Fabian Coulthard
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Fabian Coulthard

1982-07-28 (age 39)


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Team Sydney locks in Bathurst 1000 drivers

Team Sydney has confirmed that Jono Webb and Dylan O'Keeffe will join the team for the 2021 Bathurst 1000.

Team Sydney unveils twin fluoro liveries

Team Sydney has unveiled a pair of fluorescent yellow Holden Commodores ahead of tomorrow's pre-season Supercars test.

Coulthard announces DJR split

Fabian Coulthard has formally confirmed that he won't be a full-time Dick Johnson Racing driver for the 2021 Supercars season.

Coulthard to leave DJR after Penske exit

Fabian Coulthard will not drive for the new-look Dick Johnson Racing squad next year.

Coulthard expecting Penske decision post-Bathurst

Fabian Coulthard is expecting Team Penske to reveal whether it will continue its Supercars programme beyond 2020 after next month's Bathurst 1000.

The Bend Supercars: Coulthard wins as title rivals clash

Fabian Coulthard won a thrilling opener at The Bend, as title rivals Scott McLaughlin and Jamie Whincup were involved in a sensational clash.

D'Alberto to skip Bathurst hub, quarantine in Darwin

DJR Team Penske co-driver Tony D'Alberto will complete his mandatory pre-Bathurst 1000 quarantine in Darwin rather than as part of the planned Supercars hub in New South Wales.

"It's mind games": Coulthard responds to Whincup jibe

Fabian Coulthard says Jamie Whincup's 'two-car team' comment after today's Townsville race is a case of "mind games" amid an increasingly tense battle for the 2020 Supercars title.

Supercars explains Whincup penalty decision

Supercars driving standards advisor Craig Baird has explained why he didn't penalise Jamie Whincup for an unsafe release after Sunday's controversial race in Darwin.

Coulthard disappointed by Whincup decision

Fabian Coulthard says he's disappointed that Jamie Whincup escaped a post-race penalty for their pitlane scuffle in Darwin.

Coulthard expecting 'NASCAR feel' from Supercars schedule

Fabian Coulthard is expecting there to be a "NASCAR feel" to the rapid-fire Supercars schedule set for the coming weeks.

Coulthard not expecting repeat of Sydney struggles

Fabian Coulthard is anticipating an upswing in car speed when he returns to Sydney Motorsport Park for a second consecutive Supercars round this weekend.

Coulthard explains last-lap failure

A crown wheel failure left Fabian Coulthard stranded on the final lap of today's final Supercars race at Sydney Motorsport Park.

Penske non-committal on Supercars future

Team Penske isn't ready to publicly commit to its Supercars programme beyond the end of the current season.

The Top 10 Supercars drivers of 2019

After a season of dominance and controversy, we rank our 10 best Supercars drivers of 2019.

Belts issue caused Coulthard's Gold Coast penalty

A longer-than-expected driver change led to Fabian Coulthard and Tony D'Alberto's wheel-spinning penalty during Sunday's Gold Coast race.

CAMS clarifies plan for record-breaking Bathurst fine

The record-breaking fine imposed on DJR Team Penske will be deposited into the safety-focussed Supercars' Fines Fund, the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport has confirmed.

Full statement: How and why DJRTP was charged

This is the full stewards report from the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport over the DJR Team Penske breach, which reveals how charges were laid and defended and how the verdict was reached.

Penske hit with $250,000 fine, points penalty for Bathurst breach

DJR Team Penske has been hit with suspended $250,000 fine and a loss of 300 teams' championship points for asking Fabian Coulthard to deliberately slow behind the Safety Car during the Bathurst 1000.

Bathurst 1000 results provisional until team orders hearing

The results of the 2019 Bathurst 1000 will remain provisional until DJR Team Penske's hearing over a team orders charge next week.

Coulthard on Bathurst controversy: "That's not my style"

Fabian Coulthard says he wants to clear his name amid accusations of foul play during the Bathurst 1000.

Coulthard had early doubts over Penske contract extension

Fabian Coulthard admits he had doubts about his future with DJR Team Penske during a tough 2018 Supercars campaign.

Penske confirms McLaughlin, Coulthard for 2020 Supercars season

DJR Team Penske has confirmed that both Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard will stay with the squad for the 2020 Supercars season.

Townsville number change for Coulthard Mustang

Fabian Coulthard will switch from his usual #12 to #333 for this weekend's Townsville Supercars round.

Roger Penske emailed Supercars stars after clash

Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard received an email from Roger Penske overnight following their Saturday clash at Winton.

McLaughlin explains controversial shortcut

Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin has offered his side of the controversial shortcut saga that contributed to today's Winton win.

Penske drivers relieved by post-parity Mustang pace

DJR Team Penske drivers Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin have both expressed relief at the ongoing speed of the Ford Mustang following the controversial parity adjustment.

Perth Supercars: Coulthard beats McLaughlin in first night race

Fabian Coulthard beat teammate Scott McLaughlin to victory in the opening Supercars night race at Barbagallo Raceway.

Penske drivers react to Mustang parity changes on social media

DJR Team Penske drivers Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard have both offered light-hearted responses to the Mustang parity changes via social media.

McLaughlin not ruling out all-Penske Supercars title fight

Scott McLaughlin is not ruling out an all-DJR Team Penske battle for the Supercars title, after Fabian Coulthard snapped a winless streak at Phillip Island.

Coulthard: Penske vindicated by post-parity change Supercars win

Fabian Coulthard says yesterday's one-two win for DJR Team Penske in Tasmania following recent parity adjustments shows that the Supercars team is 'just doing a better job'.

