The Falcons of Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard will channel Dick Johnson’s 1988 Australian Touring Car Championship-winning Shell Sierra at Sandown next weekend. Shell V-Power Racing has selected the theme for Supercars’ annual retro round, the RABBLE.club Sandown 500 that also marks the start of the PIRTEK Enduro Cup. Johnson’s eponymous outfit ran the turbo-charged […]

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Fabian Coulthard will remain at DJR Team Penske for a fourth season in 2019, Team Penske president Tim Cindric has confirmed to Supercars.com. The 35-year-old has been largely overshadowed since fellow Kiwi Scott McLaughlin joined the team at the start of 2017, leading to questions over his future. DJRTP extended Coulthard’s contract midway through last year but, […]

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Shane van Gisbergen edged fellow last-gasp improver Fabian Coulthard to lead Practice 2 for the Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint. The Kiwis left it until after the chequered flag to make their moves to the top, van Gisbergen’s 1:09.2447s fastest by 0.0838 seconds. Championship leader Scott McLaughlin missed the end of the session with his out-of-fuel […]

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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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The simulator Shell V-Power Racing installed at its workshop earlier this year is proving its worth, managing director Ryan Story believes. Last year’s teams’ champion took delivery of a full-motion Simworx unit between the Albert Park and Symmons Plains events. It joined Erebus in having an in-house sim, while a number of other drivers including […]

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Rick Kelly snatched a famous win for Nissan Motorsport in a stunning conclusion to the opening leg of the Winton SuperSprint. Saturday Just days after Nissan announced it will withdraw its support of the Kelly family-owned team at season’s end, Kelly scored the manufacturer’s first win in nearly two years. Click here for full Race […]

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Scott McLaughlin has claimed his sixth ARMOR ALL Pole Position of the 2018 Supercars season, topping qualifying at the Winton SuperSprint. The championship leader headed a one-two for Shell V-Power Racing at the Victorian circuit, and will share the front row with team-mate Fabian Coulthard later this afternoon. Click here for full ARMOR ALL Qualifying results […]

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Fabian Coulthard will not join team-mate Scott McLaughlin on the front row for the opening race of the WD-40 Phillip Island 500, after being excluded from qualifying. Coulthard set the second-fastest time in ARMOR ALL Qualifying earlier on Saturday, behind the sister Shell Ford of Scott McLaughlin. He has, though, been excluded from the session […]

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Scott McLaughlin led team-mate Fabian Coulthard in a Shell Ford sweep of the front row in ARMOR ALL Qualifying for Saturday’s WD-40 Phillip Island 500 race. With McLaughlin taking his third ARMOR ALL Pole of 2018, the pair were half-a-second clear of their nearest challengers, the three Triple Eight Commodores. Click here for the qualifying […]

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Triple Eight has “developed a rocket ship” with the new ZB Commodore and left Shell V-Power Racing with plenty of work to do, managing director Ryan Story concedes. Holden’s next-generation Commodore, the first hatchback in Supercars, made its race debut in the Adelaide 500, taking one-two and one-two-three finishes led by Shane van Gisbergen each day. […]

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