Tony Whitlock and Craig Revell discuss the Gold Coast 600 and what it means for this year championship. Eugene Arocca talks about the future of Sandown and Queensland Raceway which are currently undergoing FIA track inspections and the possibility of 2018 being the last Sandown 500. Arocca also provides CAMS view on the future of Australian GT and why the board did not approve the SuperGT plan. Mitch Robinson is the new PR Manager for Prodrive Racing Australia, he talks about moving from Indianapolis to Melbourne to join PRA ahead of the teams successful Sandown 500 along with his thoughts on the series after his first three rounds and Pirtek Cup victory.
Tony Whitlock and Craig Revell speak to Bathurst winner Luke Youlden on his years in the championship and as a co-driver, for 8 different teams and with 10 different drivers. Youlden talks about what makes David Reynolds such a special talent and what life is like when the crowd disappears and the media circus begins following winning the biggest race of the year. Garry Jacobson talks about what possibly was a career defining race for his career, how he revelled in the conditions, How this year he has shadowed Jason Bright to learn what it takes at the top of level of Australian Motorsport and what he is looking forward to this weekend at the Gold Coast.
Tony Whitlock and Craig Revell speak to Barry Ryan General Manager Erebus Motorsport V8 on their success at Bathurst last weekend, What happens to the winners car and how will they get to the grid at the Gold Coast. Michael Andretti speaks about his part in the new Walkinshaw Andretti United team.
Tony Whitlock and Craig Revell preview the Bathurst 1000, they are joined by Chaz Mostert (PRA – Supercheap Auto Racing), Lee Holdsworth (Preston Hire Racing) about what they are looking forward to at this years event. Gordon Lomas discusses his new book Kings of the Mountain and Richard Craill provides his annual Bathurst tips.
Supercars have release their 16 event 2018 calendar. They have provided stability for the majority of the established races, expanding their championship with the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix confirmed as as points race, Tailem Bend moving into an August weekend providing SA with a 2nd Round of the championship for the first time. Sydney MotorSport Park vacates its weekend to provide the date for Tailem Bend.
Supercars have also confirmed their first night race in 20 years, with Sydney MotorSport Park running a one night action packed race on Saturday 4 August, the series hoping that a night race will improve the attendance at the venue.
2018 Supercars Championship Calendar
• March 1-4: Adelaide 500, Adelaide (DS2)
• March 22-25: Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix
• April 6-8: Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint (DS2)
• April 20-22: WD-40 Phillip Island 500
• May 4-6: Perth SuperSprint (DS2)
• May 18-20: Winton SuperSprint
• June 15-17: CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown
• July 6-8: Watpac Townsville 400 (DS2)
• July 20-22: Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint
• Aug 4: Red Rooster Sydney SuperNight 300
• Aug 24-26: The Bend SuperSprint
• Sept 14-16: Sandown 500 (DS2)
• Oct 4-7 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 (DS2)
• Oct 19-21: Vodafone Gold Coast 600
• Nov 2-4: ITM Auckland SuperSprint
• Nov 23-25: Coates Hire Newcastle 500 (DS2)
(DS2) denotes Dunlop Super2 Series