Who'll replace departing Vodafone?

Who'll replace departing Vodafone?

Crack Australian V8 Supercar squad Triple Eight Race Engineering might have just lost its lead sponsor Vodafone, but don't bet against it coming up with something special, reckons Andrew van Leeuwen

Way back in 2006, an interesting rumour did the rounds in the V8 Supercar paddock.

Triple Eight Race Engineering was backed by a failing whitegoods chain called Betta Electrical, which had spent the majority of the year financially eroding away. Right before that year's Bathurst 1000, Betta finally went into administration.

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