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Royal Flying Doctors - Official Charity for the 2011 Clipsal 500 Adelaide
Last year the Royal Flying Doctor Service assisted more than 270,000 patients
across Australia. Keep your eye out for RFDS donation drums at the event
and please give generously.
Don’t forget to visit the RFDS display adjacent the heritage grandstand near
Holden Heaven. Meet and greet off-duty RFDS crew members, step inside a
real training aircraft simulator and witness the power of a Whitney PT6 Turbo-
V8 Supercar Paddock
Catch a glimpse of the teams and drivers in the V8 Supercar paddock. Tickets
from $10 are on sale at the V8 Supercar Paddock gate. Ask nicely are you
may be able to take a pic with your favourite drivers.
Walk of Fame – see web
Ladies Day – see web
Parking Lot – see web
Grab the kids and head off to Oasis for a well-earned pit stop. The kids can
let off some steam with the amusement rides while you choose a cold drink
and something to eat. A giant super screen will ensure that you don’t miss a
minute of the thrills and spill on track.
Triple M’s Hot Breakfast live broadcast 6pm Thursday 17th March
You would normally hear them entertaining Adelaide 6-9am weekdays but
from 6pmtonight, you can catch Triple M’s Hot Breakfast’s Ali Carle, Dale
Lewis and Warren Tredrea live on stage at the Jim Beam Concert Oval.
Twilight Racing – from 7pm Thursday 17th March and Friday 18th
After a hard day at work what could be better than watching GT glamour cars
like Audi R8, Mosler GT, Porsche, Ferrari and Lamborghini race around the
track? Its all here in the Vodka O Australian GT Championship. See the brake
discs glow as the sun goes down.
Mix 102.3’s Live Breakfast Broadcast Saturday 19th, 8-9am
Join Adelaide’s fun breakfast show John, Jodie and Snowy Remixed outside
the XXXX Gold Retreat, the truck that doubles as a bar for all the fun of a live
radio broadcast. And come back during the day for a cold beer with the XXXX
Angles while you watch the racing action on a giant super screen
Head to the XXXX Gold Retreat to catch all the dance moves of the XXXX
Angles. They’ll get you moving and if you ask nicely they may pose for a pic
and sign some autographs. The XXXX Gold Retreat also offers elevated race
track viewing and icy cold beers.
Look Up! Saturday 19th
Look up between 11.30am – 1pm today and you’ll see those magnificent men
in their flying machines. The RAAF Roulettes Aerobatic Display team will wow
you with its incredible tumbles and turns. Too quick for you? Don’t worry,
they’re back on Sunday if you missed them today.
Tune into 94.23FM
Tune this station on your radio to hear on-track commentary for all the race
events at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide.
Henley on Tod Saturday 19th – 1pm
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Northern Territory’s longest-
running iconic event – a boat regatta in the dry river bed of Alice Sprints’ Tod
River – and they are sharing and exciting preview here today. See the Viking
War Ships built on four-wheel drive chassis take a lap of the race circuit.
2011 Clipsal Grid Girls
The ambassadors for the Clipsal 500 Adelaide, the Grid Girls are the most
photographed part of the event so don’t be shy – ask for a picckie!
Clipsal Challenge 1pm Saturday 19th
It’s Ford vs Holden in Pit Straight! Watch V8 Supercar drivers test their skills
as they weave in and out of an obstacle course of cones. Cheer your
favourites on to victory.
Need to get to the other side of the circuit? Cross the track at designated
crossing locations at various times. Crossings are adjacent to the pedestrian
over pass bridges, which are open all day. Regular crossing times allow fans
to cross without mishaps.
Mix 102.3’s “Big Bang” Fireworks
When the 80’s Flashback wraps up, it doesn’t mean the party’s over. All
Clipsal 500 Adelaide Saturday ticket holders have access to Mix 102.3’s “Big
Bang” fireworks display synchronised to music. Just head to the Jim Beam
Grab yourself a stubby cooler, a cap or a shirt on the final day of racing,
Official Clipsal 500 Adelaide merchandise is great way to remember the event
and an even better gift for your mates who couldn’t make it!
Look out for the Air Force Security puppies who’ll be training in social skills at
the Clipsal 500 Adelaide. Military Working Dogs have helped to protect air
bases since their formal introduction in 1958. They are here to work but don’t
be afraid to say hello.
Look out for Team Army’s Project Digger and Armygeddon street machines on
display at the Australian Defence Force oval.
Sprint Auto Parts Bar
Check out the new Sprint Auto Parts bar located behind Pit Straight
grandstand on Highway 500. It’s a great place to grab a drink, all day until
The World Solar Challenge is a 3000km car adventure on the power of the
sun. It takes place October 16-36, from Darwin to Adelaide. During the Clipsal
500 Adelaide top solar car Aurora will be on display off the track.
Murray Walkers Dream Machines
Head to the comfort of Murray Walker’s Extreme Machines air-conditioned
garage for the Lamborghini Murcielago, Ferrari F458 and new Mercedes SLS
Gullwing, plus the world-first Fusion Supercar by Alan Jones Grand Prix P/L
(made in OZ) and the KTM X-Box RV-another first for Australia.
Bling Bling Room
Located on Highway 500 near the Sprint Auto Parts 500 Club, you’ll find the
Bling Bling Rooms hair stylists and make-up artists. Your fun onsite glam-sesh
will freshen you up for the after-race concert and all proceeds support our
official charity the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Gate Opening Times
Thursday 17 March – Sunday 20 March 2011 8am