McLaughlin Continues Strong Weekend with Magic Lap for Pole

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BATHURST, New South Wales, Australia — Scott McLaughlin’s magic weekend on Mount Panorama continued on Saturday, as he won the Armor All Pole for Sunday’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. McLaughlin pushed his Shell V-Power Racing Falcon to the max to set a 2:03.831. “I saw the time, oh my god, I’m over the moon,” McLaughlin said. “To everyone at Shell …

Waters Holds Off McLaughlin for Race for the Grid Win

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MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia — Cameron Waters held off a charging Scott McLaughlin to dominate the second Race to the Grid at Sandown Park on Saturday. The Monster Energy Ford driver led every one of the 19 laps to start pole for Sunday’s Wilson Security Sandown 500. “I didn’t expect it,” Waters said. “Richie did an awesome job in his race, …

VASC: Van Gisbergen’s Weekend Continues With Pole in Qualifying

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Adelaide, South Australia — Shane Van Gisbergen’s magic Clipsal 500 Adelaide weekend continues, as the reigning series champion will go last in the Armor All Top Ten Shootout after setting the provisional pole in Sunday’s qualifying with a 1:19.295. Red Bull Holden Racing Team teammate Jamie Whincup qualified second. Whincup said he was pleased with the performance, but still was …

VASC: van Gisbergen Starts Title Defense With Win At Clipsal

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ADELAIDE, South Australia, Australia — After posting the fastest time by one-ten-thousandth of a second in the first round of qualifying, then grabbing the pole by 0.044 seconds in the Armor All Shootout, Shane van Gisbergen continued his domination of the Clipsal 500 weekend by claiming the first of two 250-kilometer races on Saturday. The defending series champion drove away …

VASC: 2017 Preview – Chaz Mostert and Jason Bright

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CAMPBELLFIELD, Victoria, Australia – Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship season previews! More Fords on tap today with a look at half of the Prodrive Racing Australia drivers. Prodrive Racing Australia DRIVERS: No. 55 – Chaz Mostert, Supercheap Auto Ford Falcon FGX (REC with Rod Nash Racing) No. 56 – Jason Bright, MEGA Bulk Fuels Ford …

VASC: Coates Hire Sydney 500 Preview

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RACES 28 AND 29 – COATES HIRE SYDNEY 500 Homebush Street Circuit, Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales 3.42 km (2.13 mi) street circuit RACE INFORMATION: Saturday, 12/3: Race 28: 74 laps, 253.08 km, start time 3:45 P.M. (11:45 P.M. EST Friday) Sunday, 12/4: Race 29: 74 laps, 253.08 km, start time 3:40 P.M. (11:40 P.M. EST Saturday) 2015 WINNERS: Jamie …

VASC: Triple Eight to The Fore In Qualifying

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PUKEKOHE, New Zealand — Jamie Whincup prevented his Red Bull Racing Australia Teammate Shane Van Gisbergen from grabbing a complete sweep of pole positions during Sunday’s qualifying sessions for the ITM Auckland Supersprint. Whincup grabbed pole right at the end of qualifying for Race 27, while Van Gisbergen, who will start on pole for Race 26, finished second after his …

VASC: Whincup Victorious in Race 1 at Pukekohe

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PUKEKOHE, New Zealand – Jamie Whincup won the first race at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint to cut the gap between he and teammate Shane van Gisbergen to 142 points in the championship standings. “I got off the line well and the car was quick,” he said. “We’ll keep tuning it up and make sure we keep moving forward as the races …

VASC: ITM Auckland SuperSprint Preview

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RACES 24 – 27 – ITM AUCKLAND SUPERSPRINT Pukekohe Park Raceway, Pukekohe, New Zealand 2.91 km (1.81 mi) circuit RACE INFORMATION: Saturday, 11/5: Race 24: 35 laps, 101.85 km, start time 2:25 P.M. (9:25 p.m. EDT Friday) Race 25: 35 laps, 101.85 km, start time 4:45 P.M. (11:45 p.m. EDT Friday) Sunday, 11/6: Race 26: 35 laps, 101.85 km, start time …

VASC: Whincup Ends Pole Drought With Record Lap at Townsville

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia –Story By Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — After not having gained a pole since the 2015 season finale, Jamie Whincup was back on top for Saturday’s race at the Castrol Edge Townsville 400 at the Townsville Street Circuit. Whincup set a time of 1:12.144, the fastest a V8 Supercar has gone around the …

VASC: Whincup and Van Gisbergen Duel in Townsville

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia — Story by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Despite not having a great car in practice, Jamie Whincup came good on Saturday at the Castrol Edge Townsville 400, winning in powerful fashion from teammate Shane van Gisbergen. The duo fought throughout the entire race, and when a late-race caution came out, Whincup was …

V8SC: Consistency is Key; Slade Sweeps Winton in Dominant Performance

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BENALLA, Victoria, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Tim Slade rounded off a dream weekend at the Woodstock Winton SuperSprint, winning Sunday’s V8 Supercars Championship race at a brisk pace over defending series champion Mark Winterbottom. Having won Saturday’s race prior, giving him his first two career series …