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The 2017 Clipsal 500 Adelaide was a motor racing event for Supercars that was held on the weekend of 3 to 5 March 2017. The event was run at the Adelaide Street Circuit in Adelaide, South Australia, and was the nineteenth running of the Adelaide 500. It was the first event of fourteen in the 2017 Supercars Championship and consisted of two races of 250 kilometres.[1] It was to be the last time Clipsal would be title sponsor for the event, having been so since 2000.[2]

South Australia 2017 Clipsal 500 Adelaide
Event Information
Round 1 of 14 in the 2017 Supercars Championship
Adelaide (short route).svg
Layout of the Adelaide Street Circuit
Date3–5 March 2017
LocationAdelaide, South Australia
VenueAdelaide Street Circuit
Results
Race 1
Distance 78 laps 250 km
Pole position Shane van Gisbergen
Triple Eight Race Engineering
1:19.5723
Winner Shane van Gisbergen
Triple Eight Race Engineering
1:49:25.850
Race 2
Distance 78 laps 250 km
Pole position Shane van Gisbergen
Triple Eight Race Engineering
1:19.7545
Winner Shane van Gisbergen
Triple Eight Race Engineering
1:47:18.860

Shane van Gisbergen won both 250 kilometres races.

Contents

ReportEdit

BackgroundEdit

 
Defending Series Champion Shane van Gisbergen won the 2017 event.

The event reverted to the two-race format last used in 2013, with organisers citing the format's popularity as the reason for its reintroduction.[3] The top ten shootout will also be re-introduced for qualifying for the Saturday race.[4]

PracticeEdit

Practice summary
Session Day Fastest lap
No. Driver Team Car Time
Practice 1 Friday 88   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 1:20.4006
Practice 2 Friday 17   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon 1:19.8355
Practice 3 Saturday 88   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 1:19.7649

Race 1Edit

QualifyingEdit

Pos. No. Name Team Car Time
1 97   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 1:19.7806
2 17   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon 1:19.7807
3 15   Rick Kelly Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 1:19.8607
4 22   James Courtney Walkinshaw Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:19.8670
5 55   Chaz Mostert Rod Nash Racing Ford FG X Falcon 1:19.8676
6 12   Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon 1:19.8908
7 88   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 1:19.8969
8 5   Mark Winterbottom Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 1:20.0565
9 6   Cameron Waters Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 1:20.0566
10 9   David Reynolds Erebus Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:20.1050
11 8   Nick Percat Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:20.1235
12 14   Tim Slade Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:20.1747
13 888   Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 1:20.2137
14 23   Michael Caruso Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 1:20.2461
15 33   Garth Tander Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:20.2585
16 7   Todd Kelly Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 1:20.2618
17 19   Will Davison Tekno Autosports Holden VF Commodore 1:20.2802
18 2   Scott Pye Walkinshaw Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:20.3479
19 34   James Moffat Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:20.4186
20 18   Lee Holdsworth Charlie Schwerkolt Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:20.4696
21 96   Dale Wood Erebus Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:20.6664
22 56   Jason Bright Britek Motorsport Ford FG X Falcon 1:20.8057
23 21   Tim Blanchard Tim Blanchard Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:20.8376
24 78   Simona de Silvestro Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 1:21.1722
25 3   Taz Douglas Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:22.1247
26 62   Alex Rullo Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:23.0244
Source:[5]

Top 10 Shootout, Race 1Edit

Pos. No. Name Team Car Time
1 97   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 1:19.5723
2 12   Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon +0.0442
3 55   Chaz Mostert Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon +0.2964
4 22   James Courtney Walkinshaw Racing Holden VF Commodore +0.4209
5 5   Mark Winterbottom Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon +0.4453
6 17   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon +0.4851
7 88   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore +0.5881
8 15   Rick Kelly Nissan Motorsport Nissan L33 Altima +0.7821
9 6   Cameron Waters Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon +0.8062
10 9   David Reynolds Erebus Motorsport Holden VF Commodore +0.9106
Source:[6]

