Holden race cars sell at auction

A private collection of rare race and road cars, known as the UnReil Collection, was offered for sale by Lloyds Auctions on Sunday.
A number of Holdens with history in the Australian Touring Car Championship/Supercars were successfully sold, the most modern being the ZB Commodore that Pye drove to a sensational victory at Albert Park in 2018.
The Walkinshaw Andretti United car, restored to …Keep reading Source

Erebus delivers “honest” Gen3 build update

Supercars teams are currently scrambling to complete the builds on their new-generation cars at the tail end of a development programme that has faced constant delays and interruptions.
Engine delivery only started this week, while the aero package for the Ford Mustang is yet to be formally signed off and could still change.
The biggest hold-up for teams on both sides of the manufacturer …Keep reading Source

Triple Eight deal could limit Stanaway’s full-time options

The talented Kiwi was swiftly snapped up by the powerhouse squad to replace Grove Racing-bound Garth Tander in its long-distance line-up.
Stanaway will partner an in-form Shane van Gisbergen in the #97 Red Bull Camaro at the Sandown 500 and Bathurst 1000 later this year.
The T8 deal comes amid a career revival for Stanaway who walked away from professional motorsport at the end of 2019 after …Keep reading Source

Gen3 homologation testing to continue this week

As revealed by Motorsport.com earlier this month, the series will use a short burst of testing with the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro prototypes in a bid to finally formalise the homologation.
The driving force behind the additional testing is Ford which is known to be dissatisfied with the aerodynamic performance of the Mustang compared to the Camaro, while there are also question marks …Keep reading Source

Questions over pre-season Supercars testing

Teams are currently scrambling through new car builds as they prepare to debut the next-generation hardware at the Newcastle 500 in early March.
Last year Supercars outlined a teams testing programme that kicked off with the Melbourne teams, and Albury-based Brad Jones Racing, shaking down cars at Winton on January 24.
That was to be followed by a full test day at Winton on February 7 ahead …Keep reading Source

Top Kiwi talent linked to Triple Eight vacancy

Van Gisbergen has found himself without a partner for the Sandown 500 and Bathurst 1000 after Garth Tander opted against extending his deal with Triple Eight.
Tander will instead jump the manufacturer divide to race a Ford for the first time in his Supercars career thanks to an enduro deal with Grove Racing.
The early contenders to land the plum seat alongside van Gisbergen at Triple Eight …Keep reading Source

Van Gisbergen wants Feeney to push him

Unsurprisingly the Kiwi didn’t face much of a fight from across the T8 garage this season thanks to a combination of his own career-best form, and the fact he was up against a Supercars rookie in Feeney.
While van Gisbergen racked up record amounts of race wins en route to the title, Feeney put in a workmanlike maiden campaign to finish sixth in the points.
And while he rarely matched van …Keep reading Source

Bathurst start ban being considered by Supercars

The Supercars rules have prevented teams from pairing their two primary drivers for the long-distance races since 2010.
That rule has driven a competitive co-driver market, with top talent, particularly drivers fresh out of a full-time seat, in demand from teams.
Over the years the clearly preferred strategy has become to start the co-driver in the car with the primary drivers not appearing …Keep reading Source

Sneak peek of Supercars visor cam

The technology will feature as part of the TV broadcast throughout the 2023 season thanks to a new deal between Supercars and Racing Force.
However fans were treated to an early look at the new angle thanks to a trial run in Cameron Waters’ helmet in Adelaide today.
The camera was fitted to Waters’ helmet in Italy before the Bathurst 1000, however was only activated for the first time in …Keep reading Source

2022 Supercars Adelaide 500 – Start time, how to watch, channel & more

The event was killed off by the previous South Australian government in late 2020, only to be brought back to life this year thanks to an election promise from new premier Peter Malinauskas.
The revival has included resurfacing most of the roads used for the track prompting predictions of new lap records across the weekend.
The Adelaide 500 will take place across 500 kilometres split into …Keep reading Source