Race To The City: F1 Cars On Adelaide’s Streets

In early December, Victoria Park in Adelaide will come alive to the sound of some very special machines. In just a few short years, the Adelaide Motorsport Festival has established itself as a major event on the Australian motorsports calendar, and you only have to check out Matt’s coverage from last year to see why.

Formula 1 machines are a big part of the event, and for 2017 they’ll be well represented once again. To highlight that fact and to tease the forthcoming festival, AMF has just released a video that was shot on Adelaide’s city streets at night.

The short film features no less than three F1 cars (an ex-Jos Verstappen 2000 Arrows A21, an ex-Gerhard Berger 1986 Benetton, and an ex-Christian Fittipaldi 1994 Arrows), plus a classic and very special 1977 Holden A9X Torana, and a 2015 Ducati Superbike. We think it’s pretty cool, and now you can check out Race To The City by hitting play above.

Brad Lord
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brad@speedhunters.com

Image by: Andrew Coles

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1

Every once in a while, you guys refer to an old article and my mind is blown when I realize how long ago it was published. It doesn't feel like Matt's been working here for a full year!

2
Matthew Everingham

Time flies when everyone is having fun!

3

Cars were cool in the video, but it really didn't seem to have much of a plot? They weren't actually "racing" but just cruising through the city. The buildup was all for a big let down.

4

Johnny Bowe in what looks like the Ron Harrop-John Harvey Bathurst A9X? Fantastic stuff. I would give my back teeth for a go in that thing.

5

Why ruin such an excelent engine soundtrack, with shitty music? 2017 almost over, and video producers haven't learned yet?

6

Special Stage Route 5

7

Almost makes me want to go to Adelaide. Almost.

8

Need to find myself some airplane tickets to the Aussie land right now!

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Miles Hayler-MacMillan

Would have been super cool to watch them film this!

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