Inside Supercars is your guide to everything you need to know about the current Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.
We’ve pulled together what we consider to be our essential articles and pages and created an at-a-glance resource for you to learn more about, and gain a behind-the-scenes look in to the world of Supercars. Here you’ll find topics relating to the Supercar platform, formats and regulations all in one place for your easy reference.
The 'Car of the Future' specification Supercar made its debut in 2013. Three years of planning, development and homologation went into the new platform to ensure the sport's future success and open up the category to new manufacturers.Find out more about the New Generation Supercar blueprint
The New Generation Supercar has been designed and built to the Car of the Future specifications. These include a standardised chassis and rollcage, a new transaxle, 18-inch wheel, and independent rear suspensionRead our guide to the Supercar technical specifications
All cars must use a 5.0 litre, normally aspirated engine, but manufacturers can modify their own existing engines with a parity system applied to ensure an even performance level with other cars - a crucial element to Supercars. Discover more about the power behind each of the marques represented on the grid:Nissan Altima L33 | Ford Falcon FG X | Holden ZB Commodore
Each year the tyre regulations are reviewed. This season the Supercars category has switched to upgraded versions of its 2016 Dunlop control tyre after issues with the new for 2017 construction - a change some are predicting could have a major impact on how the 2018 season pans out...Find out more about the tyre rules and how Dunlop has modified the construction of its Supercar tyres for 2018
REGULATIONS AND RACE FORMATS
Supercars commitment to improving the racing continues and for 2018 sees the addition of yet more new excitement factors – all of which should all add up to more challenging and entertaining racing for both the drivers and us, the fans….
2018 marked the debut of the Gen2 Supercar regulations, an evolution of the Car of the Future (or New Generation) era, and the next phase of growth for the Supercars Championship...
26 drivers (three different nationalities) will battle it out in the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.Find out who's driving for who and in what car in our Supercars 2018 driver entry list
ENDURO CUP DRIVERS
For three events each year, main game drivers team up with co-drivers to tackle the long-distance endurance races - Sandown, Bathurst and the Gold Coast.Find out who's pairing up with who in our 2018 Pirtek Enduro Cup driver line-up
The Supercars drivers’ and teams’ titles are decided through a simple system of point scoring at each race.
The history of the Supercars Championship goes back to 1960, when it was known as the Australian Touring Car ChampionshipCheck out the key moments in Supercars history from 1960 to the present day
Launched in 2017, the Wildcard scheme offers Dunlop Super2 Series teams an opportunity to field a main game wildcard entry at selected SuperSprint rounds.Learn more about the SuperSprint Wildcards and the Super2 drivers making the step up to the main series