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, Stanaway Dominate Shortened Wilson Security Sandown 500

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MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia — Cameron Waters and Richie Stanaway took their first Virgin Australia Supercars victories with a strong performance in Sunday’s Wilson Security Sandown 500. Driving the Monster Energy Prodrive Racing Australia Ford Falcon, the duo led for most of the race, which was run to time after a major accident caused it to be stopped for more than …

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, …

Youlden Wins First Race to the Grid After Final Lap Crash Brings Out Red Flag

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MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia — Luke Youlden won an action-packed Race for the Grid on Saturday afternoon at Sandown. Youlden led from start to finish, but the win was slightly overshadowed by a massive crash on the last lap that saw two cars destroyed but no drivers injured. “I found myself in a really good team, really good car, and fingers …

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: 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: 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: 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 …