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Jamie Whincup sets pole in qualifying. Supercars V8, ITM Auckland SuperSprint, Pukekohe Raceway,  New Zealand. Sunday, 05 November, 2017. Copyright photo: John Cowpland / www.photosport.nz

'It's not our proudest result' - Supercars legend Jamie Whincup remaining calm after disastrous weekend

The defending champ headed to Victoria in the lead, but leaves in fifth.

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After victory yesterday, McLaughlin repeated his heroics to take out today's race in Victoria.

Watch: Kiwi Scott McLaughlin picks up back-to-back Supercars wins at Phillip Island

After victory yesterday, McLaughlin repeated his heroics to take out today's race in Victoria.

Scott McLaughlin secures another Phillip Island pole position

The Kiwi driver is looking to back up yesterday's win with another good performance.

Jamie Whincup sets pole in qualifying. Supercars V8, ITM Auckland SuperSprint, Pukekohe Raceway,  New Zealand. Sunday, 05 November, 2017. Copyright photo: John Cowpland / www.photosport.nz

Supercars star Jamie Whincup penalised, stripped of podium finish in first Phillip Island race

Whincup received a 38 second post-race time penalty late last night for turning off his pitlane speed limiter.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 22:  race winner Scott McLaughlin driver of the #17 Shell V-Power Racing Team Ford Falcon FGX celebrates on the podium during race 1 for the Supercars Australian Grand Prix round at Albert Park on March 22, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)

Scott McLaughlin grabs pole for Supercars Phillip Island

The Kiwi driver dominated qualifying to star this afternoon's race at the front of the grid.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 25: Brendon Hartley of New Zealand driving the (28) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR13 Honda on track during the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 25, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Kiwi F1 driver Brendon Hartley finishes last at Chinese GP

Hartley finished last at a Chinese Grand Prix which featured a collision with his own Formula One team-mate.

Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley of New Zealand sits in his car during the first practice session at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Friday, March 23, 2018. The first race of the 2018 seasons is on Sunday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

'It looks positive' - Brendon Hartley optimistic after Bahran Grand Prix practice nightmare

The Kiwi driver clocked the slowest time in practice for tomorrow's Formula One race.

SCOTT MCLAUGHLIN / ALEXANDRE PREMAT (Shell Penske Ford). Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship Round 11. Mount Panorma, Bathurst NSW 8 October 2017. Photo Clay Cross / photosport.nz

'It's still very early days' - Scott McLaughlin relaxed over slow Supercars season start

Kiwi ace McLaughlin sits third in the standings after two races so far in 2018.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 25: Brendon Hartley of New Zealand driving the (28) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR13 Honda on track during the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 25, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Kiwi F1 driver Brendon Hartley finishes 15th at Australian Grand Prix

Hartley at least made it to the chequered flag, placing him ahead of the five drivers who failed to finish.

Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley of New Zealand pulls his helmet on during the first practice session at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Friday, March 23, 2018. The first race of the 2018 seasons is on Sunday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Hartley to start from 16th in Australian GP

Lewis Hamilton blitzes F1 rivals to claim pole and equal Ayrton Senna

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For the first time the supercars are racing for points at the Australian GP circuit in Melbourne.

Kiwi drivers Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard eyeing up big performances in Melbourne

For the first time the supercars are racing for points at the Australian GP circuit in Melbourne.

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After twice missing out on world titles in dramatic fashion, Courtney Duncan's overcome a few mental barriers, and a string of injuries, to ride again.

Kiwi motocross ace Courtney Duncan hoping third time's a charm after twice missing maiden world series crown

After twice missing out on world titles in dramatic fashion, Courtney Duncan's overcome a few mental barriers, and a string of injuries, to ride again.

Hayden Paddon still in the hunt for podium finish after ending day three of Rally Sweden in fourth

Paddon is playing a patient race and the results prove it's working.

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Upper Hutt speedway has finally been completed in time for a revamped racing series.

Feilding drift driver tests out new and improved Upper Hutt speedway

Upper Hutt speedway has finally been completed in time for a revamped racing series.

Teen race car star who lost legs in horrific crash gearing up to drive again

Formula 4 Racing driver Billy Monger, 18, had both legs amputated below the knee.

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Hayden Williams went from driver to pilot in a matter of seconds at the Western Springs International Test.

Watch: Kiwi Midget car goes flying, catapults dangerously close to top of Western Springs safety barriers in wild crash

Hayden Williams went from driver to pilot in a matter of seconds at the Western Springs International.

Watch: 'Boys don't wear princess dresses!' Formula 1 champ Lewis Hamilton slammed for mocking nephew's Christmas outfit

Hamilton apologised later for the video which he took down from his social media accounts.

Brendon Hartley (Red Bull Torro Rosso). 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. FIA F1 World Championship Round 20 held at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi 23-26 November 2017. Photo Clay Cross / photosport.nz

Kiwi F1 driver Brendon Hartley wants to compete in Bathurst one day

"It's definitely on the list of things I'd like to do."

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With over 140 entrants already confirmed, the series is looking to expand throughout several regions across NZ.

Speedway fans to be treated with new revamped racing series in Upper Hutt

With over 140 entrants already confirmed, the series is looking to expand throughout several regions across NZ.

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Reid Harker won't do it on his own though, with a Kiwi motorsport legend guiding him off the track as well.

Watch: 'I'll give it a red-hot crack!' Meet the rookie Kiwi driver looking to make his name in upcoming Toyota Racing Series

Reid Harker won't do it on his own though, with a Kiwi legend guiding him off the track as well.

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Chelsea Herbert, 19, became the first female to win a race in the National Touring Cars Championship.

Kiwi teen turning heads after dominating V8 circuit

Chelsea Herbert, 19, became the first female to win a race in the National Touring Cars Championship.

Auckland to possibly stage new global motor racing series Formula E in 2018

Kiwi driver Mitch Evans, who races for Jaguar, said it will be "incredible".

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After claiming three new official 9.2 litre records in Bonneville, Reg Cook is already looking ahead to his next unbelievable challenge.

Kiwi speed demon, 71, wanting to break 800km/h barrier with next Bonneville land speed record attempt

After claiming three new official records in Bonneville, Reg Cook is already looking ahead.

Richie Stanaway the latest Kiwi driver to secure Supercars driver role

Stanaway will join the likes of Scott McLaughlin, Fabian Coulthard and Shane Van Gisbergen for the 2018 championship.

Watch: Formula 1 unveils new logo for 2018 season - and Lewis Hamilton hates it

Organisers have ushered in a new era but some drivers and fans aren't happy.

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Watch: 'Everything went wrong' – Gutted Scott McLaughlin still struggling to come to terms with disastrous final Supercars race

The Kiwi driver said he'll bounce back next year but right now, it's a tough pill to swallow.

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