Category: Supercars

CEO James Warburton to leave Supercars

James Warburton will step down from his role as Supercars CEO at the end of the current season. The former Network Ten boss took over the running of the category in May 2013 when the sport was in difficult circumstances. Although Warburton has given no reason for his decision to step down, Speedcafe.com understands there…



Mostert/Owen win Pirtek Enduro Cup

Chaz Mostert and Steve Owen have won the 2017 Pirtek Enduro Cup off the back of a seventh position finish in Race 22 this afternoon. The Prodrive Racing Australia pair set up the triumph with a comeback win in Race 21 a day earlier at the Vodafone Gold Coast 600 a day and in the…



Reynolds, Youlden & Erebus win 2017 Bathurst 1000

David Reynolds and Luke Youlden have overcome treacherous wet conditions and late Safety Car drama to take victory in the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. Reynolds held his nerve as a Safety Car, caused by Nissan’s Simona de Silvestro when she found the start/finish straight wall on lap 153, provided a grandstand finish as light rain…



Dunlop livery for Percat at Ipswich

Nick Percat will run in the colours of tyre manufacturer Dunlop at this weekend’s Coates Hire Ipswich Super Sprint. The #8 Brad Jones Racing Holden will adorn a bright yellow livery on behalf of the Supercars control tyre supplier for this weekend’s round at the Ipswich circuit. This is the latest in a series of…



Robby Gordon pleads guilty over Darwin burnouts

Champion American super truck racing driver Robby Gordon has pleaded guilty to driving offences after doing burnouts in a Darwin city street, a day after placing second at the V8 Supercars event in Darwin. Gordon, 48, was fined nearly $4,000 for what he described as “putting on a show” for Darwinites on the Mitchell Street…



Mostert wins after Coulthard puncture

Chaz Mostert has taken victory after Fabian Coulthard picked up a puncture while leading the final heat of the Coates Hire Supercars Challenge at Albert Park. The win is Mostert’s first since 2015. Jamie Whincup also briefly led before he too suffered a flat tyre while on for a second placing, the third of the…



Douglas to Sport new look for AGP Weekend

Taz Douglas will sport a new look for the remaining two races of the non-championship Supercars event at the Australian Grand Prix. The #3 Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Commdore will run in a black and yellow colour scheme courtesy of a late deal between the Melbourne team and drinks giant Coca-Cola. Douglas, who was drafted in…



Coulthard leads second straight DJRTP one-two

Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin gave DJR Team Penske another one-two as Shane van Gisbergen was taken out of the fight in Race 2 at Albert Park. Coulthard led from pole to score his first win for the Ford squad with McLaughlin following all the way, while a strong start for Michael Caruso saw the…



Potential Kia Stinger V8Supercars racer rendered

It’s no secret that Kia is looking long and hard at entering the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, to compete with Holden, Nissan, Volvo and any other manufactuers who might be signing on come 2018 when the rules change. In that vein, a few people have had a crack at what a Kia Stinger-based entrant may…



GRM building two new Supercars

Garry Rogers Motorsport has commenced the build of two new Holden Supercars, but insists they aren’t replacements for their current Volvos. According to GRM director Barry Rogers, the new Commodores are being built so that the team can continue in the Dunlop Series. GRM’s second-tier program has this year featured two Holdens that it leases…