Shane van Gisbergen has stressed his respect for Scott McLaughlin ahead of their title showdown in Newcastle, declaring recent hysteria at Pukekohe has created “a fake rivalry”. McLaughlin leads van Gisbergen by 14 points heading to Newcastle, after the drivers traded a win and a second apiece last time out on home soil. Pukekohe was […]

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Scott McLaughlin has withstood a stern challenge from Jamie Whincup to win the second leg of the ITM Auckland SuperSprint and extend his Supercars Championship lead. The Shell V-Power Racing driver jumped Whincup at the final pitstops, as strategies played out, and kept him at bay on the run home. He duly took an eighth […]

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Chaz Mostert and James Moffat claimed Tickford Racing’s first Supercars win in 12 months in the Vodafone Gold Coast 600 opener, as Scott McLaughlin took the points lead. The Supercheap Auto Falcon won the 102-lap race by 9.5 seconds, having gained the lead through Moffat on lap 36, while McLaughlin and Alex Premat finished fifth. […]

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Scott McLaughlin has claimed ARMOR ALL Pole Position for the opening leg of the Vodafone Gold Coast 600, with title rival Shane van Gisbergen to start ninth. The Shell V-Power Racing driver turned a 1:10.3744s to lead the way in the Top 10 Shootout, while provisional polesitter van Gisbergen recorded a kerb strike. That left […]

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A single-car NASCAR demonstration at this weekend’s Vodafone Gold Coast 600 is a precursor to a possible appearance of the American category at the event next year. Supercars CEO Sean Seamer has confirmed preliminary talks with NASCAR, which follows a visit from senior NASCAR personnel to The Bend SuperSprint in August. Team Penske has supplied […]

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Shane van Gisbergen set a lap as the chequered flag flew to pip Supercars title rival Scott McLaughlin in final practice for the Vodafone Gold Coast 600. The Red Bull Holden Racing Team driver recorded a 1:10.0763s to finish 0.1455 seconds clear of McLaughlin, who he leads by 19 points in the standings. Click here […]

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Scott McLaughlin says the high-risk Surfers Paradise street circuit marks a prime opportunity to overhaul leader Shane van Gisbergen as the title battle enters its final leg. Just 19 points separate the pair after McLaughlin and co-driver Alex Premat finished third at Bathurst, two places clear of van Gisbergen and Earl Bamber. Van Gisbergen took […]

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Scott McLaughlin has vowed to ‘do what we can’ at Bathurst, following Triple Eight’s one-two-three domination of the RABBLE.club Sandown 500. Shell V-Power Racing’s McLaughlin and co-driver Alex Premat were the best of the rest at Sandown, albeit 25-seconds adrift of Triple Eight’s lead entry at the chequered flag. McLaughlin said on Sunday he was […]

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Scott McLaughlin says his DJR Team Penske squad must find straightline speed ahead of Sunday’s RABBLE.club Sandown 500 in order to challenge for victory. The Shell Ford McLaughlin shares with Alex Premat will start third behind the David Reynolds/Luke Youlden and Jamie Whincup/Paul Dumbrell Holdens. However, McLaughlin had been just 14th in the morning’s regular […]

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DJR Team Penske managing director Ryan Story says his team is embarrassed by the three-week-old mistake that has led to a stewards inquiry at Sandown. A minor technical breach on title contender Scott McLaughlin’s car in the previous round at The Bend last month has led to the team being controversially summoned to the stewards […]

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