Penske hails Supercars programme as a "home run"

Roger Penske says his team's Supercars programme has been a "home run" in terms of both business development and on-track success.

Penske was told to alter Mustang exhaust, says team

DJR Team Penske was asked to alter its exhaust system by Supercars heading into this weekend's Albert Park round, according to the team.

Supercars "chaos" predicted due to Adelaide circuit changes

Changes to the Adelaide street circuit will create "chaos" during this weekend's Supercars races according to leading driver Lee Holdsworth.

Penske not ruling out 2019 Super2 programme

DJR Team Penske isn't ruling out running a Super2 programme this season to give its endurance co-driver pre-Bathurst miles.

Coulthard hoping for Mustang rear downforce boost

Fabian Coulthard hopes an increase in rear downforce from the new Ford Mustang package will help turn his Supercars fortunes around in 2019.

DJR Team Penske boss opens up on 'polarising' Mustang looks

DJR Team Penske boss Ryan Story says the Supercars-spec Mustang was 'always going to be polarising' in terms of its looks, but that he's happy with the finished liveried product.

Penske Mustang unveiled ahead of 2019 Supercars season

DJR Team Penske has unveiled its brand new Ford Mustang ahead of Scott McLaughlin's Supercars title defence.

Ford launches the Supercars Mustang

Ford Performance has officially launched the brand new Supercars-spec Mustang ahead of the 2019 season.

Supercars Mustang "a great start" – McLaughlin

Scott McLaughlin says the Supercars-spec Ford Mustang is "a great start" after sampling the two-door car for the first time at Queensland Raceway today.

Van Gisbergen: Supercars title fight 'three against one'

Shane van Gisbergen claims Triple Eight's Supercars title battle with DJR Team Penske is a 'three-car team versus a one-car team' heading into the final two rounds.

Supercars says NASCAR demo was a 'massive hit'

Supercars has hailed its toe-in-the-water NASCAR demo on the Gold Coast last weekend as a 'massive hit', as it looks to woo the American series to Australia.

Penske unapologetic for Coulthard sacrifice

DJR Team Penske has backed its strategic priority of its #17 entry over the #12 car on the Gold Coast today, a decision that ultimately helped Scott McLaughlin take the Supercars points lead.

Triple Eight boss hits out at Penske blame game

Triple Eight boss Roland Dane says DJR Team Penske is 'justifying its own performance' through claims the factory Holdens have a straighline speed advantage.

Penske adds simulator to Supercars programme

DJR Team Penske has introduced a full-motion simulator into its programme, to help Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard fight for this year's Supercars title.

Coulthard reflects on confidence-building Supercars win

Fabian Coulthard says his drought-breaking race win at Winton will serve as a decent confidence-booster as he looks to get his Supercars title campaign on-track.

Coulthard ready to 'take risks' in Supercars title fight

Fabian Coulthard says not being the early points leader gives him some freedom to 'take a few more risks' as he looks to claim a maiden Supercars title.

Ford re-entry adds 'certainty' to Penske Supercars programme

DJR Team Penske boss Ryan Story says Ford's revival of its factory backing in Supercars provides a level of certainty over his squad's future.

Penske threatens Holden switch – reports

DJR Team Penske could ditch its Ford hardware and start running Holdens if it doesn't get some manufacturer support from the Blue Oval, an Australian magazine is reporting.

Penske extends Shell deal, re-signs co-drivers

DJR Team Penske has confirmed that it has extended its naming rights deal with Shell with a new deal that runs 'into next decade', as well as re-signing endurance co-drivers Alex Premat and Tony D'Alberto.

The Top 10 Supercars drivers of 2017

What a season of Supercars racing it was, with new rivalries, Bathurst heroics, and one of the most epic season finales ever seen. Here's our Top 10 Supercars drivers of 2017.

Coulthard not giving up on Supercars title fight

Fabian Coulthard says he'll still give winning a maiden Supercars title a "red hot go" in Newcastle later this month, despite dropping a lot of points over the Pukekohe weekend.

No stewards inquiry into Reynolds/Coulthard clash

There will be no official inquiry into the Fabian Coulthard/David Reynolds clash that led to Coulthard’s car rolling over at Pukekohe yesterday.

Reynolds denied 'Craig Lowndes moment'

David Reynolds has joked that he was denied a crowd-pleasing 'Craig Lowndes moment' in the wake of Fabian Coulthard's rollover at Pukekohe.

Coulthard on Pukekohe rollover: "What could I have done?"

Fabian Coulthard says he's comfortable with the decisions he made in the moments before the rollover that's potentially cost him a shot at the 2017 Supercars title.

Van Gisbergen hails turnaround after 'junk' practice

Shane van Gisbergen has hailed the turnaround in set-up for his car between practice sessions at Pukekohe today, after labelling the first session 'junk'.

Premat backs McLaughlin for Supercars title fightback

Alex Premat says he’s “not worried” about Scott McLaughlin’s Supercars title bid, despite the pair’s costly DNF at Bathurst last Sunday.

Special 50-year Shell livery for DJR Team Penske

DJR Team Penske has rolled out a special retro livery ahead of the Sandown 500 to celebrate half a century of partnership between Dick Johnson Racing and Shell.

New Zealand stars targeted for GP tilt – report

The likes of Supercars star Shane van Gisbergen and Le Mans winners Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber could make cameo starts at next year’s New Zealand Grand Prix, according to a report by the NZ Herald.

Coulthard inks fresh Penske deal

Supercars points leader Fabian Coulthard has extended his contract with crack squad DJR Team Penske.