Race 1Edit

Pos. No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 97   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering 78 1:49:25.850 1 150
2 12   Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske 78 + 14.712 s 2 138
3 22   James Courtney Walkinshaw Racing 78 + 15.560 s 4 129
4 6   Cameron Waters Prodrive Racing Australia 78 + 22.878 s 9 120
5 15   Rick Kelly Nissan Motorsport 78 + 23.419 s 8 111
6 88   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering 78 + 24.224 s 7 102
7 8   Nick Percat Brad Jones Racing 78 + 28.907 s 11 96
8 888   Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering 78 + 32.755 s 13 90
9 55   Chaz Mostert Rod Nash Racing 78 + 33.881 s 3 84
10 34   James Moffat Garry Rogers Motorsport 78 + 35.206 s 19 78
11 23   Michael Caruso Nissan Motorsport 78 + 37.150 s 14 72
12 33   Garth Tander Garry Rogers Motorsport 78 + 38.348 s 15 69
13 18   Lee Holdsworth Charlie Schwerkolt Racing 78 + 39.385 s 20 66
14 14   Tim Slade Brad Jones Racing 78 + 42.353 s 12 63
15 5   Mark Winterbottom Prodrive Racing Australia 78 + 44.548 s 5 60
16 2   Scott Pye Walkinshaw Racing 78 + 46.226 s 18 57
17 17   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske 78 + 47.335 s 6 54
18 9   David Reynolds Erebus Motorsport 78 + 57.306 s 10 51
19 21   Tim Blanchard Tim Blanchard Racing 78 + 1:09.584 s 23 48
20 78   Simona de Silvestro Nissan Motorsport 78 + 1:16.814 s 24 45
21 56   Jason Bright Britek Motorsport 77 +1 lap 22 42
22 7   Todd Kelly Nissan Motorsport 77 + 1 lap 16 39
23 62   Alex Rullo Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport 76 + 2 laps 26 36
24 3   Taz Douglas Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport 64 + 14 laps 25 33
Ret 99   Dale Wood Erebus Motorsport 49 Gearbox 21
Ret 19   Will Davison Tekno Autosports 1 Accident 17
Source:[7]

Race 2Edit

QualifyingEdit

Pos. No. Name Team Car Time
1 97   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 1:19.2951
2 88   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 1:19.3335
3 12   Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon 1:19.4786
4 17   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon 1:19.4976
5 55   Chaz Mostert Rod Nash Racing Ford FG X Falcon 1:19.5437
6 22   James Courtney Walkinshaw Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:19.6258
7 8   Nick Percat Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:19.6263
8 14   Tim Slade Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:19.6992
9 6   Cameron Waters Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 1:19.7921
10 33   Garth Tander Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:19.8310
11 2   Scott Pye Walkinshaw Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:19.8784
12 5   Mark Winterbottom Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 1:19.9038
13 23   Michael Caruso Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 1:19.9154
14 34   James Moffat Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:19.9162
15 888   Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 1:19.9174
16 7   Todd Kelly Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 1:19.9181
17 9   David Reynolds Erebus Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:19.9832
18 56   Jason Bright Britek Motorsport Ford FG X Falcon 1:19.9993
19 15   Rick Kelly Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 1:20.0261
20 19   Will Davison Tekno Autosports Holden VF Commodore 1:20.1834
21 99   Dale Wood Erebus Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:20.3248
22 18   Lee Holdsworth Charlie Schwerkolt Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:20.4047
23 21   Tim Blanchard Tim Blanchard Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:20.5835
24 3   Taz Douglas Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:20.9970
24 78   Simona de Silvestro Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 1:21.2249
26 62   Alex Rullo Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:21.8345
Source:[8]

