Japan-based Kiwi Nick Cassidy has undertaken a Supercars evaluation day test with Erebus Motorsport at Winton. Cassidy, 24, shared David Reynolds’ #9 Penrite Racing entry with Australian Jordan Boys, who drives an ex-Erebus chassis for Image Racing in the Dunlop Super2 Series. Erebus undertook the day to complete preparations ahead of the Superloop Adelaide 500, […]

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Ford’s new Mustang Supercar filled the top three places in Supercars’ pre-season test at Phillip Island. Tickford Racing’s Monster-backed entry of Cameron Waters turned a 1:30.7265s after the chequered flag came out to pip Fabian Coulthard by just 0.0118 seconds. Coulthard led for the final 80 minutes in his Shell V-Power Racing Mustang, while Waters’ […]

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The 24-driver field that will tackle the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship is set. Kelly Racing completed the picture, with the recent announcements Andre Heimgartner and Garry Jacobson will drive its last two Altimas. Jacobson replaces Michael Caruso and will be one of two rookies in the field, along with fellow Dunlop Super2 Series graduate Macauley Jones. The son […]

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Shell V-Power Racing’s first livery for the Ford Mustang Supercar, and the colours Scott McLaughlin will carry in his title defence, has been unveiled. McLaughlin won the 2018 championship with Ford’s outgoing FG X Falcon, sealing his maiden crown in Newcastle last November. The scheme is another subtle evolution of that carried in 2017 and […]

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Kelly Racing has announced Andre Heimgartner will continue in its #7 Nissan Altima this year. Heimgartner joined the squad in 2018 as the replacement for retired team co-owner Todd Kelly and finished 17th in the standings. He accompanies Rick Kelly and Simona De Silvestro as incumbents with the team, which raced as Nissan Motorsport between […]

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Reigning Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin has issued an early warning to his rivals, declaring the new Mustang Supercar “a weapon”. Ford Australia officially took the wraps off the new car today, following the release of images in camouflage colours late last year. McLaughlin and DJR Team Penske won the 2018 Supercars title in the ageing […]

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Walkinshaw Andretti United’s Commodores will race under the Mobil 1 MEGA Racing banner in 2019, and with an overhauled livery. MEGA Fuels arrives to share co-naming rights status with the Holden outfit’s long-time sponsor Mobil 1. It forms a largely white-and-black scheme with dashes of purple, blue and gold for Scott Pye and James Courtney. […]

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Supercars drivers Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard were seconded to Team Penske’s headquarters last week, linking up with their American counterparts. It marked the first time that all 14 of Team Penske’s full-time drivers across its NASCAR, IndyCar, IMSA and Supercars programs, were brought together. They took part in two days of promotional filming, including […]

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An impressive drive from Shane van Gisbergen in the Gulf 12 Hours went unrewarded, with a suspension failure costing the McLaren 720S GT3 a victory on debut. The Supercars star was in the lead of the race by over two minutes when a front-right suspension issue forced an unscheduled pitstop in the 11th hour. After […]

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The Ford Mustang has been given the green light to enter the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, following the completion of aerodynamic testing. DJR Team Penske’s prototype Mustang recently took part in a three-way straight line testing process, known as Supercars Controlled Aerodynamic Testing (VCAT). Run over nine days, VCAT featured the Mustang alongside the […]

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