Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen scored a home win in an intense opening leg of the ITM Auckland SuperSprint that spelt disaster for two title contenders. Forecast rain that officials feared would make racing impossible on the partially-resurfaced circuit held out, although light drops in the closing stages added to the drama. Click here for full […]

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Fabian Coulthard says he’s still not thinking about the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, despite shooting back into the points lead with just three events remaining. Coulthard started the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 third in the standings, 161 points off top spot, but vaulted into the lead with a third-place finish alongside Tony D’Alberto. The Shell V-Power […]

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Michael Caruso set the pace for Nissan in the final practice session at the Wilson Security Sandown 500, as title contenders Shane van Gisbergen and Fabian Coulthard tangled. The awkward moment came amid a frantic end to the 15 minute-session following a red flag to retrieve James Moffat’s Holden from the grass at Turn 4. […]

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Fabian Coulthard made the most of a clash between Scott McLaughlin and Shane van Gisbergen to score victory in Race 17 at the Red Rooster Sydney SuperSprint. What was expected to be a tyre-strategy driven contest took a twist when the Safety Car was called just over halfway through the 31 laps. Leader McLaughlin was […]

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A horror weekend for Fabian Coulthard at the Watpac Townsville 400 has reshaped the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship battle as the season reaches its halfway point. Coulthard had led the way since winning Race 4 at Symmons Plains in April, but fell to third behind team-mate Scott McLaughlin and Red Bull’s Jamie Whincup in Townsville. By contrast […]

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Supercars championship leader Fabian Coulthard says he is now in the right place to perform after extending his contract with Shell V-Power Racing. Coulthard joined the Ford squad for the 2016 season, leaving the race-winning Brad Jones Racing outfit in a move that signalled the potential of the emerging powerhouse team. While last season produced mixed […]

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Scott McLaughlin says a healthy rivalry with Fabian Coulthard will only push Shell V-Power Racing forward as the team-mates fight for the lead of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. McLaughlin moved to second in the standings with victory on Sunday at Hidden Valley, closing to within 10 points of Saturday winner and title leader Coulthard. […]

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Fabian Coulthard extended his Virgin Australia Supercars Championship lead with victory in an action-packed opening race at Hidden Valley that saw pole-sitter Rick Kelly crash out. Coulthard and team-mate Scott McLaughlin emerged from the chaotic race with a one-two ahead of Nick Percat, who scored his first podium since joining Brad Jones Racing. “Scotty played […]

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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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Shell V-Power Racing again proved to be the class of the field in Race 6 qualifying at the WD-40 Phillip Island 500. Scott McLaughlin scored his fourth straight ARMOR ALL Pole Award at the Victorian venue by resetting the qualifying record to 1:29.06s just prior to the chequered flag. His earlier 1:29.33s effort would also […]

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