An unexpected email less than an hour before public confirmation of Aussie Driver Search’s demise was all the warning Matt Powers got that his Super3 drive was gone. It was announced last Friday that the ambitious talent search programme has been put into voluntary liquidation, following a period of rapid growth that included promising a $1 million […]

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Supercars team boss Matt Stone has hit back at allegations that his squad played a role in the downfall of the Aussie Driver Search programme. The ADS business has been put into voluntary liquidation after a period of steep growth, crowned by a $1 million prize pool for its 2019 programme. As a result American driver Matt Powers, […]

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The Aussie Driver Search programme, which promised funded drives in lower-tier Supercars series, has been placed in voluntary liquidation. The news comes after a period of rapid growth for ADS, including the announcement of a $1 million prize pool for its 2019 programme that featured a free seat in Super2 and a full blown GT3 campaign at […]

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While much of the focus has been on relative performance between manufacturers and teams so far in 2019, battles between team-mates have also been raging. A dozen races into the campaign, clear trends have emerged throughout the field; some one-sided and others closely fought. With the intention of highlighting raw speed, we’ve focused our comparison […]

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Shane van Gisbergen turned 30 last week, and he’s come a long way since making his Supercars debut as an 18-year-old. The 2016 champion and winner of 32 races burst onto the scene at Oran Park in August 2007, his first foray into racing in Australia. Through New Zealand legend Kenny Smith, van Gisbergen was […]

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Supercars stars have thrown their support behind a push to have more night races on the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship calendar in 2020. The weekend’s PIRTEK Perth SuperNight at Barbagallo followed a night race at Sydney Motorsport Park last August; the first flood-lit Supercars event on Australian soil in 21 years. Supercars is expected to […]

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Shell V-Power Racing’s Scott McLaughlin took out the second leg of the PIRTEK Perth SuperNight, ahead of Jamie Whincup. McLaughlin regrouped from a slow start that gave Whincup the lead through the first stint to control the balance of the 84 laps at Barbagallo Wanneroo Raceway. The defending champion ultimately took his eighth win of […]

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Fabian Coulthard led home Shell V-Power Racing team-mate Scott McLaughlin in the opening leg of the maiden PIRTEK Perth SuperNight. The start proved crucial between the Mustang pair at Barbagallo Wanneroo Raceway, McLaughlin relinquishing the lead with a slow getaway from pole. Click here for full race results Coulthard did not waste the opportunity, leading […]

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Scott McLaughlin says the combination of a new track surface and under-lights running at the PIRTEK Perth SuperNight made his Mustang feel ‘like a Formula 1 car’ in practice. Drivers’ first taste of a resurfaced Barbagallo Wanneroo Raceway came in a night practice session, ahead of races on Friday and Saturday evenings. Whincup sets new […]

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Shane van Gisbergen says he’s paying little attention to conjecture about the speed of Ford Mustangs, and is instead focusing on improving his own Red Bull Holden’s fortunes. Van Gisbergen is the only driver to have won a race so far in 2019 not driving the new Ford Supercar, taking out the Sunday race at Symmons […]

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