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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.

Winton Supercars: Coulthard leads all-Kiwi top three

Fabian Coulthard beat fellow New Zealanders Shane van Gisbergen and Scott McLaughlin to secure his first Supercars race win since last August at Winton.

Winton Supercars: McLaughlin grabs Sunday pole

Scott McLaughlin will start today's Winton race from pole position, with DJR Team Penske locking out the front row for a second day running.

Winton Supercars: Kelly takes remarkable Nissan win

Rick Kelly responded to Nissan's impending exit from Supercars with a spectacular win thanks to some late drama for Scott McLaughlin at Winton.

Winton Supercars: McLaughlin leads all-Penske front row

Scott Mclaughlin will start from the inside of an all-DJR Team Penske front row for Race 1 at Winton, after beating Fabian Coulthard to pole.

Winton Supercars: McLaughlin tops final practice

Scott McLaughlin will head into Supercars qualifying at Winton as the man to beat, after topping the final practice session at the Victorian circuit.

Winton Supercars: Caruso leads Nissan one-two in Practice 2

Michael Caruso edged out Nissan teammate Rick Kelly by 0.01s in the second Friday Supercars practice session at Winton.

Illness rules Courtney out of Friday Winton running

Walkinshaw Andretti United star James Courtney will miss the entirety of Friday's Supercars running at Winton due to illness.

Winton Supercars: Coulthard fastest in opening practice

DJR Team Penske driver Fabian Coulthard timed his run just right to top a weather-affected opening Supercars practice session at Winton.

Winton Supercars: Russell tops co-driver session

David Russell made a fast start to life as a Tickford endurance driver, topping a soaking wet dedicated co-driver practice session at Winton.

Stanaway banking on circuit knowledge boost

Richie Stanaway is hoping his relative familiarity with the Winton circuit will help make this weekend a turning point to what's been a difficult start to life as a Supercars driver.

Super2 drivers given Winton Supercars seat time

Super2 regulars Adam Marjoram and Bryce Fullwood will both log some Supercars miles at Winton this weekend.

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.

McLaughlin forced to go ‘old school’ after shift problem

Scott McLaughlin says he had to go ‘old school’ at Winton today and use the clutch during upshifts, after his DJR Team Penske Ford suffered a shift-cut problem.

Winton Supercars: Van Gisbergen profits from Whincup mistake

Shane van Gisbergen profited from a late Safety Car and a game-changing mistake from teammate Jamie Whincup to win Sunday’s 200 kilometre race at Winton.

Winton Supercars: McLaughlin fires to third consecutive pole

Scott McLaughlin blasted his way to a third consecutive pole position, and sixth for the season, gapping the field by more than three tenths at Winton.

Courtney says Winton tangle ‘another kick in the face’

James Courtney says his dramatic late exit from the today’s race at Winton was ‘another kick in the face’ during a tumultuous time for the HSV Racing squad.

Winton Supercars: McLaughlin cruises to Saturday win

Scott McLaughlin took an untroubled victory at Winton, helped largely by a mechanical failure for chief rival Chaz Mostert.

Winton Supercars: McLaughlin beats Mostert to pole

Scott McLaughlin beat Chaz Mostert to pole for Saturday’s race at Winton.

Winton Supercars: McLaughlin fastest as weather improves

Scott McLaughlin topped the first bit of proper dry running at Winton, leading the third and final practice session by just under a tenth of a second.

Percat admits to ‘fist pump’ after topping practice

Nick Percat says he celebrated topping today’s second practice session at Winton with ‘a little bit of a fist pump’, following what’s been a tough start to life as a Brad Jones Racing driver.

Winton Supercars: Percat gaps the field in frantic second practice

Nick Percat topped a frantic second practice session at Winton, with conditions improving rapidly in the closing minutes.

Winton Supercars: McLaughlin fastest as rain hampers practice

A well-timed lap helped Scott McLaughlin top the first Supercars practice session at Winton, as heavy rain continued to lash the Winton circuit.

Winton Supercars: Davies tops soaked co-driver session

Nissan driver Shae Davies came out on top of a rain-soaked Supercars co-driver practice session at Winton.

Todd Kelly’s truck love on display at Winton

Nissan Motorsport driver Todd Kelly will get to indulge a childhood fascination with trucks when he debuts a new Trucksales livery at Winton this weekend.

Tander becomes first female Australian title winner

Leanne Tander has been crowned the Australian Formula Ford Series champion to become the first female winner of an Aussie national circuit racing title.

Driver’s Eye View: Winton

Our V8 Supercars race craft expert Tony D’Alberto looks at James Courtney’s two Prodrive run-ins, and compares the fortunes of Tim Slade and James Moffat.

Winton V8s: Slade doubles up on Sunday

Tim Slade is now one of just two multiple V8 Supercars race winners in 2016, doubling up with a second victory in as many days at Winton.

Winton V8s: Mostert lowers record again in qualifying

Chaz Mostert shifted the new benchmark time at Winton down even further with a stunning 1m18.760s to claim pole position for today’s race.

Winton V8s: Slade secures maiden victory

Tim Slade became the ninth different winner from the 10 championship V8 Supercars races so far this season with a straightforward win at Winton – his first in the series.

Winton V8s: Slade storms to Saturday pole

Tim Slade took a second-career V8 Supercars pole position ahead of today’s opening race at Winton.

