Mark Winterbottom

Mark Winterbottom

1981-05-20 (age 40)
Team Team 18


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Winterbottom borrowed Triple Eight's 'bus wheel'

Mark Winterbottom borrowed Triple Eight's 'bus wheel' to help battle power steering issues in yesterday's Supercars opener at The Bend.

Winterbottom reveals cracked chassis woes

Mark Winterbottom says the post-season revelation of cracks in his chassis explained an inconsistent end to his 2020 Supercars campaign.

Caruso to partner Winterbottom at Bathurst

Team 18 has locked in its Bathurst 1000 line-up, with new signing Michael Caruso joining Mark Winterbottom for the Great Race.

Winterbottom targeting wins in 2021

Mark Winterbottom is confident he and an in-form Team 18 can fight for Supercars wins this season.

Caruso joins Team 18 for Bathurst

Michael Caruso has signed with Team 18 for this year's Bathurst 1000.

Team 18 signs renowned GRM engineer

Team 18 has signed long-time Garry Rogers Motorsport engineer Richard Hollway ahead of the 2021 Supercars season.

New two-year deal for Winterbottom

Mark Winterbottom will continue to race for Team 18 until at least the end of the 2022 Supercars season.

Winterbottom cleared for van Gisbergen contact

Mark Winterbottom has been cleared of any wrongdoing after making contact with Shane van Gisbergen during today's final Supercars race in Darwin.

New Supercars rules a boost for exiled teams

The opportunity for midfield teams to contend for wins and podiums has provided a boost for Victorian Supercars crews stuck on the road, says Charlie Schwerkolt.

The most extraordinary day in Supercars history

A ticking clock, a closing border, a deadly virus, families torn apart... Supercars' dramatic border dash had all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster.

Winterbottom: Hub snub would be a career killer

Mark Winterbottom feels Supercars drivers had little option but to flee Victoria to keep the 2020 season going last week.

Winterbottom on the hunt for stolen boat

Supercars ace Mark Winterbottom has called on social media to help find a boat that was stolen from him on Tuesday.

Winterbottom wants more consistency in 2020

Mark Winterbottom is hoping for a more consistent second Supercars season as a Holden driver.

Team 18 unveils expanded engineering team

Team 18 has unveiled its expanded engineering line-up for the 2020 Supercars season.

Golding to partner Winterbottom for Supercars enduros

James Golding will partner Mark Winterbottom for the Supercars endurance races next year.

Team 18 confirms Supercars expansion for 2020

Team 18 has confirmed that it will field two Holdens in Supercars next season.

Former Holden Supercars driver reveals factory Ford near-miss

Loyal Holden Supercars star Cameron McConville has revealed that he turned down the plum factory Ford seat that ultimately went to Mark Winterbottom.

Bathurst-winning Ford appears on used car website

A Bathurst-winning Tickford Ford Falcon has appeared on a popular Australian used car website with a $625,000 price tag.

Winterbottom not interested in Triple Eight set-up sheets

Mark Winterbottom says he won't get drawn into looking at Jamie Whincup and Shane van Gisbergen's set-up sheets on race weekends, despite the technical alliance between Triple Eight and Team 18.

Winterbottom: Triple Eight deal in full swing after poor test

Mark Winterbottom says the working relationship between Team 18 and Triple Eight is in full swing following a poor showing at the pre-season Supercars test last week.

Tick of approval for new Supercars transaxle

A number of top Supercars drivers have given the series' new control transaxle the tick of approval following its widespread introduction at Phillip Island last week.

Winterbottom's first Holden test hampered by ECU issue

A problem with the new control Supercars ECU cost Mark Winterbottom crucial running at the business end of today's pre-season test.

Winterbottom's first Holden Supercar revealed

The colours that will be carried by Mark Winterbottom's first Holden Supercar have been revealed ahead of the 2019 season.

Richards, Winterbottom Supercars enduro combo confirmed

Team 18 has confirmed that it has signed reinging Bathurst 1000 winner Steve Richards to partner Mark Winterbottom for the 2019 Supercars endurance races.

Winterbottom hails 'infectious' mood in revamped Holden squad

Mark Winterbottom says there's an 'infectious' enthusiasm to the revamped Team 18 Supercars squad, led by owner Charlie Schwerkolt.

Winterbottom reacts to first Holden Supercars drive

Mark Winterbottom admits it was weird to see Holden logos inside a Supercar for the first time at Queensland Raceway today, but says that he was left smiling by the 10-lap shakedown in the Team 18 Commodore.

Winterbottom completes first Holden Supercars laps

Former Ford hero Mark Winterbottom drove a Supercars Holden Commodore for the first time today.

Richards set for Winterbottom enduro switch

Steve Richards is set to partner Mark Winterbottom in a Team 18 Holden at the long-distance Supercars races later this year.

Winterbottom leaving 'massive hole' amid tough Tickford form

Chaz Mostert says Mark Winterbottom's experience will be sorely missed next season as Tickford Racing looks to bounce back from a tough Supercars season.

Triple Eight chance key to Winterbottom move

Mark Winterbottom says the opportunity to take on Triple Eight in its own equipment made his Holden switch an attractive prospect.

Ford star Winterbottom completes Holden switch

Ford Supercars champion Mark Winterbottom will race a Holden for the single-car Team 18 squad next year, it's been confirmed.

Mostert expected Winterbottom to retire at Tickford

Chaz Mostert says he expected on-the-move Supercars veteran Mark Winterbottom to retire as a Tickford Racing driver.

