Adelaide (2016)

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Full Clipsal 500 programme announced

The Supercars season-opening Clipsal 500 as announced its full programme for 2017, with both the Dunlop Series , Carrera Cup, and the Australian GT Championship on the bill.

Driver’s Eye View: Clipsal 500’s racecraft expert – and DJR Team Penske enduro driver – Tony D’Alberto is back for another season of V8 Supercars analysis. First up, a wet and wild Clipsal 500.

V8 Supercars to review start procedure

V8 Supercars is reviewing its race start procedures after confusion reigned at the beginning of last Sunday’s weather-affected race in Adelaide.

Tander: New HRT package more responsive

Garth Tander says the biggest gain the Holden Racing Team has made over the off-season is that its Commodores are more responsive to changes than before.

Drivers describe Adelaide monsoon conditions

Windscreen wipers were effectively powerless against the driving rain that marred yesterday’s Clipsal 500, according to race winner Nick Percat.

Lowndes: We deserved more

Craig Lowndes says he and Triple Eight deserved more from today’s rain-affected Clipsal 500 race.

Percat reflects on emotional home win

Nick Percat says there was ‘crazy emotion’ as he won his home race, the Clipsal 500, in exceptional circumstances.

Cilpsal 500 V8s: Percat wins bizarre rain-shortened race

Nick Percat won a storm-affected, shortened final race at the Clipsal 500 at Adelaide.

Clipsal 500 V8s: Coulthard tops Shootout to take Sunday pole

DJR Team Penske’s Fabian Coulthard will start today’s 250 kilometre race from pole position, after topping the single-lap Top 10 Shootout.

Clipsal 500 V8s: McLaughlin storms to provisional Sunday pole

A stunning last-lap effort has given Scott McLaughlin provisional pole for today’s 250-kilometre race at the Clipsal 500.

Heat concerns ahead of Sunday Clipsal race

V8 Supercars drivers are bracing themselves for what may well be a gruelling 250 kilometres of racing in Adelaide tomorrow.

Courtney: I wouldn’t have stayed in front last year

James Courtney has hailed improvements made by the Holden Racing Team over the off-season, saying that he wouldn’t have been able to hold of Jamie Whincup 12 months ago.

Clipsal 500 V8s: Courtney holds off Whincup in Race 2

James Courtney held off Jamie Whincup to win what was a thrilling second race at the Clipsal 500.

Clipsal 500 V8s: Whincup cruises to Race 1 win

Jamie Whincup made a blinding start to the 2016 V8 Supercars season with a controlled win on the streets of Adelaide.

Clipsal 500 V8s: Caruso tops final practice

Michael Caruso topped this morning’s final practice session before the first race of the Clipsal 500 weekend.

Whincup sweating on cool box reliability

Jamie Whincup says a failed cool box could lead to retirements during the remainder of the Clipsal 500 weekend, with temperatures expected to reach 37 degrees celsius in Adelaide tomorrow and 35 on Sunday.

Clipsal 500 V8s: Pye, Mostert split Adelaide poles

DJR Team Penske driver Scott Pye and comeback kid Chaz Mostert split the pole positions from today’s two qualifying sessions at the Clipsal 500.

Clipsal 500 V8s: McLaughlin breaks lap record in FP2

Scott McLaughlin backed up his FP1 performance with a record-breaking run in second practice on the streets of Adelaide.

Clipsal 500 V8s: McLaughlin tops first practice of the season

Volvo GRM driver Scott McLaughlin topped the first practice session of the 2016 V8 Supercars season on the streets of Adelaide.