Monthly archives: February, 2016

DJR TEAM Penske to run 2 cars in 2016

DJR TEAM Penske will turn up to the opening V8 Supercars round in Adelaide with a pair of matching Ford FG X Falcons. Both Fabian Coulthard and Scott Pye will pilot matching Shell Helix liveried cars, continuing the partnership between the fuel company and Dick Johnson that stretches back to the 1960s. Shell sponsored the…



Shane van Gisbergen Take Pole for Bathurst 12

  A ‘lap of the gods’ from a superstar New Zealand driver with a breathtaking 2m01.286s lap has dominated the headlines in qualifying for the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour today. Van Gisbergen landed the Allan Simonsen Pole Award trophy with the fastest-ever lap of Mount Panorama in a closed cockpit car, a 2m01.286s lap early…



1928 Indian 101 Scout

The Indian 101 Scout is remembered by many as the greatest motorcycle that Indian ever made. It was developed by Charles B. Franklin – an Irish-born American immigrant who had also designed the previous Scout, and who earlier in his career had been part of the Indian Motorcycle racing team that won 1st, 2nd, and…



Blanchard Ready for 2016 Season

Tim Blanchard pulled the cover off his 2016 Brad Jones Racing Commodore and confirmed veteran V8 engineer Wally Story will work with Tony Woodward in looking after car #21. Blanchard will race Fabian Coulthard’s 2015 chassis and will get his maiden run in the car at Winton on February 22. “Brad and the team have…



The Bowden Collection – With Moffat & Johnson

Recently Allan Moffat and Dick Johnson visited some of their famous racing machines, which are now part of the Bowden Collection. The Collection is considered to be the best of Australian racing cars in existence. This below video was shot as part of the V8XTRA television program, and sees the Collection, Moffat and Johnson come…



TeamVortex Livery Revealed

Craig Lowndes has taken the wraps off his new TeamVortex Commodore as he takes aim at his fourth V8 Supercars title. The V8 veteran will run out of the team’s third entry and share a garage with Tekno Autosports in 2016. “I couldn’t have asked for a better team around me heading into the 2016…



Renault first to unveil F1 car for 2016

Renault have officially returned to Formula One following its takeover of the Lotus team that finished sixth in the constructors championship last season. Renault Sport – as it will be known in the paddock – pulled the covers off its new RS16 at its base near Paris earlier today. The RS16 will be piloted by former reserve…



Audi Bathurst 12 Hour liveries unveiled

Audi squads Phoenix and Jamec Pem Racing have revealed their colours for the weekend’s Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. The German Phoenix squad has again given its look a local flavour, working with the Bathurst Wiradyuri Aboriginal Community to create its scheme. The livery features the goanna and the platypus, both of which have special meaning…



Maldonado exits F1

Pastor Maldonado has confirmed that he won’t be on the grid in 2016 after losing his Renault race-seat. Maldonado was expected to race for the team this season, Renault’s first back in the sport as a works outfit, and was confirmed alongside Jolyon Palmer. But with his sponsorship from oil company PDVSA on the line…