With the footy finals now decided in Australia, the Virgin Australia Supercars championship will have an unchallenged ratings bonanza when the Bathurst 1000 gets underway. The biggest motorsport race in Australia is anticipated to be one of the most hotly contested in years if the competitiveness shown so far this season carries over to the 1000km classic at Mount … [Read more...] about 2017 Bathurst 1000 Contenders
Sandown, Bathurst and the Gold Coast; races that can make or break the Supercars season. As the critical endurance season gets underway with the Sandown 500 this weekend, Jordan Mulach gives his form guide to the 2017 Pirtek Enduro Cup pairings. Car 97 - Shane Van Gisbergen and Matt Campbell Shane van Gisbergen, the defending Supercars series champion and Pirtek Enduro Cup … [Read more...] about Analysis – 2017 Pirtek Enduro Cup Pairings
Another year, another 1000km classic awaits as the Supercars championship arrives in Bathurst. The annual pilgrimage to the famed Mt. Panorama circuit is always the hallmark event of the season. With 27 entries this year vying for their place in Bathurst 1000 history who will rise to the challenge of The Mountain? Picking a favourite is no easy task, anything can happen on … [Read more...] about Bathurst 2016 Contenders
With the single-driver rounds on hold until we get to Pukekohe, we look forward to the fourth installation of the Pirtek Enduro Cup. Last year, it was Garth Tander and Warren Luff who proved to be the most consistent across the three rounds of the Sandown 500, Bathurst 1000 and Gold Coast 600, but which pairing do you think we'll be seeing on the Enduro Cup Honour Roll this … [Read more...] about Analysis: 2016 Pirtek Enduro Cup Combinations
It's hard to believe that it's been a year since Chaz Mostert's last Supercars win. In that time, he's endured the lows of the sport, following a monster shunt at Bathurst that ended his 2015 campaign. It's been a tough 12 months for the Ford young gun, but he's shown resilience beyond his years, fighting back from injury to get back among the frontrunners in the most … [Read more...] about One Year On: Chaz Mostert’s Last Win
With the news that DJR Team Penske has signed the services of rising star Scott McLaughlin for 2017, Jordan Mulach assesses one of the biggest moves in recent Supercars history, as both driver and team search for stability. 2016 marks the fourth season for the young Kiwi whose rise to the top has seen him compared with some of the greats of our sport. In only his first full … [Read more...] about Analysis: McLaughlin and Penske, the winning combination?
It was one of those amazing, action-packed last lap encounters that, fortunately, we seem to be blessed with more of in V8 Supercars than most motorsports - a truly brilliant moment as 2013 rookie Scott McLaughlin prevailed against five-time championship winner Jamie Whincup in a monumental scrap for second place in race two of the Clipsal 500. The roar of the 80,000-strong … [Read more...] about Clipsal 500: Whincup Should Be Applauded, Not Booed
With the 2014 V8 Supercar season off to a flying start, Australian freelance motorsport journalist Tom Worsley brings us up to speed with who’s gone where and what it means for this year. Tom is no stranger to the series having grown up with it and has previously written for NZ Racer and is the former editor of V8Monthly.com. If the Clipsal 500 is anything to go by, we … [Read more...] about V8 Supercars 2014: The Year Ahead