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Team Penske’s three-time IndyCar champion and four-time Indy 500 winner Rick Mears has endorsed Supercars ace Scott McLaughlin, should the New Zealander end up racing an IndyCar.
Team Penske president Tim Cindric has confirmed that Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin’s test at Sebring yesterday was more than just a novelty one-off and that the team is investigating the possibilities of the 26-year-old making his IndyCar race debut this season.
DJR Team Penske’s two-time and reigning Supercars champion was left awestruck by his first ever taste of IndyCar when he tested a Penske Dallara-Chevrolet at Sebring today.
Supercars has been forced to shift its New Zealand round from Pukekohe to Hampton Downs.
Scott McLaughlin’s IndyCar debut for Team Penske is one of several facets that make Monday’s five-car test at Sebring significant.
British Touring Car Championship race winner Rory Butcher was forced to miss the Dubai 24 Hours after his flight was diverted to avoid airstrikes over Iraq.
Scott McLaughlin has put a helmet and race suit from the 2017 Supercars season up for auction to help those affected by the Australian bushfires, with bids nearing $50,000 within the first 24 hours.
Former Formula 1 driver Mark Blundell has announced his retirement from full-time racing after a difficult maiden season in the British Touring Car Championship.
World Touring Car Cup supremo Francois Ribeiro has warned fans of combustion engine motorsport series to prepare for a "brutal, violent" period as the automotive landscape changes.