Wikipedia:WikiProject Australian motorsport

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WikiProject Australian motorsport is a project to help create, improve and maintain articles relating to motorsport in Australia.

Articles maintained by this WikiProject are grouped in Category:WikiProject Australian motorsport articles and their importance in the context of Australian motorsport indicated by using the motorsport and motorsport-importance parameters within the {{WikiProject Australia}} template.

Usage: {{WikiProject Australia|motorsport=yes|motorsport-importance=xxx}}, where "xxx" = "Top", "High", "Mid", "Low" or "NA"

Scope[edit]

To meet the following objectives regarding Australian motorsport including the V8 Supercar series:

  • Create driver, team and track/event information templates
  • Upload photographs of all current drivers and past champions (at least) in major series
  • Gather statistics and data for all recent drivers, teams, tracks and seasons
  • Formulate a standardised page layout for drivers and tracks

Article alerts[edit]

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News[edit]

Peter Brock has been nominated for Australian collaboration of the fortnight, please pop in and support the nomination, and then help with research to improve the article to at least WP:GA standard, possibly better.

Parentage[edit]

The parent WikiProject is WikiProject Australian sports, a child of WikiProject Australia. There is also parentage to WikiProject Motorsport.

Requirements[edit]

Anybody interested in motorsport and/or V8 Supercars is especially welcomed to help out.

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Here are some tasks you can do:

Members[edit]

Add your username here to join.

Templates[edit]

V8 Supercar team infobox[edit]

Toll Holden Racing Team
[[]]
Manufacturer Holden
Team Principal Tom Walkinshaw
Team Manager Rob Crawford
Race Drivers 2. Garth Tander
22. Will Davison
Chassis VE Commodore
Debut 1988
Drivers' Championships 6 (1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
Round wins 61
Pole positions 59
2009 position 1st (5650 points)

This V8 Supercar Team Infobox is modeled on the Formula 1 and MotoGP Team Infoboxes. It should be applied to all V8 Supercar team pages. Following is a blank template to copy and fill, at right is an example from the HRT page.

{{Infobox V8 Supercar team
|  Short_name    = 
|  Logo          = 
|  Manufacturer  = 
|  Principal     = 
|  Manager       = 
|  Drivers       = 
|  Chassis       = 
|  Debut         = 
|  Drivers_champ = 
|  Wins          = 
|  Poles         = 
|  Last_season   = 
|  Last_position = 
}}

V8 Supercar navbox[edit]

{{V8 Supercar Teams}}

V8 Supercar driver infobox[edit]

Mark Skaife
Nationality Australian
V8 Supercar Record
Car number 888
Current team Triple Eight Race Engineering
Series Championships 5
Races 220
Round Wins 42
Podium finishes 87
Pole positions 41
2011 Championship position 29th (532 pts)

This V8 Supercar Driver infobox is modeled on the Formula 1 and MotoGP Driver/Rider Infoboxes. It should be applied to all V8 Supercar driver pages. Following is a blank to copy, and at right is an example from the Mark Skaife page.

{{Infobox racing driver
| name             = 
| image            = 
| caption          = 
| nationality      = 
| record template1 =
{{Infobox V8 Supercar record|embed=yes
| car number    = 
| team          = 
| races         = 
| championships = 
| wins          = 
| podiums       = 
| race Wins     = 
| poles         = 
| last season   = 
| last position = 
}}
}}

V8 Supercar race infobox[edit]

Race details
Round 1 of 14 in the [[2006 {{{Series}}}]] on the Adelaide Street Circuit at Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
Date March 23 - March 26 2006
Location Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Course Adelaide Street Circuit
3.78 km
Distance 156 (78 each race) laps, 500 km
Weather Warm, sunny
Pole
Driver Mark Skaife Holden Racing Team
Time 1:21.6102
Race 1
First Craig Lowndes 02:04:18.5229 Team Betta Electrical
Second Rick Kelly 02:04:19.7823 Toll HSV Dealer Team
Third Jamie Whincup 02:04:20.1415 Team Betta Electrical
Race 2
First Jamie Whincup 02:01:28.4014 Team Betta Electrical
Second Todd Kelly 02:01:30.3278 Holden Racing Team
Third Rick Kelly 02:01:38.3490 Toll HSV Dealer Team
Race 3
First N/A N/A N/A
Second N/A N/A N/A
Third N/A N/A N/A
Final standings
First Jamie Whincup Team Betta Electrical
Second Rick Kelly Toll HSV Dealer Team
Third Todd Kelly Holden Racing Team

This is to add to page reports as I have already done on the 2006 Clipsal 500 page. Please feel free to edit it at Template:V8 Supercar race report

{{V8 race report infobox
| Date              = 
| Year              = 
| Race_No           = 
| Season_No         = 
| Location          = 
| Course_name       = 
| Course_km         = 
| Distance_laps     = 
| Distance_km       = 
| Weather           = 
| Pole_Driver       = 
| Pole_Team         = 
| Pole_Time         = 
| First_Race1       = 
| First_Race1_time  = 
| First_Team_Race1  = 
| Second_Race1      = 
| Second_Race1_time = 
| Second_Team_Race1 = 
| Third_Race1       = 
| Third_Race1_time  = 
| Third_Team_Race1  = 
| First_Race2       = 
| First_Race2_time  = 
| First_Team_Race2  = 
| Second_Race2      = 
| Second_Race2_time = 
| Second_Team_Race2 = 
| Third_Race2       = 
| Third_Race2_time  = 
| Third_Team_Race2  = 
| First_Race3       = 
| First_Race3_time  = 
| First_Team_Race3  = 
| Second_Race3      = 
| Second_Race3_time = 
| Second_Team_Race3 = 
| Third_Race3       = 
| Third_Race3_time  = 
| Third_Team_Race3  = 
| First_Driver      = 
| First_Team        = 
| Second_Driver     = 
| Second_Team       = 
| Third_Driver      = 
| Third_Team        = 
}}

Event infobox[edit]

I've created an infobox for use with articles about events (not race reports). Usage and blank template is at Template:V8 supercar race. An example can be seen at Clipsal 500 Adelaide. GK1 22:52, 2 January 2007 (UTC)

Categories[edit]

Useful reference links[edit]