Lucas Oil’s Shane van Gisbergen has finished second in a thrilling finale to the Clipsal 500, the first round of the V8 Supercars Championship. Van Gisbergen challenged James Courtney for the lead several times in the 250km race, but was unable to get past to claim his second Clipsal 500 title.
Richard Childress Racing's Austin Dillon earned a 14th-place finish in the 57th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway after starting 30th in the No. 3 Dow Chevrolet.
Shane van Gisbergen has labelled this weekend’s season opener, the Clipsal 500, as the great unknown, but is confident he can continue his race winning form in the new look Darrell Lea STIX/Lucas Oil Holden Commodore.
Making another strong statement in only his second year on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series circuit, GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel driver Richie Crampton drove to a hard-fought quarterfinal appearance at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals.
Trying to keep his consistency throughout the weekend alive, a spark of hope in the first round was extinguished prematurely for FireAde Chevrolet Pro Stock driver Larry Morgan at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.