Supercars Gen3 parity work ongoing

The series is set to debut its next-generation Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaros next season with teams now underway with car builds that will continue throughout the off-season.However they are still waiting on the exact specification of the cars to be finalised with homologation yet to be complete.Supercars undertook its VCAT aero test at Wellca...

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Adelaide Supercars: Randle tops shortened first practice

The Tickford Racing driver timed his run to perfection in the happy hour at the end of the half-hour session, as everyone came to grips with the new track surface.Randle had just put his Castrol Mustang on top as Macauley Jones clattered into the wall at Turn 8 and rolled to a stop at Turn 9.That brought out the red flag with a minute left to run, ...

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AFL coach named Dick Johnson Racing CEO

Noble will take the helm of the famous Ford Supercars squad effective immediately, while Ryan Story will step back from the day-to-day running of the team.Story will, however, continued as the non-executive chairman of DJR.Noble is a newcomer to motorsport with his background in AFL football. He was a player for Fitzroy in the early 1990s before mo...

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2022 Supercars Adelaide 500 – Start time, how to watch, channel & more

The event was killed off by the previous South Australian government in late 2020, only to be brought back to life this year thanks to an election promise from new premier Peter Malinauskas.The revival has included resurfacing most of the roads used for the track prompting predictions of new lap records across the weekend.The Adelaide 500 will take...

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Morgan joins BMW squad WSR for 2023 BTCC season

Morgan has spent 11 seasons in the BTCC, 10 of them with his family’s Ciceley Motorsport operation, which announced its pull-out from the series on Monday in order to focus on historic racing.But, as predicted by Motorsport.com on Monday, Morgan is to race as part of an expanded four-car line-up at WSR.The Sunbury team supplied Ciceley with two new...

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Berger dissolves ITR as DTM-ADAC talks continue for 2023

In a meeting with all 17 employees at the company’s headquarters in Munich on Wednesday, Berger announced that ITR will not organise the 2023 DTM season, with talks being held for an orderly dissolution of the business.This does not mean the DTM is coming to a close, and Berger remains in discussions with ADAC to bring the championship under its um...

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Ranking the top 10 drivers of DTM 2022

For its second season under GT3 regulations in 2022, the DTM took a major step forward in competitiveness. Not only were grid sizes bigger, only once dipping below 20 cars as a product of the Hockenheim race one crash-fest, but the pool of quality drivers scrapping for honours was back to a level comparable with the manufacturer-based Class 1 era w...

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2022 Supercars Adelaide 500 session times and preview

The streets of the South Aussie capital will host the final round of the 2022 Supercars season as part what truly is a remarkable comeback.The event was killed off by the previous state government in 2020, its return then becoming an election promise from opposition leader Peter Malinauskas.When Malinauskas swept into power earlier this year the Ad...

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Tickford Supercars switch for Morrow, Vaughan

The famous Ford squad will expand its second-tier programme to two cars for next season as the current Gen2 hardware filters down.Morrow and Vaughan will campaign the two Tickford Mustangs in what will be the first year the model has been eligible for Super2.Zak Best, who has been Tickford's sole Super2 driver for the past two seasons, will stay wi...

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Famous Holden livery revived for Adelaide

With the Car of the Future era coming to a close this weekend, Holdens will feature on the Supercars grid for the final time before being replaced by Camaros next season.To farewell the brand WAU, the most famous Holden squad of the modern era, has recreated one of its most iconic liveries for the Adelaide 500.The livery is based on the look used i...

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Thiim targeting "proper" DTM shot in 2023 with Aston Martin

Thiim achieved his life-long ambition of racing in DTM at the beginning of the 2022 season when his employer Aston Martin gave him the permission to drive a Lamborghini Huracan GT3 entered by T3 Motorsport.But after two frustrating race weekends at both Portimao and the Lausitzring, Thiim was forced to prematurely part ways with T3 Motorsport, with...

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Number 1 returns to Supercars grid

Recently-crowned Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen will carry the #1 on his T8 Commodore at the season-ending Adelaide 500.The #1 will replace van Gisbergen's traditional #97 which he has continued to carry even in his title-defending seasons in 2017 and 2022.Given Scott McLaughlin carried the #17 in his title-defending seasons (2019 and 2020)...

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Ciceley Motorsport exits BTCC after 10 years

The Lancastrian squad was set up around team principal Russell Morgan’s son Adam following his rookie BTCC campaign with Speedworks Motorsport in 2012.Ciceley ran the Toyota Avensis for Morgan in 2013 before its own-build Mercedes A-Class project carried it from 2014-20. From 2021, Ciceley has run West Surrey Racing-built BMW 3 Series machinery.Mor...

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WTCR Saudi Arabia: Berthon goes from hero to zero as series comes to a close

On a weekend when the curtain came down on the WTCR in Saudi Arabia, where Mikel Azcona clinched the title during qualifying on Saturday, Comtoyou Audi driver Berthon led the first of the two night races all the way from pole position as BRC Hyundai’s Norbert Michelisz chased him.The Hungarian made a number of attacks before tyre and brake wear for...

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DTM champion Sheldon van der Linde wants 'bucket list' Bathurst outing

Van der Linde has been a regular in a wide variety of endurance races in both Europe and America, including the Nurburgring 24 Hours, Spa 24 Hours and the Rolex 24 at Daytona, and also won the Petit Le Mans in his class in 2017.However, the 23-year-old has never had a chance to race on the legendary Mount Panorama track, which plays host to the Bat...

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Which generation will be the biggest winners of Supercars' Gen3 shake-up?

Gen3 may be the single biggest change drivers have faced in the five-litre era of touring car racing in Australia.When Car of the Future replaced Project Blueprint for the 2013 Supercars season there were a lot of technical changes. Some, such as the independent rear suspension and the move from 17 to 18-inch rims, required a re-think from the driv...

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DTM and ADAC in talks over 2023 collaboration, sale rumoured

Both DTM and ADAC’s GT Masters are yet to reveal their calendars for the 2023 season and, according to Motorsport.com’s sister title Motorsport-Total.com, the two series have been negotiating joint activities behind the scenes for several weeks now.Such a collaboration would have been unthinkable two years ago, when DTM’s switch to GT3 regulations ...

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Supercars wants New Zealand return in 2024

The Australian series traditionally stages one round per season across the Tasman, although the pandemic meant this year's Auckland SuperSprint at Pukekohe was the first since 2019.While a sold-out crowd underlined the importance of an NZ event on the schedule, the impending closure of Pukekohe as a car racing venue has thrown a significant spanner...

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Supercars announces 12-round 2023 calendar

The schedule will kick off in Newcastle on March 10-12, with 11 more events spanning to the season finale in Adelaide which, as first reported by Motorsport.com, will be slightly earlier than this year with a late November slot.Along the way Supercars will visit Albert Park, Perth, Symmons Plains, Darwin, Townsville, Sydney Motorsport Park, The Ben...

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2023 Supercars schedule sparks controversy

As expected the Supercars calendar announcement confirms the return of Sandown as a 500-kilometre, two-driver endurance race.Less expected, however, was the date, with Supercars announcing the revived Sandown 500 will take place on September 15-17.That's the same date a unified Australian Racing Group/Motorsport Australia already announced for a Sp...

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