It may have only been the FIA GT World Cup Qualification Race in Macau, but emotions were already running high as Augusto Farfus took a proud win for German marque BMW. Under the watchful eye of legendary Schnitzer BMW boss Charly Lamm, who will be standing down at the end of the year, Farfus produced […]

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As the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship turns its focus to the ITM Auckland SuperSprint, co-drivers withdraw from the spotlight for another year. Some do so with silverware, many are already looking ahead to 2019 while some have ’18 other racing programs still to complete. But not all co-driver performances were built equal across the Sandown, […]

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Roland Dane believes Triple Eight’s international recruit Earl Bamber has been “exceptional” in each of his first two Supercars outings. A two-time Le Mans 24 Hour winner, Bamber has joined fellow Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen for the PIRTEK Enduro Cup. The pair finished second at Sandown, Bamber’s Supercars’ debut, and then fifth at Bathurst, helping […]

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Porsche works driver and reigning FIA World Endurance Champion Earl Bamber will contest the final round of the 2018 Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia championship later this month on the streets of the Gold Coast. The New Zealander, who will also line up on the Supercars Championship grid for the Gold Coast 600, will […]

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Dunlop Super2 Series rookie Brenton Grove says he’s relishing the opportunity to team up with two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Earl Bamber at Bathurst. Bamber, a long-time Porsche factory driver, is making his first foray into Supercars in 2018, as Shane van Gisbergen’s PIRTEK Enduro Cup co-driver. They finished second at Sandown on Bamber’s […]

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Dual Le Mans 24 Hour winner Earl Bamber believes Triple Eight “could fight anywhere in the world” after making his Supercars debut with the Holden squad at Sandown. The New Zealander has been signed to partner countryman Shane van Gisbergen for the three-event PIRTEK Enduro Cup, alongside his factory Porsche GT duties in the USA. […]

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Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell led a sweep of the RABBLE.club Sandown 500 podium for a dominant Triple Eight Holden squad, as Supercars’ PIRTEK Enduro Cup kicked off. The #1 Red Bull Holden Racing Team Commodore led from start to finish, and was never seriously troubled, on the weekend that marks 15 years since Triple […]

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Supercars debutants Will Brown and Earl Bamber led the way in Practice 3 for the RABBLE.club Sandown 500. The co-driver session was Friday’s third and final in Melbourne, as the PIRTEK Enduro Cup starts for 2018. Brown, racing in the Dunlop Super2 Series, and Bamber, a two-time Le Mans 24 Hour winner, are both making […]

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Star internationals Earl Bamber and Alex Premat have taken to the wheel of their respective PIRTEK Enduro Cup mounts ahead of next weekend’s RABBLE.club Sandown 500. Bamber, a New Zealander currently based in Malaysia, is sharing the #97 Red Bull Holden with Shane van Gisbergen, while US-based Frenchman Premat rejoins Scott McLaughlin. The 28-year-old Bamber […]

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Preparations for the PIRTEK Enduro Cup will step up a notch this week, with the bulk of the Supercars field hitting the track for testing. All Virgin Australia Supercars Championship squads bar Team 18 – which has exhausted its allocation of three days for the season – will test either Tuesday or Wednesday. On Tuesday, […]

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