Supercars News

Ford no longer pushing for hybrids or full-electric racing
Gen3 Mustang to debut at Bathurst
Supercars Auckland: Van Gisbergen doubles up in final Pukekohe thriller
Supercars Pukekohe: Davison wins despite late caution
Masi confirmed in Supercars role

Ford Performance is no longer pushing for major motor racing categories to adopt electrification or hybridisation, seeing a future for internal combustion engines to continue.

The new-look Gen3 Ford Mustang Supercar will be formally unveiled at the Bathurst 1000 next month.

An otherwise dominant Will Davison survived a late safety car to claim victory in the opening Supercars race at Pukekohe Park for Dick Johnson Racing, over elated Kiwi Andre Heimgartner.

Former Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has been confirmed as the new Chairman of the Supercars Commission.

Ford no longer pushing for hybrids or full-electric racing

Ford Performance is no longer pushing for major motor racing categories to adopt electrification or hybridisation, seeing a future for internal combustion engines to continue.

Gen3 Mustang Supercar to debut at Bathurst 1000

The new-look Gen3 Ford Mustang Supercar will be formally unveiled at the Bathurst 1000 next month.

Supercars Auckland: Van Gisbergen doubles up in final Pukekohe thriller

Shane van Gisbergen took an emotional victory in what was a thrilling final ever Supercars race at Pukekohe Park.

Supercars Pukekohe: Davison wins despite late caution

An otherwise dominant Will Davison survived a late safety car to claim victory in the opening Supercars race at Pukekohe Park for Dick Johnson Racing, over elated Kiwi Andre Heimgartner.

Michael Masi confirmed as Supercars Commission Chair

Former Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has been confirmed as the new Chairman of the Supercars Commission.

Date approved for 2023 Supercars season opener

The Newcastle City Council has approved the proposed date for the opening round of the 2023 Supercars season.

Former F1 race director Masi linked to second new motorsport role

Former F1 race director Michael Masi is being linked to a second key motorsport role in Australia.

Supercars Sandown: Van Gisbergen wins tense finale to record a double

Shane van Gisbergen held off Will Davison to win a tense final heat of the Sandown SuperSprint, to double up on his victory in Race 2 earlier in the day.

Supercars Sandown: Davison dominates opener from pole

Will Davison took his second victory of the 2022 Australian Supercars season at Sandown with a controlled drive from pole position to beat runaway points leader Shane van Gisbergen.

Former F1 race director Masi to get Supercars Commission role

Former Formula 1 race director Michael Masi is set to become the new Chairman of the Supercars Commission in Australia.

Supercars enduro format "incredibly unfair" – Tander

Having just one Supercars endurance event is unfair on young drivers and a huge advantage for the established co-drivers, according to Shane van Gisbergen's regular partner, 2007 champion Garth Tander.

Crompton steps away from Supercars Commission

Neil Crompton has stepped away from the Supercars Commission following a stint as interim chairman.

Supercars The Bend: Van Gisbergen triumphs in wet finale to seal hat-trick

Shane van Gisbergen overcame an early challenge from Cam Waters to win a wet final race and complete a hat-trick at The Bend.

Supercars The Bend: Van Gisbergen cruises to victory

Shane van Gisbergen cruised to victory in the opening heat of The Bend Supercars rounds.

McLaughlin laments "inevitable" demise of Pukekohe Supercars track

Three-time Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin says the impending closure of the famous Pukekohe Park circuit in his native New Zealand is sad but inevitable.

DJR reveals plan to sell stake in Supercars team

Dick Johnson Racing boss Ryan Story says the Supercars team is assessing a "strategic partnership" with a new co-owner.

Supercars Townsville: Van Gisbergen wins after last corner clash with De Pasquale

Shane van Gisbergen triumphed over Anton De Pasquale in a bizarre finish to the Supercars Townsville 500.

Supercars Townsville: Van Gisbergen hunts down Davison to win opener

Shane van Gisbergen hunted down Will Davison to win a fascinating opening leg of the Townsville 500 in the Australian Supercars championship.

Supercars star Kostecki explains 2023 NASCAR plan

Supercars star Brodie Kostecki is looking to dovetail a partial NASCAR Cup Series programme with his Australian commitments next season.

Supercars Darwin: Mostert wins thrilling finale fending off De Pasquale

Chaz Mostert held off Anton De Pasquale to win a thrilling final Supercars race of the Darwin Triple Crown.

When Nissan ruled Australia with its 'Godzilla' Group A special Plus

When Nissan ruled Australia with its 'Godzilla' Group A special

The Nissan Skyline R32 GT-R was the fastest Group A touring car ever. It cleaned up at the Bathurst 1000 and in the Australian Touring Car Championship, and is fondly remembered by the drivers who monstered it to success on the world-famous Mount Panorama

Supercars
Feb 8, 2022
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
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