V8 Supercars season guide

V8 Supercars season guide

It's all change in Australia's premier racing series in 2013. Brand new cars should blow the lead battle wide open, and arch-adversaries Ford and Holden now have Nissan and Erebus's Mercedes to deal with too. Andrew van Leeuwen runs through the field

It's been close to two decades since Australian touring car racing has seen a change as big as this one.

After years of the Ford v Holden five-litre formula, the V8 Supercars Car of the Future is here. What does that mean? Well, for starters it means that a factory Nissan team and a customer Mercedes squad will join the grid, giving Ford and Holden some outside competition for the first time since 1993.

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