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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Shane van Gisbergen admits he is “pretty nervous” about his bid for a second Supercars title, but says he is trying to ignore external pressure. Van Gisbergen won the crown in 2016 in his first season in a Red Bull Holden, and heads to this year’s finale 14 points behind Scott McLaughlin. Both drivers took […]

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Brendon Hartley used strong language to voice his frustrations at team mate Pierre Gasly with the Kiwi driver’s Formula One career hanging by a thread after failing to get any points out of the season’s penultimate race in Brazil. Hartley finished the Brazil Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo in 11th […]

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Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Brazilian Grand Prix after Max Verstappen was taken out of the race lead while lapping Esteban Ocon. Verstappen had blasted past Hamilton early in his second stint and was edging clear when his Red Bull was pitched into a spin having been clobbered by Ocon at the […]

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Fernando Alonso and McLaren will return to the Indianapolis 500 in 2019 as the Spaniard chases the Triple Crown. McLaren ran Alonso at the Brickyard in 2017 and challenged for victory in collaboration with Andretti Autosport before a late Honda engine failure saw him fail to finish. After announcing he will leave Formula 1 at […]

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Lewis Hamilton claimed his 10th pole position of the 2018 Formula 1 season in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix, while nearest challenger Sebastian Vettel faces a stewards investigation. Hamilton went fastest using supersoft Pirellis on the first runs in the Q3 top 10 shootout, setting a time of 1m07.301s. The Mercedes driver was the […]

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Brendon Hartley has said he is showing “really fantastic pace” recently as he looks to secure his Formula 1 future with Toro Rosso. Hartley does have a two-year deal within the Red Bull organisation which should see him through to the end of the 2019 season. But, the New Zealander’s future has been uncertain for […]

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DJR Team Penske and Ford Performance have hailed a ‘faultless’ first test for the new Mustang Supercar at Queensland Raceway. The team undertook the first of its three homologation tests today at the Ipswich venue, with Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard taking turns behind the wheel. DJRTP reported the Mustang ‘ran faultlessly’, and managing director […]

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Cambridge V8 driver Nick Ross has taken the lead of the BNT V8s Championship at Pukekohe this weekend, taking two wins and a second placing. Ross and his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima finished second in the opening race of the weekend behind Australian Jack Smith, before leading the young Aussie home in the final two […]

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In a string of controversies surrounding the Red Bull Holden Racing Team at Pukekohe, the most trivial of all stirred some of the most heated reaction. After defeating title rival Scott McLaughlin in the Saturday race, Shane van Gisbergen parked so close to the Shell Ford in parc ferme that McLaughlin could not exit his […]

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