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Adelaide 500 Preview

1 Mar, 2018

The 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship is about to get underway in Adelaide! This weekend Tim will debut the new ZB Commodore and is looking to continue his fast pace he showed at the recent Supercars test day. The shiny, new look Team CoolDrive Supercar won’t be missed on track, with many calling it the best-looking car on the grid!
Below are all the on-track times this weekend, with coverage on FOX Sports and Channel Ten. Be sure to tune in, and cheer Tim on!

Friday 2nd March

9:45-10:25 – Practice One

11:50-12:30 – Practice Two

15:50-16:10 – Qualifying – Race One

Saturday 3rd March

9:50-10:10 – Practice Three

11:55-12:25 – Top Ten Shootout

15:20-17:20 – Race One – 250kms/78 Laps

Sunday 4th March

9:40-10:00 – Qualifying – Race Two

11:40-12:10 – Top Ten Shootout

15:20-17:20 – Race Two – 250kms/78 Laps


- Track Length – 2.6km // Direction – Anti-Clockwise // Fastest Speed – 255km/h // Average Speed – 150km/h

- Qualifying Lap Record – Shane Van Gisbergen – 1m19.2951s, Triple Eight Race Engineering, 2017

- Race Lap Record – 1m20.4210s – Scott McLaughlin – 1m20.4210s, DJR Team Penske, 2017

- Of the 40 Adelaide 500 Supercars races held, the Safety Car has appeared in 35 of them

- This is Tim’s 5th full-time season in Supercars, and 3rd season in the BJR stable

- Tim is one of 5 drivers to have a 100% finish rate of Adelaide 500 races

- Tim won the 2007 Australian Formula Ford round in Adelaide, in his championship winning season


Sunday 4th March

13:05-13:35 – Supercars Autograph Session – Traction Zone Stage

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