The 2017 Tasmania SuperSprint will undoubtedly be remembered for all the wrong reasons, but there were still positives to take from the weekend’s racing. Here are our picks for the winners and losers from Symmons Plains
V8 Supercars Typerpower SuperSprint from Tasmania’s Symmons Plains Raceway – Photos by Rhys Vandersyde. If you’d like to use Rhys’s photos …
Akin to V8 Supercars’ long rivalry between Ford and Holden, there’s a distinct north/south divide in Tasmania with a intense ‘rivalry’ between Hobart in the south and Launceston in the north. It’s Tasmania’s second city, Launceston, however that for three days a year this already vibrant hub for food and wine, culture and nature emerges the winner as over 50 thousand spectators descend on Symmons Plains for V8 Supercars annual pilgrimage to the Apple Isle.
Marcos Ambrose’s shock decision not to race in the Tasmania SuperSprint was soon forgotten after a great weekend of racing, the re-emergence of a champion team, a mixed bag of results and some unsavoury actions on track