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  1. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Attention: Ford motorsport web-site, webmasters!

    We’re offering owners of V8Supercar and other related motor sport sites the opportunity to join the FordAustraliaForums.com band wagon. In return for setting up a forum section on your web-site and linking to us. We’ll give you the opportunity to advertise your site in our ever growing forum...

    Started by PaulST‎, 01-10-2004 09:43 AM
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    1. Ford pulling $$ from race teams gossip

      Just heard through my spy, that Ford are giving DJR & 888 some money back, that was taken away. No figure was mentioned but its a good bit of what they lost!! I think it maybe a sweetener just to keep the peace.. Longy whats the story??

      Started by sbutler‎, 12-08-2008 06:38 PM
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    2. V8 Supercar Screen Saver

      Is anyone using the 2008 V8 Supercar Screen Saver? I'm not having a go at anyone, and I'm not whinging about Holdens, but there seems to be a lot more shots of Holdens - even where Ford have dominated the round. Has anyone else found this?

      Started by ADEscort‎, 13-08-2008 02:12 PM
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    3. Road course double duty for ambrose at the glen

      06/08/2008 ROAD COURSE DOUBLE DUTY FOR AMBROSE AT THE GLEN Marcos Ambrose will have two opportunities to put the disappointment of last weekend behind him when the Australian races in both the NASCAR Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series events at Watkins Glen International in New York...

      Started by longy‎, 06-08-2008 03:05 PM
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    4. The Glen saw a blast from the past ... and the future

      By Jeff Hammond - Fox Sports Analyst 12/08/08 FOX race analyst Jeff Hammond led Darrell Waltrip to two of DW's three Winston Cup championships as his crew chief. They also teamed to win the 1989 Daytona 500. Obviously, the focus of the Watkins Glen weekend has to be Kyle Busch and his...

      Started by Johnny‎, 12-08-2008 08:50 PM
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    5. Courtney off to FPR in 2009.

      Latest M News reports James Courtney is heading south to join FPR rumour was all but confirmed at QR on the weekend. Running a 3rd car out of FPR which at this stage is unknown what backing the car will have Courtney will be part of a 3 car team from the Factory backed outfit. Official confirmation...

      Started by longy‎, 22-07-2008 05:00 AM
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    6. 43rd to 3rd!

      Great weekend for Ambrose!

      Started by MR.K‎, 11-08-2008 06:40 AM
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    7. Marcos wooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YEAH BABAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

      Started by MR.K‎, 10-08-2008 07:05 AM
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    8. Back for another crack at Montreal!

      Back to Montreal this weekend for the Nationwide series.Can Ambrose notch up his first win after going so close lqast year before being taken out by robbie Gordon: Marcos Ambrose will be making his 58th career start in the NASCAR Nationwide Series this Saturday at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, and...

      Started by longy‎, 31-07-2008 05:12 AM
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    9. Team Kiwi's Future uncertain......Again!

      Source: www.stuff.co.nz

      Started by ADEscort‎, 05-05-2008 06:06 AM
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    10. V8 Supercars Rd 9 Winton Raceway. "spoilers"

      V8 Supercars hit the track in country Victoria today for round 9 of the Championship and hopefully the Ford boys can carry on the good form of late.Frosty will be a hard one to beat at his home track and with the majority of Holdens also using the track for testing it may not be all blue this time...

      Started by longy‎, 01-08-2008 04:44 AM
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    11. lets become mini ambroses

      Gday All I thought that some of you may find this interesting. I already race dirt speedway maybe this could be fun. http://www.nascupracing.com.au/.

      Started by trickyxr‎, 04-08-2008 04:09 PM
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    12. Ambrose of to the brickyard at cup level

      Well lets hope marcos can qualify this weekend in the cup race. Im thinking it may be a tough ask.what with it been a new team new crew and new car. Good luck, lets hope we need to get up early monday to watch him race. www.marcosambrose.com.au 24/07/2008 AMBROSE LOOKS TO GIVE JTG...

      Started by trickyxr‎, 25-07-2008 06:31 AM
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    13. Who will replace Courtney at SBR?

      With Courtney moving on and Shane VanGisbergen set to step up to lead driver for SBR who will fill the other seat in 2009.Rumours abound that Lowndes was off to replace Courtney at SBR but according to the Yowie's he is staying put for sure at 888.Will Davidson is the other hot tip floating around...

