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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Shane van Gisbergen’s first run in the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia with Triple Eight has been delayed. Van Gisbergen is part of his Supercars outfit’s 2019 move into GT racing in Asia, with a Mercedes-AMG GT3. He was announced in March as joining Malaysian Jazeman Jaafar in partnering Prince Jefri Ibrahim of the Johor Royal […]

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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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Shane van Gisbergen won the second leg of the Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint to halt the Ford Mustang’s winning run. Ford’s new Supercar took out the first seven races of 2019, before the Red Bull Holden Racing Team driver broke through at Symmons Plains. Van Gisbergen was only headed through the second stint on strategy by […]

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The Supercars community will carry messages of support for Christchurch for the remainder of the Albert Park weekend, following Friday’s tragedy. A mass shooting at mosques in the New Zealand city claimed 49 lives. Christchurch native Scott McLaughlin dedicated his victory in the opening leg of the Beaurepaires Melbourne 400 to his home town. McLaughlin […]

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Crack touring car squad Triple Eight Race Engineering will field a Mercedes in Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia in its first major GT programme. Triple Eight will run all six rounds of the championship with a driver line-up consisting of Prince Jefri Ibrahim and LMP2 regular Jazeman Jaafar, while its Supercars driver Shane van Gisbergen […]

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Shane van Gisbergen says a ‘nothing to lose’ approach to his ARMOR ALL Top 10 Shootout lap played a key role in his Sunday podium at the Superloop Adelaide 500. Van Gisbergen finished third each day, to leave the season opener second in the points to dual-victor Scott McLaughlin. The Red Bull Holden Racing Team […]

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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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