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Published at 9/27/2022

Australia’s 15th and newest Formula 1 signing, Oscar Piastri, featured on the latest episode of In The Fast Lane Podcast, speaking with Michael Lamonato on his recent joining with McLaren, Daniel Ricciardo, his new teammate, and the Melbourne Grand Prix. Piastri told the Australian Grand Prix Corporation’s official podcast that there was a vast mix […]

Published at 9/27/2022

Before Australian Porsche factory star Matt Campbell tackles the mountain, he has his sights set on sealing a maiden IMSA GTD PRO class championship. This weekend the 27-year-old Queenslander and his co-driver Mathieu Jaminet, effectively need to reach the green flag at the season finale at the Petit Le Mans to secure the crown. They […]

Published at 9/26/2022

The AUSTRALIAN Motor Racing Series (AMRS) has revealed a jam-packed schedule for this weekend’s penultimate round at Sydney Motorsport Park, with the program headlined by the first running of the Saloon Car Nationals since 2019. Competitors will travel from as far as Western Australia to vie for the honours of national champion in the six […]

Published at 9/26/2022

One of the great Bathurst stories involving the Privateer wildcard of Matt Chahda Motorsport, has been steadily working towards its assault on The Mountain at the Winton Motor Raceway. Super2 young guns Matthew Chahda and Jaylyn Robotham sit sixth and eighth respectively in this year’s standings, but it’s their attainment of a WAU ZB Commodore […]

Published at 9/26/2022

Dick Johnson Racing (DJR) will fittingly celebrate its 1000th race at the 2022 Bathurst 1000 next weekend and revealed a special retro livery in honour of the milestone. The livery to be raced by Will Davison, Alex Davison, Anton De Pasquale and Tony D’Alberto at Mount Panorama is a nod to the 1998 EL Falcon […]

Published at 9/26/2022

This year’s tearaway Supercars leader, Shane van Gisbergen, has confirmed he’s held preliminary talks with Trackhouse Racing for a NASCAR cameo appearance next season. Trackhouse owner Justin Marks has in turn confirmed the rumour via his social media, as van Gisbergen would race under the same scheme that saw F1 legend Kimi Raikkonen take part […]

Published at 9/26/2022

The Adelaide VALO 500 has confirmed a tribute cruise to Holden – Supercars outgoing manufacturer – where several hundred cars will form a cavalcade that will leave from the former Elizabeth Holden factory. The cruise will take place on the Saturday of December 3 during the event, and will end up at the Victoria Parkland Street […]

Published at 9/26/2022

Tyler Reddick has taken out the first Round of 12 race for the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, becoming the fourth straight non-Playoff driver to win this postseason. Reddick’s win in Texas was his third of the season, winning the last stage after qualifying in fourth position, and holding the lead for a total of 70 […]

Published at 9/26/2022

It was a big weekend of racing at Phillip Island as the 2022 Victorian State Series wrapped up in a big way with several title fights decided, and some remaining in the balance. The fifth and final event of 2022 completed the series’ streak of attracting 200-plus entries per round with another huge field hitting […]

Published at 9/24/2022

The long-time speculation about Nicholas Latifi’s future as a Grand Prix driver has been confirmed with yesterday’s announcement that Williams Racing and Latifi will part ways at the end of the 2022 Formula 1 season. This also coincides with the conclusion of Latifi’s current contract with Williams. The Canadian born Latifi made his Formula 1 […]

Published at 9/23/2022

In the latest issue of AUTO ACTION, our Formula 1 Insider and man on the ground, Luis Vasconcelos, discusses the frenzy of driver testing in last year’s F1 machines between the Alpine and Mclaren teams… While testing current cars was this year limited to two pre-season tests and one day of running on Tuesday after […]

Published at 9/23/2022

Dick Johnson Racing will fittingly reach its 1000 race milestone at this year’s Bathurst 1000, making it the first Australian motor racing team to achieve the feat. Since 1980, DJR’s record makes it the most successful team in the country, 10 drivers championships (5 won by Johnson himself), three team championships, 147 race wins, 308 […]

Published at 9/23/2022

Along with the successful open test day program last Tuesday at The Bend, the S5000’s saw several cars equipped with new upgrade packages to enhance the drivers handling and car capabilities. The biggest new feature would be the push-to-pass function, a system programmed into the cars existing ECU that will be operated via the drive […]

Published at 9/23/2022

British born Tony Dowe has joined the ranks of Team 18, bringing his wealth of experience from Formula 1, IndyCar, Sportscar and Supercars. The engineer has joined Team 18 as a Purchasing Manager, and will oversee the upkeep of the team’s spare parts inventory as they transition into the Gen3 Technical Regulations. Along with drivers […]

Published at 9/22/2022

Red Bull’s team principal, Christian Horner, has said that he regrets letting Oscar Piastri slip through his hands as a talented youth coming through the system. Horner and his father, Garry Horner, started the Arden International team, a multiple formula racing team that Piastri drove for over two seasons prior to winning the Formula Renault […]

Published at 9/22/2022

This weekend will see racing at the final round of the Victorian State Race Series run at Philip Island September 23-25th. With the series champions of several classes still to be decided, the fifth and final round of the Victorian State Race Series will be hosted by the Mini Car Club and will see close […]

Published at 9/21/2022

Erebus Motorsport are getting to the pointy end of the extensive rebuild on Will Brown’s #9 Boost Mobile car in preparation for Bathurst in two weeks time, providing further confirmation of the Murphy/Stanaway wildcard.  The rebuild has gathered such momentum that the car has been slated for testing at Winton next Wednesday for the Brown […]

Published at 9/21/2022

The defending Bathurst 1000 champions will enter this year’s ‘Great Race’ on October 9 as rivals after wrapping up race preparations in Winton yesterday. Whilst Chaz Mostert will attempt to go back-to-back in the #25 WAU Commodore – the last chance for a Supercars Holden to do so – Lee Holdsworth will be making the […]

Published at 9/21/2022

Next season’s 24 race Formula 1 calendar has been approved by the World Motor Sport Council, with the iconic Monaco Grand Prix also getting locked away until 2025. The record breaking 24 event calendar will kick off March 5 in Bahrain and conclude at the Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi on November 25. With China […]

Published at 9/21/2022

This year’s Coffs Coast finale of the Rally Australia Championship has welcomed Supercheap Auto on board as a naming rights partner for the November 25-27 event, which will now be named ‘The Supercheap Auto Coffs Coast Rally’. The Supercheap Auto Coffs Coast Rally will not only be the final event of the ARC season, but […]