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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Scott McLaughlin completed a copybook weekend at the Perth SuperSprint by dominating the 200km Race 8. The Shell Ford driver made the most of his ARMOR ALL Pole Position and was not headed during the 83 lap race outside the pitstop cycles. Fellow front-row starter Chaz Mostert kept McLaughlin honest, taking the flag 4.6s adrift […]

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Scott McLaughlin scored his first Virgin Australia Supercars Championship race win for Shell V-Power Racing in front of team owner Roger Penske at Barbagallo. In a dominant performance from the Shell Falcons, McLaughlin finally converted his early season speed into victory in the 120km Race 7 ahead of team-mate Fabian Coulthard. McLaughlin had won the start […]

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Fabian Coulthard beat Scott McLaughlin to the AMROR ALL Pole Award for the opening race at the Perth SuperSprint as Shell V-Power Racing continued its sizzling qualifying form. The result marks the third consecutive front-row lockout for the Shell Ford duo and the first pole of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship season for Coulthard. Coulthard […]

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Reigning Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen came out on top in a frantic end to Friday practice at the Perth SuperSprint. Times tumbled rapidly in the final moments of the 45 minute session, which ended with Van Gisbergen and Fabian Coulthard both under the previous practice benchmark. Scott McLaughlin sat atop the order with five […]

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The Garry Rogers Motorsport Holdens of Garth Tander and James Moffat have made a promising start to the Perth SuperSprint, ending Practice 1 in first and third respectively. Tander switched to a green set of Dunlop super soft tyres to record his best lap of 55.65s late in the 45 minute session and finish 0.0481s ahead of […]

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