All eyes will be on Shane van Gisbergen when the Link ECU D1NZ National Drifting Championship returns to Tauranga this weekend. The 2016 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship winner will make his long-awaited return to the New Zealand drifting scene after an extended hiatus. He brings with him the MCA Suspension crew who will prepare and […]

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Cars for the Pirelli Top 10 Shootout have been determined following a frantic qualifying sessio for the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. Kelvin van der Linde recorded the quickest time in the abbreviated session, a 2:02.345 in the No. 22 Jamec Pem Audi R8 LMS, edging out the No. 43 Team Schnitzer BMW M6 GT3 of […]

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The group of 26 drivers that will contest the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship is complete. Tekno Autosport’s long-awaited confirmation that Jack Le Brocq will replace Will Davison rounds out a set of announcements that had been expected since the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 weekend last November. Led by 2017 title protagonists Shell V-Power Racing and Triple Eight, just […]

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The Red Bull Holden Racing Team has unveiled the colours it will carry on the new ZB Commodore in the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Roland Dane’s Triple Eight has been responsible for the development of the new model, which is the first Commodore manufactured outside of Australia and the nameplate’s first hatchback while also […]

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YNA Autosport is set to take on the 2018 Bathurst 12 Hour with three world-class GT drivers aboard its McLaren 650S GT3. The team, which raced in the Australian GT Championship with the 650S GT3 this year, has signed Supercars and Bathurst 12 Hour champions Craig Lowndes and Shane van Gisbergen and 2016 Blancpain Endurance […]

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Newly-crowned 2017 World Endurance champion Earl Bamber will race for the Red Bull Holden Racing Team in the Australian Supercars endurance events next year. Bamber, won topped the LMP1 standings for Porsche alongside Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernard, will share the #97 Commodore with Shane van Gisbergen at Sandown, Bathurst and Surfers Paradise. The 27-year-old […]

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Kiwi drivers, Shane van Gisbergen, Dominic Storey and Jaxon Evans all showed good speed during today’s practice sessions for the Highlands 501. Sunday’s feature race at the Cromwell circuit doubles as the final round of the Australian Endurance Championship. Australian-based Kiwis, Jaxon Evans and Tim Miles have led the championship all season and Evans was […]

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Two of New Zealand motorsport’s biggest names will team up for this weekend’s Highlands 501 in Cromwell. V8 Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen and drifting legend ‘Mad Mike’ Whiddett will drive one of Tony Quinn’s two McLarens in the last Australian GT event to be held at the Central Otago track. The Whiddett and van […]

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Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen scored a home win in an intense opening leg of the ITM Auckland SuperSprint that spelt disaster for two title contenders. Forecast rain that officials feared would make racing impossible on the partially-resurfaced circuit held out, although light drops in the closing stages added to the drama. Click here for full […]

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Shane van Gisbergen will remain with the Red Bull Holden Racing Team until at least the end of 2019 after extending his contract with the squad. The Kiwi moved from Tekno Autosports to Triple Eight’s Red Bull outfit last season on a three-year deal that has now been lengthened by another 12 months. It commits […]

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