How the 2021 Supercars grid is shaping up

A number of significant story lines continue to play out as the 2021 Supercars grid takes shape. The Aussie series is in the midst of a turbulent silly season, with some key pieces of the puzzle falling into place in recent weeks. The biggest of the confirmed deals was the

Jones retains BJR Supercars seat for 2021

Macauley Jones will continue as a Brad Jones Racing driver for the 2021 Supercars season. The son of team owner Brad has been locked in for a third straight main game season, his entry to be underpinned by the ex-Phil Munday Racing Entitlements Contract moving forward. That comes as part

A Turbo Hayabusa-Powered Willys Jeep Is Enough to Make You Forget LS Swaps Forever

Has anyone else stopped caring about thousand-horsepower LS- and K-swaps? Sure, the result is great, but it’s hardly revolutionary. Instead, in this jaded internet world, we need something nobody has done before. Something like…a Suzuki Hayabusa-swapped Willys Jeep. The project of a fellow who goes by the name DJ on

Sbarro Super Eight: A $183K Hot Hatch with a Ferrari Heart and a Pizza Chain Name

It’s bewildering to think Franco Sbarro somehow hasn’t become a household name. Over the last 49 years, the Swiss designer, engineer, and ex-race mechanic has proven himself as eccentric as he is prolific, churning out dozens of bizarre vehicles from race car clones to original one-offs. And one of Sbarro’s

Lamborghini Brings on the Neon With Its Huracán EVO Fluo Capsule

Lamborghini has never been known for subtlety, and now the Italian supercar maker is dialing it up a notch with its latest Fluo Capsule for the Huracán EVO, dressing the speeder up with neon colors. Joining the existing paint options will be five new vibrant, fluorescent tones: the green Verde

Why Supercars now needs a new ‘human salt harvester’

Scott McLaughlin has been a controversial figure in Supercars over the past few years but, as he heads off to a fresh challenge in IndyCar, the Australian tin-top series needs to find someone else to fill his drama-filled boots as the category enters a new era… Scott McLaughlin may be

Supercars targeting $350,000 cars with Gen3

Supercars is targeting a sub-$350,000 acquisition cost, including engine, for its Gen3 cars. Reducing costs has been a key focus in developing the new-for-2022 regulations, as the category looks to shore up the future of its existing teams and entice new teams and manufacturers to get involved. Control parts are

Someone Mysteriously Crashed a 2003 Zonda S From the Pagani Museum

Things go sideways sometimes—quite literally. But it’s one thing to have an almost-meet-your-maker moment behind the wheel of a Honda Civic, and another to do so in a rare Italian sports car such as a Pagani Zonda with museum provenance. Sadly, what’s what appears to have happened earlier this week,

Supercars boss tips permanent format change

Supercars CEO Sean Seamer has hinted that elements of the post-lockdown 2020 sprint format will become permanent changes. Supercars overhauled its sprint format after the pandemic-induced break, returning in June with a two-day, three-race programme. Those shorter races have ranged from the 110 to 130-kilometre mark in length, with a

The Bend Supercars: McLaughlin one point from title

Scott McLaughlin only needs to outscore Jamie Whincup by a single point this afternoon to seal the 2020 Supercars title, after a dominant win in the second heat at The Bend. McLaughlin was beaten off the line by teammate Fabian Coulthard at the start of the 32-lapper, the pole-sitter even