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2017 Adelaide Motorsport Festival draws 30,000 fans to Victoria Park

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2017 Adelaide Motorsport Festival draws 30,000 fans to Victoria Park

Perfect weather greeted over 30,000 fans across two days for the fourth edition of the Adelaide Motorsport Festival last weekend on the old Grand Prix circuit in the city’s parklands.

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Five reasons to attend the Adelaide Motorsport Festival this weekend

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Five reasons to attend the Adelaide Motorsport Festival this weekend

Up to 30,000 fans are expected at Victoria Park this weekend for the fourth edition of the Adelaide Motorsport Festival. Here’s some highlights of the program.

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Celebrating a rich F1 history at the Adelaide Motorsport Festival

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Celebrating a rich F1 history at the Adelaide Motorsport Festival

The streets of Adelaide came alive again to the sounds of Formula One last month (November 19-20) for the third edition of the Adelaide Motorsport Festival.

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I was there for the first Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide

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I was there for the first Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide

Thirty-one years ago this month, Adelaide welcomed Formula 1 to its brand new street circuit for the first time. This was an experience not to be missed for Noel Macwhirter, who tells us about his trip to the inaugural Australian Grand Prix in 1985.

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Stefan Johannson to relive the ‘best event in the best era of F1’

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Stefan Johannson to relive the ‘best event in the best era of F1’

Ahead of his return for the 2016 Adelaide Motorsport Festival on November 19-20, we asked ex-F1 driver Stefan Johannson to tell us about his memories of the Australian Grand Prix in the city during the late 1980s.

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Ex-F1 stars reunite with original cars for 2016 Adelaide Motorsport Festival

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Ex-F1 stars reunite with original cars for 2016 Adelaide Motorsport Festival

Stefan Johansson, Ivan Capelli and Pierluigi Martini, who all raced on Adelaide’s famed street circuit during it’s F1 heyday from 1985-1995, will once again grace the Victoria Park tarmac as part of the 2016 Adelaide Motorsport Festival on November 17-20.

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2015 Adelaide Motorsport Festival Review

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2015 Adelaide Motorsport Festival Review

The Adelaide Motorsport Festival, which combines the Classic Adelaide Rally and the Victoria Park Sprint, is a museum-in-motion motorsport event inspired by Goodwood’s Festival of Speed. Last weekend, the second edition of the festival was held in the city’s parklands, drawing a crowd of 20,000 fans.

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