The Australian v8 SuperCars


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The Australian V8 SuperCar Company was established in Nov 1996. It is a collective enterprise between TEGA and the AMSC. This began as the groundwork for the enormous development of the series. The section also selected the name ‘V8 Supercars’ as they were too fast on tracks.

Supercars Championship

A car driving on a road

The Supercars Championship is a touring car racing category in Australia that runs as an International Series under Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) regulations governing jocular racing.

Supercars events occur in every Australian state and the Northern Territory. There is an international round held in New Zealand, while events have previously been held in UAE, China, the US, and Bahrain.

Top 5 v8 supercars

A car parked on the side of a road
  1. Allan Moffat’s 1969 Trans-Am Ford Mustang

The best-looking racing tin of all time. Also among the most successful, winning 101 of the 151 stars.

  1. Norm Beechey’s 1970 HT Holden Monaro

This car claimed the ATCC before anyone else. The famous yellow beast defeated the best American iron in his short career, establishing continued success after the Lions.

  1. Peter Brock’s 1979 Holden Torana A9X

Based on high-performance road cars, it is considered a symbol of home-grown heroes. The A9X was one of the best races in an era when limited-running production specials were very low-cost racers.

  1. Mark Skaife’s 1992 Nissan GT-R R32

It was named “Godzilla” as it consumed any obstacle in its path. The high-tech four-wheel-drive beast is imposing, which beats the International Group A category.

  1. Jamie Whincup’s 2012 VE Holden Commodore

In recent times, this V8 race car is the most successful one. It won a rare V8 championship/Bathurst 1000 double.

The New Generation V8

The New-gen V8 Supercar organizations are a development of the former Project. To guarantee equality between companies, the rules govern many supercar features, allowing slight variations in engine and frame shape so that vehicles can resist some resemblance to their production counterparts. Rules and regulations were also made to reduce the cost of building and repairing the car.

Aerodynamics

All vehicles come with an aerodynamics unit that has a dispenser and rear wings. This is unified after several experiments that assure that the various types of powertrains are close to drawing numbers.

Weight

The least weight is 1,395 kg, counting the driver ( driver in a whole racing suit). Some other items also have smaller consequences, such as engines (200 kilograms)

Engine

All vehicles must have front and rear-wheel engines, by engine configuration, in the form of 4, 6, or 8 cylinders (or other) that don’t surpass the capacity of Supercars assembled in engine power output and average. All cars using a 5.0-liter V-engine, which usually requires less electricity, can generate between 460 and 485 kW (620-650 bhp) at the maximum allowable 7500rpm.

Brakes

Vehicles use a disc brakes system contributed by AP Racing on the front and rear, with special barrels given by Alcon. The front discs are 395 mm wide and have a six-piston caliper, while the rear discs are 355 millimeters wide and have a caliper with four pistons.

Wheels and Tyres

The vehicles work on 460-mm power wheels, manufactured by Rimstock and supplied by Racer Industries. A sleek tire is prepared using hard and soft ingredients, with batches required to use one or two per root, depending on the event.

 

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