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The Supercars rule that can't be enforced

While wheel-spinning and blocked doors dominated the headlines at Pukekohe, Triple Eight quietly side-stepped a Supercars rule that's so difficult to enforce even fierce rivals DJR Team Penske didn't bother appealing.

Penske protest sets 'dirty pool' precedent – Triple Eight

DJR Team Penske's protest against the decision not to penalise Shane van Gisbergen at Pukekohe sets a precedent Supercars team should avoid, according to Triple Eight team manager Mark Dutton.

Controversial pitstop had Triple Eight worried

Triple Eight team manager Mark Dutton admits the squad was worried about a penalty in the moments following the controversial Shane van Gisbergen pitstop at Pukekohe.

How Triple Eight beat a black-and-white rule

The controversial wheel-spinning saga at Pukekohe could have so easily cost Shane van Gisbergen any chance of winning the 2018 Supercars title. How did he and Triple Eight beat what's seen as a black-and-white rule and keep their title dream alive?

Famous IndyCar celebration revived in Supercars

Scott McLaughlin revived a celebration technique made famous by IndyCar driver Helio Castroneves to round out a dramatic weekend at Pukekohe.

Percat, Waters react to wild Pukekohe clash

Nick Percat says a wild clash with Cam Waters at Pukekohe was 'average' from the Tickford driver, while Waters reckons the tussle was nothing more than 'hard racing'.

Pukekohe Supercars: McLaughlin wins, team orders at Triple Eight

Scott McLaughlin capped off a drama-filled weekend at Pukekohe with a solid race win, while Triple Eight swapped its lead drivers to hand second to Shane van Gisbergen.

No legal action from DJR Team Penske after failed protest

DJR Team Penske won't take any legal action or further appeal after its protest over yesterday's Pukekohe race result was unsuccessful.

Penske protest unsuccessful, van Gisbergen keeps controversial win

DJR Team Penske's bid to have Shane van Gisbergen stripped of his controversial Pukekohe race win has failed.

Pukekohe Supercars: Whincup tops Shootout for pole

Jamie Whincup will start today's second Supercars race at Pukekohe from pole position, after pipping Scott McLaughlin by 0.01s in the Top 10 Shootout.

In-car footage of van Gisbergen, McLaughlin park-in emerges

In-car footage of Scott McLaughlin reacting to being parked in by Shane van Gisbergen after yesterday's controversial Supercars opener at Pukekohe has emerged.

Pukekohe Supercars: Reynolds takes provisional Sunday pole

David Reynolds will run last in the Top 10 Shootout at Pukekohe after topping qualifying.

Penske, Triple Eight await protest decision

DJR Team Penske and Triple Eight Race Engineering are waiting for the Supercars stewards to make a final decision on Shane van Gisbergen's controversial Pukekohe race win.

Van Gisbergen escapes penalty, Penske protests decision

Triple Eight's Shane van Gisbergen has escaped penalty for his controversial wheel-spinning pitstop during his thrilling Supercars race win at Pukekohe, a decision that has been protested by DJR Team Penske.

Pukekohe Supercars: Van Gisbergen overcomes penalty to win thriller

Shane van Gisbergen won a thrilling clash of the Supercars title heavyweights at Pukekohe, overcoming a five-second penalty to beat Scott McLaughlin.

Pukekohe Supercars: McLaughlin takes pole on home soil

Scott McLaughlin led a Kiwi one-two in qualifying at Pukekohe, edging compatriot and title rival Shane van Gisbergen for Saturday's pole position.

Pukekohe Supercars: Mostert tops tricky wet practice

Chaz Mostert topped a weather-affected third and final Supercars practice session at Pukekohe.

McLaughlin will 'kick himself up the arse' after practice crash

Scott McLaughlin says he'll give himself a 'good kick up the arse' after shunting during Supercars practice at Pukekohe today.

Pukekohe Supercars: Whincup fastest, McLaughlin crashes

Jamie Whincup topped the second Supercars practice session at Pukekohe, while Scott McLaughlin's session ended in the wall after just two laps.

Pukekohe Supercars: McLaughlin edges T8 Holdens in opening practice

Scott McLaughlin edged a trio of Triple Eight Holdens in the opening Supercars practice session at Pukekohe.