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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Shell V-Power Racing technical chief Ludo Lacroix believes there’s more speed to be found in the team’s outgoing Falcon, Scott McLaughlin says. The current FG X Falcon is the last in Supercars, and will be replaced by Ford’s Mustang in 2019. Holden introduced the new ZB Commodore this season, but the current Falcon is largely […]

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Scott McLaughlin says his performance in Sunday’s second leg of the Watpac Townsville 400 “sucked”. The Shell V-Power Racing driver finished third each day at Reid Park, behind a pair of Red Bull Holden Racing Team Commodores. That means he maintains the championship lead, with his advantage over Shane van Gisbergen only coming down by […]

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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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Supercars championship leader Scott McLaughlin’s strong start to 2018 is underlined by a closer look at how many laps drivers have spent in each position. The Shell V-Power Racing driver has led 194 of this year’s 830 racing laps, a total of 23.37%, and spent 473 laps in the top three, 56.99%. Across the first […]

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Erebus Motorsport’s David Reynolds claimed his second win of the 2018 Supercars season, taking out Sunday’s leg of the CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown. Reynolds snatched the lead at the first corner and never looked back, winning despite a late Safety Car period that threatened to leave him vulnerable to Shane van Gisbergen on fresher tyres. […]

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Scott McLaughlin held out a late charge from Supercars title rivals Shane van Gisbergen and David Reynolds to win the opening leg of the CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown. The trio were covered by 1.2 seconds at the line, championship leader McLaughlin having pitted early and van Gisbergen and Reynolds later in the 42-lap contest. Click […]

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Virgin Australia Supercars Championship leader Scott McLaughlin shaded Rick Kelly in Practice 2 for the CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown at Hidden Valley. The Shell V-Power Racing driver turned a 1:06.1587s lap late to finish Friday 0.0412 seconds clear, while Jamie Whincup rounded out the top three. Click here for the Practice 2 results Practice 1 […]

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Championship leader Scott McLaughlin has turned laps in Matt Stone Racing’s Bigmate Ford at Queensland Raceway in a bid to help Todd Hazelwood’s rookie campaign. MSR and Hazelwood stepped up to the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship together this season after taking out the 2017 Dunlop Super2 Series. Finding success with ex-Triple Eight Holden equipment in […]

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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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