Rick Kelly

Rick Kelly

1983-01-17 (age 38)


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Kelly joins Winton Supercars test

Rick Kelly joined Kelly Grove Racing for today's Supercars test at Winton.

Kelly to turn first Supercars laps since retiring

Rick Kelly is set to drive the #7 Kelly Grove Racing Ford Mustang at Phillip Island tomorrow.

Kelly brothers yet to discuss Rick's future

Todd Kelly says he's yet to discuss brother Rick's future role with Kelly Racing now he's stepped away from full-time driving.

Rick Kelly retires from racing Supercars

Rick Kelly has announced his retirement from full-time Supercars racing.

Kelly fan photo livery unveiled

Rick Kelly has peeled the covers off the special fan photo livery that he and Dale Wood will sport at this weekend's Bathurst 1000.

Wood to partner Kelly at Bathurst 1000

Dale Wood will partner Rick Kelly for a second consecutive Bathurst 1000 campaign.

Fan photos to feature on Kelly Bathurst livery

Rick Kelly's Ford Mustang will sport a collage of fan photos during this year's Bathurst 1000.

Kelly Racing undecided on Queensland move

Kelly Racing may not join the other Supercars teams in Queensland next week.

Preparing million dollar Supercars in a barn
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Preparing million dollar Supercars in a barn

Kelly Racing has turned a barn on the Kelly family farm in Mildura into a makeshift workshop for its two Supercars.

Kelly unveils 'Mini Mustang' simulator

Supercars champion Rick Kelly has unveiled the 'Mini Mustang' – the second generation of his home simulator build.

Kelly builds home-made simulator out of wood
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Kelly builds home-made simulator out of wood

Rick Kelly has completed the build of a home-made simulator ahead of the opening Supercars All Stars Eseries round on Wednesday.

Kelly's public plea for simulator help

Supercars champion Rick Kelly has taken to social media in a bid to fast-track his learning about sim racing.

Kelly's Castrol Mustang revealed

Kelly Racing has unveiled the second of its two Ford Mustangs ahead of the 2020 Supercars season, with a sharp new Castrol look for Rick Kelly.

Kelly confirms spot on 2020 Supercars grid

Rick Kelly has confirmed that he'll drive one of the two Ford Mustangs run by a new-look Kelly Racing outfit in Supercars next season.

Kelly Racing confirms Mustang switch

Kelly Racing has officially confirmed that it will field a pair of Ford Mustangs in Supercars next season.

Nissan squad unveils 'Silver Bullet' Bathurst 1000 livery

Kelly Racing has unveiled the fan-voted Castrol 'Silver Bullet' livery that Rick Kelly and Dale Wood will run at the 2019 Bathurst 1000.

Fans to vote on retro Castrol Bathurst livery

Fans will have their say on which retro Castrol livery Rick Kelly will run on his Nissan Altima at this year's Bathurst 1000.

Kelly surprised by reckless driving charge

Rick Kelly says he's surprised to have been slapped with a drive-through penalty for reckless driving for his clash with James Courtney and Will Davison at The Bend.

Nissan Supercars development hampered by Caruso exit

Losing Michael Caruso from Kelly Racing has hampered the ongoing development of the Nissan Altima, says team owner and lead driver Rick Kelly.

Wood to partner Kelly at Supercars enduros

Kelly Racing has signed former Supercars full-timer Dale Wood to partner Rick Kelly for the endurance races.

Kelly accepts blame for wild van Gisbergen clash

Rick Kelly has accepted the blame for his wild off-road excursion after a restart clash with Shane van Gisbergen in Perth.

Todd Kelly abandons Supercars enduro comeback plan

Former Bathurst 1000 winner Todd Kelly has abandoned a plan to make a Supercars comeback alongside brother Rick at this year's endurance races.

Ricciardo "50-50" on future Bathurst 1000 start

Daniel Ricciardo says there's a 50 per cent chance he'll tackle the Bathurst 1000 once his Formula 1 career is over.

How Mostert avoided disqualification from Adelaide Supercars race

A 'common sense approach' to pitlane regulations is all that stood between Chaz Mostert and disqualification from last Sunday's Supercars race in Adelaide.

Mostert defends 'great bloke' Kelly after pit clash

Supercars star Chaz Mostert has taken to social media to defend Rick Kelly following their pitlane clash in Adelaide last weekend.

Tickford bloss slams 'stupid' Kelly for pitlane fracas

Tickford boss Tim Edwards says Nissan driver Rick Kelly, not Chaz Mostert, is to blame for the spectacular pitlane fracas during today's Supercars race in Adelaide.

Nissan Supercars engine upgrade brought to Phillip Island test

Kelly Racing is trialling both an engine upgrade and the updated aero package on the Nissan Altima at today's Phillip Island test.

Kelly Racing to confirm Jacobson, Heimgartner for 2019

Kelly Racing will next week confirm that Garry Jacobson and Andre Heimgartner will complete its driver line-up for the 2019 Supercars season.

Covers come off Kelly's 2019 Supercars challenger

The covers have come off Rick Kelly's 2019-spec Nissan Altima Supercar, complete with an updated Castrol livery.

First look: New branding for ex-Nissan Supercars squad

The branding that will carry the Kelly Racing Supercars squad into its post-Nissan era has been spotted at the team's Melbourne workshop.

The Top 10 Supercars drivers of 2018

Scott McLaughlin and Shane van Gisbergen stole the Supercars show with their epic title fight this year, however there was more to 2018 than the all-Kiwi showdown. Here are our Top 10 Supercars drivers of the season.

