Auckland’s Darren Kelly has taken out the first round of the 2019 D1NZ Drifting Championship Series in Tauranga despite technical issues with his brake lights during practice and qualifying. Driving the Nissan R35 GTR, the 2015 New Zealand champion battled through a poor qualifying performance to reach the final, defeating Daynom Templeman at the custom […]

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Australian driver Jack Smith has won the third round of the BNT V8s at Highlands Motorsport Park this weekend, taking wins in all three races. Race two of the weekend held this morning saw Brenton Grove finish second in his Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry with Brad Lathrope in his Ford Falcon finishing third behind […]

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Garth Tander has been confirmed as Shane van Gisbergen’s co-driver at Triple Eight for the 2019 and ’20 long-distance Supercars races. It was announced on Wednesday that three-time Bathurst 1000 winner Tander will be replaced at Garry Rogers Motorsport by Richie Stanaway this season, as part of a multi-year sponsorship deal with Boost Mobile. While the […]

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Reigning Supercars teams’ champion Triple Eight has unveiled its new livery for the 2019 season, and has announced that Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup will partner for the endurance races. The team revealed its new look for full-time drivers Whincup and points runner-up Shane van Gisbergen at its season launch at Dalby Aerodrome in Queensland, […]

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The future direction of the BNT V8s Championship is starting to take shape with preliminary details about the championship’s future physical Gen II guise starting to emerge. The BNT V8 Gen II platform will see two-door vehicles such as Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger become eligible to compete in the championship from next […]

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The Ford Mustang has been given the green light to enter the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, following the completion of aerodynamic testing. DJR Team Penske’s prototype Mustang recently took part in a three-way straight line testing process, known as Supercars Controlled Aerodynamic Testing (VCAT). Run over nine days, VCAT featured the Mustang alongside the […]

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Richie Stanaway won’t be a Tickford Racing driver in 2019, the Ford squad confirming it has split with the rookie after a challenging first Supercars season. Following weeks of speculation over the young Kiwi’s future, it’s now clear that he won’t continue with the team next season. That was communicated in a brief statement from […]

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Australian driver Jack Smith has taken the lead of the BNT V8s Championship at Pukekohe this weekend, by notching up two wins and a second placing in his SCT Logistics/Supercheap Auto Holden Commodore. Smith qualfied on pole in Class One of the Championship and backed up yesterdays win, with another victory in race two and […]

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The 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship will start a day earlier than expected, with a Thursday practice session scheduled for the Superloop Adelaide 500 on February 28. It will mark the first time the main game cars have hit the track on the Thursday, which has been run exclusively for support categories since the event […]

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Carrera Cup Australia frontrunner Dylan O’Keeffe will step up to the Dunlop Super2 Series in 2019 with Garry Rogers Motorsport. The 20-year-old has been confirmed alongside Mason Barbera in the team’s line-up, replacing 2018 champion Chris Pither. Pither handed GRM its first Supercars title this year, but flagged his likely exit immediately after Newcastle, citing […]

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