Supercars News

Controversial paddle shift switch in Supercars now unlikely
Supercars pushes Gen3 back to 2023
Vote saves Adelaide Grand Prix track
SMP cops anti-vax hate mail
Tickford confirms Kostecki deal

A move to paddle shift gear change systems in Supercars appears to be less likely as part of the revised Gen3 roll-out.

A narrow win for a proposal to heritage list Adelaide's grand prix circuit has saved the historic venue for now.

Sydney Motorsport Park staff have reportedly been subject to hate mail from anti-vaxxers ahead of the resumption of the Supercars season.

Tickford Racing has confirmed that Jake Kostecki will join the team in place of Jack Le Brocq for the 2022 Supercars season.

Controversial paddle shift switch in Supercars now unlikely

A move to paddle shift gear change systems in Supercars appears to be less likely as part of the revised Gen3 roll-out.

Supercars pushes Gen3 launch back to 2023

Supercars has pushed the introduction of its Gen3 rules back to 2023.

Heritage vote saves Adelaide F1 Grand Prix track

A narrow win for a proposal to heritage list Adelaide's grand prix circuit has saved the historic venue for now.

Sydney circuit receives anti-vax hate mail

Sydney Motorsport Park staff have reportedly been subject to hate mail from anti-vaxxers ahead of the resumption of the Supercars season.

Tickford signs Supercars young gun Kostecki, confirms Le Brocq departure

Tickford Racing has confirmed that Jake Kostecki will join the team in place of Jack Le Brocq for the 2022 Supercars season.

Adelaide Grand Prix track could be ripped up

The Adelaide parklands circuit that famously hosted Formula 1 for a decade could be ripped up by the city council.

Schedule set for second Sydney Supercars round

The second of four consecutive Supercars rounds at Sydney Motorsport Park will feature night racing on both Saturday and Sunday.

Courtney signs multi-year Tickford Supercars deal

James Courtney has inked a fresh deal with Tickford Racing that will continue into Supercars' Gen3 era.

Canberra round 'on the horizon' for Supercars

Supercars boss Sean Seamer says a return to Canberra is on the category's "medium-term horizon".

McLaughlin didn't want "half-arsed" Bathurst 1000 campaign

Scott McLaughlin says he pulled the pin on his Bathurst 1000 drive out of fear it would be a "half-arsed" campaign due to travel restrictions.

McLaughlin won't race at Bathurst for DJR due to quarantine requirements

Dick Johnson Racing has confirmed that Scott McLaughlin won't drive for the team at the Bathurst 1000 this year.

Kostecki lands Tickford Supercars seat to replace Le Brocq

Jake Kostecki is set to replace Jack Le Brocq in Tickford Racing's driver line-up for the 2022 Supercars season.

Reynolds backs rookie Payne for Supercars promotion

David Reynolds has backed teenage rookie Matt Payne for a full-time Supercars seat next season.

Four night races during Sydney Supercars quadruple-header

The four-event Sydney Supercars swing will feature three sprint rounds, a 500-kilometre refuelling round and four night races in total.

McLaughlin set to call off Bathurst 1000 return

Scott McLaughlin has all but confirmed that he will not return to Australia for the Bathurst 1000 in December.

Supercars drivers will need to be vaccinated to race

Supercars drivers face being sidelined if they aren't fully vaccinated ahead of the 2021 season resuming in Sydney next month.

Supercars to resume season under lights at Sydney Motorsport Park

Supercars will bring a three-month break to its season to an end with a night race at Sydney Motorsport Park in late October.

Supercars confirms unprecedented Sydney quadruple header

Supercars has confirmed that it will host four back-to-back rounds at Sydney Motorsport Park in the lead-up to the Bathurst 1000.

Supercars Shootout tweak to avoid future controversy

The Australian Supercars championship has changed its Top 10 Shootout rules in a bid to avoid drivers having their laps compromised by a crashed car.

Supercars set to call off Queensland swing

Supercars looks set to call off a proposed double-header at Queensland Raceway late next month, with talk there will be a quadruple-header at Sydney Motorsport Park instead.

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 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