Nissan squad aiming at Supercars aero tweaks

The Ford Mustang may not be the only fresh aero package on the Supercars grid next year, with Kelly Racing expected to try and push through tweaks for the Nissan Altima during official homologation testing later this week.

Nissan turns pink for Supercars farewell

Nissan Motorsport will run pink liveries across all four cars at this weekend's Newcastle 500, its final outing as a factory-backed outfit.

Nissan shaping up for best Bathurst chance

This year's Bathurst 1000 will be Nissan Motorsport's best chance yet of Mount Panorama glory, according to lead driver Rick Kelly.

Kelly to run stunning Perkins tribute at Bathurst

Rick Kelly will pay tribute to Larry Perkins' 1993 Bathurst 1000 triumph with a special livery and change of race number for next week's edition of the Great Race.

Kelly to carry iconic Castrol colours at Sandown

Rick Kelly's factory Nissan will run an iconic Castrol livery at the retro-themed Sandown 500 this weekend.

Improved Nissan Supercars form 18 months in the making

Nissan Motorsport's improved Supercars form is the culmination of 18 months worth of development according to team co-owner Todd Kelly.

'Light at the end of the tunnel' for embattled Nissan outfit

Nissan Motorsport co-owner Todd Kelly says his brother Rick's Supercars race win at Winton shows there is 'light at the end of the tunnel' for the embattled squad.

Supercars boss understanding of Nissan exit

Supercars CEO Sean Seamer says he can understand why Nissan has decided to exit the series, and that it shouldn't interfere with negotiations with potential new manufacturers.

Nissan 'never entertained' bringing GT-R to Supercars

Nissan says it never seriously considered bringing the famous GT-R bodyshape into Supercars during the decision-making process regarding its future in the series.

Nissan to end its Supercars programme

Nissan will call time on its six-year stint as an official Supercars manufacturer at the end of this season.

Self-control key to Nissan improvement

Rick Kelly says self-control when engineering the Nissan Altima was key to his breakthrough double podium at Phillip Island.

Nissan confirms Supercars enduro line-up

Nissan Motorsport has confirmed its eight-driver line-up for the Supercars long-distance races, with Garry Jacobson, Alex Rullo, Dean Fiore, and Aaren Russell joining the squad.

Famous Castrol colours return to Supercars

Castrol has upped its backing of Rick Kelly's Nissan for the 2018 Supercars season, taking over the naming rights of the #15 Altima.

Former Roush engineer joins Nissan's Supercars squad

Long-time Roush Fenway Racing engineer Nick Ollila has joined the factory-backed Nissan Supercars squad in Australia.

Nissan development affected by uncertainty over future

Nissan Motorsport is at a crossroads with the development of its Altima platform due to the uncertainty facing the carmaker's Supercars future, according to driver/team owner Rick Kelly.

Nissan on Supercars future: ‘Everything is on the table’

New Nissan Australia boss Stephen Lester says ‘everything is on the table’ as the brand evaluates its future in Supercars.

Major managerial change for Nissan Australia

Richard Emery has left his post as Managing Director of Nissan Australia, during a period of ongoing discussion regarding the future of the brand’s Supercars programme.

Nissan goes it alone on Supercars leg protection

Nissan Motorsport has opted to take its own direction on the soon-to-be-mandatory leg protection, and will debut its custom system in Sydney this weekend.

Nissan reaching ‘critical point’ over Supercars future

Nissan is reaching a ‘critical point’ in terms of the direction of its Supercars programme, in particular its engine package, according to Australian CEO Richard Emery.

Nissan set to forego pre-Darwin test

Nissan Motorsport is set to forego a full test programme during the short break in the Supercars schedule, as it looks to prepare enough new parts to test across its four cars later in the season.

Nissan assessing Supercars leg protection options

Nissan Motorsport is assessing its options regarding a leg protection system for its Altima Supercars, and isn’t planning on waiting for the Sandown 500 mandatory cut-off date to get something sorted.

Nissan, Tekno complete chassis rebuilds

Nissan Motorsport and Tekno Autosports have both confirmed that they have race-ready cars for Phillip Island after round-the-clock rebuild efforts since Tasmania.

Nissan revives old chassis for injured Kelly

Nissan Motorsport has revived one of its original chassis to replace the car destroyed by Rick Kelly’s violent crash at Symmons Plains last weekend.

Suspected fractured vertebra for Will Davison after 36G hit

Will Davison has a suspected fractured vertebra in his lower back following yesterday’s 36G hit with Rick Kelly in Tasmania.

Nissan: Altima axing has ‘no bearing’ on Supercars programme

Nissan Australia’s CEO Richard Emery says the axing of the Altima from the local road car line-up has ‘no bearing’ on the Supercars programme.

Nissan confirms Wall, Russell in enduro line-up

Nissan Motorsport has confirmed that David Wall and David Russell will complete its Supercars enduro line-up.

Rick Kelly: New Supercars tyre key to Nissan form

Rick Kelly says the switch to the new-construction Dunlop Supercars tyre has been key to Nissan’s improved form.

Wall, Russell closing in on Supercars endurance seats

David Wall and David Russell are tipped to be closing in on two of the top remaining seats in the Supercars field for the long-distance races at Sandown, Bathurst, and on the Gold Coast.

Nissan unveils Rick Kelly’s 2017 livery

Nissan Motorsport has revealed its third livery ahead of the 2017 Supercars season, with the covers coming off Rick Kelly’s Sengled-backed Altima.