Scott McLaughlin says a healthy rivalry with Fabian Coulthard will only push Shell V-Power Racing forward as the team-mates fight for the lead of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. McLaughlin moved to second in the standings with victory on Sunday at Hidden Valley, closing to within 10 points of Saturday winner and title leader Coulthard. […]

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Scott McLaughlin overcame an early challenge from Jamie Whincup to score an emphatic victory in Race 12 at the CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown. Throwing away a possible win yesterday with what he described as a ‘brain fart’ while trying to take the lead on the second lap, McLaughlin made no such mistakes today. A fourth […]

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Fabian Coulthard extended his Virgin Australia Supercars Championship lead with victory in an action-packed opening race at Hidden Valley that saw pole-sitter Rick Kelly crash out. Coulthard and team-mate Scott McLaughlin emerged from the chaotic race with a one-two ahead of Nick Percat, who scored his first podium since joining Brad Jones Racing. “Scotty played […]

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Teams are working through busy test schedules at Winton and Queensland Raceway after a wet start for the Victorian teams this morning. Overnight rain delayed useful running for Prodrive, Garry Rogers Motorsport and the single-car Nissan effort at Winton until the track dried out mid-morning. Cool but sunny conditions meanwhile greeted Shell V-Power Racing, Triple Eight […]

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Plans to add a V8-powered open-wheel category to the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship support card in 2018 have been unveiled with images and detail appearing earlier tonight on The Daily Telegraph. Dubbed Super5000, the class is a modern take on the popular Formula 5000s of the 1970s. Designed in South Australia by Oscar Fiorinotto’s Supashock […]

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An unlikely relationship could be on the cards as Mobil 1 HSV Racing explores options to improve its floundering performance. Following its horror start to the season, the former Holden factory team is considering abandoning its own suspension design and buying key components from a rival squad. Supercars.com understands that Triple Eight and Prodrive have […]

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Shane van Gisbergen defeated Jamie Whincup in an entertaining late-race battle at the Winton SuperSprint as Red Bull turned the tables on rivals Shell V-Power Racing. Van Gisbergen benefitted from a late mistake from Whincup to score his maiden win at Winton and record the first win for a Red Bull-backed Holden at the Victorian […]

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Scott McLaughlin edged closer to the lead of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship with a commanding win in Race 9 at Winton. McLaughlin looked unstoppable throughout the 40 laps as he beat home Jamie Whincup, Fabian Coulthard and David Reynolds, who charged from 14th to fourth. “I’ve got a fantastic car under me that just about […]

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Craig Lowndes has renewed his contract with Triple Eight Race Engineering for another two years. The 42-year-old’s deal for the 2018 and 2019 seasons has been confirmed in a statement from the team this morning. Lowndes, who is currently in his 21st Supercars season, described continuing with Triple Eight as a “no-brainer”. Although enduring a mixed […]

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Mobil 1 HSV Racing and team manager Adrian Burgess have parted ways, Supercars.com understands. The news of the renowned motorsport figure’s departure comes days after the team struggled for form at the Perth SuperSprint weekend. The former F1 team manager has been in Supercars since 2007, winning titles at Dick Johnson Racing and Triple Eight […]

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