Holden drivers have won 12 of the last 13 Clipsal races since 2010, and secured the last 10 Clipsal pole positions. Last year there were eight brand new shiny cars on the track for the Clipsal 500. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from 2017 Clipsal 500) The 2017 Clipsal 500 Adelaide was a motor racing event for Supercars that was held on the weekend of 3 to 5 March 2017. "It should be the person with the most points. Sixteen-year-old rookie Alex Rullo will drive for Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport in Adelaide and become the youngest-ever driver to race in the 58-year history of the VASC (Australian Touring Car Championship). 8. Subscribe to our Email Newsletter, Originally published asV8 officials rewrite history. Twitter. Virtually one-third of drivers in the 2016 Clipsal 500 field will race brand new chassis – and try and keep the cars off the notorious concrete walls! 1. "It's a bit unfair," Ricky Kelly sid of the review. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. Commodore drivers are undefeated since the New Generation cars were introduced in 2013 – a total of 11 race wins in a row have been shared between Triple Eight, Walkinshaw Racing, Brad Jones Racing, TEKNO Autosports and Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport. Todd Kelly, now with Jack Daniel's Racing, believed he was the Clipsal 500 round winner last year because he scored the most points. JUST who is the winner of the Clipsal 500 round of the V8 Supercars championship: The driver with the most points or the first past the flag on Sunday? After Race 2 of 26. He said that all drivers knew the Clipsal 500 system and knew they had to win on Sunday to win the round. [3] The top ten shootout will also be re-introduced for qualifying for the Saturday race. The 2013 Clipsal 500 Adelaide was a motor race for V8 Supercars held on 2 and 3 March 2013. The team will start its 100th Virgin Australia Supercars Championship round in South Australia, site of its maiden race win last year with Nick Percat driving. It’s the first time since 2013 that this race format has been used. James Courtney is looking to become the first driver to win the Clipsal 500 title three years in a row. The 1999 event saw Craig Lowndeswin the Saturday race, only to be disqualified due to his involvement in an accident with Danny Osborne, and made to start from the back of the grid for race two on the Sunday. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Nine brand new cars will make their Supercars racing debut at the Clipsal 500 – three from Triple Eight (Red Bull HRT and TeamVortex), two from Garry Rogers Motorsport and singles from Prodrive, Erebus, Nissan and DJR Team Penske. No Clipsal 500 race has ever produced a 100 percent finishing rate, though it came close in 2010 when 27 of 28 starters finished the Sunday race. The 2013 Clipsal 500 Adelaide introduced new initiatives that saw a massive crowd of 286,500 patrons over the four days with the first ever sell out on the Sunday of the event. These products provided Australian electrical contractors with an innovative solution to the long-standing problem of size variations in metal conduits. Wilson Security GRM’s James Moffat will rack up a milestone in the Saturday race in Adelaide – his 200th Supercars Championship race. Defending Clipsal 500 winners Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport rack up a milestone in Adelaide. US election 2020: How Trump, Biden will deal with China if e... Lyon attack: France reeling after Orthodox priest shot with ... Qld election result: How Annastacia Palaszczuk won election ... Qld election 2020: One Nation boss James Ashby unleashes in ... Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Adelaide Clipsal 500 2011 by Tewie and Rainmaker 1.0. The decision was not widely announced, and the governing body has so far struggled to explain why the change has been made. The 2014 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 winner made his championship debut at Barbagallo in 2013 driving a Dick Johnson Racing-run Falcon. The Clipsal 500 kicks off on Thursday, with the V8 Supercars’ first practice session on Friday morning. It also means he’ll have driven four types of cars in his championship career since it began in 2010 – Ford, Nissan, Volvo and Holden. Russell Ingall previously held the record Since the new generation V8 Supercars were introduced in 2013, Holden has been undefeated at the Adelaide street track. 1. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Sign up to the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship Newsletter, 2. Since then a total of 40 Supercar races have been held there with Jamie Whincup the most winning driver in the event’s history with four overall Adelaide 500 event victories, 10 individual race wins and seven pole positions. 7. "If the driver who has the most points wins the round there won't be any confusion," he said. You can find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. "Especially at the Clipsal 500 because it is such a famous round, this round is a lot more important than a normal round," Todd Kelly said. The Clipsal 500 marks Rick and Todd Kelly’s 100th round as team owners. History shows that the Adelaide street track is always tough. Attendance figures peaked in 2008 with 291,400 for the 10 year celebrations. