BTCC Croft: Lloyd doubles up to beat Ingram in Hyundai 1-2

Lloyd made a relative scorcher of a start from pole, such that the rear-wheel-drive West Surrey Racing BMW 330e M Sport of outside front-row starter Colin Turkington could make no impression on him.
Ingram then emulated Lloyd’s first-race move on Turkington by drawing to the outside of the BMW into Tower, then getting a cutback on the exit and sweeping around the outside of the Jim Clark …Keep reading Source

Percat slams Adelaide 500 critics

The famous event is set to rejoin the Supercars calendar as the 2022 season finale after being controversially dumped by the previous government back in 2020.
Its reinstatement comes as part of an election promise from the state Labor government which swept into power earlier this year and is expected to be formalised imminently.
As part of the race’s return, which will take place in early …Keep reading Source

Dunlop happy with Supercars tyre rule despite criticism

The series is experimenting with higher minimum pressures across the northern swing, which started in Darwin last weekend.
There the minimum was 20 psi, up from the standard 17 psi, with all running taking place on the super soft compound.
The idea of the increase was to both build in a safety margin for sidewall stress, based on some data from Winton last month, and help promote more …Keep reading Source

Glock: Slow pitstop, “complete idiot” Grenier ruined DTM return

Five-time race winner Glock made a highly-anticipated return to the DTM last weekend as a wildcard, driving a BMW M4 GT3 entered by 1989 champion Roberto Ravaglia’s Ceccato Racing team. 
Qualifying 18th out of 28 drivers for the opening half of the double header, Glock’s race lasted only a single lap after he was hit multiple times by Mercedes driver Mikael Grenier as they went …Keep reading Source

Triple Eight wildcard, TCR teen to test tomorrow

The new-look Supercheap Auto-backed wildcard entry will take part in its first official test day in the lead-up to the Bathurst 1000.
Declan Fraser and Craig Lowndes will turn their first laps in the third T8 entry since being announced as the new driver line-up recently.
They will be joined at the test by the likes of Triple Eight managing director Jamie Whincup and former team boss Roland …Keep reading Source

DTM Imola: Feller delivers maiden win after frantic restart

The Abt Audi driver made the crucial pass on Dev Gore’s Team Rosberg Audi on lap 14, and was never threatened thereafter to win by 1.873s over the American, as Marco Wittmann (Walkenhorst BMW) passed Lucas Auer’s Winward Mercedes for third on the final lap.
After holding off fellow front-row starter Felipe Fraga’s Red Bull Ferrari at the start, Feller dipped his right-rear wheel into the gravel …Keep reading Source

Darwin Supercars: Mostert wins thrilling finale

De Pasquale got the jump on Will Davison from the outside of the front row at the start to bank track position for the opening stint.
The two Shell Fords then ran in formation with a little under a second separating them.
Behind them it was initially Cam Waters who sat in third, however the Tickford driver was passed by Shane van Gisbergen at Turn 6 on Lap 17.
On Lap 19 De Pasquale pitted …Keep reading Source

Darwin Supercars: Waters wins crash-marred Race 2

The race was only green at the start for a number of corners before it was neutralised following a frightening crash for James Courtney.
The Tickford driver looked to be fired off the road on the exit of Turn 5 before bouncing across the infield and collecting a number of cars on the other side, including Scott Pye and teammate Thomas Randle.
The impact effectively took all three drivers out …Keep reading Source

Mostert disqualification appeal thrown out

Mostert was disqualified from yesterday’s race after WAU was found guilty of illegally cooling his car with a battery-powered air blower on the grid.
The team swiftly lodged a notice to appeal the penalty and was expecting it to be heard next week.
However that now won’t be the case, Motorsport Australia confirming today that it won’t hear WAU’s case.
The issue appears to the timing of …Keep reading Source

Darwin Supercars: Sunday poles for Waters, Davison

In the first of the back-to-back qualifying sessions it was Waters that led the way from start to finish.
The Tickford driver was fastest on the first runs with a 1m05.620s before improving to a 1m05.255s at the flag to seal pole.
The margin back to David Reynolds was just 0.04s as Will Davison and Shane van Gisbergen locked out the second row.
Race 1 winner Anton De Pasquale could manage …Keep reading Source