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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Andre Heimgartner will replace the retiring Todd Kelly in Nissan Motorsport’s 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship line-up. Bathurst winner and team co-owner Kelly announced his retirement ahead of last weekend’s season finale in Newcastle, and has even said he has no plans to contest the endurance races. Heimgartner emerged as the leading candidate for the Altima […]

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Scott McLaughlin’s classy response to a devastating championship loss on Sunday night included phoning Craig Lowndes to apologise for their late-race clash. The 24-year-old has earned widespread praise for his post-race conduct amid the heartbreak of missing out on a dream maiden title due to a final-lap penalty. As well as thanking his own team, […]

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Scott McLaughlin lamented the fact a maiden Supercars title was “taken away” from him by his last-lap penalty in Newcastle. The Shell V-Power Racing driver had already served two penalties in the last race of the season, but took the 11th place he required to win the title on the penultimate lap. However he then […]

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Jamie Whincup has scored a seventh Supercars title after a post-race time penalty for Scott McLaughlin concluded a dramatic Coates Hire Newcastle 500. McLaughlin entered the day only needing an 11th-place finish to seal his maiden title and, having scored pole and won the start, he was in the box seat for success. Click here […]

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Todd Hazelwood has won the 2017 Dunlop Super2 Series with a penalty-aided victory in the final race of the season in Newcastle. Hazelwood started the weekend trailing Paul Dumbrell by 49 points, but took top spot and an 11-point advantage with victory in the opening race on Saturday. Click here for the full Race 2 […]

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Scott McLaughlin has taken a commanding lead in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship battle by winning a dramatic first leg of the Coates Hire Newcastle 500. The title fight was turned on its head on the opening lap as Jamie Whincup’s Red Bull Holden took damage that sent it to the garage for 13 laps. Click […]

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