Porsche LMP1 World Endurance champion Earl Bamber says he instigated his deal to contest this year’s Bathurst 1000 by sending Australian Supercars driver Shane van Gisbergen a WhatsApp message. Bamber has secured one of the best Supercars seats for this year’s three long-distance races and will share a factory Triple Eight Holden Commodore with fellow Kiwi van […]

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Scott McLaughlin said he suffered his “biggest” ever head-on crash during the second session of the pre-season Australian Supercars test at Sydney Motorsport Park. The DJR Team Penske Ford driver went off at the fast first corner, with a deflated tyre pitching him through the sand and into the wall just an hour into the […]

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V8 Supercars could soon be fitted with warning systems to alert drivers of cars stranded on race tracks. The Supercars Board has tasked its Commission to investigate additional warning systems to alert drivers when the track is blocked ahead. Its investigation comes in the wake of a sickening collision that brought a premature end to […]

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A drive in the full Dunlop Super2 Championship spearheads the list of huge prizes offered by the Aussie Driver Search program in 2018. Entering its third year, ADS has put together a total prize pool of almost $1,000,000 which includes a sizeable $600,000 worth of funding for the winner of its Pro Competition. The kitty […]

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Super2 star Jack Le Brocq will make his long-awaited graduation to the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship this season, Tekno Autosports has confirmed. The deal, which was completed late last year, means the 25-year-old replaces Will Davison, who moves to the new 23Red Racing squad. Le Brocq moves to the main series after four years in […]

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The group of 26 drivers that will contest the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship is complete. Tekno Autosport’s long-awaited confirmation that Jack Le Brocq will replace Will Davison rounds out a set of announcements that had been expected since the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 weekend last November. Led by 2017 title protagonists Shell V-Power Racing and Triple Eight, just […]

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Shell V-Power Racing could abandon Ford for another manufacturer for the 2019 Supercars season. The shock move was outlined to Supercars.com by team owner Roger Penske in an interview at the Detroit motor show this week. Penske is clearly frustrated that a licensing deal with Ford Australia to race the Mustang in the Virgin Australia […]

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The Red Bull Holden Racing Team has unveiled the colours it will carry on the new ZB Commodore in the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Roland Dane’s Triple Eight has been responsible for the development of the new model, which is the first Commodore manufactured outside of Australia and the nameplate’s first hatchback while also […]

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Newly-crowned 2017 World Endurance champion Earl Bamber will race for the Red Bull Holden Racing Team in the Australian Supercars endurance events next year. Bamber, won topped the LMP1 standings for Porsche alongside Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernard, will share the #97 Commodore with Shane van Gisbergen at Sandown, Bathurst and Surfers Paradise. The 27-year-old […]

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Chris Pither will rejoin Garry Rogers Motorsport for Supercars’ 2018 PIRTEK Enduro Cup. The 31-year-old was one of the team’s co-drivers in 2015, partnering David Wall, before joining Super Black Racing within the Prodrive umbrella as a full-time driver for the last two events and the full ’16 season. When that program ended, Pither linked […]

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