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Published at 9/13/2022

Touring Car Masters are back at Sandown on September 16-18 with a strong field taking the track, highlighted by the return of three-time champion Steven Johnson in the #33 Ford Mustang Trans Am. As previously reported by AUTO ACTION, Johnson will drive the Russell Hancock owned Mustang previously raced by Cameron Mason, sporting a paint […]

Published at 9/12/2022

The newly crowned F2 champion Felipe Drugovich has joined Aston Martin as a reserve driver, becoming the first member of its newly launched Driver Development Programme. Aston Martin has said that the 22 year-old Brazilian driver, who spent the season with MP Motorsport, will also drive in the FP1 at the season ending Abu Dhabi […]

Published at 9/12/2022

Following Will Brown’s spectacular Pukekohe crash in the #9 Erebus car, doubt had been thrown over the availability of an Erebus Motorsport ZB Commodore for the Boost Mobile backed Greg Murphy/Richie Stanaway Bathurst 1000 wildcard entry. With the crash still fresh, Erebus’ Barry Ryan, who was obviously upset, suggested that there was doubt that the […]

Published at 9/12/2022

Adelaide will host a huge motorsport event on October 21-23 in an extravaganza badged as The Bend AutoFest. The penultimate weekend of the month will see a bumper schedule, with the finale of the Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships, The GT festival, and EROAD Power Stage of the Adelaide Hills round of the Australia Rally Championship […]

Published at 9/12/2022

 Australian Team Penske driver Will Power has taken home his second IndyCar title at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California, with a podium third enough to clinch the points over Josef Newgarden. Chip Ganassi’s Alex Palou dominated the race to win over Newgarden and Power by over 30 seconds, but the day belonged to the Toowoomba […]

Published at 9/11/2022

In front of Ferrari’s passionate home crowd, Max Verstappen extended his championship lead in Monza after taking his fifth straight win, with the race ending behind the Safety Car. Reese Mautone reports. Beginning the race out of position in P7, Verstappen’s clean opening run down to Turn 1 where he avoided a slow-moving Mclaren and […]

Published at 9/11/2022

Jehan Daruvala has captured his first F2 victory of the season in an extremely chaotic race which saw the four Trans Tasman drivers endure a spate of bad luck. The F2 Monza Grand Prix featured an all Trans Tasman from three, with Aussie Jack Doohan starting in pole ahead of Liam Lawson and Marcus Armstrong, […]

Published at 9/11/2022

Shane van Gisbergen has sensationally won from P8 after an intense scuffle with Waters over the last few laps after a disastrous series of events costs Will Davison the chance to top the weekend with another win. Andre Heimgartner fittingly filled the third spot on the podium as an emotional crowd farewelled a much loved […]

Published at 9/11/2022

Brazilian driver Felipe Drugovich has secured the FIA Formula 2 Drivers’ Championship at Monza despite being forced to watch from the sidelines after going out on the opening lap of the inverted sprint race grid. Jüri Vips took his first win of the season, proving that overtaking was more than possible around the Temple of […]

Published at 9/11/2022

Shane van Gisbergen has survived the mayhem of the early race stanza to take out race 2 ahead of Chaz Mostert, with the hometown hero delighting fans for the historical tracks penultimate Supercars race. In a manic first lap Van Gisbergen grabbed the first corner, whilst Davison pushed up into P2 over Brocq Feeney at […]

Published at 9/10/2022

Australian Will Power has taken his taken his 68th pole position at the Grand Prix of Monterey and now becomes the greatest qualifier in IndyCar history. By taking pole position Will Power also adds a point to his tally and extends his lead in the IndyCar Championship to 21 points and will start tomorrow mornings […]

Published at 9/10/2022

It’s a flip of the coin at Pukekohe but Shane van Gisbergen bounced back by grabbing pole for Race 2, whilst Davison took yet another Pukekohe pole for race 3. Pukekohe’s last day of Supercars Championship racing got underway with back-to-back 10 minute qualifying under clear conditions. Race 2 qualifying  Van Gisbergen looked to bounce […]

Published at 9/10/2022

While Ferrari and Red Bull fought it out for the top four qualifying positions the final adjusted starting grid don’t look very similar, with more component penalties taken. Charles Leclerc claimed pole position in front of Ferrari’s adoring home crowd in Monza, beating Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by 0.145 seconds. But the Dutch driver will […]

Published at 9/10/2022

Mark ‘Frosty’ Winterbottom has signed a multi-year contract extension with Team 18, ensuring that the Irwin and Nulon Racing franchise will procure his services into the team’s Supercar Gen3 period. The two year contract extension sees ‘Frosty’ extend his stay with the team into 2024, with the partnership between him and Scott Pye set to […]

Published at 9/10/2022

Will Davison took out Pukekohe’s opening race, with the 40 year old veteran surviving a late safety car to hold off Kiwi charger Andre Heimgartner and pole getter Cam Waters. That win moves Davison just behind Waters in the championship, as Shane van Gisbergen couldn’t improve much on his qualifying but provided a late entertaining […]

Published at 9/10/2022

The second half-hour practice session got underway with an electric buzz around legendary Pukekohe at its last Supercars weekend. DJR’s Will Davison proved the window of the hard compounds use is key for the flying laps, but not much would split the top ten before the first qualifying. Andre Heimgartner hung in the pits late […]

Published at 9/9/2022

AUSSIE GT4 driver Ricky Capo has sensationally captured his first podium in the DTM Trophy category of the German DTM series, finishing in P2 ahead of Porshe teammate Daniel Gregor. After a season of frustrating mechanical errors and a string misfortune, the Melbourne born 26yo finished just +2.209s off championship tearaway Tim Heinemann after qualifying […]

Published at 9/9/2022

In the latest issue of AUTO ACTION, writer Andrew Clark exposes the true community costs of Wakefield Park Raceway shutting its gates following a disastrous NSW Land and Environmental Court ruling. Clark highlights the broad spectrum of its impact to the wider community, pointing out the extensive value that motorsport venues such as Wakefield Park […]

Published at 9/9/2022

Supercars last visit to the much loved Pukekohe Park Raceway got underway with the first practice session of the Auckland SuperSprint kicking off round 10. The Dick Johnson Racing pair of Anton De Pasquale and Will Davison topped the first practice session, showing promising early pace, as they had done at Melbourne’s Sandown. The two […]

Published at 9/9/2022

Recent reports that Daniel Ricciardo is in discussions with Mercedes for a reserve seat in 2023, were addressed by Lewis Hamilton and the McLaren driver at a press conference last night ahead of the Monza Grand Prix. Hamilton was also quizzed on his future plans, as many see the potential Ricciardo link to the Brackley […]