Dale wood v8 supercar driver

Dale wood is an australian racing driver who currently competes in the v8 supercars championship. Hes a little hard to find, as hes been hanging out with nascar driver marcos ambrose at ambroses v8 super school on the gold coast in australia. The four teams selected from those who made submissions were all competitors in the secondtier fujitsu v8 supercar series, namely. This page discusses and announces all the silly season news about the upcoming 2015 v8 supercars season. The v8 supercars dunlop series is an australian touring car racing competition, specifically the second tier series for v8 supercars competitors. The australian touring car championship, presently known as the virgin australia supercars championship, is a motor racing competition open to australias premier touring car category. See more ideas about v8 supercars, super cars and nascar. Alex rullo became the youngest supercars driver in the series history when he made his debut for lucas dumbrell motorsport at the adelaide 500. Nissan has showcased the livery its new recruit dale wood will campaign in v8 supercars this season. For 2017, the team will switch to nissan and run a pair of nissan altima 2 supercars, although bryce fullwood will campaign an older generation ford fg falcon up until the. Wood is no stranger to the interlloy lamborghini gallardo fl2 gt3, but he will be making his debut at highlands as a rookie. The 2002 fujitsu v8 supercar series champion, dumbrell now sits 15th in the championship but only 42 points away from breaking into the top 10. Australias most famous motor race, the bathurst, has contributed to the result of the. The category had changed its name to v8 supercars in 1997, but the championship was still called the atcc for 1997 and 1998.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Approximately half the teams are for gentleman racers, while some team owners will put a young emerging driver. They are chaz mostert, scott pye, dale wood, scott mclaughlin, robert dahlgren and nick perc source. With the new regulations set to come into effect in 1993, ford and holden were both keen to know the details of the new formula by the end of 1991, putting pressure on the confederation of australian motor sport cams to provide clarity on. The teams greatest success was in the 2009 fujitsu v8 supercar series when jonathon webb won the series winning all but one race in the second half of the season. Jco james courtney mobil 1 racing holden commodore zb. We consider dale to be a driver that hasnt yet reached his potential and look forward to working with him to achieve that. Brad jones racing drivers dale wood, jason bright and fabian coulthard. Position driver starts wins podiums poles laps laps led qualifying results average starting position. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.

However as endurance cup codriver to chaz mostert who broke through for his first v8 supercars win and dick johnson racings first since jonathon webb at homebush, sydney, in 2010 there were good signs for the 30year old. Zoel amberg career overview years in numbers the following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the career details further below on the page. David russell will partner dale wood for the v8 supercars endurance races. Winton v8 supercar surface a sticking point pictures. He commenced his fulltime v8 supercar career in 2009 with the newly formed team kelly racing 1 team, having raced previously for the tasman. Seasoned v8 veteran jason bargwanna came out firing at the first official test day of the 2010 v8 supercar championship series by topping the timesheets at winton raceway in victoria.

See more ideas about v8 supercars, super cars and race cars. Competing vehicles are older than those utilised in the v8 supercars championship series and are run by smaller teams with lower budgets. List of australian touring car and v8 supercar champions last updated december 08, 2019. These two frontrunning drivers join v8 supercars veteran jason bright in the bjr. I wish that v8sc would put out for some expressions of interest on a few new recs. V8 supercar drivers visit the mater hospital summit fleet leasing and management along with brad jones racing v8 supercar drivers jason bright, fabian coulthard and dale wood injected some fun into their busy schedules this month and spent a morning racing young mater patients via video game. The concept of a formula centred around v8 engined fords and holdens for the australian touring car championship had been established as early as mid1991.

The series was first held in 2000 as the 2000 konica v8 lites series and this inaugural contest was won by dean canto. V8 supercar drivers chase accelerated results uq news the. Nissan motorsport signs dale wood for 2016 v8 supercars championship. The latest headtohead comparisons generated for dale wood. It was the fifteenth running of the v8 supercar championship series and the seventeenth series in which v8 supercars contested the premier australian touring car title. Mr holland will continue to work with brad jones racing in coming months, specifically in relation to testing driver. Winton v8 supercar surface a sticking point pictures the. Woods long time sponsors gb galvanizing and advam have followed the driver to the melbourne. Pole position for v8 supercars fans the border mail. Feb 11, 2019 explore codyjoos board australia v8 supercar series. Originally matthew white racing was a privateer v8 supercar, specifically supporting whites career, but he took on a customer driver for the first time in 2002 and the team gradually changed over the next five years into a professional pay driver operation in the fujitsu v8 supercar series.