Top 10 Shootout, Race 2Edit

 
Shane van Gisbergen placed first in the Top 10 Shootout for Race 2 driving a Holden Commodore VF
Pos. No. Name Team Car Time
1 97   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 1:19.7544
2 12   Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon +0.0271
3 17   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon +0.1306
4 55   Chaz Mostert Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon +0.4691
5 22   James Courtney Walkinshaw Racing Holden VF Commodore +0.5029
6 8   Nick Percat Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore +0.6592
7 6   Cameron Waters Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon +0.9845
8 33   Garth Tander Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VF Commodore +0.9973
9 14   Tim Slade Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore +33.2215
DSQ 88   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore
Source:[9]

Race 2Edit

Pos. No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 97   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering 78 1:47:18.860 1 150
2 17   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske 78 + 10.123 s 3 138
3 55   Chaz Mostert Rod Nash Racing 78 + 19.544 s 4 129
4 22   James Courtney Walkinshaw Racing 78 + 21.188 s 5 120
5 12   Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske 78 + 29.518 s 2 111
6 88   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering 78 + 31.419 s 10 102
7 14   Tim Slade Brad Jones Racing 78 + 33.869 s 9 96
8 6   Cameron Waters Prodrive Racing Australia 78 + 40.679 s 7 90
9 7   Todd Kelly Nissan Motorsport 78 + 42.194 s 16 84
10 888   Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering 78 + 43.771 s 15 78
11 33   Garth Tander Garry Rogers Motorsport 78 + 44.785 s 8 72
12 9   David Reynolds Erebus Motorsport 78 + 45.308 s 17 69
13 19   Will Davison Tekno Autosports 78 + 52.546 s 20 66
14 5   Mark Winterbottom Prodrive Racing Australia 78 + 55.183 s 11 63
15 56   Jason Bright Britek Motorsport 78 + 56.043 s 18 60
16 34   James Moffat Garry Rogers Motorsport 78 + 56.763 s 14 57
17 15   Rick Kelly Nissan Motorsport 78 + 59.076 s 19 54
18 18   Lee Holdsworth Charlie Schwerkolt Racing 78 + 59.859 s 22 51
19 2   Scott Pye Walkinshaw Racing 78 + 1:16.973 s 131 48
20 99   Dale Wood Erebus Motorsport 78 + 1:17.588 s 21 45
21 21   Tim Blanchard Tim Blanchard Racing 77 + 1 lap 23 42
22 23   Michael Caruso Nissan Motorsport 77 + 1 lap 12 39
23 78   Simona de Silvestro Nissan Motorsport 77 + 1 lap 262 36
24 3   Taz Douglas Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport 76 + 2 laps 24 33
25 62   Alex Rullo Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport 75 + 3 laps 25 30
Ret 8   Nick Percat Brad Jones Racing Accident 6
Source:[10]

Notes:

Championship standings after the eventEdit

  • After Race 2 of 26. Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Supercars releases 2017 calendar". supercars.com. Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. 27 September 2016. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Clipsal drop Adelaide 500 event sponsorship". Speedcafe. 28 November 2016.
  3. ^ Bartholomaeus, Stefan (8 October 2016). "Format change for Clipsal 500 Adelaide". speedcafe.com. Speedcafe. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Format changes confirmed at Supercars events". speedcafe.com. Speedcafe. 19 January 2017. Retrieved 19 January 2017.
  5. ^ "SVG pips McLaughlin in Clipsal qualifying". speedcafe.com. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  6. ^ "SVG claims Armor All pole in Adelaide". speedcafe.com. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  7. ^ "SVG makes perfect start to title defence". speedcafe.com. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  8. ^ "SVG edges Whincup to provisional Clipsal pole". speedcafe.com. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Van Gisbergen storms to Race 2 pole". speedcafe.com. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  10. ^ "SVG denies McLaughlin breakthrough DJRTP victory". speedcafe.com. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  11. ^ a b "CAMS Stewards Summary: Adelaide". supercars.com. Supercars. 5 March 2017.

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