      Started by longy‎, 27-07-2008 12:26 PM
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    14. Ambrose & JTG Racing to make debut at Indianapolis

      Here's the latest on MA's first Cup race for JTG, this weekend. http://www.jtgracing.com/newsdetail.php?news_id=475 Obviously he has to prequalify just to make the grid which is going to be a big ask at the Brickyard. Nationwide won't be as hard, although double duty means he'll miss some...

      Started by T-mart‎, 24-07-2008 10:35 AM
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    15. 888 to remove all Ford badges.

      Article: http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,24046417-5001023,00.html I suppose I can't blame them.

      Started by PaulST‎, 21-07-2008 09:48 AM
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    16. Finally VESA listen to the fans.

      http://www.v8supercar.com.au/content/hero_news/july08/rounds_almost_every_fortnight_in_2009/ Next year’s V8 Supercar calendar will be the most compact ever and is expected to have a range of initiatives to make racing more exciting. There will be 14 rounds, plus the non-Championship round at...

      Started by longy‎, 22-07-2008 02:10 PM
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    17. FG Supercar Aero Progress

      All you fellas in the know, what's the go with the new car, when are V8SA gonna give them the go ahead...haven't heard anything for a while or maybe im anxious to see it on track and some new livery's

      Started by greenmile‎, 24-07-2008 12:43 PM
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    18. CAMS continues to move towards a greener future.

      The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport Ltd (CAMS) has called for expressions of interest for the Alternative Energies Committee (AEC). The role of the AEC is to define and implement strategies to ensure that the development and management of alternative energies is viable in Australian...

      Started by longy‎, 13-07-2008 06:30 AM
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    19. Chicagoland Speedway.Dollar General 300

      After practice 1 Ambrose was 19th fastest for the session with a 31.265 sec lap. Landon Cassill was fastest in a JR Motorsports car. Ambrose's team mate Kelly Bires was 18th fastest.Ambrose made big gains in the practice session shaving 2 secs a lap off his times in the session Some heavy rain in...

      Started by longy‎, 12-07-2008 05:28 AM
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    20. V8 Supercars Rd 8 Queensland Raceway.

      Drivers would be loving the quick turn around for the V8 Supercars with only 2 weeks since the last round in Darwin.The bumpy QR track should throw a few things at the drivers and cars this weekend.The bumps going into turn 1 are getting bigger so expect to see plenty go off there.The track has had...

      Started by longy‎, 18-07-2008 05:10 AM
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    21. **** Johnson Racing stripped of Ford support

      SBR and FPR the only teams to get Ford money from 2009 http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/sport/nrl/story/0,27074,23960296-11088,00.html

      Started by Johnny‎, 03-07-2008 06:28 AM
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    22. SBR and FPR start 2009 talks.

      The newly announced Ford backed teams are not wasting any time getting on with the job. Stone Brothers Racing 14/07/2008 SBR and FPR start 2009 talks Stone Brothers Racing played host to a contingent from Ford Performance Racing last week, the meeting marking the beginning of talks on how...

      Started by longy‎, 15-07-2008 05:52 AM
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    23. Dodge Dealers 250, Gateway International Raceway

      One end of the Gateway International Raceway is narrow, the other wide. The egg-shaped track offers no compromises for Marcos Ambrose and the No. 59 Kingsford Match Light Ford for this Saturday night’s Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250. “You can’t concentrate on one end and hope for the best...

      Started by longy‎, 18-07-2008 04:56 AM
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    24. Nationwide Series favorite driver Poll

      OK guys here is your chance to show your support for Marcos in the Nationwide Series 'Most Popular Driver' pole. It's online on the Nascar.com site and you can vote once per day. It isnt going to hurt his sponsorship options if he polls well in this. We can each contribute to Marcos's NASCAR...

      Started by Johnny‎, 08-07-2008 12:10 PM
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    25. V8 Supercars Rd 7 Darwin "spoiler"

      Finally for all the race starved V8 Supercar fans there is some action on the track this weekend.Hidden Valley at Darwin is the venue this time around and should make for an interesting couple of days.This weekends event will see the introduction of a new control tyre developed by Dunlop for the...

