Reynolds takes second in qualifying for 12 Hour

Only one Supercars driver qualifies for the Top 10 Shootout for 12 Hour. The No.62 Aston Martin edged out Dave Reynolds by a tenth of a second. Triple Eight’s tough start to the weekend at the Bathurst 12 Hour has got even tougher after their Vodafone Mercedes failed to qualify for the Top 10 Shootout…



Bentley fastest in final practice for 12 Hour

Bentley Team M-Sport has set the pace in the fifth and final practice session for the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour courtesy of Jules Gounon. The Frenchman lapped Mount Panorama in a best time of 2:03.0801s to put the #107 Continental GT3 ahead of the two Audi Sport Team Valvoline entries, while Chaz Mostert was fourth-fastest…



Early crashes take toll on Bathurst field

The Bathurst 12 Hour field looks to have been reduced by at least two cars following this morning’s opening practice at Mount Panorama. The #540 Black Swan Porsche is unlikely to return after Tim Pappas’ fiery crash at The Chase just minutes into this morning’s first open session, which left the 911 R with significant…



Audi fastest in Bathurst 12 Hour Practice 3

Audi moved to the top of the timing sheets as times began to tumble in third practice at the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. Factory driver Christopher Mies, who holds the Mount Panorama lap record, clocked a 2:04.51s effort in the final quarter of the 60 minute session. The lap was more than a second slower…



Mercedes to shakedown 2019 F1 Car at Silverstone

Mercedes’ 2019 Formula 1 car will hit the track for the first time in a closed-door shakedown at the Silverstone Circuit, the team has announced. The W10 will be unleashed for the first time on February 13, five days before the start of official pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The shakedown will be…



Caruso breaks silence on Kelly Racing exit

Michael Caruso has broken his silence following his split with Kelly Racing ahead of the 2019 Supercars season. The 35-year-old’s future at the Braeside operation had been in doubt as the former Nissan factory squad looks to restructure following the loss of funding from the Japanese marque. Kelly Racing issued a brief statement confirming his…



Webber brands Mercedes 2019 F1 favourites

Mark Webber believes Mercedes will start as favorites for the 2019 Formula 1 season ahead of pre-season testing beginning in Spain next month. Lewis Hamilton won his fifth drivers’ world championship last year, his fourth with Mercedes, while the team claimed its fifth consecutive constructors’ title. Though Ferrari challenged for a time, the Anglo-German squad…



Renault optimistic about 2019 F1 engine gains

Renault left “very optimistic” about the gains it has made with its 2019 F1 engine ahead of the new season.  Renault says the early signs from its all-new Formula 1 engine look “very promising” ahead of the 2019 season. The French manufacturer has developed a new power unit for the upcoming campaign in a bid…



Anatomy of the ZB Supercar Commodore

What does it take to build the hottest liftback on the Supercars grid? Here it is, the last Aussie-built Holden Commodore V8. Yep, the production car that provides the silhouette is sourced from Germany in front-or all-wheel drive and powered by a four-cylinder or V6 engine, but the ZB Commodore that hits Australian racetracks in…



Reliability will slow Honda’s progress

Renault are not convinced of Red Bull’s claims about their Honda engine, saying on-going reliability issues will hamper their progress. This season Red Bull will race Honda engines after bringing an end to their 12-year partnership with Renault. It didn’t end on the friendliest terms with both parties publicly insulting the other, and it seems…