Category: Supercars

Lowndes wins Bathurst for the seventh time

Craig Lowndes has produced a brilliant drive to win his seventh Bathurst 1000, taking advantage of an ailing David Reynolds to clinch victory at Mount Panorama. Last year’s winner Reynolds led for most of the day, but Lowndes thrilled the big crowds on the mountain by pushing him close as the race entered its final…



Tickford confident of Winterbottom/Canto repair

Tickford Racing boss Tim Edwards is confident the team will have the Mark Winterbottom/Dean Canto The Bottle-O Falcon repaired in time for the next practice session following a crash late in the morning’s co-driver only session. Having just set the second fastest time, Canto lost control of the car at Forrest’s Elbow, damaging the rear…



Defending Bathurst winners reveal race liveries

Erebus Motorsport is the latest team to reveal special liveries for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. The Melbourne squad has produced eye catching looks for its Penrite backed ZB Commodores of defending Great Race winners David Reynolds/Luke Youlden and the sister #99 car piloted by Anton De Pasquale/Will Brown. Both cars feature gloss and chrome…



Perkins tribute for Kelly Nissan at Bathurst

Nissan Motorsport has marked 25 years since Larry Perkins’ 1993 Bathurst 1000 victory by recreating the famous Castrol livery for this year’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. Rick Kelly and co-driver Garry Jacobson will drive a Nissan Altima sporting the striking black, red, green and white design and the number 11 that Perkins carried to victory…



Supercars Sydney SuperNight talking points

History was made at Sydney Motorsport Park over the weekend, with the inaugural Sydney SuperNight event being the first night race in Australia since 1997 for the Supercars championship. A success overall, from the sheer spectacle of the event, to the epic on-track battle between the championship protagonists; here are the talking points from the…



McLaughlin fastest in final QR Supercars practice

Scott McLaughlin has prevailed in an especially tight final practice session at the Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint which saw Jamie Whincup come under investigation for a pit exit incident. Less than a tenth of a second separated the top four of McLaughlin, Whincup, Craig Lowndes, and David Reynolds at the end of the 45-minute session….



2019 – FORD RETURNS WITH MUSTANG

In a major reversal, Ford Australia is supporting the development of a Mustang racer as part of a renewed performance road car push. Broadmeadows announce on Tuesday that DJR Team Penske and Tickford Racing have been given the go ahead to switch to the Mustang to counter Holden’s all-conquering ZB Commodore. Although not full factory…



Scott Pye takes thrilling win in rain on slicks..!

Walkinshaw Andretti United’s Scott Pye scored a maiden Supercars win in a thrilling mixed weather encounter at the Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400. The South Australian gambled on the weather as rain fell midway through the race, opting to avoid a switch to wet tyres and keeping his composure in the tough conditions to take…



Jamie Whincup wins in the wet at Albert Park

Jamie Whincup has claimed his first Supercars victory of 2018, leading the second race of the Coates Hire Melbourne 400 from start to finish despite two offs in the wet conditions. After the field ran the first two of 13 laps behind the Safety Car, Whincup pulled away from the Shell V-Power Racing Falcons of…



Successful shakedown for Coulthard

Fabian Coulthard has enjoyed a trouble-free shakedown of his new Shell V-Power Racing Ford as he kicked off a partnership with new race engineer Mark Fenning. The Kiwi completed the permitted 60km run at Queensland Raceway without issue in a newly built Falcon FGX, which has been constructed by the team over the off-season. It…