Supercars issues behaviour warning to fans

Chaz Mostert at Bathurst. Pic: Nathan Wong

THE Repco Supercars Championship has called on fans to eliminate unacceptable conduct, both online and at events.

It’s understood there have been multiple occasions this year where drivers and/or officials have copped abuse to serious levels or even threats.

Two-time Bathurst 1000 winner Chaz Mostert has long spearheaded his ‘No Social Hate’ campaign and has been a driving force in getting Supercars to take action.

Supercars is now set to develop a policy with “consequences for individuals who go too far”.

The full Supercars statement:

Whilst Supercars enjoys the passionate support of its fans, we are aware that over recent times, some drivers, volunteers and officials have been subject to unacceptable comments both at live events and online.

This is something we take very seriously. There is no place for hatred, harassment or any form of this kind of behaviour from within the Supercars community.

This kind of behaviour is unacceptable and will not be tolerated. There are consequences for individuals who go too far.

All fans, teams, competitors, marshals and officials should be treated with respect.

We value the passion of our fans and want a safe environment for all to enjoy our great sport.

Connor O’Brien joined V8 Sleuth in 2022 as website Editor. He won the Supercars Media Award in 2017 while working as a sports reporter at the Gold Coast Bulletin, before stints at Supercars and Speedcafe. During his time at V8 Sleuth he's twice (2022, 2023) been named Journalist of the Year at the Supercars Media Awards.