Shane van Gisbergen led Jamie Whincup in ARMOR ALL Qualifying for Saturday’s Vodafone Gold Coast 600 race, while Craig Lowndes copped a grid penalty. Van Gisbergen pulled clear of the field late in what had been a tight session, his 1:10.1125s good enough to finish 0.3 seconds ahead of Red Bull HRT team-mate Whincup. Click […]

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A single-car NASCAR demonstration at this weekend’s Vodafone Gold Coast 600 is a precursor to a possible appearance of the American category at the event next year. Supercars CEO Sean Seamer has confirmed preliminary talks with NASCAR, which follows a visit from senior NASCAR personnel to The Bend SuperSprint in August. Team Penske has supplied […]

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Shane van Gisbergen set a lap as the chequered flag flew to pip Supercars title rival Scott McLaughlin in final practice for the Vodafone Gold Coast 600. The Red Bull Holden Racing Team driver recorded a 1:10.0763s to finish 0.1455 seconds clear of McLaughlin, who he leads by 19 points in the standings. Click here […]

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A year into his tenure as a Supercars team co-owner, Michael Andretti is convinced it’s only a matter of time before Walkinshaw Andretti United topples current category benchmark Triple Eight. Andretti flew to Bathurst last October to announce a deal for his Andretti Autosport and Zak Brown’s United Autosports to join forces with Walkinshaw Racing. […]

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Scott McLaughlin says the high-risk Surfers Paradise street circuit marks a prime opportunity to overhaul leader Shane van Gisbergen as the title battle enters its final leg. Just 19 points separate the pair after McLaughlin and co-driver Alex Premat finished third at Bathurst, two places clear of van Gisbergen and Earl Bamber. Van Gisbergen took […]

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Roland Dane believes Triple Eight’s international recruit Earl Bamber has been “exceptional” in each of his first two Supercars outings. A two-time Le Mans 24 Hour winner, Bamber has joined fellow Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen for the PIRTEK Enduro Cup. The pair finished second at Sandown, Bamber’s Supercars’ debut, and then fifth at Bathurst, helping […]

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A 15-event Virgin Australia Supercars Championship calendar has been unveiled for 2019. The schedule features a number of changes, including Perth hosting the SuperNight format, Sydney Motorsport Park missing a year and Bathurst opening the PIRTEK Enduro Cup. Symmons Plains and Phillip Island become back-to-back events, while Sandown and Pukekohe effectively trade September and November […]

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Craig Lowndes and Steven Richards have taken out the 2018 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, after long-time leader David Reynolds’ hopes unravelled late with cramp. Veteran Triple Eight pair Lowndes and Richards recorded their seventh and fifth Great Race victories respectively, and second together after winning in 2015. Click here for the full race result Lowndes, […]

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Running on five hours’ sleep after a nervous night mentally rehearsing his Shootout lap, David Reynolds delivered a ‘controlled explosion’ to score AMROR ALL Pole at Bathurst. The 33-year-old and Erebus co-driver Luke Youlden have carried the pressure of being the reigning Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 winners through a challenging week at Mount Panorama. Report: […]

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Seven-time Supercars champion Jamie Whincup pipped David Reynolds and Scott McLaughlin to top regular ARMOR ALL Qualifying for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. Provisional polesitter Whincup will lead the field into Saturday afternoon’s ARMOR ALL Top 10 Shootout, while grid positions 11-26 for Sunday’s race are now set. The Red Bull Holden Racing Team driver […]

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