Scott McLaughlin has become the first driver to win Supercars’ Darwin Triple Crown, with victory over David Reynolds on Sunday at Hidden Valley. Introduced in 2006 under a three-race format, the Triple Crown currently represents winning both races and topping Sunday’s ARMOR ALL Top 10 Shootout. It went unclaimed through the first 13 years, until […]

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Shell V-Power Racing’s Scott McLaughlin claimed a comfortable 11th victory of the 2019 season in the opening leg of the BetEasy Darwin Triple Crown. McLaughlin led the 42-lap race at Hidden Valley from start to finish, crossing the line 6.8829 seconds clear of Chaz Mostert’s Supercheap Auto Mustang. David Reynolds took the final podium position […]

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Scott McLaughlin says Shell V-Power Racing team-mate Fabian Coulthard’s improved form is one of the things pushing him to new heights in 2019. The defending champion holds a 242-point lead in the title race over Coulthard, with 10 wins and nine ARMOR ALL Poles to his name from 14 races. McLaughlin has already passed his […]

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DJR Team Penske could field a wildcard Supercars entry inside the next 18 months, according to team boss Ryan Story. While effectively ruling out a one-off entry at this year’s Bathurst 1000, Story hinted that it’s something that could happen at some point before the end of the 2020 season. It would likely be run […]

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Scott McLaughlin’s hot form in the 2019 Supercars season has drawn praise from rival team bosses, including comparisons to Jamie Whincup’s dominant era. McLaughlin is marching towards a second-straight title, winning 10 of the year’s first 14 races to hold a 244-point championship lead over team-mate Fabian Coulthard. While much early-season attention has been on […]

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If you were scouring used-car listings looking for a Falcon over the weekend, you might have stumbled upon something unusual – the 2013 Bathurst winner. Tickford Racing has posted the FG Falcon on carsales.com.au, noting tongue-in-cheek it is ‘selling due to upgrade’. The team put the car, FPR 1214, on the market late last year following a restoration […]

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Scott McLaughlin has welcomed the ‘passionate’ response from fans on social media to his shortcut on Saturday at Winton, declaring the controversy ‘good for the sport’. Reigning champion McLaughlin won both races at the Truck Assist Winton SuperSprint to extend his points lead to 244 over Shell V-Power Racing team-mate Fabian Coulthard. The Saturday win […]

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The first piece of the 2020 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship calendar has been locked in, with a February date for the Superloop Adelaide 500. Adelaide’s season-opener will take place across the February 20-23 weekend, a week earlier than this year’s event. It will mark the ninth-consecutive year in which Adelaide starts the season, with the […]

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A unique birthday celebration a week out from the Truck Assist Winton SuperSprint had an unexpected consequence for Shane van Gisbergen. Van Gisbergen battled an eye infection at Winton, believed to have been caused by dust during a dirt-track racing competition in New Zealand, organised to mark his 30th birthday. The day involved a collection […]

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Co-driver Chris Pither was perfectly placed to substitute for injured Boost Mobile Racing driver Richie Stanaway at Winton on Sunday, except for one minor detail. Pither, 32, was given the call-up following the Saturday race, in which Stanaway struggled with neck pain, which had also hampered the Kiwi during a test the previous week. Although always scheduled to […]

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