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Scott McLaughlin reckons his charge from 19th on the grid to a comprehensive win today at Barbagallo Raceway was the drive of his Supercars career.
Scott McLaughlin turned a poor qualifying performance into a shock victory in Perth, beating David Reynolds and Craig Lowndes to take his fourth consecutive Supercars race win.
Shane van Gisbergen led a Red Bull Holden one-two in Sunday qualifying in Perth, while both Penske Fords failed to get out of Q1.
Jamie Whincup topped a frantic wet-dry final practice session at Barbagallo Raceway, while Scott McLaughlin will have to go the long way in qualifying after missing an automatic Q2 spot.
Scott McLaughlin has now won three Supercars races on the trot, after a dominant display in the first race at Barbagallo Raceway.
Scott McLaughlin took pole position for this afternoon's opening Supercars race at Barbagallo Raceway, while both factory Holdens will start outside the Top 10 after being knocked out of Q2.
Will Davison led the Supercars field in the final practice session before qualifying at Barbagallo Raceway.
Nissan's Andre Hiemgartner was the surprise pacesetter from the opening Supercars practice session at Barbagallo Raceway in Perth.
Scott McLaughlin says his 300-point weekend has given his title chances a boost, with the DJR Team Penske driver now just 31 points shy of teammate Fabian Coulthard.
David Reynolds has been dumped five spots on the grid for today’s Supercars race after impeding Erebus teammate Dale Wood during qualifying.
Scott McLaughlin says it was a radio miscommunication that saw him emerge in the lead after the stops during today’s Supercars race in Perth, and that he otherwise might have needed to fight his way past Fabian Coulthard in the second stint.
Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard made light work of the first Supercars race of the weekend at Barbagallo Raceway, the DJR Team Penske pair cruising to an emphatic 1-2.
Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin dominated qualifying for Race 1 in Perth, the DJR Team Penske pair more than three tenths clear of the rest of the field.
Scott McLaughlin lowered the practice lap record en route to topping the final pre-qualifying session at Barbagallo Raceway, while all three Triple Eight drivers struggled to set a time.
Shane van Gisbergen topped the second and final practice session of the day in Perth with a record-breaking time.