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Initiation Leaves Mercedes and Nissan Cars in Bad Condition

Last time, we featured the Mercedes-Benz V8 Supercars in action which you can see here. The cars were definitely in good shape here and they appeared to be in a winning condition. However, the Clipsal 500 initiation left two of Mercedes’ cars really messed up. Maro Engel’s car failed to reach the finish line on two cases due to throttle feedback issues. On the other hand, Tim Slade’s car experienced heat problems that were deemed no longer safe which forced him to retire from the race after 32 laps. Despite the failure of the two cars, Lee Holdsworth’s Mercedes was able to finish the race in 17th place. However, no… Continue Reading »


A Look At The V8 Supercar In Action

After the unveiling of the new V8 Supercar of Erebus Motorsport here is a look at how it actually performed during its unveiling and pre-season test. According to Autoblog, the AMG race car is the first of its kind to be built outside of Germany. Its 5.0-liter engine came from Germany though. It was provided by HWA which is the racing arm of AMG. As reported, the car has around 650 HP with about 7,000 to 7,500 rpm and torque. The body panels were channeled to go with the design of the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG. The three team cars will be driven by Lee Holdsworth, Maro Engel and Tim Slade…. Continue Reading »


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