      Started by longy‎, 03-07-2008 05:29 PM
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    26. FG Falcon Supercar

      FG Falcon Supercar breaks cover.Sandown will be the first time it hits the track with Craig Lowndes and Grant Denyer on board for some demo laps.Intersting that this car can be used for racing unlike the BA T1 car.It may be kept as a spare chassis for teams who run into trouble.Good article from...

      Started by longy‎, 03-06-2008 05:24 AM
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    27. Ambrose 2009 Rumour

      I was just doing my once a week scan through Jayski and came across this potential bombshell. It's about a week old and starts a little off-topic, but wait to you get to the bottom :eek: -------------------- Brad Daugherty starting truck team in '09? UPDATE JTG Racing...to CUP?: After discussion...

      Started by T-mart‎, 04-07-2008 01:27 PM
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    28. Ambrose Featured On Rpm This Sunday

      www.marcosambrose.com Marcos Ambrose will be featured on Network Ten’s RPM program in Australia this Sunday as part of the network’s massive weekend of NASCAR coverage. Ambrose filmed the segment during the week while conducting a test of JTG Racing’s #47 Sprint Cup Ford Fusion at The...

      Started by Johnny‎, 04-07-2008 12:25 PM
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    29. Skaife calls for third party injection

      HOLDEN'S Mark Skaife says Ford's controversial decision this week to cut back on team sponsorship may mean it is time for the sport to add a third manufacturer. Ford will concentrate its sponsorship money on just two teams from 2009 - Ford Performance Racing (FPR) and Stone Brothers Racing...

      Started by longy‎, 05-07-2008 07:54 AM
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    30. Ambrose at Daytona International Raceway.

      Daytona II: Marcos Ambrose preivew AMBROSE HAS SEVERAL OPTIONS IN KINGSFORD FORD AT DAYTONA DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Marcos Ambrose has two plans for Friday night's Winn-Dixie 250 at the Daytona International Speedway. Plan A is to qualify the No. 59 Kingsford/Matchlight Ford up front and stay...

      Started by longy‎, 04-07-2008 04:07 PM
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    31. 888


      Started by olds‎, 04-07-2008 07:25 PM
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    32. Courtney over rated say peers.

      V8 SUPERCAR drivers have taken aim at former Dancing with the Stars contestant James Courtney in the first Sunday Telegraph drivers' poll. While Ford driver Courtney was a ratings winner for Channel 7, he doesn't rate with his colleagues. The Stone Brothers Racing star has been voted the...

      Started by longy‎, 29-06-2008 12:26 PM
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    33. Double Duty at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

      Ambrose is going to be a busy boy again this weekend but no need to jump in a plane for double duty as both the Sprint Cup and Nationwide series are in Louden at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Flat track like last weekends Milwauke Mile so that may help a boit going from one to the other on...

      Started by longy‎, 25-06-2008 05:52 PM
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    34. Double Duty For Ambrose Cup Debut.

      Marcos Ambrose said Robert Pressley would practice and qualify Ambrose’s No. 59 JTG Racing Nationwide Series Ford at the Milwaukee Mile next weekend should Ambrose qualify for the Sprint Cup race at Infineon Raceway. Ambrose will attempt to make the Toyota/Save Mart 350 in the Wood Brothers’...

      Started by longy‎, 15-06-2008 01:59 PM
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    35. FG Hits Woomera For Aero Testing.

      No word yet on the results of aero testing at Woomera this week but a couple of shots of the FG at Woomera with 5 spoke wheels looks a heap better than the multi spoke ones.Notice the rear wing seems to be further back than BA/BF

      Started by longy‎, 21-06-2008 12:07 PM
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    36. GO Marcos GO

      10 minutes left in practice and Marcos is the fastest!!!:SHOCKED::SHOCKED:

      Started by MR.K‎, 21-06-2008 05:51 AM
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    37. Need Your Help Guys

      I am desperately looking for the 2003 and 2004 V8 Championship highlights on DVD. Does any one have these in their collection?

      Started by MR.K‎, 19-06-2008 04:35 AM
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    38. Kentucky A Big Opportunity Race For Ambrose

      KENTUCKY A BIG OPPORTUNITY RACE FOR AMBROSE Marcos Ambrose is looking to add his name to list of winner’s who have earned breakthrough wins in the Meijer 300 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky this weekend. The 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway is a track known for producing upset victories...