Winton V8s: Winterbottom smashes practice record

Mark Winterbottom lowered the practice lap record at Winton on his way to topping today third practice session.

Winton V8s: Van Gisbergen leads the way in second practice

Shane van Gisbergen topped the second 60-minute V8 Supercars practice session at Winton.

Winton V8s: Slade sets record pace in FP1

Tim Slade topped a record-breaking first V8 Supercars practice session on Winton’s sticky new surface.

Winton V8s: Owen and Le Brocq top co-driver session

Prodrive Racing Australia pair Steve Owen and Jack Le Brocq fought it out at the top of the times during the dedicated co-driver session at Winton Motor Raceway.

Words with Cam Waters: Winton gets a grip

With a brand new surface, Winton is set to offer V8 Supercars drivers more grip than ever this weekend. And Cam Waters reckons it’s going to be a blast.

Winterbottom: 'Hopefully we’re genuine title contenders'

Mark Winterbottom says he hopes his success in Western Australia is the catalyst to him becoming a genuine contender for the 2016 V8 Supercars title.

Wood accepts partial blame for Coulthard clash

Dale Wood has accepted part of the blame for his clash with team-mate Fabian Coulthard at Winton, but says both parties played their part in the incident.

Driver’s Eye View: Winton

Tangling team-mates, Scotty Mac’s mess and Mostert’s big mistake are on the menu for the second edition of Driver’s Eye View with V8 Supercars driver Tony D’Alberto.

Mostert apologises for Winton crash

Chaz Mostert has apologised to the Prodrive Racing Australia crew after his game-changing crash during today’s V8 Supercars race at Winton.

Winterbottom unsure of pace compared to Mostert

Mark Winterbottom says he has no idea if he would have been able to beat team-mate Chaz Mostert at Winton today had the race come down to pure pace.

Winterbottom wins it, Mostert bins it

Mark Winterbottom took a second V8 Supercars race win of the weekend at Winton, triumphing in today’s longer race after early leader Chaz Mostert crashed out.

Mostert storms to third Winton pole

Chaz Mostert took his third V8 Supercars pole position of the weekend at Winton, in a session dominated by Prodrive Racing Australia.

Prodrive drivers to have strategy equality

Prodrive Racing Australia will continue to be aggressive with strategy across all of its cars for today’s 200-kilometre V8 Supercars race at Winton, with Mark Winterbottom saying that nobody will be compromised.

Courtney puts Holden on top in final V8 practice

James Courtney led the way in the final V8 Supercars practice session of the weekend at Winton.

Whincup disappointed with Winton form

Reigning V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup says Saturday was a disappointing day at Winton, as he and Triple Eight again failed to trouble the front-runners.

V8 wets debacle “silly” says Winterbottom

Winton race winner Mark Winterbottom has labelled James Courtney’s decision to run wet tyres during a dry race “a bit silly”, but admits he would have done the same thing in that situation.

Winterbottom hits back in race two

Mark Winterbottom won today’s second V8 Supercars race at Winton, triumphing in a tense battle with Rick Kelly.

Mostert leads home Prodrive 1-2 at Winton

Chaz Mostert comfortably won today’s first V8 Supercars race at Winton ahead of Prodrive Racing Australia team-mate Mark Winterbottom.

McLaughlin “looking forward” to starting last

V8 Supercars driver Scott McLaughlin admits his off in qualifying was his own fault, and says he is “looking forward” to charging through the field from last place in race one at Winton today.

Qualifying will be crucial - Caruso

V8 Supercars driver Michael Caruso says qualifying for today’s two 60-kilometre races at Winton will be crucial, due to the circuit being notoriously difficult to pass on.

Courtney tops Winton warm-up

Holden Racing Team’s James Courtney topped this morning’s third V8 Supercars practice for the Winton SuperSprint.

Nissan still in the dark with tyres

Nissan V8 Supercars drivers James Moffat and Rick Kelly say they are still not sure where they are at after today’s practice session, despite having an extra set of hard tyres to play with.

Lowndes confident of ‘making a decent car’

Craig Lowndes is feeling confident as the business end of the Winton weekend approaches, despite not troubling the front-runners during either of today’s V8 Supercars practice session.

V8 drivers agree SuperSprint format should change

V8 Supercars drivers are prepared to “deal with” the SuperSprint format for the remainder of the season, but overwhelmingly agree that the 60-60 Saturday races don’t work.

Mostert puts Prodrive on top in V8 practice

Chaz Mostert put Prodive Racing Australia on top in the second V8 Supercars practice session of the weekend with a late charge at Winton.

Slade leaves it late to top first Winton practice

Walkinshaw Racing’s Tim Slade topped the V8 Supercars practice session for the Winton SuperSprint.

Penske reveals new Winton livery

Scott Pye will drive a freshly-painted DJR Team Penske V8 Supercar at this weekend’s Winton SuperSprint.

Insights with Rick Kelly: Home ground advantage? Forget it.

Winton may be Nissan Motorsport's home circuit, but as Rick Kelly writes in his exclusive column, he's not expecting any home ground advantage this weekend.

Kelly to run updated colours at Winton

Todd Kelly will run a new-look Nissan Altima at this weekend’s Winton SuperSprint.