Supercars News

Supercars 2022 season-opener switches to Sydney night race
Supercars 2022 grid completed by Pither, Coulthard sidelined
Coulthard awaiting contract release before seeking 2022 Supercars ride
Davison: New Gen3 Supercars are a "handful" to drive
Supercars wants international races

The 2022 Newcastle 500 has been formally postponed and replaced as the Supercars season opener by Sydney Motorsport Park.

The 2022 Australian Supercars grid has now been completed, with Chris Pither announced to partner Garry Jacobson at the new-look PremiAir Racing Holden squad that has taken over Team Sydney.

Supercars star Fabian Coulthard is waiting to be released from his existing contract before he can assess options for the 2022 season.

Will Davison says the Gen3 Supercars are a "handful" to drive following his first day of proper testing in the Ford Mustang at Queensland Raceway.

Supercars will look to restore overseas races as part of an "international strategy" under the leadership of new CEO Shane Howard.

Supercars 2022 season-opener switches to Sydney night race

The 2022 Newcastle 500 has been formally postponed and replaced as the Supercars season opener by Sydney Motorsport Park.

Supercars 2022 grid completed by Pither, Coulthard sidelined

The 2022 Australian Supercars grid has now been completed, with Chris Pither announced to partner Garry Jacobson at the new-look PremiAir Racing Holden squad that has taken over Team Sydney.

Coulthard awaiting contract release before seeking 2022 Supercars ride

Supercars star Fabian Coulthard is waiting to be released from his existing contract before he can assess options for the 2022 season.

Davison: New Gen3 Supercars are a "handful" to drive

Will Davison says the Gen3 Supercars are a "handful" to drive following his first day of proper testing in the Ford Mustang at Queensland Raceway.

Supercars wants to race outside Australia again

Supercars will look to restore overseas races as part of an "international strategy" under the leadership of new CEO Shane Howard.

Supercars names its new CEO, Skaife joins the Commission

Shane Howard will replace Sean Seamer as the CEO of Supercars at the beginning of next month.

The qualities that made retiring legend Whincup a Supercars great

Jamie Whincup will transition from the cockpit into Triple Eight's new team boss in 2022, retiring from full-time competition as arguably the greatest Australian Supercars driver of all time. In tribute to the seven-time title-winner's career, friends and rivals alike have their say on Whincup's champion traits

Pither linked to Supercars return with PremiAir

Chris Pither has been linked to a full-time Supercars return with the new-look PremiAir Racing squad.

Team Sydney Supercars team sold to drag racer Peter Xiberras

Team Sydney has been sold to drag racer Peter Xiberras who is taking over the Supercars squad from the Webb family.

Percat paired with Bathurst-winning engineer for 2022 Supercars season

Nick Percat will be paired with Bathurst 1000-winning engineer Geoff Slater for the 2022 Supercars season.

Supercars, SRO committed to 2022 Bathurst 12 Hour

Event owner Supercars and global GT supremo Stephane Ratel are committed to making the Bathurst 12 Hour happen despite surging COVID-19 cases in Australia.

F2 champion Piastri keen on Supercars laps

Oscar Piastri says he's keen to sample a Supercar and even harbours ambitions of one day competing in Australia's biggest motor race, the Bathurst 1000.

Supercars adds The Bend to calendar for 2022

Supercars has confirmed that The Bend Motorsport Park will take the vacant spot on its 2022 schedule.

The deadly combination that elevated 2021's Supercars dominator to new levels

His talent has never been in question, but working hard to refine the small details and glean from record-breaking Triple Eight team-mate Jamie Whincup has made Shane van Gisbergen the ultimate Supercars driver. His team manager explains why, despite the Kiwi's collarbone injury, he never looked like being beaten in 2021

Van Gisbergen eyeing European return
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Van Gisbergen eyeing European return

Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen is eyeing a return to the European racing scene once normality returns to international travel.

Lee Holdsworth seals full-time Supercars return in 2022

Bathurst 1000 winner Lee Holdsworth has secured a full-time return to Supercars in 2022 with Grove Racing.

Will move to Gen3 cars cost Supercars its identity?

OPINION: Supercars unveiled its Gen3 prototypes, due to enter competition from 2023, to almost universal approval during the recent Bathurst 1000 weekend. But is there something missing from the next-gen cars?

Ranking the top 10 Supercars drivers of 2021 Plus

Ranking the top 10 Supercars drivers of 2021

It may have been a one-man title fight in Supercars this season, but behind dominant champion Shane van Gisbergen were some fascinating performances. Autosport picks out the best drivers of the 2021 campaign.

The beer that helped Holdsworth win the Bathurst 1000

Lee Holdsworth has detailed a moment of spiritual healing with Mount Panorama, beer in hand, that helped him make peace with the Mountain Gods.

Supercars confirms CEO Seamer's resignation

Supercars has confirmed that Sean Seamer has resigned as CEO, effective from the middle of next year.

Ranking the top 10 Supercars drivers of 2021 Plus

Ranking the top 10 Supercars drivers of 2021

It may have been a one-man title fight in Supercars this season, but behind dominant champion Shane van Gisbergen were some fascinating performances. Autosport picks out the best drivers of the 2021 campaign.

Supercars
Dec 10, 2021
The well-travelled racer now Supercars' elder statesman Plus

The well-travelled racer now Supercars' elder statesman

James Courtney has been around the block in his motorsport career it's fair to say. After a single-seater career cut short, he's won everything there is to win in Supercars. Following a rocky ride recently in the Australian category, he's found a happy hunting ground with Tickford Racing, as Andrew van Leeuwen explains

Supercars
Oct 19, 2021
How taming his temper shaped Supercars' slow-burn star Plus

How taming his temper shaped Supercars' slow-burn star

His decision to leave Brad Jones Racing was the biggest shock of the Australian Supercars silly season so far. But for Nick Percat, it comes as the culmination of a personal journey that has made him into one of the most rounded drivers in the series, now in search of a seat that can make him a champion

Supercars
Sep 16, 2021
Why replacing Supercars' GOAT with a teenager is worth the risk for T8 Plus

Why replacing Supercars' GOAT with a teenager is worth the risk for T8

On the face of it, picking an 18-year-old rookie to replace arguably the greatest Supercars driver of all time is a risky move. But as Jamie Whincup takes up a team principal role and hands his car to Broc Feeney, it's one that he is confident will be rewarded in the fullness of time - time which wasn't afforded to Whincup in his early days

Supercars
Aug 31, 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