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ENDURANCE CUP SPECIAL EDITION
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The opinions of the contributors are not always
those of the publishers.
eventeen years after
the launch of V8X
here we are present-
ing issue #100!
Reaching the century wouldn’t
have been possible without you,
our readers. So thank you for
your support in helping us reach
We look forward to continue
providing independent and
in-depth analysis of the Virgin
Australia Supercars Champion-
ship into triple-digit editions of
We celebrate our milestone
with a look back at the very first
edition of V8X Supercar Magazine
from 2000, track the history of
Supercars over that time through
our covers and reflect on what’s
changed from then to now.
It’s perhaps fitting that the
first cover star of V8X Supercar
Magazine, Garth Tander, is
back racing at Garry Rogers
Motorsport. In a nod to his
return to his former team, he
stars on this issue’s poster.
This issue also looks ahead to
the 2017 Pirtek Endurance Cup
with a team-by-team preview
of the long-distance events,
along with a full rundown of the
record books for the endurance
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title and the Sandown, Bathurst
and Gold Coast events.
There’s also a special masters
of endurance poster featuring
the drivers who have won
multiple Sandown and Bathurst
long-distance races (see below).
Remember, you can also
purchase these posters and
others printed on high-quality
photographic stock, uncreased,
unfolded, unstapled and deliv-
ered in protective mailing tube,
from our online store.
Elsewhere in this issue, we
chat with the rising stars that
drove in the main game as wild-
card entrants in 2017, James
Golding, Macauley Jones, Shae
Davies, Jack Le Brocq and Todd
In our Motorsport Legends
section, we investigate how
the V8 engine came to be so
prominent and popular in
the Australian motorsport
landscape, which is a timely
reminder heading into the
Gen2 era and given our 100th
You’ll also find the latest
columns from Mark Winterbot-
tom, Craig Lowndes and Garry
Rogers, analysis of the key
issues in Supercars and a nod to
the best endurance racers.
Remember, V8X Supercar
Magazine is also available in dig-
ital form in the official V8X app
(in the App Store and Google
Play), online at DigitalEdition.
V8XMagazine.com.au and in
the Magzter app store.
Thank you for your support.
Here’s to the next 100 editions!
The two-sided poster in issue #100.
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