Randle set to join Supercars field at The Bend

Randle set to join Supercars field at The Bend

[ad_1] Randle has long been linked to a series of wildcard starts this year as part of his multi-year deal with the race-winning Supercars squad. Those one-off starts will effectively be in lieu of the full-time seat Randle was in the frame for had Tickford been able to secure a fourth Racing Entitlements Contract for … Read more

Tasmania Supercars round postponed by a week

Tasmania Supercars round postponed by a week

[ad_1] The third round of the 2021 Supercars season at Symmons Plains will be pushed back a week, moving from April 10-11 to April 17-18. That’s in response to a COVID-19 outbreak in Queensland that has seen the Greater Brisbane area locked down and a number of other states implement border controls. Tasmania is one … Read more

Supercars teams begin to cross border

Supercars teams begin to cross border

[ad_1] As first reported by Motorsport.com, Triple Eight Race Engineering, Dick Johnson Racing and Matt Stone Racing are set to have all staff and drivers out of Queensland and at a temporary base in Sydney by the end of today. The move is a reaction to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in the Sunshine State, which … Read more

Fiore joins Hazelwood for Bathurst 1000

Fiore joins Hazelwood for Bathurst 1000

[ad_1] The 37-year-old endurance specialist has been snapped up by the Albury-based squad to make what will be his 13th Bathurst 1000 start. He’ll be teamed with full-timer Hazelwood, who will line up for his fifth crack at the Great Race. “I’m very excited to be teaming up with Todd and BJR,” said Fiore. “I’ve … Read more

Larkham against paddle shift in Supercars

Larkham against paddle shift in Supercars

[ad_1] The Aussie series is understood to be working towards an assisted shift system using paddles for its next-generation car, which is set to be introduced next season. The concept was first publicly mooted in a tender earlier this year for a new electronics system, although moving from the current sequential stick shift to paddles … Read more

Whincup “missing by a whisker”

Whincup "missing by a whisker"

[ad_1] The seven-time Supercars champion has made what is by his standards a low-key start to the 2021 Supercars season. A pair of thirds and a fourth at Sandown are his best results, alongside a seventh and sixth from the two Bathurst races last month. His teammate Shane van Gisbergen, meanwhile, has clean-swept the first … Read more

Scans reveal van Gisbergen broke ribs in crash

Van Gisbergen turned to bike stars for help

[ad_1] The Kiwi was left with a broken collarbone and damaged AC joint from the two-wheeled mishap just over a fortnight ago, which left him in a race against time to be for last weekend’s Sandown event. An aggressive recovery process, which including two hours per day in a hyperbaric chamber, helped him heal sufficiently … Read more

Uncertainty over Supercars engine supply

Uncertainty over Supercars engine supply

[ad_1] Under the existing regulations teams are free to buy, lease or build homologated V8 engines, with a mix of specialist builders and in-house programmes powering the field. KRE Race Engines supplies units to the likes of Triple Eight and Brad Jones Racing, while Mostech Race Engines has an exclusive deal with Dick Johnson Racing. … Read more

Van Gisbergen turned to bike stars for help

Van Gisbergen turned to bike stars for help

[ad_1] The Supercars ace broke his collarbone and damaged his AC joint in a mountain biking crash a fortnight ago. He immediately underwent surgery before embarking on a rapid recovery process ahead of last weekend’s Supercars round at Sandown. The treatment, which included daily sessions in a hyperbaric chamber, was effective enough for him not … Read more