Shane van Gisbergen says he has “learnt a fair bit” from the way Triple Eight team-mate Craig Lowndes carries himself out of the car. Three-time Supercars champion Lowndes announced earlier this month that the 2018 season will be his last as a full-time driver before stepping back to co-driving duties. Van Gisbergen made his debut […]

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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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Shane van Gisbergen beat Red Bull Holden Racing Team-mate Jamie Whincup to take out the second leg of the Watpac Townsville 400. Van Gisbergen led the first and third stints but played second-fiddle to Whincup for most of the middle phase of the 200km race. He put a key move on Whincup for the lead […]

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Shane van Gisbergen led a Red Bull Holden Racing Team one-two in the ARMOR ALL Top 10 Shootout for Sunday’s Watpac Townsville 400 finale. Van Gisbergen was last out and turned a 1:12.1042s to finish two tenths clear of Jamie Whincup, while championship leader McLaughlin could only manage seventh. Click here for full ARMOR ALL […]

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Shane van Gisbergen jokes he and Jamie Whincup will have to ‘arm wrestle’ over Craig Lowndes as the veteran transitions into a co-driving role in 2019. Announcing he’ll end his full-time career at the end of this year, Lowndes confirmed he’ll continue with Triple Eight as a PIRTEK Enduro Cup part-timer. Team owner Roland Dane says […]

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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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Having three cars in title contention this season will only make life easier for Triple Eight, says team manager Mark Dutton. The resurgence of Craig Lowndes aboard the squad’s third entry has been one of the key storylines of the first phase of the season. Lowndes sits third in points after Winton; five places higher […]

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Shane van Gisbergen says his new co-driver Earl Bamber did a “stellar” job in his first session with the Supercars outfit at Winton on Friday. Two-time Le Mans 24 Hour winner and 2017 World Endurance Champion Bamber will join van Gisbergen for the PIRTEK Enduro Cup. It marks Bamber’s first foray into Supercars, with his […]

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A Bathurst 12 Hour winner, Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup champion, and Virgin Australia Supercars Championship title winner—Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen is well versed in the world of motor racing. It is perhaps a bit of a surprise that the 29-year-old isn’t so fond of his next big challenge. There are corners all around the […]

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Andre Heimgartner blames himself for the last-lap battle with Shane van Gisbergen in which the Plus Fitness Nissan fired off the road, losing three places. Heimgartner started the final lap fifth, but took the chequered flag eighth after the run-in with his fellow Kiwi. On fresher tyres, van Gisbergen had a run on the Nissan […]

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