Category: Supercars

Supercars to launch dual-cab ute racing series

SUPERCARS Australia today announced a new category for 2017 – SuperUtes – which will replace the longstanding V8 Utes championship. The series will be open to all manufacturers, and will feature dual-cab utes – or “trucks” as Ford and Holden now want to call them – and diesel engines. A similar category exists in New…



Coulthard & Tander’s Monster Shunt

Fabian Coulthard has kept his emotions in check after being pitched into the wall following contact from Garth Tander in the closing laps of the opening 300km race at the Castrol Gold Coast 600. Coulthard had to be helped out of his crumpled Ford after it made a heavy impact with the wall just over…



NISMO gurus to improve Performance

Todd Kelly stood beside a bank of computers in the NISMO bunker in Fuji, Japan. “Do you want to see the car?” he asked, surrounded by an army of small men wearing white coats. One of the NISMO gurus nodded. Todd brought up a picture of his Jack Daniel’s Commodore, the V8 Supercar he had…



Whincup: Supercars ‘played dirty’ in Bathurst appeal

Jamie Whincup has broken his silence on Triple Eight’s Bathurst appeal, slamming Supercars for “playing dirty” while the debacle unfolded. In a lengthy post on his own website following last night’s dismissal of the appeal against a penalty that cost him a fifth Bathurst win, Whincup did not hold back. Whincup vented his frustration over…



Whincup appeal overturned by Court of Appeals

The winner of this year’s Bathurst 1000 may not be confirmed for at least another week despite Jamie Whincup failing to overturn a penalty that cost him a fifth Great Race victory. The Supercars National Court of Appeal’s dismissal of Whincup’s appeal on Tuesday night ensured provisional winner Holden’s Will Davison and co-driver Jonathon Webb’s…



Davison feels Bathurst 1000 victory is safe

Will Davison believes he is assured his Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 victory is safe despite Triple Eight’s ongoing appeal following a conversation with team boss Roland Dane. With the date for the hearing in Melbourne yet to be set, Davison says Dane has been in phone contact following the race where the Red Bull sqaud’s…



Walkinshaw says Whincup robbed HRT of Fairytale

A furious Ryan Walkinshaw says his Holden Racing Team was robbed of a Bathurst 1000 fairytale by the actions of a “greedy” Jamie Whincup. Speaking last night, Walkinshaw slammed the Red Bull wanker for the chaotic crash which, with only 11 laps remaining, put HRT veteran Garth Tander out of the race and left rising…



Whincup Appeals 2016 Bathurst 1000 Decision

An appeal has been sensationally launched by Jamie Whincup’s Holden team in the wake of Will Davison’s controversial Bathurst 1000 triumph at Mount Panorama. The appeal is expected to be heard early next week. Whincup’s Red Bull Racing team were livid after the four-time champion crossed the line first in the 161-lap classic but had…



Tekno Motorsport win 2016 Bathurst 1000

Holden’s Will Davison and Jonathan Webb have won the 2016 edition of Bathurst 1000 after a fiery, dramatic finish. On a day where the Great Race remembered Peter Brock 10 years on from his death, Davison finished ahead of championship leader Shane van Gisbergen and Nick Percat to clinch a second title on Mount Panorama….



Mostert out to slay his demons at Bathurst

If there were any doubts that Chaz Mostert would conquer his Bathurst “demons”, he allayed them in practice on Thursday by being among the early pacesetters. Returning to the scene of his big season-ending crash at Mount Panorama last year for the first time in his Falcon V8 Supercar, Mostert set the third-quickest time to…