Scott McLaughlin has withstood a stern challenge from Jamie Whincup to win the second leg of the ITM Auckland SuperSprint and extend his Supercars Championship lead. The Shell V-Power Racing driver jumped Whincup at the final pitstops, as strategies played out, and kept him at bay on the run home. He duly took an eighth […]

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Multiple karting champion and championship runner-up in Formula First Kaleb Ngatoa is the latest young gun to sign up for the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship, and the Rangitikei College 17 year old has put together a formidable team for an attack on the championship in his first season. Ngatoa’s car will be run by Ken […]

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Valtteri Bottas will stay with Mercedes for 2019 following confirmation from the team ahead of the German Grand Prix weekend. It seems Mercedes has taken the opportunity of its ‘home’ race to confirm its driver line-up for next year. Yesterday Lewis Hamilton was confirmed, and today the team announced a new deal for Bottas. He’ll stay […]

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RABBLE.club will sponsor the Sandown 500 as part of a deal to become the Official Health, Lifestyle and Wellbeing Partner of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. The PIRTEK Enduro Cup opener and annual retro round will be known as the RABBLE.club Sandown 500, with the company replacing Wilson Security in the naming-rights role. RABBLE.club’s Supercars […]

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Kiwi rally pairing Dave Holder and Jason Farmer make their debut at the Tour de Corse this week, facing their first-ever tarmac rally as the second round of their 2018 FIA Junior World Rally Championship campaign. Dubbed the Rally of 10,000 Corners, the 5-8 April French WRC round is famous for its continuously twisting roads […]

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25-year-old Chaz Mostert flirted with Shane Van Gisbergen’s Bathurst lap record in the 2018 Top 10 Shootout, winning the Allan Simonsen Pole Award with a stunning 2:01.934 time, less than a second off the all-time best tour in the #43 BMW Team Schnitzer M6 GT3. Mostert took to the circuit ninth out of the 10 […]

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As a racing driver, you always want to end the season on a positive note. The summer break can be a miserable time to stew over a poor performance, or a bad result. Thankfully, the cards were in our favour at Twin Ring Motegi – and we knew this before we started. A ‘stop-start’ layout, […]

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Not much in the way of positives to take from the penultimate round of the SUPER GT season at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand. As a result, we’ve dropped from 8th to 12th in the points after an incomplete performance. The weather played its part throughout the weekend, with heavy rainstorms typical of tropical South […]

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The final Suzuka 1000km was the race everyone wanted to win, and we were no different. All things considered though, finishing 8th wasn’t a bad result for the Gulf Porsche after a long, exciting race in front of a packed house full of adoring Japanese fans. We were slow off the mark all weekend, and […]

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As much as the racer in me yearned to ‘send it’ on our return to Fuji for the second time this SUPER GT season, we took a more measured approach this time around after a few mediocre results in the Gulf Racing Porsche. This is more a case of mentality than anything, though the lessons […]

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