V8X Magazine #73 on sale in stores and iPad


The new issue of V8X Magazine (#73) has been released, in stores and on iPad (Magshop app), detailing what the new era of V8 Supercars brings.


Issue #73 is available in stores across the country from Wednesday 16 January and can now be downloaded on the iPad.


Download the Magshop app and search for V8X, where you can purchase the issue for less than the print cover price and download and read on your iPad.


V8X issue #73 features the following:


Nissan Motorsport: In-depth analysis of V8 Supercars' newest factory team, Nissan Motorsport, and its plans to shakeup the establishment. Bruce Newton speaks to the major players in the team, including team owner and driver, Todd Kelly.


Nissan's history: Mark Oastler examines Nissan's Australian touring car pedigree, from the Bluebird to the 'Godzilla' Skyline GT-R.


Erebus Motorsport and SBR: How Erebus Motorsport has taken over from Stone Brothers Racing and how its customer Mercedes-Benz arrangement works.


What could have been in 2013: Looking at how the grid could have looked this season had manufacturers such as Chrysler joined the likes of Nissan and Mercedes-Benz.


2013: Dawn of a new era: Overview of all the changes that will come into being in 2013 – new cars, makes, teams, formats, events, sponsors and more.


Driving Car of the Future: Ford Performance Racing talks us through the new generation V8 Supercars.


Bright's long road home: Jason Bright talks us through his varied V8 Supercars career, that includes eights teams in 16 seasons.


Big interview: Larry Perkins: LP on selling his team once and for all and the state of V8 Supercars.


2012 season review: Looking back at the best and worst of the V8 Supercars 2012 – drivers, races, crashes, developments and more.


2012 pictures of the year: Our photographers share their best shots from the 2012 season.


Jamie Whincup: 2012 V8 Supercars champ on why his latest championship was his toughest.


Posters: Nissan Altima and Holden Racing Team's "black and gold" Car of the Future.


News and analysis: Examination of which manufacturer could enter V8 Supercars next and more.


Paddock talk: Editorial column looking at the big issues being discussed in the paddock..


Columns: New columns from Mark Winterbottom, Mark Larkham and Kim Jones.


Final lap... with Michael Caruso: Get to know "Robbo" Caruso, who discusses that nickname and his off-track adventures.


CLICK HERE to subscribe to the print edition V8X Magazine – just $43 for a 12-month subscription in Australia.


Event Date
Superloop Adelaide 500 February 28-March 3
Melbourne 400 March 14-17
Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint April 5-7
WD-40 Phillip Island SuperSprint April 12-14
Perth SuperNight May 2-4
Winton SuperSprint May 24-26
BetEasy Darwin Triple Crown June 14-16
Watpac Townsville 400 July 5-7
Ipswich SuperSprint July 26-28
The Bend SuperSprint August 23-25
ITM Auckland SuperSprint September 13-15
Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 October 10-13
Vodafone Gold Coast 600 October 25-27
Sandown 500 November 8-10
Coates Hire Newcastle 500 November 22-24







 Scott McLaughlin



 Fabian Coulthard



 Shane van Gisbergen



 Chaz Mostert



 Jamie Whincup



 David Reynolds



 Cameron Waters



 Will Davison



 Nick Percat



 Lee Holdsworth


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