ON THIS DAY: August 5


Wednesday 5th August, 2020 - 10:00am


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

Take a trip down memory lane on this day, August 5.

2013: Innovation key to 2015 TV rights deal

V8 Supercars is determined to shake-up its race weekend formats next season as it refines its racing product ahead of the next media rights deal.

2015: Nissan’s blunt Bathurst 12 Hour message to V8s

Nissan Australia CEO Richard Emery has delivered a blunt message to V8 Supercars not to mess with the Bathurst 12 Hour’s successful evolution as a flourishing GT event.

2016: Richie Stanaway cleared for Sandown 500

Richie Stanaway has been released from his World Endurance Championship commitments to fulfil a co-driver appearance at the Wilson Security Sandown 500 for Super Black Racing.

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