Supercars News

Why Supercars axed Perth and New Zealand rounds
Bathurst 1000 postponed to November
Supercars won't rule out Bathurst 1000 postponement
Supercars confirms new manufacturer talks
"Sexy" Gen3 cars impress Edwards

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.

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

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

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.

Why Supercars axed Perth and New Zealand rounds

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

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

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

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

Tickford boss 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.

Kelly brothers to walk away from Supercars team ownership

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

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.

Supercars Townsville: 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: Waters wins action-packed opener

Cam Waters won an entertaining opening race at the Townsville SuperSprint.

Supercars schedule complicated by Victorian lockdown

An outbreak of COVID-19 in Melbourne has potentially complicated plans for Winton to slot back into the Supercars schedule as soon as next month.

Supercars postpones Sydney SuperNight due to COVID outbreak

Supercars has postponed next month's Sydney SuperNight amid an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in the New South Wales capital.

Supercars stewards explain perceived inconsistency

Supercars stewards have clarified why two different penalties have been handed out for the breach of same minimum tyre pressure rule at the last two events.

Townsville Supercars: Van Gisbergen passes Whincup for clean sweep

Shane van Gisbergen caught and passed Triple Eight Holden team-mate Jamie Whincup for a second day running on the streets of Townsville to secure his 10th Supercars win of 2021.

Townsville Supercars: Van Gisbergen beats Whincup in opener

Shane van Gisbergen beat Triple Eight team-mate Jamie Whincup to victory in the opening leg of the Supercars Townsville 500. 

Australian F1 and MotoGP races cancelled for 2021

The Australian Grands Prix for both Formula 1 and MotoGP have been formally cancelled for 2021 due to the ongoing world health crisis.

Winton Supercars round postponed for a second time

The Winton SuperSprint has been postponed for a second time, stoking speculation that Townsville will become a double-header.

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

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

Supercars names 'drop dead date' for Australian GP

Supercars says it needs to make a firm decision on whether it will race on the Australian Grand Prix support bill by not later than September 1.

Darwin Supercars: Van Gisbergen doubles up in finale

Shane van Gisbergen completed a Sunday sweep at Hidden Valley with a second dominant performance in as many races.

Supercars Gen3 to debut under lights in Sydney

Supercars is planning for the first race for its Gen3 cars to be under lights at Sydney Motorsport Park.

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

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

Supercars
Jun 25, 2021
How crisis talks over Supercars’ Gen3 future could leave it without a paddle Plus

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

Supercars
May 23, 2021
Can DJR still be a Supercars powerhouse after Penske? Plus

Can DJR still be a Supercars powerhouse after Penske?

OPINION: Roger Penske's operation helped lift Dick Johnson's faltering Ford team back to the top of Australian tin-tops. But, despite The Captain's departure, along with star driver Scott McLaughlin, there's no reason to expect an imminent decline from DJR

Supercars
Feb 26, 2021
Why Whincup's next move is no calculated gamble Plus

Why Whincup's next move is no calculated gamble

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 the team's outgoing boss Roland Dane has full faith that he'll be up to the task

Supercars
Feb 5, 2021
The top 10 Supercars drivers of 2020 Plus

The top 10 Supercars drivers of 2020

In a year of few constants, the Australian Supercars championship could be relied upon for its usual blend of rough and tumble racing with a V8 soundtrack. But who were its top performers in 2020?

Supercars
Dec 27, 2020
The 'lifetime deal' that broke down in double quick time Plus

The 'lifetime deal' that broke down in double quick time

Last year, David Reynolds signed a decade-long deal with Erebus, seemingly pledging his long-term Supercars future to the team. One year on, "Decade Dave's" contract has been reduced to tatters, with an undercurrent of discontent having brewed in 2020

Supercars
Dec 18, 2020
How Supercars now needs a new "human salt harvester" Plus

How Supercars now needs a new "human salt harvester"

Scott McLaughlin has been a divisive figure in Supercars over the past few years but, as he heads off to a fresh challenge in IndyCar, the Australian tin-top series needs to find someone else to fill his dramatic boots as the category enters a new era

Supercars
Oct 30, 2020
Why McLaughlin is wrong to label 2020 his best title Plus

Why McLaughlin is wrong to label 2020 his best title

OPINION: Scott McLaughlin was quick to describe his third Supercars title as his best yet. But even though it didn't match the dramatic backstory of his 2018 triumph, there's a good reason for him wanting to control the narrative this time around

Supercars
Oct 2, 2020