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Craig Woollard - Jan 13, 2017

Motor racing in 2017 in a lot of cases is yet to really get under way. However with the Dakar Rally on the go at the moment, the 24 Hours of Dubai in action and car launches now imminent, the excitement level is building looking forward to what could be another cracking year in many […]

From a disadvantage of developing a new car, the ZB Commodore showed in North Queensland how they are holding a speed advantage at WatPac Townsville 400

Shell V-Power Racing cap off amazing Supercar season for Scott McLaughlin

After the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 result was confirmed, the V8 Supercars team, Shell V-Power Racing were relieved to cap off an amazing 2019 Virgin Australia V8 Supercars season. One where series champion Scott McLaughlin, broke many records, as well as having great support from teammate Fabian Coulthard. The team’s focus had for so much […]

The V8 Supercars Championship speeds back into action this weekend, with the CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown bringing the best drivers back onto the track

Despite all the challenges; including tyre degradation and near misses due to a poor qualifying place, Scott McLaughlin drove from 19th place to win the Sunday race at the Perth Supersprint round, of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Scott McLaughlin withstands all challenges at Perth Supersprint The impressive display from the 24 year old was […]

As Scott McLaughlin secures two wins at the WD-40 Phillip Island 500, he has extended the lead in the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Scott McLaughlin secures two wins at WD-40 Phillip Island 500 It rounded out a near perfect weekend for the New Zealand driver, as his DJR Team Penske Ford ran an exemplary round, […]

The well known ‘Pony’ will be running in Australia again, with news from Ford Performance Racing that the Ford Mustang has been confirmed to race in the 2019 Supercars Championship. Ford Mustang confirmed to race in 2019 Championship News that is welcomed by both fans of the Blue Oval, but also by some who can recall the […]

The Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint was a welcome back to form, for one of Australia’s favourite motorsport sons. In two races held at Simmons Plains Raceway, fans could see that there was plenty of ‘fire’ left in the belly of Craig Lowndes

From the airborne excitement of the trucks, to the high-speed of the V8’s, the crowd will be spellbound. The mix of noise, food and entertainment–Australian rock band Hunters & Collectors play on the Saturday night–it will be a FULL ON start to the season.
What a better way to begin the 2017 V8 Supercars season then the Clipsal 500.

In a show of force, many of the leading teams of the upcoming 2018 V8 Supercars  season ran-in their new machinery on the first official track-test day. Not just for media purposes, this was a green-run of new chassis and engines, transmissions and gear of leading drivers and teams. It was the first run, of […]

Michael Andretti joins Roger Penske, as two of American motorsports leading fraternity who have invested in the Australian Virgin V8 Supercars team. Andretti Motorsport in late 2017 entered into an agreement with Walkinshaw HSV Racing, to form the new team Walkinshow Andretti United. Andretti Motorsport latest to invest in Virgin Australia V8 Supercars team The group […]

The green activated, practice session number one for the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars season officially started the teams and drivers campaign. The streets of South Australia will ‘roar into life’ from Friday as the Adelaide 500 practice session lets teams put down a marker. Adelaide 500 Practice officially begins 2018 V8 Supercars season It began […]

In the International spotlight, while the Formula 1 ‘show’ was booked to open their season in Melbourne, the V8 Supercars light-up their tyres at the Australian GP. With a handful of races, the mix of race winners was a delight for fans, and demonstrated the close-contact racing of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. V8 Supercars ‘light-up […]

The champagne will be flowing for Shane van Gisbergen, as he (again) wraps up both days races at the Adelaide 500. It duplicated exactly how he succeeded in 2017, winning both races from Pole Position, and reigning supreme on the streets of South Australia. Champagne Weekend for Shane van Gisbergen at Adelaide 500 The ‘groundhog […]

Jack Wannan - Jan 13, 2018

Most people would consider the Rolex 24 as the event that kicks off the endurance calendar yearly. Though the Rolex 24 is highly anticipated, if we are talking in the most literal sense, the 24h Dubai is the first race of 2018. The 24h of Dubai is the first of 8 rounds in the 24H […]

In 26 races of the 2017 Virgin Supercars Championship, this last round has seen one of the closest finishes in recent memory, in the renowned Australian motorsport category. Right up to the final lap, the leader board was only single points apart, but Jamie Whincup takes the Championship and the applause. Whincup and his Red […]

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Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing, Charles Leclerc of Ferrari and George Russell of Mercedes on the podium at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, 2023
Aurora Giurintano - Nov 26, 2017

The 2023 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has seen an intense battle for second place in the Constructor Championship between Ferrari and Mercedes, let’s see how it started and what happened in the end The Circus went into the last race of the 2023 season with an already-proclaimed Constructors Champion. Red Bull won the title in […]

The entire Mercedes team posing ahead of the final grand prix of the season at Abu Dhabi, 2023.
Nicole Powell - Nov 26, 2017

 After a disappointing 2022 campaign, Mercedes had hoped that 2023 would be a far more positive season for the team. However, an unpleasant start to the 2023 season in Bahrain left a bitter taste. It seemed like Mercedes were back in square one – right at the start of the new regulations implemented in 2022. […]

F2 - Logan Sargent - Austria
Jaden Diaz-Ndisang - Nov 26, 2017

Williams team principal James Vowles turned down a chance to confirm Logan Sargeant for 2024, raising questions heading into the winter. With the 2023 season now concluded, almost every team has a confirmed driver combination for 2024. The only exception to this is Williams, who has spent the last few months evaluating the performances and […]

IndyCar will return to the Milaukee Mile
Felix Duppong - Nov 26, 2017

The IndyCar 2024 schedule features several key changes including removing Texas, a Nashville finale, and the return of the Milwaukee Mile. One of the major talking points of the IndyCar 2024 schedule is the loss of Texas Motor Speedway. The recipe for a good outing at the popular super speedway is something that IndyCar had […]

Lewis Hamilton of mercedes at the Las Vegas Grand Prix, 2023
Aurora Giurintano - Nov 26, 2017

The two races before the season finale were not very kind to Mercedes. The Silver Arrows struggled quite a bit on track and the W14 performance was well beyond expectations. Red Bull has been unbeatable this season, we got that much down. The team from Milton Keynes is doing what no other team in F1 […]

The Alpine of Pierre Gasly at the Las Vegas Grand Prix, 2023
Erika Di Guido - Nov 26, 2017

Alpine brings home an unexpected result for Esteban Ocon, Pierre Gasly is outside the point zone. What happened to the team in Las Vegas? The Las Vegas Grand Prix had some ups-and-downs for Alpine. In the Sin City, the French team scored some important points with an incredible comeback from Esteban Ocon. On the other […]

Jaden Diaz-Ndisang - Nov 26, 2017

F1 news outlets quickly reported on Carlos Sainz’s penalty after his unfortunate damage from FP1 at Las Vegas, but another issue frustrated the Spaniard. Heading into the Vegas GP, Sainz was already the victim of misfortune. His SF-23 was damaged in the early stages of Free Practice after a drain cover was sucked from the […]

Carlos Sainz (middle) and Charles Leclerc (right) of Ferrari at the Las Vegas Grand Prix, 2023
Siria Famulari - Nov 26, 2017

The curtain also falls on the Las Vegas GP, the penultimate of this season. A grand prize that brought both joys and disappointments. It wasn’t an easy weekend for Ferrari. Thanks to the major damage reported to Carlos Sainz’s car in free practice. Charles Leclerc, on the other hand, managed to take second place in […]