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Something new though for this year’s event is the fact there will be two Top 10 Shootouts – one determines the ARMOR ALL Pole Position for the Saturday race and the other for Sunday. Clipsal 500 poster 2000. He said "the whole drama" came about because Clipsal was viewed as a race in two parts, each of 250km to total the 500km, but it left much confusion. 4. 9. Subscribe to our Email Newsletter Originally published as V8 officials rewrite history 3. 2. All have raced on the circuit previously in the Dunlop Series. But the championship's governing body, V8 Supercars Australia, recently ruled that the winner of the race on Sunday was the official round winner of the Clipsal 500, and applied the new rule retrospectively. 6. From 2000 to 2017, Clipsal was the naming rights sponsor for the Adelaide 500 Supercars race. This year is the 14th time the event has kicked off a new season. He will be the 40th driver to notch up the milestone. Coulthard: Cohesion key to Penske progress, Saturday Sleuthing: Tander’s last GRM Holden reborn, Dumbrell confirms Super2, Pirtek Enduro Cup deal, 2017 Clipsal 500 Adelaide  ›. [4], "Clipsal drop Adelaide 500 event sponsorship", "Format changes confirmed at Supercars events", "SVG pips McLaughlin in Clipsal qualifying", "SVG makes perfect start to title defence", "SVG edges Whincup to provisional Clipsal pole", "SVG denies McLaughlin breakthrough DJRTP victory", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2017_Clipsal_500_Adelaide&oldid=985029115, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. They should not have changed it for what happened in the past." Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2020. His Holden Racing Team is the only team to with the event over three consecutive years, in 2001 with Jason Bright, and 2002-3 with Mark Skaife. Register to our newsletter. The 2017 Clipsal 500 Adelaide was a motor racing event for Supercars that was held on the weekend of 3 to 5 March 2017. LDM made its championship debut in Abu Dhabi at the start of 2010 and is entering its eighth year in Supercars. 5. Click here for all the event information you need, including ticketing details. South Australian Kerryn Brewer drove in the inaugural event in 1999 in a Commodore – it was the last time she competed in the championship. Boost Mobile Joins Forces With Supercars Star James Courtney And Walkinshaw Racing For Clipsal 500 - Duration: 2:28. History of Clipsal The Clipsal brand name first appeared in 1920, when Alfred Gerard developed a range of adjustable, clip-on metal conduit fittings. 8 of 8. History shows that the event has achieved remarkable attendance figures since the debut of the V8 Supercars. 9. Craig Lowndes will record the most round starts in the history of the Australian Touring Car Championship/V8 Supercars Championship at the Clipsal 500 – his 251st round start. No Clipsal 500 race has ever produced a 100 percent finishing rate, though it came close in 2010 when 27 of 28 starters finished the Sunday race. It was the first round of the 2013 International V8 Supercars Championship,[2] and marked the racing debuts of the Holden VF Commodore,[3] Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG,[4] and Nissan Altima L33,[5] all of which were entered in the series under the brand-new "Car of the Future" regulations;[6] Ford continued to use the FG Falcon model raced in previous years, but built to Car of the Future specifications. 2. Holden has been the dominant force at the Clipsal 500 in recent years. Log in to download, or make sure to confirm your account via email. It was the first event of fourteen in the 2017 Supercars Championship and consisted of two races of 250 kilometres. Todd Kelly said a round win was important to a driver's career successes. news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site, Coronavirus Europe: UK forced back into national lockdown. 6. The brothers started Kelly Racing in 2009 and now compete as Nissan Motorsport with four Altimas. 2013 International V8 Supercars Championship, "Adelaide's iconic Clipsal 500 dates announced for landmark 2013 opener", "Holden changes direction for VF V8 Supercar styling", "Nissan to unveil its V8 Supercars future in New York", "Lowndes edges Van Gisbergen to provisional Adelaide pole", "Shane van Gisbergen scores pole for Race 1 in Adelaide", "Van Gisbergen and Winterbottom stage front-row repeat for Race 2", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2013_Clipsal_500_Adelaide&oldid=979592404, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 21 September 2020, at 16:19. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Sign up to the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship Newsletter. He said that all drivers knew the Clipsal 500 system and knew they had to win on Sunday to win the round.

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