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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Fabian Coulthard has taken the lead of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship after coming out on top in a chaotic opening leg of the WD-40 Phillip Island 500. Craig Lowndes greeted the chequered flag ahead of Coulthard when the race reached its time cut-off six laps shy of the scheduled 57 lap duration. Lowndes, however, […]

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Fabian Coulthard says he’s had to raise his game this season in order to beat new team-mate Scott McLaughlin. Coulthard, 34, scored Shell V-Power Racing’s first Virgin Australia Supercars Championship race win by leading home McLaughlin on Sunday. The result marked the first win for Coulthard since March, 2015, where he piloted a Brad Jones […]

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Kiwi Fabian Coulthard has taken overall honours at the non-championship Supercars round at the Australian Grand Prix, despite a blown tyre in race four on Sunday. Coulthard was leading seven laps into the 13-lap final race when he sustained a puncture to his left front tyre, forcing him into the pits in his Ford Falcon. […]

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Fabian Coulthard made it three wins from three starts for the Shell V-Power Racing Team at Albert Park with a commanding performance. Coulthard led each of the 13 laps from pole position, taking the flag 0.8s clear of Jamie Whincup’s Red Bull Holden Racing Team Commodore. “It’s a credit to the team for giving us […]

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Fabian Coulthard completed a dominant day for the Shell V-Power Racing Team at Albert Park by leading home team-mate Scott McLaughlin in Race 2. Again starting from pole, there was no opening lap mistake from Coulthard on this occasion, leading from start to finish. McLaughlin remained second for the duration to complete another one-two for […]

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Fabian Coulthard issued a warning to the Supercars field by topping practice for the Coates Hire Supercars Challenge by almost a second. The #12 Shell V-Power Ford set a best time of 1:55.49s as the chequered flag fell on the single 30 minute session prior to qualifying. Coulthard’s time put him 0.9s clear of previous […]

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Supercars.com editor Stefan Bartholomaeus takes a closer look at Shell V-Power Racing’s Clipsal 500. First box ticked Put simply, Roger Penske’s Shell V-Power Racing had to perform at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide. After kicking off 2016 with two poles before failing to deliver a win all season, anything less than another fast start would have spelt […]

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A blistering effort from Shane van Gisbergen was enough to knock off the Shell V-Power Fords and secure ARMOR ALL Pole Position for Race 2 at the Clipsal 500. Again the last out in the Top 10 Shootout after topping qualifying, Van Gisbergen’s 1:19.7545s proved 0.0271s quicker than Fabian Coulthard’s previous benchmark. The result marks the second ARMOR ALL Pole […]

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