For the first time in 23 years the Australian Grand Prix round became an official round of the Supercars Championship. Over previous years the Supercars have raced at the GP but not for Championship points.
Away we go again! This year the Adelaide 500 celebrated its 20th year. In Australia Bathurst stands alone as our most famous event, but the Adelaide 500 has forged its own place as an iconic Supercar event.
I was certainly a bit anxious going into practice one for a mix of reasons. Any lap around the Adelaide street circuit is busy, let alone when it’s a new 911 GT3 Porsche that I’m still not all that familiar in.