Adelaide will host the final celebration in the V8 Supercars championship for the upcoming 5 several years soon after signing an agreement to lock the race in until eventually 2026.
Supercars Australia has also dedicated to SA hosting its end-of-time awards evening on the Monday pursuing the Adelaide 500 for the up coming five decades.
Supercars Main Executive Mark Howard mentioned Adelaide would provide a fantastic location for the time finale.
“The Adelaide 500 is a amazing celebration that showcases South Australia to a substantial national and intercontinental audience,” Mr Howard claimed.
“It will be a fitting finale to the championship for the upcoming 5 several years.”
Motorsport excellent Mark Skaife, a two-time winner in Adelaide, stated it was also acceptable for the metropolis to host the last race this yr, with Holden to make its very last appearance in the V8 competitiveness.
“It is really the remaining time you happen to be heading to see a Holden on the race monitor,” he mentioned.
“It is really completely supportive of not only the Holden supporters but suitable for a Holden city like this one particular to have the final race.
“It truly is a significant second in the historical past of our activity.”
Premier Peter Malinauskas stated the agreement supplied certainty for the authorities and race organisers as properly as all the corporations, contractors and employees who relied on the function.
“This is a historic minute for motorsport in South Australia,” he claimed.
“Not only are we locking in the event’s return this calendar year, but we are also securing the race for at minimum the subsequent five a long time.
“I have each and every self esteem web hosting the ultimate race in the Supercars Championship will turn out to be an integral section of the sport’s calendar in the same way the year opener in Adelaide made use of to be.”
Just after the earlier Liberal govt elected not to keep on with a V8 avenue race in Adelaide, Labor manufactured it an election dedication to provide the event back again.
It was thought of a substantial situation for a big quantity of voters at the March state poll.
Mr Malinauskas reported the federal government hoped to appeal to far more than 200,000 lovers to this year’s race to be run from December 1 to 4.