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Published at 3/9/2021

Motorsport Australia will launch a local edition of the FIA Rally Star program and could lead to a Junior WRC drive. By DAN McCARTHY The Australian initiative will begin at this month’s National Capital Rally in Canberra which runs from March 26-28, the opening round of the Australian Rally Championship. A potential Junior WRC drive […]

Published at 3/7/2021

Australian Oscar Piastri’s livery for the 2021 FIA Formula 2 Championship has been unveiled ahead of the official pre-season test at the Sakhir International Circuit in Bahrain. By DAN McCARTHY In 2020 Victorian Piastri shot into the spotlight by winning the third-tier FIA Formula 3 Championship in his maiden season. The Aussie took two impressive […]

Published at 3/6/2021

Supercars Championship leader Shane van Gisbergen has injured his collar bone and has been forced to sit out the opening round of the GT World Challenge Australia series next weekend. By DAN McCARTHY One week ago, the New Zealander left Bathurst with a perfect point haul of 300 points, however yesterday morning van Gisbergen suffered […]

Published at 3/5/2021

For the second year in a row, the Le Mans 24 Hour has been postponed due to the impacts of the worldwide pandemic. By HEATH McALPINE Announced by race organiser the Automobile Club de l’Quest, the 89th running of the classic endurance event will take place on August 21-22. Last year, the race was moved […]

Published at 3/4/2021

Supercars larrikin David Reynolds has been quick to identify where improvements need to be made upon his debut in the Kelly Grove Racing Ford Mustang. By DAN McCARTHY Reynolds was the key mover during the Supercars off-season in a drawn-out battle between him and Erebus Motorsport after a disappointing 2020 Supercars season. The 2017 Bathurst […]

Published at 3/4/2021

Aston Martin has taken the covers off the AMR21 which marks its return to Formula 1 after a 60-year absence. By RHYS VANDERSYDE Sporting a striking green livery in the manufacturers traditional racing colours, the rebranded team revealed the car that Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll will use in the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship. […]

Published at 3/2/2021

New Supercars team co-owners Stephen and Brenton Grove have confirmed their participation in the inaugural GT World Challenge Australia series, starting at Phillip Island on March 12-14. By HEATH McALPINE The Grove Motorsport entry is spearheaded by a brand new Porsche 911 GT3R and carries the father-son’s long relationship with the German marque. Engineered by […]

Published at 3/1/2021

After crashing out of the season opening Supercars Championship race at Mount Panorama, Anton de Pasquale was pleased to bag a solid finish as he continues to get comfortable in the Ford Mustang. By DAN McCARTHY De Pasquale moved from Erebus Motorsport to the front running squad Dick Johnson Racing squad in the off season […]

Published at 2/28/2021

Supercars is hoping for approval for up to 75 per cent crowd capacity at Sandown next month. By MARK FOGARTY Expecting to attract as many as 12,000 a day at Bathurst this weekend, Supercars is looking at around 15,000 a day at the Melbourne event. Talks are continuing with the Victorian government on the spectator […]

Published at 2/25/2021

Erebus Motorsport has confirmed that Will Brown’s entry will feature a rolling sponsorship model, starting with WD-40. By RHYS VANDERSYDE The Supercars rookie will feature a striking blue and yellow livery for the season opener at Mount Panorama this weekend. “I am very excited to have WD-40 on the car for the opening round at […]

Published at 2/23/2021

Motorsport Australia has confirmed that Coffs Harbour will host the final round of both the Australian Rally Championship (ARC) and the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). By DAN McCARTHY The concluding event will occur from November 26-28 thanks to the support of the NSW Government, and will see competitors from Australia, New Zealand and […]

Published at 2/22/2021

Supercars champion and seven-time Bathurst winner Craig Lowndes will contest the opening two rounds of Porsche Carrera Cup Australia with Wall Racing. By HEATH McALPINE Lowndes continues his association with Porsche after joining Earl Bamber Motorsport for last year’s Bathurst 12 Hour, finishing ninth alongside Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor. He did make his debut […]

Published at 2/22/2021

Erebus Motorsport has taken the covers off the Boost Mobile backed #99 Holden Commodore that Brodie Kostecki will drive in his rookie Supercars campaign. By RHYS VANDERSYDE The telecommunications brand will take up co-naming rights on the entry. “To have Boost Mobile not only join our team, but become a major partner is fantastic for […]

Published at 2/19/2021

Erebus Motorsport full-time Supercars season rookie Will Brown is hoping to lean on the experience of new co-driver Jack Perkins as he navigates through his maiden campaign. By HEATH McALPINE Brown has competed in the past three Bathurst 1000s for the team he now steps up with, following on from a four-year apprenticeship in Super2 […]

Published at 2/19/2021

The date had been revealed for the Australian Racing Group’s second event at Mount Panorama, the Bathurst International. By HEATH McALPINE Due to occur last year, the maiden Bathurst International will take place on November 26-28, headlined by the marquee TCR Bathurst 500 two-driver endurance event. The new date places the Bathurst International a week […]

Published at 2/11/2021

The 2021 Australian Motor Racing Series (AMRS) will roar into life at Sydney Motorsport Park on 5-7 March, headlined by a four-hour NSW Production Sports/Super GT Australia race under the venue’s state-of-the-art new lighting system on the Saturday evening. The four-hour event is open to all current and superseded GT3, GT4 and Production Sports cars, […]

Published at 2/11/2021

James Moffat will revert back to the Renault Megane R.S. TCR used during the inaugural TCR Australia due to the damage sustained in a collision at Symmons Plains. By HEATH McALPINE Moffat’s 2020-specification Megane R.S. TCR was severely damaged in an incident involving Garry Rogers Motorsport stablemate Jason Bargwanna’s Peugeot 308 TCR. A brakeless Bargwanna […]

Published at 2/9/2021

Reigning championship winning team Dick Johnson Racing has confirmed Viva Energy Australia will continue as naming rights sponsor through its Shell branding after signing a multi-year deal. By HEATH McALPINE At its 2021 season launch held at the Gold Coast Motor Museum, drivers Will Davison and Anton De Pasquale revealed the updated appearance of the […]

Published at 2/9/2021

Jack Smith’s SCT Logistics Supercar will feature a simple yet familiar red and white livery for the 2021 Repco Supercars Championship. By RHYS VANDERSYDE Returning for his second year in the series fulltime, Smith will once again steer at Brad Jones Racing prepared Holden Commodore. Dropping the black accents, this year’s livery is a more […]

Published at 2/6/2021

Supercars has announced the pit lane order for the upcoming season with the inclusion of Team Blanchard Racing. By HEATH McALPINE There are no significant changes compared to the 2020 pit lane order with the exception of Team Blanchard Racing’s inclusion. The new single-car entry aligns with Tickford Racing, which still maintains third position in […]