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]

The aim of this project is to meet the following objectives regarding Australian motorsport including the V8 Supercar series:

  • Create driver, team, circuit and 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, circuits and seasons
  • Formulate a standardised page layout for drivers, teams, circuits and seasons
  • Bring the quality of existing articles up to at least C-class, preferably higher

Parentage[edit]

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

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Requirements[edit]

Anybody interested in V8 Supercars, Australian motorsport or even just motorsport in general is encouraged to help out.

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Templates[edit]

Infobox for V8 Supercar drivers[edit]

Craig Lowndes
Nationality Australian
Born (1974-06-21) 21 June 1974 (age 42)
V8 Supercar Record
Car number 888
Current team Triple Eight Race Engineering
Series championships 3 (1996, 1998, 1999)
Races 581
Race wins 103
Podium finishes 247
Pole positions 41
2015 Championship position 2nd (3008 pts)

This is to add to V8 Supercar driver pages such as Craig Lowndes (example on right, image removed to save space). It is usually embedded within the standard racing driver infobox. It was modelled on the Formula One and MotoGP driver/rider infoboxes. See Template:Infobox V8 Supercar record for full details.

{{Infobox racing driver
| name             = 
| image            = 
| caption          = 
| nationality      = 
| birth_date       = {{Birth date and age|year|month|day|df=yes}}
| record template1 =
{{Infobox V8 Supercar record|embed=yes
| car number            =
| team                  = 
| races                 = 
| championships         = 
| wins                  = 
| podiums               = 
| poles                 = 
| position year         = 
| championship position = 
}}
}}

Infobox for V8 Supercar teams[edit]

HRT
Manufacturer Holden
Team Principal Ryan Walkinshaw
Team Manager Adrian Burgess
Race Drivers 2. Garth Tander
22. James Courtney
Chassis Holden VF Commodore
Debut 1990
Drivers' Championships 6 (1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
Round wins 72
Race wins 177
Pole positions 91
2015 position 3rd (5,191 points)

This is to add to V8 Supercar team pages such as Holden Racing Team (example on right, image removed to save space). It was modelled on the Formula One and MotoGP team infoboxes. See Template:Infobox V8 Supercar team for full details.

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

V8 Supercar current season navbox[edit]

This should be added to the current season page as well as all drivers, teams and events which are part of the current season. Full details can be found at Template:V8 Supercar Teams.

{{V8 Supercar Teams}}

V8 Supercar race report infobox[edit]

South Australia 2016 Clipsal 500 Adelaide
Event Information
Round 1 of 15 in the 2016 International V8 Supercars Championship
Date 4–6 March 2016
Location Adelaide, South Australia
Venue Adelaide Street Circuit
Weather Friday: Fine
Saturday: Fine
Sunday: Fine morning, afternoon thunderstorms
Results
Race 1
Distance 39 laps, 125 km
Pole position Scott Pye
DJR Team Penske
1:20.0168
Winner Jamie Whincup
Triple Eight Race Engineering
56:43.1447
Race 2
Distance 39 laps, 125 km
Pole position Chaz Mostert
Rod Nash Racing
1:20.3724
Winner James Courtney
Holden Racing Team
59:37.1268
Race 3
Distance 48 laps, 155 km
Pole position Fabian Coulthard
DJR Team Penske
1:21.3006
Winner Nick Percat
Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport
1:49:03.6598

This is to add to race report articles such as 2016 Clipsal 500 Adelaide (example on right, image removed to save space). See Template:Infobox V8 Supercar race report for full details.

{{Infobox V8 Supercar race report
| flag         = 
| title        = 
| non_champ    = 
| round_no     = 
| season_no    = 
| year         = 
| series       = 
| track_map    = 
| date         = 
| location     = 
| circuit      = 
| weather      = 
| race1_laps   = 
| race1_dist   = 
| pole1        = 
| pole1_team   = 
| pole1_time   = 
| winner1      = 
| winner1_team = 
| winner1_time = 
| race2_laps   = 
| race2_dist   = 
| pole2        = 
| pole2_team   = 
| pole2_time   = 
| winner2      = 
| winner2_team = 
| winner2_time = 
| race3_laps   = 
| race3_dist   = 
| pole3        = 
| pole3_team   = 
| pole3_time   = 
| winner3      = 
| winner3_team = 
| winner3_time = 
| race4_laps   = 
| race4_dist   = 
| pole4        = 
| pole4_team   = 
| pole4_time   = 
| winner4      = 
| winner4_team = 
| winner4_time = 
| first_round  = 
| first_pts    = 
| second_round = 
| second_pts   = 
| third_round  = 
| third_pts    = 
}}

V8 Supercars event infobox[edit]

South Australia Clipsal 500 Adelaide
Race Information
Venue Adelaide Street Circuit
Number of times held 18
First held 1999
Race Format
Race 1
Laps 39
Distance 125 km
Race 2
Laps 39
Distance 125 km
Race 3
Laps 78
Distance 250 km
Last Event (2016)
Overall Winner
Australia Nick Percat Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport
Race Winners
Australia Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering
Australia James Courtney Holden Racing Team
Australia Nick Percat Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport

This is to add to event articles such as Clipsal 500 Adelaide (example on right, images removed to save space). See Template:V8 supercar race for full details.

{{V8 supercar race
|flag            = 
|title           = 
|logo            = 
|circuit         = 
|track_map       = 
|times_held      = 
|first_held      = 
|last_held       = 
|race1_laps      = 
|race1_distance  = 
|race2_laps      = 
|race2_distance  = 
|race3_laps      = 
|race3_distance  = 
|last_year       = 
|last_event_link = 
|overall_winner  = 
|overall_team    = 
|race1_winner    = 
|race1_team      = 
|race2_winner    = 
|race2_team      = 
|race3_winner    = 
|race3_team      = 
|race4_winner    = 
|race4_team      = 
}}

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