The Adelaide Motorsport Festival returns to Victoria Park on March 25 and 26, 2023, with a record number of categories.
Held on the Victoria Park section of the Adelaide Street Circuit, the action at the Adelaide Motorsport Festival is fast, furious and frequently changing, with a different category of vehicles on track every 10 to 15 minutes, including more open-wheelers headlined by classic Formula One cars, V8 Supercars alongside Heritage Touring Cars, a special Invitational category alongside Demonstration sessions and more.
Tipo F1 is a new category to the 2023 Adelaide Motorsport Festival. Running alongside the Formula One and Open-Wheeler classes, Tipo F1 will feature the likes of S5000, Formula 5000, Formula 3000, Formula Renault, Champ Car/IndyCar, older model Formula One cars, single-seat track cars and more.
There’s also the addition of a V8 Supercars class, adding a category for newer model Ford Falcons, Holden Commodores and other post-Project Blueprint V8 Supercars alongside the Heritage Touring Cars (Group C and A), 5-Litre Touring Cars (Group 3A) and Classics (1950s to 1970s).
An Invitational class will feature special invited cars from various categories and manufacturers, while the Demonstration class will include cars/makes celebrating key anniversaries or special attendees.
The list of categories at the 2023 Adelaide Motorsport Festival are:
FORMULA ONE: All Formula One cars from the 1970s on.
TIPO F1: Open-wheel formula race cars from the likes of Formula 5000, Formula 3000, Formula Renault, Champ Car/IndyCar, S5000, older model Formula One cars and more.
OPEN-WHEELERS: Smaller capacity open-wheel race cars from the likes of Formula Holden, Formula 3, Formula Ford and more.
HERITAGE TOURING CARS: Group C and A touring cars from 1973 to 1992.
5-LITRE TOURING CARS: Original V8 Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore touring cars from the Group 3A era.
V8 SUPERCARS: Original V8 Ford Falcon, Holden Commodore and other post-Project Blueprint V8 Supercars.
CLASSICS: Classic touring cars, sportscars and more from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
INVITATIONAL: Special invited cars from various categories and manufacturers.
DEMONSTRATION: Demonstrations of various cars, celebrating key anniversaries or special attendees.
GT STYLE: GT sportscars from various manufacturers.
FERRARI: Ferrari sportscars including road-going vehicles and special edition track only variations of road-going vehicles.
MCLAREN: McLaren sportscars including road-going vehicles and special edition track only variations of road-going vehicles.
PORSCHE RENNSPORT: Modified Porsche vehicles or standard production GT Porsche models.
SPORTS PROTOTYPES: Vehicles eligible for the Australian Prototype series.
HISTORIC SPORTS SEDANS: Log-booked Australian Sports Sedans from pre-1990s.
TIME ATTACK/JDM: Vehicles that fit with Pro Class, Pro Am, Open Class or Clubsprint Class World Time Attack technical regulations, in addition to modified Japanese domestic market vehicles.
DRIFT MASTERS: Drift specific vehicles of all types.
RACE BIKES: Racing motorbikes from different eras.
ELECTRIC: Electric racing and high-performance electric road cars.