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Marcos Ambrose

Marcos Ambrose
Australian racecar driver Marcos Ambrose was born on Sept. 1, 1976 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. He started racing karts at the age of 10 and won four Tasmanian state junior karting titles. He was the Australian kart champion in 1995. He finished second in the Australian Formula Ford championship in 1997. He then moved to Europe to try his hand at European racing. He won the European Formula Ford Championship in 1999. After financial problems, Ambrose returned to Australia in 2000. In 2003 and 2004, Ambrose won at the Eastern Creek Raceway, also winning the Barry Sheene Medal those years. The medal is awarded to the driver who shows outstanding leadership, personality, fan appeal and s... Show more »
Australian racecar driver Marcos Ambrose was born on Sept. 1, 1976 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. He started racing karts at the age of 10 and won four Tasmanian state junior karting titles. He was the Australian kart champion in 1995. He finished second in the Australian Formula Ford championship in 1997. He then moved to Europe to try his hand at European racing. He won the European Formula Ford Championship in 1999. After financial problems, Ambrose returned to Australia in 2000. In 2003 and 2004, Ambrose won at the Eastern Creek Raceway, also winning the Barry Sheene Medal those years. The medal is awarded to the driver who shows outstanding leadership, personality, fan appeal and sportsmanship. He is the only driver to have a round win in every V8 Supercar season he participated in; he left in 2005 to go race in NASCAR in the U.S. He is the first Australian to lead laps in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Ambrose won in the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen in 2008, his first Nationwide Series victory. He won the Zippo 200 three straight years. « Show less

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  • Kyle Busch wins at Fontana as Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano wreck on last lap

    Kyle Busch wins at Fontana as Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano wreck on last lap
    Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano knocked each other off the race track on the final lap of Sunday's Auto Club 400 -- allowing Kyle Busch to steal the win -- but it was Tony Stewart who left Auto Club Speedway fighting mad.   Yes, it was Busch's 25th ...
  • Harvick blocks Biffle to win The Sprint Unlimited

    Harvick blocks Biffle to win The Sprint Unlimited
    Leading every lap but one in the final segment of The Sprint Unlimited, Kevin Harvick held off Greg Biffle and Tony Stewart to win Saturday night's season-opening exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway for the third time. On the last lap, in...
  • NASCAR Thunder Fan Fest starts at Daytona

    NASCAR Thunder Fan Fest starts at Daytona
    NASCAR fans will be able to get a quick peek at the new season _ and new car models _ during the Preseason Thunder Fan Fest at Daytona International Speedway. Fan Fest will include autograph sessions, driver fan forums, show cars and displays, music and...
  • Big crash wrecks momentum of Daytona testing

    Big crash wrecks momentum of Daytona testing
    DAYTONA BEACH — The restrictor-plate monster known as Daytona gobbled up a bunch of fancy new cars that were testing late Friday for the 2013 NASCAR season. Life was good for a while with the new models and their modified setups while drivers went...
  • New cars signal return to traditional racing at Daytona, Talladega

    New cars signal return to traditional racing at Daytona, Talladega
    And so what's The Big Bang Theory following a 12-car pileup during pre-season testing at Daytona International Speedway this past week? Seems that everybody needs to go back to school and take a driver's-ed course. That's right, the best of the best...
  • Top performances of 2012: Bowyer is NASCAR comeback driver of the year

    Top performances of 2012: Bowyer is NASCAR comeback driver of the year
    No one saw this coming. No one.   Brad Keselowski won his first race in 2009 at Talladega Superspeedway, running a part-time schedule with single-car team Phoenix Racing. It was a nice story in a long season, one that ended with Jimmie Johnson winning the...
  • Kyle Busch edges brother Kurt Busch with record pole run; Bowyer starts 26th

    Kyle Busch edges brother Kurt Busch with record pole run; Bowyer starts 26th
    There was no beating the Busches Friday at Texas Motor Speedway. The 42nd of 45 drivers to make a qualifying run in time trials for Saturday night's NRA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, Kyle Busch took advantage of the late draw and stole the pole from...
  • Logano on pole, Keselowski, Johnson close behind

    Logano on pole, Keselowski, Johnson close behind
    Joey Logano won the pole Friday for NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, with championship contenders Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson not far behind.     Keselowski will start third Sunday in the 400-mile race. He takes a 20-...
  • Keselowski will start finale from front of field

    Keselowski will start finale from front of field
    Brad Keselowski got some help on the last day of practice for NASCAR's Sprint Cup season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Pole sitter Joey Logano was involved in a three-car accident during the first of two practice sessions Saturday, switched to a...
  • Coke Zero 400: Harvick wins crash-filled race

     
    Kevin Harvick wins Coke Zero 400....
  • Two-time UARA Champion Matt McCall to race a Pistone LTO Racing Chassis against elite group in Denny Hamlin’s Short Track Showdown

     
    United Auto Racing Association (UARA) Series two-time Champion, Matt McCall, has been invited to race against an elite group of NASCAR drivers that includes Bobby Labonte, Kevin Harvick, Elliott Sadler, Aric Almirola and Marcos Ambrose, Tony Stewart, Kyle...
  • NASCAR: Marcos Ambrose wins at Watkins Glen

     
    Marcos Ambrose got his first victory in NASCAR's top series after a frantic finish at the rain-delayed Sprint Cup race Monday at Watkins Glen International. In his 105th career start, Ambrose beat Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch on a two-lap......