      Started by longy‎, 14-06-2008 02:28 PM
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    39. Hard Top?

      Ford and Holden four doors aren't hard tops. They are tin tops. Hard top is a convertible that has a hard top you can lift off.... Sorry to be so pedantic but I have avoided this discussion because I didn't want to read about hard top fords....:rolleyes:

      Started by cliffmanley‎, 03-06-2008 08:26 PM
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    40. Pics of the new FG racer

      Press release:

      Started by sbutler‎, 06-06-2008 09:11 AM
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    41. V8 Supercars Rd 5 Sandown Midas 400

      Sandown without an enduro doesn't seem right but that is what we have this weekend so suck it in.3 sprint races spread over Sunday/Monday with practice on Saturday.Whincup for the win with Lowndes and Frosty for the blue side and Tander the best Holden have with Wreck having dibbs on another 5th...

      Started by longy‎, 06-06-2008 04:40 PM
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    42. Castrol Edge Winternationals.

      Once again the biggest drag racing meeting outside North America is on this weekend at Willowbank Raceway.514 cars entered this weekend with the action already underway.12 Top Fuellers will battle it out for glory and 11 Top Alcohol cars along with 18 Top Doorslammers are sure to keep the ears...

      Started by longy‎, 06-06-2008 05:00 PM
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    43. Angry News Ltd bias against Ford

      Just letting everybody know how bad the bias against Ford and Ford race teams has reached in the local Brisbane daily. Three weeks ago, after the NZ round, when GT won, the story in the sports pages of the leading Brisbane daily, (owned by News) was featured in the first page inside the back page....

      Started by amada357‎, 12-05-2008 04:43 PM
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    44. Rock And Roll Of A Race For Ambrose In Nashville

      07 June 2008 www.marcosambrose.com Marcos Ambrose has had a ‘rock and roll’ of a race, recovering from a mid-race incident to claim 19th place in the Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway in Lebanon, Tennessee today. Ambrose qualified in 16th position in the #59 Kingsford...

      Started by Johnny‎, 08-06-2008 05:12 PM
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    45. Talking Marcos Ambrose Autographed T-shirt

      Hey guys long time since i have posted. Glad to hear about Marcos's up coming cup entries. I just got 2 autographed t-shirts and was thinking about selling one. The t-shirt is of the #21 Bushe's baked bean craftsmen truck. It has marcos's signature on one side and Jon Wood's on the other side....

      Started by MR.K‎, 05-06-2008 12:28 AM
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    46. Bathurst Ticket advise

      off to bathurst this year - first time. Can anyone offer some advise on which ticket to get? What sort of viewing and access does the general admission ticket offer or are we best to get a seat in the stands ? Thanks.

      Started by geetee23‎, 07-06-2008 04:18 PM
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    47. Ambrose Completes Successful Cup Test With Wood Brothers

      marcosambrose.com 04/06/2008 AMBROSE COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL CUP TEST WITH WOOD BROTHERS Australian NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose has completed his first test with Wood Brothers Racing in preparation for his NASCAR Sprint Cup debut at the Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California in three weeks...

      Started by longy‎, 04-06-2008 02:25 PM
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    48. Ford drivers bickering

      Found out a fair bit of gossop on the state of play with the Ford drivers. James Courtney is 99% going to holden. The ink is pretty well dry on the contract. Skaife may step aside, but more likley that Wreck Kelly will be punted in the reshuffle within Holden.. Winterbottem, Wincup, are...

      Started by sbutler‎, 31-05-2008 06:20 PM
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    49. Ambrose Conducts First Cup Test Ahead Of Monster Mile

      AMBROSE CONDUCTS FIRST CUP TEST AHEAD OF MONSTER MILE marcosambrose.com Marcos Ambrose has completed his first ever official NASCAR Sprint Cup Series test at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania today. The two-day test comes ahead of Ambrose competing in the Heluva Good 200 at Dover...

      Started by longy‎, 29-05-2008 03:41 PM
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    50. **** slams board

      Whats everyones thought on this The sunday telegrapth June 01, 2008 12:00am AUSTRALIAN motor racing legend **** Johnson last night called for the V8 Supercars board to be sacked after the governing body implemented a rugby league-style salary cap to cut costs. Johnson, Australia's most...

      Started by trickyxr‎, 01-06-2008 02:14 PM
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