James Courtney

James Courtney

1980-06-29 (age 41)


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Supercar, Superbike to race each other in Darwin

There will be a Supercar versus Superbike showdown at Hidden Valley on Saturday morning.

Courtney expected to 'step up' in second Tickford season

James Courtney's loyal backer Peter Adderton says he expects the former Supercars champion to 'step up' this season.

Fresh Boost look for Courtney Mustang

Tickford Racing has unveiled a fresh Boost Mobile livery for James Courtney's 2021 Supercars campaign.

The Top 10 Supercars drivers of 2020

After a Supercars season like no other, we rank the 10 best drivers of 2020.

Courtney inks Tickford deal for 2021

James Courtney will continue to race a Boost Mobile-backed Tickford Mustang in Supercars next season.

Courtney's Bathurst 1000 teammate announced

2010 Supercars champion James Courtney will share the Boost Mobile-backed Tickford Mustang with 17-year-old Broc Feeney at this year’s Bathurst 1000.

Courtney's Boost Mustang livery revealed

The covers have come off the Boost Mobile Tickford Ford Mustang that James Courtney will debut at this weekend's Sydney Supercars round.

Tickford unveils renovated workshop ahead of Supercars return

Tickford Racing has unveiled its renovated workshop ahead of the resumption of the Supercars season in just under a fortnight.

Courtney to make Tickford debut in Supercars Eseries

James Courtney will return to the Supercars All Stars Eseries as a wildcard later today, driving a Boost Mobile-backed Ford Mustang.

Courtney's Boost Mustang revealed

James Courtney has offered a first look at his Boost Mobile Ford Mustang on social media.

Tickford had Erebus' blessing for Courtney deal

Tickford Racing boss Tim Edward says he let his counterpart at Erebus Motorsport Barry Ryan know that the deal with James Courtney was in the works.

Tickford's 10-year wait for James Courtney Prime

Tickford's 10-year wait for James Courtney

When the Supercars season resumes James Courtney will be a Tickford Racing driver – but it's not the first time the star driver has flirted with the famous Ford squad.

Courtney to race Boost-backed Tickford Mustang

James Courtney has been confirmed as Will Davison's replacement at Tickford Racing for the remainder of the 2020 Supercars season.

23Red confirms Supercars exit

Supercars squad 23Red Racing has confirmed plans to 'close operations' this month following the loss of title sponsor Milwaukee Tools.

Davison's Tickford future in doubt

Will Davison's future within the Tickford Racing Supercars squad is in serious doubt, with James Courtney strongly linked as a replacement amid an anticipated change in backing.

Courtney scores virtual Supercars wildcard

James Courtney has joined a five-strong fleet of wildcard entries for this week's round of the BP Supercars All Stars Eseries.

Davison replaces Courtney at Team Sydney

Alex Davison will race the #19 Team Sydney Holden for the remainder of the 2020 Supercars season.

Departing sponsor slams Sydney Supercars project

Boost Mobile founder Peter Adderton has labelled the Team Sydney project a "national embarrassment" in a scathing Instagram post levelled at Supercars.

Team Sydney reacts to Courtney exit

Team Sydney remains committed to fielding two cars throughout the 2020 Supercars season following James Courtney's sudden exit, according to boss Jonathon Webb.

Courtney explains Team Sydney split

James Courtney says Team Sydney not honouring a "big commitment" led to his dramatic split with the squad after a single Supercars round.

Courtney splits with Team Sydney

James Courtney has parted ways with the new Team Sydney Supercars squad after just a single round.

Boost Supercars return confirmed

Team Sydney has confirmed that Boost Mobile will back James Courtney for the 2020 Supercars season, as first reported by Motorsport.com.

Coca-Cola car unveiled at Supercars launch

A 'Team Sydney' entry featuring prominent branding from Coca-Cola has been unveiled at the 2020 Supercars season launch in the New South Wales capital.

Sydney Supercars squad to launch on Tuesday

The new Team Sydney squad will be fully unveiled at tomorrow's 2020 Supercars season launch, with Chris Pither set to be named as the second driver.

Supercars to review Sydney plan this week

Supercars will review the plans for the new Sydney-based team this week, amid ongoing uncertainty as to how the project will be structured.

Heimgartner slams Courtney after Gold Coast clash

A frustrated Andre Heimgartner reckons he was "tipped into the fence" by James Courtney in the closing stages of today's Supercars race on the Gold Coast.

Andretti teases "big changes" for Supercars squad

Michael Andretti has hinted at some “big changes“ in the pipeline for the Walkinshaw Andretti United Supercars squad off the back of a difficult 2019 campaign.

New Sydney Supercars squad confirmed

James Courtney will lead a new-look Supercars team based out of Sydney for the 2020 season, it's been confirmed.

New major backer for Walkinshaw Supercars squad

Walkinshaw Andretti United has secured a new major backer for the remainder of the 2019 Supercars season.

Walkinshaw rejects Courtney passion jibe

Ryan Walkinshaw has played down a jibe from outgoing driver James Courtney that called the team owner's passion for Supercars into question.

Courtney linked to new Sydney Supercars team

James Courtney has been linked to an all new Sydney-based Supercars team.

Courtney announces 2020 Walkinshaw Supercars split

James Courtney has announced that he'll part ways with Walkinshaw Andretti United at the end of the current Supercars campaign.

