Slade and Walsh Disqualified From Sandown 500

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MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia — Brad Jones Racing’s disastrous weekend at the Wilson Security Sandown 500 has ended with its Tim Slade/Ash Walsh entry being stripped of its top 10 finish. The No. 75 Freightliner Holden took the flag ninth but has been excluded for breaching the driving-time regulations. Co-driver Walsh started the race and, after being turned around on the opening lap, …

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: Strong Weekends for Douglas and Rullo at Albert Park

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NUNAWADING, Victoria, Australia — As the Australian Grand Prix wraps up for another year, there was no shortage of thrills and spills for the Virgin Australia Supercars non-Championship round. Both LDM drivers Alex Rullo and Taz Douglas started their weekend in a positive fashion adapting to the Albert Park Circuit with only a single 20-minute practice session. Four back-to-back qualifying sessions on …

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 …