Dale wood also won the mike kable young gun award for his. Erebus motorsport, formerly known as erebus racing, is an australian motor racing team. Nov 21, 2015 ironically, the bestpaid driver in the history of touring car racing in australia is still the lateandgreat peter brock. Symmons plains is a venue with plenty of memories for the melbournebased driver, who made his v8 supercar championship series debut there as a 16yearold schoolboy in 1999. Nov 29, 2012 november 16, 2015 nissan motorsport has signed dale wood to drive for the team in the 2016 v8 supercars championship. Dale wood v8 supercars drivers card nissan nismo gb galvanizing. Dale wood to line up with jack daniels racing speedcafe. Nissan motorsport signs dale wood for 2016 v8 supercars. V8 supercar star takes to lamborghini for nz and bathurst. The full virgin australia supercars championship field has been locked in for the 2017 season, with 26 cars to take to the track for the opening round of the championship at the clipsal 500 adelaide. Garth tander moved from walkinshaw racing to garry rogers motorsport, having previously driven for the team between 1998 and 2004. V8 supercar drivers including jamie whincup, tim slade, mark winterbottom, shane van gisbergen, maro engel, chaz mostert, dale wood, alex davison.

Greg murphy racing, mw motorsport, sieders racing team and sonic motor racing services. It began on 19 march at the clipsal 500 on the streets of adelaide and ended on 6 december at the homebush street circuit and consisted of 26 races over 14 events which were held in all states and. Dale wood born 9 june 1983 is an australian racing driver who currently codrives for kelly. With four competitive cars on the grid, the border region will have its strongest representation in the 2016 v8 supercars championship. The 2007 champion, tony dalberto, drove for the tony dalberto racing team, and like many of his predecessors, graduated to the v8 supercar series in 2008, again with the family team. The 20 dunlop series was an australian motor racing competition for v8 supercars. The championship was contested over thirtysix races, starting with the clipsal 500 adelaide on 2 march 20, and finishing with the sydney 500 on 8 december. He commenced his fulltime v8 supercar career in 2009 with the newly formed team kelly racing 1 team, having raced previously for the tasman motorsport aligned greg murphy racing fujitsu series squad. He didnt make his debut until the second round of the series, due to him not having the appropriate competition licence. Ambrose hosted earnhardt in his native country and gave.

Nissan scores backtoback supercars podiums at phillip island april 23, 2018 nissan has scored backtoback podiums in the virgin australia supercars championship with rick kelly taking second and third in the two races at. Young victorian driver dale wood will complete the jack daniels racing lineup for the upcoming v8 supercar endurance events at phillip island and bathurst. Michael caruso to run traditional nissan racing number in 2015 v8 supercars championship. This series carries the colloquial title of development series which was the name given to the series by v8 supercar australia between the 2004 and 2005 seasons. For the 2009 series onward there will be no stand alone fujitsu series events, instead the whole series will be a support series for the top tier v8 supercar. Hes been around my supercar i have that won the race not that long ago. The team competes in the virgin australia supercars championship with two holden zb commodores. Dale wood has joined kelly racing for a third time, to partner rick kelly. Mar 12, 20 lilydale v8 supercar driver dale wood started his 20 campaign with a blistering assault on adelaides famed street circuit by grabbing two podium results in the opening two races of the dunlop.

Feb 08, 2010 bargwanna, a twotime winton event winner and the 2000 bathurst champion, waited until the final stages of the day to set a time that was under the v8 supercar lap record for the threekilometre. We have 26 cars on the field this year, with most of this years drivers expected to continue onto next year. Ferntree gully nissans 6 position sell 2016 nissan. The team, owned by john and margaret kelly, made its debut in 2009, and raced holden ve commodores until the end of the 2012 season. Lilydale v8 supercar driver dale wood grabs two podium. Our cookies are friendly and dont collect personal information but helps to improve the user experience. A driver s title has been awarded since 1960 and titles for teams and manufacturers are also currently awarded. Apr 05, 2014 red bull racing australia driver jamie whincup ahead of jason bright and team mate craig lowndes. A 14yearold is poised to shatter the record for the youngest driver to race a v8 supercar when he gets behind the wheel at phillip island this weekend.