Team 18 confirms Courtney talks for 2020

Team 18 owner Charlie Schwerkolt has held "brief" discussions with star driver James Courtney, as he weighs up expanding to a second car for the 2020 Supercars season.

Courtney to run tweaked livery in Townsville

James Courtney's Walkinshaw Andretti United Holden will run a tweaked livery at this weekend's Townsville Supercars round.

"Not acceptable" – Walkinshaw squad promises Supercars fight back

Walkinshaw Andretti United has vowed it will fight its way back to the front of the Supercars field after a showing in Perth it's deemed "not acceptable".

Final Holden Racing Team winner set for online auction

The last chassis to win in Holden Racing Team colours, currently used as James Courtney's Walkinshaw Andretti United car, will be auctioned off online next week.

McLaren boss revives Bathurst 1000 plan

McLaren boss and Supercars team part owner Zak Brown has revived plans to visit the Bathurst 1000, with a trip to Mount Panorama scheduled for this October.

Walkinshaw on Mustang parity: Supercars will 'do the right thing'

Supercars will want to 'do the right thing' when it comes to parity between Ford's new Mustang and the other two models, says Ryan Walkinshaw.

Walkinshaw squad names unchanged line-up for Supercars enduros

Walkinshaw Andretti United has re-signed Jack Perkins and Warren Luff for the 2019 Supercars endurance races.

Walkinshaw Andretti United unveils 2019 Supercars livery

Walkinshaw Andretti United has pulled the covers off its 2019 Supercars challenger, complete with new major backing from Mega Fuels.

Sponsor backs Walkinshaw Camaro switch

Walkinshaw Andretti United sponsor Boost Mobile has backed the team’s vision of bringing the Camaro to Supercars.

Major backer planning new Supercars squad

Boost Mobile wants to mimic the sponsor/owner model used by Red Bull in Formula 1 and start its own Supercars team, according to CEO Peter Adderton.

Camaro Supercar plans into 'second stage'

Plans to develop a Supercars-spec Camaro have reached a second stage, according to Walkinshaw Andretti United co-owner Ryan Walkinshaw.

Skaife's final HRT colours reprised by Walkinshaw

Walkinshaw Andretti United has channeled Mark Skaife's final Holden Racing Team livery for its retro look ahead of the Sandown 500.

Walkinshaw draws positives from delayed test

Walkinshaw Andretti United co-principal Mathew Nilsson says some 'definite positives' have been drawn from its long-awaited first in-season test at Winton.

Walkinshaw to investigate 'frustrating' double failure

Walkinshaw Andretti United says it needs to investigate the double suspension failure that ruled both of its cars out of the Sydney SuperNight race yesterday.

Supercars to run full Sydney layout under lights

Supercars has dumped plans to run its Sydney Motorsport Park night race on a short loop of the circuit, with the full 3.93-kilometre layout now set to be lit by 60 light towers.

Courtney voices track time concerns on F1 weekends

James Courtney is wary about a lack of track time for Supercars on Formula 1 race weekends, amid talks that the Aussie series could play a supporting role at more grands prix in the future.

McLaren boss labels Supercars V6 engine move 'a mistake'

McLaren executive director Zak Brown says the introduction of twin-turbo V6 engines to the Australian Supercars series is a mistake.

Brown to skip Japanese GP for the Bathurst 1000

McLaren's executive director Zak Brown will skip the Japanese Grand Prix later this year so he can attend the Bathurst 1000.

BTCC champion Sutton makes Supercars test debut

Reigning BTCC champion Ash Sutton took part in a driver evaluation day for the Walkinshaw Andretti United Supercars team at Winton Motor Raceway last week.

Andretti parts to hit Walkinshaw Holdens for Albert Park

The Walkinshaw Andretti United Commodores are set to be fitted with parts developed by Andretti Autosport in the US ahead of the second Supercars round of the season at Albert Park.

Walkinshaw drivers laugh off on-track tussle

Walkinshaw Andretti United pair Scott Pye and James Courtney have laughed off a door-crunching intra-team clash midway through today's second leg of the Adelaide 500.

Andretti considering Bathurst wildcard for IndyCar stars

Michael Andretti has confirmed that the Walkinshaw Andretti United outfit is contemplating a wildcard entry for the Bathurst 1000, likely to include bringing IndyCar drivers out from the US.

Covers come off new Walkinshaw Commodores

The covers have come off Walkinshaw Andretti United's ZB Commodores, as the new alliance readies itself for its first season in Supercars.

Walkinshaw Andretti United reveals naming rights backers

New Supercars alliance Walkinshaw Andretti United will run under the Mobil 1 Boost Mobile Racing banner this season.

Walkinshaw alliance targeting top Supercars teams

The Walkinshaw Andretti United alliance will be targeting Supercars’ top teams like Triple Eight and DJR Team Penske when it swings into force next season.

Walkinshaw brings BTCC engineer to Supercars

Walkinshaw Racing has already kick-started its overseas technical recruitment, with BTCC team technical director Carl Faux joining the team from the Gold Coast onwards.

Andretti IndyCar drivers could get Bathurst chance

Andretti Autosport’s roster of IndyCar drivers may well be offered the chance to race at the Bathurst 1000 in the future, thanks to the new deal between the US-based team and Walkinshaw Racing in Australia.

New Bathurst liveries for Nissan, HSV Racing

Nissan Motorsport and HSV Racing have both rolled out fresh liveries ahead of this week’s Bathurst 1000.