VASC: 2017 Preview – Garry Rogers Motorsport

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DANDENONG SOUTH, Victoria, Australia – Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship season previews! Our final week of previews begins with Garry Rogers Motorsport. Garry Rogers Motorsport DRIVERS: No. 33 – Garth Tander, Wilson Security Racing Holden Commodore VF No. 34 – James Moffat, Wilson Security Racing Holden Commodore VF 2016 TEAM POINTS FINISH: 3rd 2016 HIGHEST RACE FINISH: Scott …

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: 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: van Gisgergen and Prémat take Saturday at the Gold Coast

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SURFERS PARADISE, Queensland, Australia – Shane van Gisbergen and Alexandre Prémat overcame a 10-second restart procedure penalty to win the Saturday race at the Castrol Gold Coast 600. For van Gisbergen, it was his third win in as many seasons at the Gold Coast, while Prémat picked up his first victory as a co-driver. van Gisbergen’s level of excitement post-race belied …

V8SC: McLaughlin Leads Round One Qualifying for Adelaide Finale; Tander, Lowndes Miss Cut

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ADELAIDE, Australia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — As always tends to happen in the first round of ARMOR ALL Pole Qualifying for a Sunday V8 Supercars Championship event, the final moments of the 20-minute session provided the biggest shuffle in the final rundown. As time expired on the clock, …

V8SC: Pither to Sub for Injured David Wall in Melbourne Grand Prix Races

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DANDENONG SOUTH, Victoria, Australia — official series release — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Chris Pither will pilot the No. 34 Volvo S60 for Wilson Security Racing GRM at this week’s V8 Supercars Championship support races at the Formula One Rolex Australian Grand Prix, with regular pilot David Wall advised not to race. Wall suffered a burn to his right …

V8SC: Volvo to the Top; McLaughlin Leads Second Clipsal 500 Practice

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ADELAIDE, South Australia — official series release — Morne de Klerk/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Volvo Polestar Racing’s Scott McLaughlin survived a late challenge from Nissan’s Rick Kelly to top the second practice session at the Clipsal 500. McLaughlin led the session several times, finally moving back to the top with eight minutes to go with a 1:21.3795 second lap. Kelly …

V8SC: 2015 Preview — Wilson Security Racing GRM

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DANDENONG SOUTH, Victoria, Australia — Team Preview by Race Chaser Online V8 Supercars Correspondent James Pike — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s Preview of the 2015 V8 Supercars Championship! We continue our run through the field with a team that had no problems finding the front of the field in 2014 — they’re just …

V8SC: Premat Returns as Co-Driver with Scott McLaughlin, Volvo Polestar Racing

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DANDENONG, Victoria, Australia — official release — V8SC photo — Popular Frenchman Alex Premat will join Scott McLaughlin and Volvo Polestar Racing for another crack at the Pirtek Enduro Cup in 2015. However, the decision on who will share with David Wall in the No. 34 Wilson Security-backed S60 is yet to be made, with current incumbent Greg Ritter rumored …