, according to Johnson Jr himself, was as bad as what he saw in 2010. Speedcafe.com.au spoke to Johnson about his year from hell, the effect it had on his family and how he plans to turn it all around Read More

Steven Richards

Steven Richards

After 12 consecutives seasons as a full-time V8 Supercar driver, Steven Richards’ career is at a cross-road. Set to be replaced in the #6 Ford Performance Racing Falcon by Will Davison, Richards has recently been linked to the final two remaining seats in the V8 Supercar field - at Dick Johnson Racing and Brad Jones Racing. Speedcafe spoke to him ... Read More

Roland Dane

Roland Dane

TeamVodafone boss Roland Dane heads to this weekend’s 2010 V8 season finale with a chance to make some history – but he’ll have to come from behind to do it. Dane told Speedcafe.com.au's Grant Rowley that even though his driver Jamie Whincup has to make up some ground, no one should write him off Read More

Sue Evans: The end of an era

Sue Evans: The end of an era

Sue Evans has had the ride of her life over the past 12 years. Sitting alongside husband Simon; the Evans' took four Australian Championships and an Asia Pacficic F2 title. Sue has now hung up the helmet and she spoke with Speedcafe about rallying and what is ahead. Read More

Andrew Thompson: The end of a horror year

Andrew Thompson: The end of a horror year

Andrew Thompson has confirmed that he will be watching the 2011 V8 Supercars Championship Series from the sidelines next year. The Bundaberg Red Racing Commodore VE driver spoke to Speedcafe.com.au's Grant Rowley about his horror year, what he plans to do in 2011 and his divorce with his flat mate! Read More

Jamie Whincup: Lessons, soft tyres and points

Jamie Whincup: Lessons, soft tyres and points

TeamVodafone’s Jamie Whincup is six races away from making history – winning the V8 Supercars Championship Series two-year straight in different makes of cars. There’s over 1100km of racing – and James Courtney – to overcome before he can claim that, and as he told Speedcafe.com.au’s Grant Rowley, there's a long way to go Read More

Brad Jones: Why I joined V8SA Board

Brad Jones: Why I joined V8SA Board

This week BJR co-owner Brad Jones was elected to the board of directors for V8 Supercars Australia. It came after a trying weekend for his team on the streets of Surfers Paradise in a year where BJR has showed flashes of great speed. Speedcafe.com.au's Grant Rowley spoke Jones about matters on and off the track ... Read More

Sebastien Bourdais: My V8 Supercars debut

Sebastien Bourdais: My V8 Supercars debut

Sebastien Bourdais is certainly no stranger to the Gold Coast street circuit – being the only person to have won an Indy-style race more than once. This weekend with Jonathon Webb, he faces a different challenge. Speedcafe.com.au's Grant Rowley spoke to the Frenchman at Queensland Raceway ... Read More

Bruno Senna: His first F1 season, his future and his famous uncle

Bruno Senna: His first F1 season, his future and his famous uncle

Bruno Senna is nearing the end of his first full F1 season, bar the round that he missed at Silverstone. Driving for the new Hispania F1 outfit, Senna has not only had to compete with a new squad, but couple that with being a rookie in the most competitive F1 season in many years. Speedcafe spoke to Senna about life in F1 ... Read More

Garth Tander: Mountains, Millions and Allan Grice

Garth Tander: Mountains, Millions and Allan Grice

Garth Tander heads to Mount Panorama next week as the defending race champion, the only man with the chance of winning V8 Supercars’ $2 Million Grand Slam prize, and a retrospective livery. Speedcafe.com.au caught up with the two-time Bathurst winner after the launch of the Toll Holden Racing Team’s retro livery launch Read More

Scott Dixon: Braeside, Homestead and the Gold Coast

Scott Dixon: Braeside, Homestead and the Gold Coast

Scott Dixon is one of few international V8 Supercars drivers to visit Australian shores before the Armor All Gold Coast 600 – 30 days out from the revamped event. The Kiwi speaks about the IndyCar season finale in Florida, the title battle between Franchitti and Power and his time with Todd and Rick Kelly in Melbourne Read More

Paul Dumbrell: Not enough hours in a day

Paul Dumbrell: Not enough hours in a day

Paul Dumbrell is one of the busiest individuals in V8 Supercars. He's a businessman, race car driver and athlete. How does he fit it all in and still be so competitive in a race car? Speedcafe.com.au spoke to him about his busy season Read More

Jim Richards: Is he the ATCC’s best driver?

Jim Richards: Is he the ATCC’s best driver?

Jim Richards is an Australian Touring Car legend. No, we can't claim him as an Australian (he's a Kiwi), but when it comes to local Aussie racing, 'Gentleman Jim' has won it all. Speedcafe.com.au spoke to him about his popularity, driving future and what he is doing next weekend ... Read More

David Brabham: Gold Coast V8s will be massive

David Brabham: Gold Coast V8s will be massive

David Brabham arrived in Australia today, promoting the new international-flavoured Armor All Gold Coast street race. Speedcafe.com.au spoke to him about the Gold Coast race, his drive in the Stone Brothers Racing Falcon and the likelihood of carnage at Surfers Paradise Read More

Mark Beretta: Writing and riding combined

Mark Beretta: Writing and riding combined

Network Seven sports anchor and V8 Supercars commentator Mark Beretta has just released his first published book – The Riders. Speedcafe.com.au caught up with him to talk about the book, the current state of play in motorcycling and his desire to compete in circuit racing … Read More

Steve Owen: Pressure, double duties and the future

Steve Owen: Pressure, double duties and the future

Steve Owen is just weeks away from the biggest races of his motor racing career – partnering Jamie Whincup in the #1 TeamVodafone Commodore VE at Phillip Island, Bathurst and the new Gold Coast 600 event. Speedcafe.com.au spoke to Owen about the pressure, his expectations and the future Read More

Simon Evans: IRC the next step

Simon Evans: IRC the next step

Simon Evans last weekend wrapped-up his fourth Australian Rally Championship title. Now Evans is looking overseas and the chance to take on some of the world's best Read More

Greg Murphy: Finding answers has been hard

Greg Murphy: Finding answers has been hard

At the mid-point of the year, you might say ‘Greg Who?’ Popular Kiwi Greg Murphy is having a shocker, and even he is at a loss to explain the uncompetitive performances of the Castrol EDGE Commodore VE. Speedcafe.com.au spoke to him Read More

John Crennan: Back in the big chair

John Crennan: Back in the big chair

John Crennan is considered one of the fathers of Holden Special Vehicles and the Holden Racing Team. Having achieved everything there was to achieve there, he decided in 2007 that he'd had enough and left the business. Two and a half year's later, he's back with Kelly Racing as the team's Chairman Read More

Steve Richards: A good time to get results

Steve Richards: A good time to get results

Dunlop Super Dealers Ford Performance Racing driver Steve Richards has enjoyed a positive spike in results in the past two events, finishing inside the top 10 in the last three races. Speedcafe spoke to 'Richo' about his good run of late and his future in the sport Read More

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