VASC: van Gisbergen Becomes First New Zealander to Win Jason Richards Memorial Trophy

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PUKEKOHE, New Zealand – Jamie Whincup won the race, but the weekend at Pukekohe Park Raceway undoubtedly belonged to Shane van Gisbergen. The Red Bull Racing Australia driver finished second to teammate Whincup in the finale at Pukekohe, but scored the most points out of all drivers over the four races on the weekend. As a result, van Gisbergen was awarded …

VASC: Frosty Wins, Red Bull Spins: Winterbottom on Top in Pukekohe

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PUKEKOHE, New Zealand – Mark Winterbottom won going away in Sunday’s first race at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint, while Jamie Whincup did serious damage to his title hopes with a spin early in the race. Winterbottom got around DJT Team Penske man and fellow Ford Falcon driver Scott Pye on the outside line in the first corner off the start to …

VASC: Van Gisbergen Strikes Back at Whincup with Pukekohe Win

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PUKEKOHE, New Zealand – Shane van Gisbergen fought off teammate Jamie Whincup in the opening laps of the second Saturday race at Pukekohe Park Raceway, then drove away to negate Whincup’s win from earlier in the day and retain his lead in the championship points race. Van Gisbergen struggled off the start and had to hold off fellow Red Bull Racing …

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 …