The stage is set for an intense title showdown in Newcastle after Jamie Whincup led home arch rival Scott McLaughlin in the second leg of the ITM Auckland SuperSprint. After a race-long battle between the pair, the Red Bull Holden lead the Shell Ford home by 5.9 seconds, securing Whincup the Jason Richards Trophy for […]

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Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen scored a home win in an intense opening leg of the ITM Auckland SuperSprint that spelt disaster for two title contenders. Forecast rain that officials feared would make racing impossible on the partially-resurfaced circuit held out, although light drops in the closing stages added to the drama. Click here for full […]

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Shane van Gisbergen will remain with the Red Bull Holden Racing Team until at least the end of 2019 after extending his contract with the squad. The Kiwi moved from Tekno Autosports to Triple Eight’s Red Bull outfit last season on a three-year deal that has now been lengthened by another 12 months. It commits […]

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Scott McLaughlin and Alex Premat defeated the three Triple Eight Holdens in an intense Vodafone Gold Coast 600 finale that delivered a new championship leader. A strong opening stint from Premat lifted the Shell Ford into contention from 13th on the grid, before McLaughlin leapfrogged all three Commodores with an early second stop. Click here […]

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Chaz Mostert and Steve Owen bounced back from an early incident to record victory in a dramatic day for the Supercars championship contenders at the Vodafone Gold Coast 600. Mostert led home Prodrive team-mates Cameron Waters/Richie Stanaway at the end of a wet race that proved very much the battle of survival that had been […]

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Craig Lowndes says he has no interest in ever becoming a Supercars team owner, with the recently-launched Autobarn Lowndes Racing strictly a name only. The announcement on Thursday that Triple Eight Race Engineering’s third car will switch from Caltex to Autobarn sponsorship next season came with the launch of the new name. Replacing the TeamVortex title, Autobarn […]

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CEO James Warburton has announced his decision to depart the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship at the end of the current season. Warburton has confirmed his impending exit to the company’s stakeholders this morning, four years and five months after taking on the role. In an open letter, Warburton described the opportunity to lead Supercars as […]

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Andre Heimgartner will replace Ash Walsh as Tim Slade’s co-driver for this weekend’s final leg of the PIRTEK Enduro Cup on the Gold Coast. Walsh was injured in a high-speed crash in a prototype sportscar at Phillip Island in the week before the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. He tried to contest the event but only […]

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Shane van Gisbergen has begun a quest to ramp up his international racing commitments in 2018 following the release of the Supercars calendar earlier this month. After winning the Blancpain Endurance Series with McLaren in 2016 alongside his maiden Supercars crown, a series of date clashes prevented a return to Europe this season. Instead, he […]

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Fabian Coulthard says he’s still not thinking about the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, despite shooting back into the points lead with just three events remaining. Coulthard started the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 third in the standings, 161 points off top spot, but vaulted into the lead with a third-place finish alongside Tony D’Alberto. The Shell V-Power […]

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