Scott McLaughlin has vowed to ‘do what we can’ at Bathurst, following Triple Eight’s one-two-three domination of the RABBLE.club Sandown 500. Shell V-Power Racing’s McLaughlin and co-driver Alex Premat were the best of the rest at Sandown, albeit 25-seconds adrift of Triple Eight’s lead entry at the chequered flag. McLaughlin said on Sunday he was […]

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Scott McLaughlin says his DJR Team Penske squad must find straightline speed ahead of Sunday’s RABBLE.club Sandown 500 in order to challenge for victory. The Shell Ford McLaughlin shares with Alex Premat will start third behind the David Reynolds/Luke Youlden and Jamie Whincup/Paul Dumbrell Holdens. However, McLaughlin had been just 14th in the morning’s regular […]

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DJR Team Penske managing director Ryan Story says his team is embarrassed by the three-week-old mistake that has led to a stewards inquiry at Sandown. A minor technical breach on title contender Scott McLaughlin’s car in the previous round at The Bend last month has led to the team being controversially summoned to the stewards […]

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An all-new motor racing-based charity event planned for later in the year, the Scott McLaughlin Grand Prix, is the Kiwi Supercars ace’s way of giving something back to where it all started for him – KartSport. “It’s my way, if you like, of saying thanks,” the 25-year-old said from his adopted home across the Tasman […]

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The Falcons of Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard will channel Dick Johnson’s 1988 Australian Touring Car Championship-winning Shell Sierra at Sandown next weekend. Shell V-Power Racing has selected the theme for Supercars’ annual retro round, the RABBLE.club Sandown 500 that also marks the start of the PIRTEK Enduro Cup. Johnson’s eponymous outfit ran the turbo-charged […]

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Scott McLaughlin says DJR Team Penske’s test day at Queensland Raceway on Wednesday will help clarify the squad’s learnings from a tough weekend at Tailem Bend. McLaughlin endured his least-competitive outing since joining Shell V-Power Racing at the start of last year, never appearing a genuine podium threat. He qualified fifth on Saturday before finishing […]

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Scott McLaughlin and Shane van Gisbergen discussed their Saturday qualifying incident at Tailem Bend before the Sunday race, the Ford driver has revealed. The title rivals were involved in what initially appeared a controversial exchange during the dying stages of the ARMOR ALL Qualifying session. Van Gisbergen made his way around a slow McLaughlin as they warmed […]

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Season 2018 may be only just past its halfway point, but the stage is already set for a title showdown between Scott McLaughlin and Shane van Gisbergen. The two young Kiwis have been the class of the field throughout the year to date, taking 16 of 21 ARMOR ALL Poles and 12 of 21 race […]

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Championship leader Scott McLaughlin says his focus was on winning the Red Rooster Sydney SuperNight 300, rather than protecting his points lead, while fighting Shane van Gisbergen. The Shell V-Power Racing driver started from ARMOR ALL Pole at Sydney Motorsport Park on Saturday evening, and led 42 of the new 77-lap affair under lights. However […]

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Scott McLaughlin says Supercars title rival Shane van Gisbergen’s Queensland Raceway starts were a “class above everyone” and means there is work to be done. The top two drivers in the championship, McLaughlin and van Gisbergen both won a race and took a second-place finish, winning on Saturday and Sunday respectively. Van Gisbergen’s Saturday podium […]

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