V8 Supercars inks new deal with WA Government

Barbagallo's place on the V8 Supercars schedule has been secured

Barbagallo’s place on the V8 Supercars schedule has been secured

The future of the Barbagallo V8 Supercars event has been secured by a new three-year deal with the West Australian Government.

WA Premier Colin Barnett publicly confirmed the new agreement following today’s release of the 2016 V8 Supercars calendar, which features a May 6-8 Barbagallo fixture.

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Next year will mark the 39th time that an ATCC/V8 Supercars Championship race has been held at Barbagallo, which sits third on the all-time list behind Sandown and Symmons Plains.

It has missed just one season since 1978, losing its slot in 2010 after being slammed as a ‘third world facility’ by the category.

V8 Supercars returned the following year after a $10.5 million injection of funds from the WA Government, which included the construction of the current pitlane and building complex.

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