An impressive drive from Shane van Gisbergen in the Gulf 12 Hours went unrewarded, with a suspension failure costing the McLaren 720S GT3 a victory on debut. The Supercars star was in the lead of the race by over two minutes when a front-right suspension issue forced an unscheduled pitstop in the 11th hour. After […]

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McLaren Automotive has confirmed its driver lineup for this weekend’s Gulf 12 Hours, which will see Shane van Gisbergen, Alvaro Parente and Ben Barnicoat give the McLaren 720S GT3 its competition debut. The British manufacturer has entered a single car under the McLaren Customer Racing banner for the event at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit. […]

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After more than 2,000 laps and nearly 7,000km of racing across 16 events and spanning 267 calendar days, we have a 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Champion. Scott McLaughlin was crowned in Newcastle last weekend, the Shell V-Power Racing driver taking his maiden title. He emerged on top from a fierce fight with fellow Kiwi Shane […]

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Shane van Gisbergen’s victory in the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 opener remains preliminary, with an investigation into his third pitstop resulting in a penalty being recommended. An investigation into an alleged breach of the refuelling regulations in van Gisbergen’s third pitstop was launched shortly after he took out a thrilling 250km race. Van Gisbergen overtook out-of-fuel […]

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Shane van Gisbergen passed Scott McLaughlin with two corners remaining to win the opening leg of the Coates Hire Newcastle 500, to move within two points in the Supercars Championship. The New Zealanders started the 95-lap race split by 14 points, and McLaughlin’s advantage looked set to grow until the closing stages. Click here for […]

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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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Triple Eight Supercars stars Craig Lowndes, Jamie Whincup and Shane van Gisbergen will unite for the 2019 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. The trio will share a Scott Taylor Motorsport Mercedes-AMG GT3, which will be run in the February event in conjunction with Triple Eight. Vodafone, Triple Eight’s Supercars sponsor from 2007-12, is backing the high-profile […]

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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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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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Shane van Gisbergen has provisionally closed on Scott McLaughlin in the Supercars Championship, after beating his title rival to victory in the ITM Auckland SuperSprint opener. The Red Bull Holden Racing Team driver crossed the line first at Pukekohe after passing McLaughlin on-track twice, and despite being handed a late five-second penalty. Van Gisbergen is, […]

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