Having shown stunning qualifying speed in the new Valvoline Racing GRM Volvo S60, Scott McLaughlin is determined to go the next step and win at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide today.
A popular second place finish for Scott McLaughlin and debutant Volvo stole the limelight from winner Craig Lowndes in Race 2 at the Clipsal 500.
The V8 Supercars paddock was quick to pay tribute to the hard work of new player Volvo after Scott McLaughlin’s front-row performance in qualifying for the Clipsal 500.
Scott McLaughlin admitted that a mistake foiled an opportunity to supply Volvo with the ultimate icebreaker in qualifying at the Clipsal 500.
Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes took the pole positions for Saturday’s races at the Clipsal 500, but it was the performance of Volvo that stole the show.
Volvo Polestar Racing fired an ominous opening salvo in Practice 1 at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide with Scott McLaughlin setting the fourth fastest time.