Scott McLaughlin1993-06-10 (age 26)
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Team Penske’s three-time IndyCar champion and four-time Indy 500 winner Rick Mears has endorsed Supercars ace Scott McLaughlin, should the New Zealander end up racing an IndyCar.
Team Penske president Tim Cindric has confirmed that Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin’s test at Sebring yesterday was more than just a novelty one-off and that the team is investigating the possibilities of the 26-year-old making his IndyCar race debut this season.
DJR Team Penske’s two-time and reigning Supercars champion was left awestruck by his first ever taste of IndyCar when he tested a Penske Dallara-Chevrolet at Sebring today.
Scott McLaughlin’s IndyCar debut for Team Penske is one of several facets that make Monday’s five-car test at Sebring significant.
Scott McLaughlin has put a helmet and race suit from the 2017 Supercars season up for auction to help those affected by the Australian bushfires, with bids nearing $50,000 within the first 24 hours.
Next up on our countdown of the biggest stories in racing is the bitter row that engulfed the Supercars paddock after DJR Team Penske's Bathurst 1000 victory.
Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin will test a Penske IndyCar at Sebring International Raceway next month.
Scott McLaughlin has challenged Supercars drivers to be "better role models" next season, after the season finale in Newcastle was overshadowed by off-track tension.
DJR Team Penske has responded to the raft of penalties handed down by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport due to an engine breach at the Bathurst 1000.
Scott McLaughlin has been belatedly stripped of his Bathurst 1000 pole, and DJR Team Penske fined $30,000, after his qualifying engine failed technical checks.
Scott McLaughlin has completed a first test with a brand new Ford Mustang after his previous chassis suffered extensive damage in a 43G crash on the Gold Coast.
DJR Team Penske and sponsor Repco have launched a new young driver scholarship programme.
Scott McLaughlin's Bathurst-winning Penske Mustang won't race again, the team opting to park it after its heavy hit on the Gold Coast yesterday.