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FINAL SUPPORT CATEGORY FOR ADELAIDE 500 CONFIRMED AS AUSSIE RACING CARS.


Published at 9/15/2022

Aussie Racing Cars have been confirmed as the final support category to be included on the VALO Adelaide 500 support program.

The impressive support program is now complete with the Aussie Racing Cars Super Series added to the existing program which will be made up of Super2, S5000 V8 open wheelers, Touring Car Masters and GT World Challenge Australia.

The fan-favourite Aussie Racing Cars series makes its return to the Adelaide street circuit, which will also be the first round of the inaugural Aussie Racing Cars Highlands Trans-Tasman Cup.

2022 Aussie Racing Cars Champion Josh Anderson is confirmed to compete for the Highlands Trans-Tasman Cup on the streets of Adelaide, alongside rivals Lachlan Ward and Reece Chapman.

South Australian Motor Sport Chief Executive Mark Warren said: “Australia’s premier motorsport categories will be on show at the VALO Adelaide 500, and we are pumped to add the Battery World Aussie Racing Cars to our exciting line-up of racing.

“The nature of the Adelaide street circuit makes our track the perfect opener for the newly announced Highlands Trans-Tasman Cup, which is set to be a prestigious prize in its own right.

“The Aussie Racing Cars is renowned for its door-to-door racing, as they barrel four-wide into tight corners – it’s street racing at its best. We anticipate the drivers to put on some exceptional racing for our fans to enjoy first-hand.”

The Aussie Racing Cars Highlands Trans-Tasman Cup will comprise of two rounds – the first being on the streets of Adelaide at the VALO Adelaide 500 in December, before the final round will be run at Highlands Motorsport Park in New Zealand.

Aussie Racing Cars Chief Executive Officer Brad Ward said: “The Battery World Aussie Racing Cars Super Series has a long and proud history of participation in the VALO Adelaide 500 event which we see as the premier event on the Australian Motorsports calendar.

“As such, we thought it fitting to combine two of Australasia’s premier motorsport events to host the first ever Highlands Trans-Tasman Cup and we anticipate all of our best teams and drivers to assemble in Adelaide for the first leg of the inaugural cup.

“On behalf of all Aussie Race Cars drivers and teams I want to thank Mark Warren and South Australia Motor Sport Board, as well as Tony Quinn and Josie Spillane of Highlands Motorsport Park for inviting the category to form part of these two fantastic events.

The VALO Adelaide 500 will take place from 1 – 4 December 2022. Tickets for the Supercars Championship season finale are now on sale via Ticketek.

For more information visit: www.adelaide500.com.au

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