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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 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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

It is Iconic. A race known worldwide. It’s the Great Race. The Virgin Australia Supercars Championship feature race of 2017 many will say. It is the Bathurst 1000…and, it is just a matter of days away. While it stops race fans in Australia and New Zealand, the attraction offshore is symbolic. Those interested in V8 […]

Chris Soulsby - Jun 30, 2017

Austrian DTM driver Lucas Auer has revealed that he is in talks with a number of Formula 1 teams for an in-season test that will be held after the Hungarian Grand Prix,  before F1’s summer break. Lucas Auer in talks with a number of F1 teams for in-season test Although Force India would be the logical […]

The sight of blown tyres and loose rubber on the track, drivers bewildered by events out of their control, has raised more questions than answers. The latest Virgin V8 Supercars championship round was affected directly by the Dunlop soft tyre which is now under the microscope. After this weekend’s excitement, it is believed that the choice […]

Benjamin Harry - Apr 7, 2017

Labelled as the ‘Netflix of Motoring’, America’s largest automotive subscription video service, Motor Trend On Demand, launched across the UK and Europe this week. With a $5.99 a month subscription service, Motor Trend On Demand (MTOD) offers 2000 hours of automotive content, live and on demand. With there being ever increasing motorsport series’ and motoring […]

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.

Lily Fenton - Feb 11, 2017

With the British Touring Car Championship approaching the grid almost complete after a long winter break of driver swapping and rookies joining, the championship ready for what promises to be a fascinating 2017 season. BTCC Driver Line Up 2017 The Front Runners Team Dynamics will once again run with champions Matt Neal and Gordon Shedden […]

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Gabe Perrin - Nov 24, 2019

One year after Helio Castronoves’ record-tying fourth Indy 500 victory, IndyCar returns to the oval at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race. After a long two weeks of testing, practice and qualifying, the race known as “The Greatest Spectacle In Racing” is finally upon us. For the 106th […]

Tucker White - Nov 24, 2019

Five hundred feet. Ryan Blaney was roughly 500 feet from taking the checkered flag, Sunday, at Texas Motor Speedway, when the caution flew for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. hitting the wall in Turn 2. Unlike a normal race weekend, the All-Star Race must finish under green. Even by NASCAR standards, this edition of the All-Star Race was […]

Charles Leclerc on Pole in Spain
Sam Pearce - Nov 24, 2019

After a tense qualifying battle, it will be Charles Leclerc on pole in Spain. He stormed to pole in Q3 as Max Verstappen couldn’t respond as he suffered more reliability issues in his Red Bull. Aston Martin Woes Continue Despite a heavily modified car that has a little nod to the Red Bull design, the […]

Tucker White - Nov 24, 2019

After Sunday’s race, I’m driving to Kansas Speedway to cover its NASCAR Cup Series playoff race in September. The Advent Health 400 gave us 23XI Racing’s best overall performance, outside of a restrictor plate race. Moreover, a bunch of drivers cut their left-rear tires. Finally, I think it’s safe to say the NextGen car has […]

Tucker White - Nov 24, 2019

Kurt Busch stopped his car down pit road at Kansas Speedway, where 23XI Racing team owner Denny Hamlin reached into his car to embrace and congratulate him. “It’s huge,” Hamlin said. “I’m so proud of Kurt and Bubba (Wallace) as well. It was the culmination of a strong drive for the elder statesman of the NASCAR […]

Gabe Perrin - Nov 24, 2019

Well, what do I say? This year’s GMR Grand Prix was the craziest race I have seen in my time watching IndyCar. With on and off rain and plenty of cautions, Colton Herta pulled through to capture his first win of the 2022 season. Finally… Rain! Plenty of IndyCar fans waited anxiously for the series’ first […]

Gabe Perrin - Nov 24, 2019

IndyCar returns to the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway for this year’s running of the GMR Grand Prix, one of two races on the Indy Road Course and the sight of Rinus Veekay’s surprising win in 2021. Last time out in Alabama, it was Arrow McLaren SP’s Pato O’Ward who made a late move on Veekay […]

Tucker White - Nov 24, 2019

I felt like a kid, again, as I watched William Byron run his throwback scheme in the lead at Darlington Raceway. Driving an homage to Jeff Gordon’s DuPont flames car, Sunday, Byron edged out Joey Logano on the final restart, and put him in the wall in Turn 2. “We were really close off of (Turn) […]