Shane van Gisbergen says he has “learnt a fair bit” from the way Triple Eight team-mate Craig Lowndes carries himself out of the car. Three-time Supercars champion Lowndes announced earlier this month that the 2018 season will be his last as a full-time driver before stepping back to co-driving duties. Van Gisbergen made his debut […]

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Development of the Mustang Supercar is approaching a key stage, with the first physical parts soon to be made following initial design work. The Mustang is being developed in partnership between DJR Team Penske, Ford Performance in the USA and Ford Australia. Although DJRTP and Tickford are already preparing the chassis that will underpin the first Mustangs, […]

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Supercars’ five-strong contingent of New Zealanders, including title rivals Scott McLaughlin and Shane van Gisbergen, have helped launch November’s ITM Auckland SuperSprint. McLaughlin, van Gisbergen, Fabian Coulthard, Andre Heimgartner and Richie Stanaway were on hand at Eden Park in Auckland on Thursday, getting kicking tips from All Blacks legend Grant Fox. The 1987 Rugby Union […]

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Shell V-Power Racing technical chief Ludo Lacroix believes there’s more speed to be found in the team’s outgoing Falcon, Scott McLaughlin says. The current FG X Falcon is the last in Supercars, and will be replaced by Ford’s Mustang in 2019. Holden introduced the new ZB Commodore this season, but the current Falcon is largely […]

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From mechanic to Supercars team owner, Paul Cruickshank has been and done it in local and international motorsport. The Kiwi worked for Australian touring car teams through the mid-1980s before spending three years in England and eventually setting up his own Supercars race team. Cruickshank now lives a quieter life away from the racetracks, and […]

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Simona de Silvestro is already considered the runaway favourite to replace the retiring Craig Lowndes in one of the best seats in Supercars for 2019. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. Three-time champion Lowndes’s impending exit from full-time Supercars competition should have sparked debate over who will replace him in one of the most sought-after seats on the grid […]

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Scott McLaughlin says his performance in Sunday’s second leg of the Watpac Townsville 400 “sucked”. The Shell V-Power Racing driver finished third each day at Reid Park, behind a pair of Red Bull Holden Racing Team Commodores. That means he maintains the championship lead, with his advantage over Shane van Gisbergen only coming down by […]

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Chris Pither seized victory in the second and final Dunlop Super2 Series race in Townsville, after Macauley Jones suffered a mechanical failure for the second day in a row. Pither started the race from pole position, losing places to Jones and Brodie Kostecki on the run into Turn 1, before moving back past Brodie Kostecki […]

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Shane van Gisbergen beat Red Bull Holden Racing Team-mate Jamie Whincup to take out the second leg of the Watpac Townsville 400. Van Gisbergen led the first and third stints but played second-fiddle to Whincup for most of the middle phase of the 200km race. He put a key move on Whincup for the lead […]

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Shane van Gisbergen led a Red Bull Holden Racing Team one-two in the ARMOR ALL Top 10 Shootout for Sunday’s Watpac Townsville 400 finale. Van Gisbergen was last out and turned a 1:12.1042s to finish two tenths clear of Jamie Whincup, while championship leader McLaughlin could only manage seventh. Click here for full ARMOR ALL […]

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