Shell V-Power Racing’s first livery for the Ford Mustang Supercar, and the colours Scott McLaughlin will carry in his title defence, has been unveiled. McLaughlin won the 2018 championship with Ford’s outgoing FG X Falcon, sealing his maiden crown in Newcastle last November. The scheme is another subtle evolution of that carried in 2017 and […]

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Reigning Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin has issued an early warning to his rivals, declaring the new Mustang Supercar “a weapon”. Ford Australia officially took the wraps off the new car today, following the release of images in camouflage colours late last year. McLaughlin and DJR Team Penske won the 2018 Supercars title in the ageing […]

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Supercars drivers Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard were seconded to Team Penske’s headquarters last week, linking up with their American counterparts. It marked the first time that all 14 of Team Penske’s full-time drivers across its NASCAR, IndyCar, IMSA and Supercars programs, were brought together. They took part in two days of promotional filming, including […]

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After more than 2,000 laps and nearly 7,000km of racing across 16 events and spanning 267 calendar days, we have a 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Champion. Scott McLaughlin was crowned in Newcastle last weekend, the Shell V-Power Racing driver taking his maiden title. He emerged on top from a fierce fight with fellow Kiwi Shane […]

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Scott McLaughlin is the 2018 Supercars champion after finishing second to David Reynolds in the year’s final race in Newcastle, with chief rival Shane van Gisbergen only fourth. The Shell V-Power Racing driver effectively led the race from lap 21 of the 95, when he moved ahead Reynolds during the first round of pitstops. From […]

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Scott McLaughlin and DJR Team Penske knew with two laps remaining in the Newcastle opener that their hopes of victory were about to evaporate. McLaughlin had effectively led the race since lap 43 of 95, when title rival Shane van Gisbergen was forced to complete a third pitstop to meet the 140-litre minimum fuel drop. […]

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Shane van Gisbergen passed Scott McLaughlin with two corners remaining to win the opening leg of the Coates Hire Newcastle 500, to move within two points in the Supercars Championship. The New Zealanders started the 95-lap race split by 14 points, and McLaughlin’s advantage looked set to grow until the closing stages. Click here for […]

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Shell V-Power Racing driver Scott McLaughlin finished Friday practice in Newcastle with the fastest time, while Supercars Championship rival Shane van Gisbergen took seventh. McLaughlin, only 15th in the morning session, set the pace in the 40-minute Practice 2 for the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 with a 1:10.4756s. Click here for full Practice 2 results […]

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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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