In case you missed it: Perth SuperSprint

  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
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  • 10/05/2017
  • By Supercars.com

There was more to the Perth SuperSprint than talk of tyre degradation and Scott McLaughlin's first win for Shell V-Power Racing.

Supercars.com takes you behind the scenes of a race weekend out west.

Friends or foes?

during the Perth SuperSprint, in Wanneroo, Australia, May 06, 2017.

Shane van Gisbergen's engineer Grant McPherson catches up with Shell V-Power Racing recruit and former Triple Eight co-worker Ludo Lacroix. Wonder what was said here...

Cool waters

Cam Waters of Prodrive Racing Australia during the Perth SuperSprint,  at the Barbagallo Raceway, Wanneroo, Western Australia, May 05, 2017.

Cam Waters channels his best Tron outfit as he keeps cool in Perth.

All jokes aside...

David Reynolds of Erebus Motorsport V8 during the Perth SuperSprint,  at the Barbagallo Raceway, Wanneroo, Western Australia, May 07, 2017.

There's plenty of smiles at Erebus, even after David Reynolds blocked Dale Wood in qualifying.

Keeping track

Fabian Coulthard of DJR Team Penske during the Perth SuperSprint,  at the Barbagallo Raceway, Wanneroo, Western Australia, May 05, 2017.

That night's episode of Family Feud had the boys stumped.

Spin doctor

Craig Lowndes of Caltex Racing during the Perth SuperSprint,  at the Barbagallo Raceway, Wanneroo, Western Australia, May 07, 2017.

Craig Lowndes wastes no time getting to the pits after he was spun at the entry.

Sit back and relax

James Courtney of Walkinshaw Racing during the Perth SuperSprint,  at the Barbagallo Raceway, Wanneroo, Western Australia, May 05, 2017.

James Courtney's weekend highlight was this quiet moment behind the wheel.

Hard-lee visibile

Lee Holdsworth of Preston Hire Racing during the Perth SuperSprint,  at the Barbagallo Raceway, Wanneroo, Western Australia, May 05, 2017.

Preston Hire Racing's session was delayed when it lost driver Lee Holdsworth.

Drink up

Jason Bright of Mega Racing during the Perth SuperSprint,  at the Barbagallo Raceway, Wanneroo, Western Australia, May 07, 2017.

Jason Bright takes a mega hit of fuel between sessions.

Hairodynamics

during the Perth SuperSprint, in Wanneroo, Australia, May 04, 2017.

James Courtney's added downforce didn't help him on track.

Foreign Affairs minister brushes up on French

during the Perth SuperSprint, in Wanneroo, Australia, May 06, 2017.

Julie Bishop chats with PRA co-owner Rusty French.

Tired of the talk...

Scott McLaughlin of DJR Team Penske during the Perth SuperSprint,  at the Barbagallo Raceway, Wanneroo, Western Australia, May 07, 2017.

...about when Scott McLaughlin would take his first win for Shell V-Power Racing.

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