V8 Supercars is a touring motor vehicle racing class centered in Australia and some stats say that it only ranks in acceptance powering cricket and Australian Policies. It is the most preferred motorsport class in the region and has a regular adhering to also in New Zealand thanks to a race celebration being held in the town of Hamilton each individual 12 months.
Apart from racing in every point out in Australia it also travels to Bahrain to race on the System 1 circuit there. There are 2 brands involved in the collection (Ford and Holden) and are loosely centered on the Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore street autos which have been the 2 most bought autos in the region. This has believed to have resulted in the motor racing time period “get on Sunday, offer on Monday”.
There are several well known names related with the v8 Supercars historical past (the class by itself was at first acknowledged as Team A Touring Automobiles) with the likes of Peter Brock, Larry Perkins, Dick Johnson, Jim Richards just to identify a several with the current day names Craig Lowndes, Jamie Whincup and Garth Tander more recognisable in the current day racing.
Just one of the pinnacles of the legendary class is the stamina race of the 12 months, “The Bathurst 1000” held each individual October in the town of Bathurst, NSW(obviously). The race is operate more than the duration of 1000 kms around a 6.2 km circuit which to this day nevertheless continues to be a public obtain street & the only just one of its variety in Australia. The circuit by itself is acknowledged as Mount Panorama and entices drivers from all more than the world to take a look at their capabilities amongst its rural setting.
V8 Supercars only looks to be finding more preferred and this has resulted in the sport working 9 months of the 12 months and in 2009 2 new venues have been extra to the class. Townville in North Qld will see it’s very first race on a function built road circuit and the other race will be in Sydney by itself at Homebush which is the previous sight of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Video games.