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Friday 10th April, 2020 - 12:59pm

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Delve into the Speedcafe.com archives and rediscover the biggest stories over the past decade which had us talking, and have gone on to help shape our sport.

In 2018, following the suspension of the GM twin-turbo V6 development, Tim Edwards was still confident that Supercars would find alternative power sources to the V8.

Edwards stated at the time that there’s ‘no doubt’ that hybridisation and electrification would play a part in Supercars’ future.

“We all know that’s not the case so it (electrification) will come, I just can’t tell you when,” said Edwards.

Take a trip down Speedcafe.com memory lane on this day, April 10.

2018: Supercars Commissioner: Move away from V8s inevitable

Tickford Racing team principal and Supercars Commission member Tim Edwards believes that it is only a matter of time before alternative sources of power find their way into the championship.

2016: Jones: F1 requires fresh dictatorial leadership

Formula 1 requires a change to a new-style dictatorship to ensure key decisions regarding its future direction can be made accurately and swiftly, believes Alan Jones

 

2015: DJRTP confirms driver and sponsor for Perth

DJR Team Penske has officially confirmed that Scott Pye will continue behind the wheel of its #17 Ford at the upcoming Perth Super Sprint.

2013: Hand luggage help to get Nissans back on track

Nissan Motorsport staff will hand courier engine upgrades across the Tasman ahead of this weekend’s Pukekohe event following the dramas the team endured at Symmons Plains.

2012: Hamilton resident seeks High Court ruling on V8 race

A local Hamilton family is hoping a High Court injunction will put a stop to next weekend’s final V8 Supercars race around the Hamilton streets.

CLICK HERE for the biggest stories on this day over the past decade.

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