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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Scott McLaughlin overcame an early challenge from Jamie Whincup to score an emphatic victory in Race 12 at the CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown. Throwing away a possible win yesterday with what he described as a ‘brain fart’ while trying to take the lead on the second lap, McLaughlin made no such mistakes today. A fourth […]

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Scott McLaughlin edged closer to the lead of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship with a commanding win in Race 9 at Winton. McLaughlin looked unstoppable throughout the 40 laps as he beat home Jamie Whincup, Fabian Coulthard and David Reynolds, who charged from 14th to fourth. “I’ve got a fantastic car under me that just about […]

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Scott McLaughlin scored his first Virgin Australia Supercars Championship race win for Shell V-Power Racing in front of team owner Roger Penske at Barbagallo. In a dominant performance from the Shell Falcons, McLaughlin finally converted his early season speed into victory in the 120km Race 7 ahead of team-mate Fabian Coulthard. McLaughlin had won the start […]

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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 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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Scott McLaughlin took a long-awaited maiden Supercars race victory for DJR Team Penske in an opening heat at Albert Park that ended with a heavy accident. McLaughlin led team-mate Fabian Coulthard to the chequered flag under Safety Car after brake failure saw Nick Percat collect Lee Holdsworth at high-speed three laps from home. The incident […]

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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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Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen hunted down Scott McLaughlin to take a thrilling win in Sunday’s showpiece race of the Adelaide season opener. The race boiled down to a thrilling battle between van Gisbergen and McLaughlin across the final stint, the Red Bull Holden closing in on McLaughlin and snatching the lead at Turn 9 […]

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