About The Event
The Clipsal 500 Adelaide, a round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series, is Australia's largest domestic motor sport event.
The 2014 Clipsal 500 Adelaide will be the sixteenth race to be held in Adelaide. First held in April 1999 as the Sensational Adelaide 500 it was staged as a motor racing event over 3 days until being extended to 4 days in 2003.
The 2013 event was attended by a massive crowd of 286,500 patrons over the four days with the first ever sell out on the Sunday of the event. The event also launched the Car of the Future rule book and introduced two new manufactures with Nissan and Erebus Motorsport joining the grid.
The significance of the Clipsal 500 Adelaide as an event of true national and international renown was highlighted in 2005 when the legendary motor sport authority Murray Walker, while visiting the event for the first time, described it as the ‘best touring car event in the world’.
For more information on the history of the event, download this document.