The group of 26 drivers that will contest the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship is complete. Tekno Autosport’s long-awaited confirmation that Jack Le Brocq will replace Will Davison rounds out a set of announcements that had been expected since the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 weekend last November. Led by 2017 title protagonists Shell V-Power Racing and Triple Eight, just […]

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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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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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