Win mark winterbottom irwin racing holden commodore zb. Dale wood is an australian racing driver who drives for erebus motorsport in the virgin australia supercars championship. Kelly racing is an australian motor racing team which competes in the virgin australia supercars championship. V8 supercar drivers visit the mater hospital summit fleet. Michael caruso signs new driving deal with nissan motorsport v8 supercars. Towards the end of the season stone brothers racing entered a car for david besnard as preparation for the long distance races, in the main v8 supercar series, the queensland 500 and the bathurst, which unlike the other races require two drivers for each competing. He impressed during his debut season, ultimately earning the mike kable young gun award as the best first year driver in the category. Lilydale v8 supercar driver dale wood started his 20 campaign with a blistering assault on adelaides famed street circuit by grabbing two podium results in.

From 2009 onward all super2 series have run on the supercars calendar. Dunlop v8 supercar series 2012 standings driver database. Whincup was honoured as the latest recipient of the barry sheene medal for the categorys best and fairest driver. Details of the trip were announced on ambroses web site sunday. Justin has done the 12hour three times before while dale wood has a lot of v8 supercar experience there and has been the top10 qualifying shootout. He commenced his fulltime v8 supercar career in 2009 with the newly. Dale wood v8 supercars drivers card nissan nismo gb. Jul 30, 2015 brad jones racing drivers dale wood, jason bright and fabian coulthard 30 july 2015 the quest to find even the slightest advantage has led v8 supercars team brad jones racing to the university of queensland. Nissan motorsport signs dale wood for 2016 v8 supercars championship november 16, 2015 nissan motorsport has signed dale wood to drive for the team in the 2016 v8 supercars championship. V8 supercars could introduce driver salary cap car news. In 2008 wood had a taste of the v8 supercars championship, codriving for sprint gas racing.

Wood entered v8 supercars in 2007 when he competed in the fujitsu dvs v8 supercar with greg murphy racing. List of australian touring car and v8 supercar champions. Dunlop v8 supercar series 2012 standings championship points standings for the dunlop v8 supercar series 2012. Six drivers are competing in the v8 supercars championship at sydney motorsport park for the first time given the championship did not race there last year and was not on the calendar in previous years. V8 race car driver jason bright said the drivers had been visiting mater for the last few years. The 2009 v8 supercar championship series was the thirteenth v8 supercar championship series and the thirteenth series in which v8 supercars have contested the premier australian touring car title. V8 supercar events take place in all australian states and the northern territory, with the australian. Woods younger brother glen has competed in formula ford and raced the lamborghini at two rounds of. Dale wood born 9 june 1983 is an australian racing driver who currently co drives for kelly racings no.

He impressed as a rookie, earning the mike kable young gun award as the best firstyear driver in supercars. The 2017 supercars championship formally known as the 2017 virgin australia supercars championship was an fiasanctioned international motor racing series for supercars, which prior to july 2016 had been known as v8 supercars. He will have illustrious company though, including v8 supercar teammate fabian coulthard and rivals garth tander and shane van gisbergen, all of whom are expected to challenge for the three race wins across the weekend. The confederation of australian motor sport awarded the australian touring car championship title to the winner of the v8 supercar championship series from 1999 to 2010, and to the winner of the international v8 supercars championship since 2011. By v8 supercars while he didnt have the best results at the dunlop series round at the coates hire ipswich 360, dale wood still leads the secondtier championship. Dale wood born 9 june 1983 is an australian racing driver who currently codrives for kelly racings no. In 20, the team switched to competing with nissan altimas, and was rebranded nissan motorsport. It was the twentyfirst running of the supercars championship and the twentyfirst series supercars have contested the premier australian touring car title. The following graph shows the change in the driverdb rating of dale wood over time since january 1st 20.

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