Supercars News

Campaign for direct Bathurst flights
DJR backs cancer charity
Circuit boss killed in Perth crash
Bathurst back on McLaughlin's radar
Why Supercars axed Perth and NZ

Supercars is working on a boost in direct flights in an out of Bathurst over the Great Race weekend so teams and fans don't need to travel through Sydney.

Supercars powerhouse Dick Johnson Racing has thrown its weight behind a charitable initiative run by the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.

A devastating road crash in Perth claimed the life of WA Sporting Car Club general manager Andrew Stachewicz on Friday night.

Bathurst back on McLaughlin's radar
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The Bathurst 1000 appears to be back on Scott McLaughlin's radar thanks to the freshly-announced postponement of the Great Race.

Freight deadlines, border uncertainty and staffing issues have been blamed for the axing of both the Perth and New Zealand rounds of the 2021 Supercars season.

Bathurst 1000 postponed to November
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Bathurst 1000 postponed to November

The Bathurst 1000 has been postponed by a month while Perth and New Zealand have been axed from the 2021 Supercars schedule.

Chevrolet Supercars V8 makes testing debut
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Chevrolet Supercars V8 makes testing debut

A version of the Gen3-spec Chevrolet V8 engine destined for Supercars made its track testing debut earlier this week.

Supercars won't rule out Bathurst 1000 postponement
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Supercars won't rule out Bathurst 1000 postponement

Supercars says "all options are on the table" as it looks to ensure it can run the best possible version of the Bathurst 1000 this year.

Supercars confirms new manufacturer talks
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Supercars confirms new manufacturer talks

Supercars has confirmed that it is in talks with a new manufacturer to join Ford and Chevrolet – although not for the 2022 season.

Edwards impressed by "sexy" Gen3 Supercars

Tickford Racing boss Tim Edwards says he's impressed by the "sexy" look of the Gen3 prototypes off the back of a recent fact-finding mission in Queensland.

Delay mooted for Queensland Raceway Supercars

The Queensland Raceway Supercars round is facing a two-week delay, according to multiple sources.

Gow could combine BTCC, Supercars commitments
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Gow could combine BTCC, Supercars commitments

Alan Gow will continue to run the British Touring Car Championship even if the consortium he's linked to is successful in its bid to buy Supercars.

Kellys to walk away from Supercars team ownership
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Kellys to walk away from Supercars team ownership

Todd and Rick Kelly have agreed to sell their remaining 50 per cent stake in Kelly Grove Racing to the Grove Group.

Motorsport Australia defends response to Perkins fire Townsville II
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Motorsport Australia defends response to Perkins fire

Motorsport Australia has defended the response to the fire that engulfed the engine bay of a Super2 car in Townsville last weekend.

Fresh border blow for Supercars

Supercars has been dealt a fresh border blow as Queensland has shut itself off from regional New South Wales.

Shootout controversy could prompt Supercars rule change

Shane van Gisbergen's compromised Top 10 Shootout lap in Townsville last weekend could prompt a rule change for future single-lap dashes.

Double border headache for Supercars

The Melbourne Supercars teams could face a double dose of border drama either side of the Queensland Raceway round if COVID-19 outbreaks in New South Wales and Victoria aren't contained in the coming weeks.

Murphy: Give Stanaway a shot at Whincup's seat

Greg Murphy has called on Triple Eight to give Supercars outcast Richie Stanaway a shot as Jamie Whincup's replacement.

Melbourne Supercars teams bracing for more border issues Townsville II
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Melbourne Supercars teams bracing for more border issues

The Melbourne-based Supercars teams are preparing to spend more time on the road to ensure next month's Queensland Raceway round goes ahead.

Townsville Supercars: Waters holds off van Gisbergen in finale Townsville II
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Townsville Supercars: Waters holds off van Gisbergen in finale

Cam Waters held off Shane van Gisbergen in a nail-biting final race around the Reid Park circuit in Townsville.

Townsville Supercars: Van Gisbergen wins all-Triple Eight thriller

Shane van Gisbergen held off a fierce attack from Triple Eight teammate Jamie Whincup to win the second heat of the Townsville SuperSprint.

How Randle went from fighting cancer to battling for Supercars contention Prime

How Randle went from fighting cancer to battling for Supercars contention

After his fledgling career was paused by a battle with testicular cancer, Thomas Randle then had to wrestle with finding a drive in Supercars after he got the all-clear. It's been a long road for the Melbourne native but, after two lengthy battles, he's finally got a full-time drive to look forward to

How crisis talks over Supercars’ Gen3 future could leave it without a paddle Prime
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How crisis talks over Supercars’ Gen3 future could leave it without a paddle

With Supercars’ Gen3 era on the horizon, a shift is set to take place – in more ways than one – but, as has become clear in recent weeks, the plan to bin the stick and use paddles with electronic assisted shift has been met with fierce opposition

Can DJR still be a Supercars powerhouse after Penske? Prime

Can DJR still be a Supercars powerhouse after Penske?

Roger Penske's whirlwind Australian Supercars sojourn is over. After six seasons, three drivers' titles, three teams' championships and a Bathurst 1000 crown, The Captain has sold his controlling stake in Dick Johnson Racing back to the squad and walked away from the category.

Can Whincup be Triple Eight's ruthless leader? Prime

Can Whincup be Triple Eight's ruthless leader?

Supercars' most successful team of the past 15 years is set for a radical shakeup next year when Jamie Whincup retires from driving and takes over the reins at Triple Eight. But does he have what it takes to be the new Roland Dane?