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INCREASED AUSSIE INDYCAR COVERAGE IN 2021

Australian fans of IndyCar will be able to keep track of three-time Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin and Indy 500 winner Will Power through expanded coverage. Fox Sports Australia and Kayo will broadcast all practice, qualifying and races live this season as McLaughlin makes his full-season debut in North America’s premier open-wheel category. McLaughlin joins fellow […]

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TRAVEL BUBBLE POSITIVE FOR NZ SUPERCARS ROUND

Today’s travel bubble announcement made by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardernis is a great sign for the scheduled Supercars Championship round in New Zealand. For several months Australia has been open to travellers from New Zealand, albeit with minor interruptions after COVID-19 outbreaks in Auckland. However, from April 18, New Zealand will reciprocate that arrangement […]

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MOLLY TAYLOR WINS INAUGURAL EXTREME E ROUND

Australian Rally Champion Molly Taylor and reigning FIA World Rallycross Champion Johan Kristoffersson dominated the inaugural round of the all-electric off-road Extreme E championship. The first ever event took place in the desert of Alula in Saudi Arabia and saw 18 drivers sharing nine all-electric machines. Each must be driven by one male and one […]

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NASCAR GOES DIRT

This weekend for the first time in more than 50-years NASCAR will conduct a race on the dirt, racing at a modified Bristol Motor Speedway. September 30, 1970 was the last time NASCAR’s top-tier raced on dirt, ‘The King’ Richard Petty beat Neil Castles by more than two laps at North Carolina State Fairgrounds Speedway […]

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FIORE PARTNERS HAZELWOOD

Experienced co-driver Dean Fiore will partner Brad Jones Racing’s Todd Hazelwood in this year’s sole endurance race, the Bathurst 1000. Last year, Fiore joined Team18’s Scott Pye in finishing sixth at Bathurst, which equalled his best result at The Mountain. However, Team18’s acquisition of ex-Tickford Racing endurance driver Michael Caruso bumped the West Australian out […]

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SETON AND HERNE RENEW BATTLE AT BATHURST

Trans Am National Series frontrunners Aaron Seton and Nathan Herne will renew their title fight as support to the Bathurst 6 hour across the Easter long weekend. After the opening pair of rounds this season, the pair are separated by just two-points approaching Bathurst where the category will make its formal debut as a standalone. […]

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PENRITE GOES RETRO FOR SANDOWN

David Reynolds’s Penrite backed Kelly Grove Racing Ford Mustang will feature a retro-livery at Sandown. While this year’s Penrite Oil Sandown Super Sprint isn’t specifically a retro round, the team wanted to stand out from the crowd by putting together a striking black and gold-themed one-off livery for the lubricants companies home round. The 1960s Mustang-inspired […]

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MSR BENEFITTING FROM SUPERLITE PROGRAM

Matt Stone Racing drivers Zane Goddard and Jake Kostecki impressed in the opening round of the Supercars Championship and their team believes that this instant success has been achieved because of the SuperLite program. In 2020 Goddard and Kostecki shared the #34 MSR Holden Commodore throughout the championship as part of the SuperLite program. The […]

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JOHN BOWE TROPHY TO BE AWARDED AT SANDOWN

To mark the first round where the S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship supports Supercars this weekend, the John Bowe Trophy will be awarded to the winner. By HEATH McALPINE A driver with history in both the Australian Drivers’ Championship and Australian Touring Car Championship, Bowe is a previous winner of each having started his career in […]

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SP TOOLS CARRERA CUP PARTNERSHIP STRENGTHENS

SP Tools has announced that it will back several programs in the 2021 Carrera Cup Series, from a car sponsor to an award naming rights partner. By DAN McCARTHY SP Tools is a sponsor that has been involved in Australian motor racing several years and in 2021 will become more involved with the Carrera Cup […]

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