At its peak, this event attracted around 300,000 fans across the four days of racing, but has been in steady decline in recent years.
The South Australian Tourism Commission says the COVID-19 pandemic and falling revenue is to blame for the decision.

“F U to the idiot who made this decision.”, ‘The reason I wanted to be a supercar driver was because of the Adelaide 500.’.

Figures from the Commission last year said “the 2019 Superloop Adelaide 500 achieved a record economic benefit of $45.9 million injected into the South Australian economy, with 15,200 interstate visitors travelling to South Australia to attend the event and the creation of 435 new full-time equivalent jobs.”.

The State Government and South Australian Tourism Commission will reportedly announce the Superloop Adelaide 500 will not go ahead in 2021, and will not sign-on to host in future years. But Premier Steven Marshall says the choice was the suitable one, disregarding accusations of elitism. We understand that the successful completion of the 2020 calendar is an important priority for Supercars and are excited to see the sport return to South Australia at Tailem Bend later this month. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect how we live, work and play, and has forced sporting events and organisations all over the world to be flexible and adapt how they engage with fans. “We remain a strong supporter of motorsports and will move swiftly to assess all options for motorsport future events.”.

Backlash is rising over the South Australian authorities’s choice to axe its well-known V8 Supercars occasion for 2021. “Our world-class street circuit requires significant planning and temporary infrastructure to operate successfully.

“It’s just a massive party for everyone, and then there’s obviously the car racing going on. The Adelaide street circuit has typically kickstarted seasons around February/March – this year it was February 20-23 – however that won’t be possible in 2021. Supercars has enjoyed racing at this event since 1999,” the statement said.

“Supercars is looking forward to providing our fans with an exciting 2021 Championship across Australia and New Zealand. “The Superloop Adelaide 500 has been an event icon for over 20 years, and this decision was made with careful consideration,” SA premier Steven Marshall told the Adelaide Advertiser. Other major events are also under a COVID cloud, with uncertainty surrounding the 2021 Tour Down Under. Skaife says he’s baffled to know how income might have fallen so considerably for the occasion that it justifies the choice.

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“Top of mind for us, is our many suppliers and stakeholders who will soon start making huge investments into the event, both time and money, and we want the best result for them as well as our loyal fans. Events South Australia executive director Hitaf Rasheed confirmed today that, as a result of these factors, the Superloop Adelaide 500 will not take place in its traditional time slot of late February/early March in 2021. “Costs were going up, crowds were going down, we saw that commercial support was reducing and COVID made it even more difficult going forward,” Marshall stated. 7NEWS understands the event will not be going ahead in 2021, with the COVID-19 pandemic and falling revenue to blame. TechnoCodex - Latest News from the World. 7NEWS understands the event will not be going ahead in 2021.

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The Adelaide race has been the Supercars’ season opener since 2002, … The South Australian Tourism Commission says the choice was not a simple one to make. The race, often held in March, had beforehand been postponed till October in a bid to organize amenities. Adelaide has surrendered its coveted season-starting V8 race round for 2021, a victim of organising problems during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of these factors, the Superloop Adelaide 500 will not take place in its traditional time slot of late February/early March in 2021. Supercars CEO Sean Seamer said his organization had been working closely with the SATC and Events South Australia, and supported the decision. South Australia is one of the premiere event locations in the nation and globe, and we will continue to invest in a range of sporting, cultural and arts events to stimulate the visitor economy,” SATC chief executive Rodney Harrex said. Just over 200,000 people attended the event last year, its lowest figure in 17 years. Also, if you like our efforts, consider sharing this story with your friends, this will encourage us to bring more exciting updates for you. All Rights Reserved. “At the end of the day, with the current set of circumstances we are not in a position to deliver a sustainable, successful future for the event for next year and beyond.”. The State Government and South Australian Tourism Commission will reportedly announce the Superloop Adelaide 500 will not go ahead in 2021, and will not sign-on to host in future years. The Superloop Adelaide 500 could veer from its usual status as the annual Supercars season-opener next year, with confirmation the popular event will be held at a later date.

