Category: Supercars

McLaughlin fastest in Adelaide Practice 2

Scott McLaughlin has wheeled his new Ford Mustang to a late fastest lap in Supercars Championship Practice 2 in Adelaide, denying Red Bull HRT a one-two. McLaughlin sat third to a trio of Triple Eight-built ZB Commodores when the chequered flag was unfurled but took over first position with a 1:20.3906s in the first of…



Mostert blocked from racing TCR Australia

Chaz Mostert has been blocked from competing in the inaugural TCR Australia season. The Supercars star was heavily linked to outings in the new two litre touring car series after conducting laps with Hyundai team HMO Customer Racing at the series’ Sydney Motorsport Park launch last November. However, Mostert’s hopes of racing in the series…



Erebus leave Phillip Island after noise breach

Erebus Motorsport has been forced to leave the pre-season test early after its cars were deemed too noisy to take part at Phillip Island. The Melbourne squad’s cars of David Reynolds and Anton De Pasquale have continued to break the 95 decibel limit throughout the test. Officials warned the team on several occasions before the…



Refreshed livery for De Silvestro Altima

Kelly Racing has refreshed the look for Simona De Silvestro’s Harvey Norman-backed Nissan Altima for 2019. De Silvestro will continue to race in a black, white, and red machine, although the shades on the flanks of Car #78 have been reversed relative to last year’s livery. The 30-year-old Swiss driver embarks on her third full…



Tickford launch Supercheap Mustang

Chaz Mostert’s Supercheap Auto Racing entry will take on a revised look when the automotive retailer’s branding adorns a Ford Mustang Supercar for the first time. Tickford Racing has released images of the #55 Ford’s 2019 colours, showing a more streamlined livery stripped of the yellow which appeared on the 2018 version. There are new…



Supercars Looking global for future direction

Supercars is consulting with global touring car series as it edges closer to securing the future direction of its Next Generation cars, according to championship boss Sean Seamer. The series has been working behind the scenes on its look and feel beyond Gen2, with its next set of regulations expected to arrive in 2021. It…



DJR Team Penske uncovers Shell Mustangs

The Shell V-Power Racing Team has shown off the look which its Ford Mustangs will carry in the two-door’s maiden Virgin Australia Supercars Championship season. Defending Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin and team-mate Fabian Coulthard will race in largely unchanged red and white liveries, tweaked to fit the lines of the Mustang. The former will enjoy…



Monster Energy Tickford Mustang for 2019

Tickford Racing has unveiled the Monster Energy Ford Mustang that Cameron Waters will campaign in the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. The Melbourne squad is the first to reveal the all-new Mustang Supercar in a full racing livery. A renewed deal with naming rights sponsor Monster Energy sees the familiar black and lime green colours…



Erebus Motorsport shows off 2019 car

Erebus Motorsport has uncovered its Penrite Racing Holden Commodores that will contest the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. The Melbourne squad revealed its new look entries for David Reynolds and Anton De Pasquale during a launch event at Federation Square. As previously reported, Erebus will run under the banner of Penrite Racing after striking a…



Car gremlins for Whincup at QR shakedown

Jamie Whincup believes there are several items that need to be addressed on his new car and with Supercars’ latest ECU system following a shakedown at Queensland Raceway. The seven-time Supercars champion endured a lengthy shakedown as he debuted his brand new chassis while testing a new control ECU which is set to be used…