Winterbottom coy as Team 18 speculation intensifies

Mark Winterbottom insists that "nothing's confirmed" regarding his future, as speculation that he's heading to Team 18 continues to mount.

Winterbottom: Tickford split not financially motivated

Mark Winterbottom says his impending split with long-time Supercars home Tickford Racing hasn't been motivated by money.

Winterbottom to leave Tickford Supercars team after 2018

Mark Winterbottom will not be a Tickford Racing driver beyond the end of the 2018 Supercars season, the team has confirmed.

Tickford tight-lipped on Winterbottom future

Tickford Racing continues to stay tight-lipped over the future of out-of-contract star Mark Winterbottom, although team boss Tim Edwards says an announcement will come 'in due course'.

Winterbottom unimpressed with single-driver light test

Mark Winterbottom says more than one Supercars driver should have been involved in the final stages of the light testing ahead of tonight's groundbreaking SuperNight race.

Drivers wary of overtaking carnage in Supercars night race

Light conditions for this evening's night time Supercars race in Sydney will make overtaking riskier than usual, drivers have warned.

Supercars drivers react to 'million miles per hour' night session

The pacesetters from this evening's first Supercars practice session under lights have described it as feeling like "a million miles an hour" and a scene out of 'Days of Thunder'.

No driver attitude issues at Tickford

Tickford Racing boss Tim Edwards says there are no issues regarding the attitude of its star-studded driver line-up, despite a rocky first half of the Supercars season for the Ford outfit.

Townsville gains part of Tickford development phase

Tickford Racing's improved form in Townsville is all part of a phase of intense development, says team boss Tim Edwards.

Waters bemused by 'embarrassing' double failure

Cam Waters says the Tickford Racing outfit is unsure what caused an 'embarrassing' pair of axle failures at Winton.

Tickford confirms Supercars enduro pairings

Tickford Racing has confirmed its eight-driver line-up for the Supercars endurance races, including a new partner for the team's form driver Chaz Mostert.

Winterbottom on Adelaide penalty: 'I'm p***ed off'

Mark Winterbottom has slammed Supercars officials for the penalty that took him out of contention for a top four spot during today's second leg of the Adelaide 500.

Winterbottom predicts wide open Supercars season

Mark Winterbottom is predicting a wide open year of Supercars racing, as the 2015 series champion looks to topple the dominant Triple Eight and DJR Team Penske squads.

Winterbottom cool on contract talks

Mark Winterbottom says he's focussed on race wins, not rushing a new deal with Tickford Racing, as he begins the final season of his current contract.

Prodrive Supercars squad switches to Tickford name

Prodrive Racing Australia will be known as Tickford Racing from the end of this year, in a move to align the race team with its new road car tuning arm.

The Top 10 Supercars drivers of 2017

What a season of Supercars racing it was, with new rivalries, Bathurst heroics, and one of the most epic season finales ever seen. Here's our Top 10 Supercars drivers of 2017.

Newcastle Supercars: Winterbottom tops Sunday qualifying

Mark Winterbottom went quickest in Sunday qualifying ahead of the final Top Ten Shootout of the 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars season

Drivers cleared by stewards after awkward teammates clash

Cam Waters will get to keep his third place finish from today's race in New Zealand, after being cleared of any wrongdoing in the awkward teammate clash with Chaz Mostert and Mark Winterbottom on Lap 1.

Winterbottom 'comfortable' for the first time in 10 months

Mark Winterbottom says today's two practice sessions at Pukekohe were the first time he's felt properly comfortable in his Prodrive Ford all season.

Winterbottom to run 1977 Bathurst tribute livery

Prodrive Racing Australia will pay homage to Allan Moffat and Colin Bond’s famous 1977 Bathurst one-two with a special livery for this weekend’s Great Race.

Winterbottom counting on Townsville turnaround

Mark Winterbottom says his poor Darwin form shouldn’t impact this weekend’s Townsville Supercars round, given the differences in the two circuits.

Darwin weekend ‘an absolute mess’ – Mostert

Chaz Mostert says his Hidden Valley weekend was ‘an absolute mess’, in the wake of difficult Sunday race for the Prodrive Racing Australia star.

Winterbottom looking for ‘kick start’ in Darwin

Mark Winterbottom is hoping this weekend’s Hidden Valley round will provide a ‘kick start’ to what’s been an inconsistent start to the 2017 Supercars season.

McLaughlin ‘more comfortable’ with Penske Ford after test

Scott McLaughin says today’s Queensland Raceway test has left him even more comfortable with the DJR Team Penske package.

Top Supercars teams set for crucial tests

The top three Supercars teams are all set to test next Tuesday, with DJR Team Penske, Triple Eight, and Prodrive Racing Australia all looking to find an edge before the series resumes in Darwin later this month.

Winterbottom slams backmarker after late-race drama

Mark Winterbottom has slammed Alex Rullo after being caught up with the Supercars rookie in the closing stages of today’s Winton race.

Penske tech guru key for Mustang Supercars programme

DJR Team Penske will lean on high-profile engineer Ludo Lacroix should the much-touted switch from the Falcon FG X to the Mustang go ahead.

Prodrive Phillip Island set-up ‘like survivor’

Mark Winterbottom says the Prodrive Racing Australia crew took a ’survivor’ approach to its car set-up to get through yesterday’s second race at Phillip Island.