The Australian class is but to formally announce when and the place the entire remaining 5 occasions of the 2021 season will happen, because it navigates lockdowns and state border closures within the nation’s east.
Because it stands the one occasion that’s locked in is the six-day Bathurst 1000 that will close out the season on the first weekend in December.
Deliberate occasions at Winton, Phillip Island and the Gold Coast have all been cancelled, leaving Sydney Motorsport Park the one venue nonetheless on the schedule alongside Bathurst.
Sarcastically New South Wales, which has been hit hardest by this newest string of outbreaks, is prone to see extra Supercars motion than every other state earlier than the season is accomplished.
It is thought that Plan A is for the season to renew in late October with back-to-back rounds at Queensland Raceway.
That, nevertheless, would require a sign-off from Queensland Well being as each New South Wales and Victoria are declared hotspots and successfully reduce off from the Sunshine State.
That prohibits the Melbourne groups (Tickford Racing, Walkinshaw Andretti United, Staff 18, Erebus Motorsport, Kelly Grove Racing, Blanchard Racing Staff) and New South Wales-based Brad Jones Racing from getting into Queensland with out exemptions.
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If a two-week quarantine earlier than racing can resume is required, these affected groups would have to be on the transfer by round 6 October.
It is long-been anticipated that back-to-back occasions at SMP, together with the Sydney SuperNight, will act because the precursor the Bathurst 1000. An all-in, pre-enduro check has been mooted as a part of the SMP operating.
Supercars wants to carry 4 rounds between now and Bathurst to make sure it hits the overall of 12 required by the printed agreements.