Home
Latest News
Results
Rumour Bin
Next Round


Forums
Chat
Links
Photo Credits

Welcome to V8Central
The centre of all the IndyCar action !

Briscoe Reflects on Season
This past season was the best of my career even though I fell short of the IndyCar Series championship.
Click for more info...


A Power switch
Will Power, who transferred his seat from the No.
Click for more info...


James Davison and Vision Racing return to Firestone Indy Lights for 2009 season
For the first time since the team''''s inaugural season in 2005, Vision Racing will field a Firestone Indy Lights full-time entry for 2009 with series sophomore and race winner James Davison as driver.
Click for more info...


Briscoe makes history as first-ever Australian driver to prevail at Surfers Indy
No other Australian driver has ever managed to achieve the coveted feat, but Sydney’s Ryan Briscoe has delivered a flawless performance to become the first-ever Australian driver to win the Surfers Indy 300.
Click for more info...


Dixon Claims IndyCar Series Championship As Castroneves Wins Photo Finish
Scott Dixon has won the 2008 IndyCar Series Championship, despite a heroic effort by Helio Castroneves which saw him win a photo finish in today’s final points-paying race of the season - the PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway, Illnois, US.
Click for more info...


PR: ROOKIE JUSTIN WILSON WINS IN DETROIT WHILE CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT CONTINUES
IndyCar Series rookie Justin Wilson has taken the Detroit Indy Grand Prix presented by Firestone victory at The Raceway at Belle Isle Park this morning, with Helio Castroneves second after receiving a penalty for blocking.
Click for more info...


PR: CASTRONEVES AND TEAM PENSKE OVERCOME ADVERSITY FOR BREAKTHROUGH WIN
Helio Castroneves has overcome adversity to snap the longest winless streak of his career and move closer to his first IndyCar Series championship by taking victory at Infineon Raceway in California, USA, today.
Click for more info...


PR: DIXON WINS AT KENTUCKY WITH LAST LAP PASS OF CASTRONEVES
Scott Dixon has passed Helio Castroneves exiting the final turn of the 200 lap Meijer Indy 300 this morning to earn his record-tying sixth victory of the 2008 IndyCar Series season.
Click for more info...


PR: NIKON ANNOUNCED AS NAMING RIGHTS SPONSOR FOR SURFERS INDY
Sport Minister Judy Spence, together with Indy 300 Chairman Terry Mackenroth and General Manager Greg Hooton, today announced Nikon as the naming rights sponsor of the Gold Coast motorsport event which will now be known as the Nikon Indy 300.
Click for more info...


Dixon extends championship lead following Edmonton win
Kiwi Scott Dixon has extended his championship lead over Helio Castroneves as he recorded a 5.
Click for more info...


PR: SYDNEY'S BRISCOE WINS AT MID-OHIO, DIXON THIRD, POWER FOURTH
Sydney’s Ryan Briscoe has earned his second IndyCar Series victory today, finishing ahead of his team-mate Helio Castroneves in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, presented by Westfield Insurance.
Click for more info...


Hunter-Reay goes all the way in Watkins Glen
American Ryan Hunter-Reay has scored an unlikely win by avoiding the strange pandemonium that unfolded around him to take out his maiden IndyCar Series win in today’s running of the Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen.
Click for more info...


PR: KANAAN WINS CAUTION-FILLED RACE AT RICHMOND
Tony Kanaan has claimed his first victory of the 2008 IndyCar Series season today - winning Richmond International Raceway's SunTrust Indy Challenge over Helio Castroneves.
Click for more info...


Fuel strategy hands Wheldon an unlikely birthday present in Iowa
Dan Wheldon celebrated his 30th birthday in style yesterday as an unlikely gamble in fuel strategy paid handsomely for the Englishman.
Click for more info...


Trans-Tasman rivalry heats up as Dixon and Briscoe snare back-to-back podiums
Kiwi Scott Dixon has posted his third win of the season by taking out the Bombardier Learjet 550 under lights on Saturday at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.
Click for more info...


Briscoe - From Villain to Hero in the space of a week
A week ago Sydney’s Ryan Briscoe hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons, but in the space of just seven days the 26-year-old has turned his misfortunes around, recording his first-ever IndyCar win following today’s running of the ABC Supply/A.
Click for more info...


Kiwi Dixon scores epic victory at Indy 500
Kiwi Scott Dixon has won the 92nd running of the Indianapolis 500 earlier today after starting the race from the pole position.
Click for more info...


PR: POWER QUALIFIES 23RD FOR INDIANAPOLIS 500 DEBUT
Will Power has qualified in 23rd position for his Indianapolis 500 debut after Third Day qualifying at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana today.
Click for more info...


Wheldon revels in teammate’s misfortune at Kansas
For the second consecutive week a poorly timed pit stop has cost New Zealander Scott Dixon certain victory, as his teammate Dan Wheldon took full advantage by taking out Sunday’s running of the Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 at Kansas Speedway.
Click for more info...


Power Dominates Final Champ Car Series Event
*From US correspondents Elizabeth Williams and Tom Lutz in Long Beach For the past three months, former Champ Car drivers and their teams have faced numerous challenges whilst obtaining a ‘crash course’ in oval racing to an entirely new field of competitors.
Click for more info...


2008 Driver Standings

1 .

Helio Castroneves

144

2 .

Scott Dixon

138

3 .

Dan Wheldon

135

4 .

Tony Kanaan

129

5 .

Danica Patrick

110

6 .

Will Power

97

7 .

Marco Andretti

95

8 .

Oriol Servia

93

9 .

Ed Carpenter

90

10 .

Graham Rahal

88

11 .

Hideki Mutoh

87

12 .

Enrique Bernoldi

84

13 .

EJ Viso

83

14 .

A.J. Foty IV

80

15 .

Ryan Hunter-Reay

77

16 .

Ryan Briscoe

72

17 .

Justin Wilson

71

18 .

Darren Manning

70

19 .

Buddy Rice

64

20 .

Jay Howard

62

21 .

Vitor Meira

58

22 .

Bruno Junqueira

57

23 .

Franck Perera

56

24 .

Mario Moraes

53

25 .

Marty Roth

40

26 .

Mario Dominguez

35

27 .

Townsend Bell

32

28 .

Milka Duno

26

29 .

Roger Yasukawa

16

30 .

Jaime Camara

12

2008 Schedule

1.

Homestead Miami Speedway

Mar 29

2.

Streets of St. Petersburg

Apr 6

3.

Long Beach

Apr 19

4.

Twin Ring Motegi

Apr 20

5.

Kansas Speedway

Apr 27

6.

92nd Indianapolis 500

May 25

7.

The Milwaukee Mile

Jun 1

8.

Texas Motor Speedway

Jun 7

9.

Iowa Speedway

Jun 22

10.

Richmond International Raceway

Jun 28

11.

Watkins Glen International

Jul 6

12.

Nashville Superspeedway

Jul 12

13.

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Jul 20

14.

Edmonton

Jul 26

15.

Kentucky Speedway

Aug 9

16.

Infineon Raceway

Aug 24

17.

The Raceway at Belle Isle Park

Aug 31

18.

Chicagoland Speedway

Sep 7

19.

Surfers Paradise

Oct 26

2007 Rookie Standings

2007 Nations Cup Standings