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No fear for McLaughlin in Supercars quest

Supercars championship leader Scott McLaughlin is back in business as he aims to wrap up consecutive titles at this weekend's Sandown 500.

The DJR Team Penske star made his return to action after his car-destroying wreck two weeks ago at the Gold Coast 600.

Driving a newly built Mustang after his Bathurst-winning car was a write off in the Surfers Paradise shunt, McLaughlin was third fastest in Friday's sole practice run for the main drivers at the 3.1km track.

Penrite Racing's David Reynolds clocked a lap record of one minute and 07.7779 seconds to top the time sheets with stablemate Anton De Pasquale (1:07.