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REGISTER New Corporate Hospitality Packages and Pricing coming! The Advertiser reports that an official announcement is imminent. We are working with Supercars on revised dates for the 2021 event and are looking to have this resolved in time for their calendar release which is currently planned for October this year. “The long-term decline in the core motorsport fan, a decision has been made that it will not be possible to hold the race next year and to not seek a contract for future years. Backlash is rising over the South Australian authorities’s choice to axe its well-known V8 Supercars occasion for 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed one other main occasion scalp, with the Adelaide 500 reportedly canned for 2021. In a statement, Supercars described the move as regretful. © 2020 TouringCarTimes. World News - UA - Adelaide 500 to be canceled for 2021 - Speedcafe - Reports have revealed Superloop Adelaide 500 will not return to Supercars Championship schedule in 2021 CAMEROON MAGAZINE - CAMEROUN INFO - CAMEROUN ACTU 2021, AU, Blues, Business, calf injury, Clipsal 500 Adelaide, Coronavirus, Events, Health & Wellbeing, lifestyle, Motorsport, News, Public Health, rugby league, ruled … “If, at any time in the future, the South Australian Government decides to recommence the Adelaide 500, Supercars would be delighted to be there.”.

"We understand that Supercars’ current priority is to complete the 2020 season and we are very happy to see the sport returning to South Australia at Tailem Bend later this month.". As a result of these factors, the Superloop Adelaide 500 will not take place in its traditional time slot of late February/early March in 2021.

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“The Superloop Adelaide 500 has been an event icon for over 20 years, and this decision was made with careful consideration,” South Australian Premier Steven Marshall told The Advertiser.

Race category. “We are working with Supercars on revised dates for the 2021 event and looking to have this resolved in time for their calendar release, currently planned for the back half of October. “South Australia sets the benchmark for delivering world-class events, and we will continue to invest in this space to create local jobs. The State Government and South Australian Tourism Commission will announce the Superloop Adelaide 500 will not go ahead in 2021.

“COVID-19 has presented significant challenges for the events sector, and the uncertainty and other factors became an unsurmountable hurdle in the plight to deliver a successful race. South Australian Tourism Commission The South Australian Tourism Commission has today announced that the Superloop Adelaide 500 will not go ahead in 2021, and that the state’s contract with Supercars will not be renewed for future years.
The iconic Adelaide street race has been axed ahead of the 2021 Supercars Championship season according to reports from local Australian media. The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another major event scalp, with the Adelaide 500 reportedly canned for 2021.

“The impact the city has on that event… is unbelievable,” he stated. “The Superloop Adelaide 500 has been an event icon for over 20 years, and this decision was made with careful consideration,” said Steven Marshall, premier of South Australia, to the Adelaide Advertiser.

Adelaide’s world music festival, WOMAD, is also facing similar logistics concerns. “We remain a strong supporter of motorsports and will move swiftly to assess all options for motorsport future events.”. “At the end of the day, with the current set of circumstances we are not in a position to deliver a sustainable, successful future for the event for next year and beyond.”, Adelaide Superloop 500 cancellation slammed by Supercars legend Mark Skaife. The South Australian Tourism Commission has confirmed that the Superloop Adelaide 500 is no more. Speaking to 5AA, Percat labelled the axing a “COVID cop-out”. “I understand Steven Marshall’s desire to do the right thing by his constituents and be diligent around (COVID) from a business perspective. Events South Australia executive director Hitaf Rasheed confirmed today that, as a result of these factors, the Superloop Adelaide 500 will not take place in its traditional time slot of late February/early March in 2021. The race, often held in March, had beforehand been postponed till October in a bid to organize amenities. As one of the biggest event-builds in the state, our world-class street circuit requires significant planning and temporary infrastructure to operate successfully, with the build starting months in advance. Backlash is rising over the South Australian authorities’s choice to axe its well-known V8 Supercars occasion for 2021.

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