Supercars puts line through Winton event

The Supercars event at Winton in Victoria has been cancelled as the championship’s COVID-enforced hiatus extends into a third month.

© PR HANDOUT IMAGE PHOTO Winton has been removed from the Supercars calendar as COVID continues to disrupt the 2021 season.

Officials confirmed on Thursday the event, scheduled for October 2-3, had been wiped with NSW and Victoria still battling COVID outbreaks.

It means Supercars will not race in Victoria again this year after the earlier cancellation of a SuperSprint event at Phillip Island.

“We regret that the COVID-19 situation has led to the cancellation of both the Winton and Phillip Island events and share our Victorian fans’ disappointment that we will not be returning to the state in 2021,” Supercars chief executive Sean Seamer said.

The cancellation means the 2021 championship has been on hold since the completion of back-to-back weekends in Townsville in July.

The Gold Coast 500 was cancelled last week, leaving a visit to Sydney Motorsport Park in November and the season-ending Bathurst 1000 on December 5 as the only remaining events on this year’s calendar.

The chances of the championship racing in Sydney in November appear bleak given that city’s COVID situation.

Holden driver Shane van Gisbergen leads the championship, 276 points clear of teammate Jamie Whincup.

Ticket holders for the Winton races will be issued with a full refund in 21 days, Supercars said.

Internet Explorer Channel Network
News Related

OTHER NEWS

South Africa vs West Indies, ICC T20 World Cup 2021, Live Cricket Score: Lewis on a roll, Klaasen drops Simmons on 6

15:56:51 IST DROPPED! Simmons looks to guide the ball to third man but gets a healthy edge which Klaasen doesn’t latch on to. That could be expensive!  15:55:50 IST FOUR! Lewis is ... Read more »

Scott Mills engaged to boyfriend of four years Sam Vaughan

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo BBC Radio 1 presenter Scott Mills is engaged to his partner Sam Vaughan. The broadcaster, 47, announced the happy news on Monday night, sharing ... Read more »

Winter Session of Parliament likely to be held from 29 November to 23 December

© Provided by Firstpost Winter Session of Parliament likely to be held from 29 November to 23 December The Winter Session of Parliament is likely to begin from 29 November ... Read more »

Cricket South Africa directs players to take the knee during ICC T20 World Cup 2021

The Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday evening unanimously agreed to issue a directive requiring all Proteas players to adopt a consistent and united stance against racism by “taking the ... Read more »

Residents must make Eswatini ungovernable - Swaziland Solidarity Network

© AFP Barricades are seen in a road during a protest in Mbabane, on 21 October 2021. At least 80 people were injured in Eswatini on 20 October 2021, a ... Read more »

Sir Elton John still owns 'most' of his crazy spectacles

© Provided by Bang Showbiz Elton John Sir Elton John still owns “most” of his crazy spectacles. The 74-year-old music legend is known for his extensive hoard of rock-star shades, ... Read more »

Naveen-ul-Haq returns to Leicestershire for 2022 season

© Tony Marshall / © Getty Images Naveen-ul-Haq picked up 26 wickets in the 2021 T20 Blast at 17.57 Tony Marshall / © Getty Images Naveen-ul-Haq, the Afghanistan seamer who ... Read more »

Can a formerly unhoused candidate solve Sea Point's homelessness problem?

In the battle for Sea Point in Cape Town, the Good party’s candidate, Carlos Mesquita, knows a thing or two about homelessness. Knowing first-hand the daily struggles and motivations of ... Read more »

Stocking Up Your Kitchen? Here's The Ultimate List of Kitchen Essentials

© Anjali Thakur | India.com Lifestyle Staff Stocking Up Your Kitchen? Here’s The Ultimate List of Kitchen Essentials (Picture credit: Pixabay) A well-equipped and organized kitchen has the power to ... Read more »

Basic Education Dept not expecting matric exam crisis after power cuts extended

© https://www.123rf.com/stock-photo/classroom_desks.html?sti=ockfu2rxd576vnuzq8|&mediapopup=91513277 © smolaw11/123rf.com JOHANNESBURG – The Basic Education Department said that it was not expecting a final-year exam “crisis” now that power cuts had been extended. On Tuesday morning, ... Read more »

Ensure safety of witnesses: Supreme Court tells UP government in Lakhimpur violence case

© Provided by DNA Hearing the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed in the Lakhimpur Kheri Violence Case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure the ... Read more »

Gabriel Martinelli's chance for Arsenal salvation after going to extreme lengths for stardom

Arsenal’s famed youth revolution is beginning to take shape nicely under Mikel Arteta as the likes of Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe are regularly two of the Gunners most ... Read more »

Ikea to open store on Oxford Street after buying old Topshop for £400million

Ikea has bought the iconic Oxford Street branch of Topshop in London for £378million, the retailer has confirmed. The site was put up for sale for £420million in May after ... Read more »

Rangers release Walter Smith tribute video as late icon's triumphs remembered

Following the sad news this morning of Walter Smith’s passing, Rangers have released a touching video tribute to their iconic former manager. The man who guided the club to nine-in-a-row ... Read more »

Daniel Ricciardo 'happy to be dirty' as McLaren driver hits back at Ferrari's Carlos Sainz

Daniel Ricciardo brushed off a fellow F1 driver’s accusation that he pulled off a “dirty” move at the United States Grand Prix on the way to a fifth-placed finish. The ... Read more »

Sudan declares state of emergency, dissolves transitional government

Sudan's top general declared a state of emergency, dissolved the authorities leading country's democratic transition, and announced the formation of a new government after soldiers detained civilian leaders Monday in ... Read more »

Student, 14, charged with bringing loaded gun to SC Midlands high school

A student was charged with bringing a gun to Richland Northeast High School, police said. The student, 14, allegedly brought the gun to school Monday, and was discovered after a ... Read more »

Donald Trump's Bid to Block Jan. 6 Documents Not in 'Best Interests' of U.S.

President Joe Biden believes that it is “not in the best interests” of the U.S. to allow former President Donald Trump to assert executive privilege over documents relating to January ... Read more »

Technicolour textiles by Peter Saville for Kvadrat

© Provided by Dezeen Technicolour collection by Peter Saville for Kvadrat Dezeen Showroom: graphic designer Peter Saville has created a collection of colourful textiles called Technicolour for Kvadrat, comprising three ... Read more »

Strictly Come Dancing's Johannes Radebe moved to tears over historic John Whaite partnership

Strictly Come Dancing professional Johannes Radebe was moved to tears when talking about how much his partnership with Great British Bake Off star John Whaite meant to him. The pair, ... Read more »

IKEA buys former Topshop store in London's Oxford Circus for £378 million

© Reuters/Hannah Mckay FILE PHOTO: People walk past an entrance to the Topshop store at the Oxford Street, in London By Anna Ringstrom STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – IKEA, the world’s biggest ... Read more »

Chopra brings Big Tech scrutiny to new consumer protection post

During his time on the Federal Trade Commission, Rohit Chopra made a point of scrutinizing the business practices of big technology companies such as Facebook, Google and Amazon. © Provided ... Read more »

BTS submits ‘Butter' for a chance at another Grammy nomination

BTS – Butter BTS submitted their song “Butter” for a chance to be considered a nomination at the 2022 Grammys. According to a Billboard report, the track was submitted under ... Read more »

Long Covid verschärft den Pflege-Notstand

Eine Studie des Universitätsspitals Basel zeigt erstmals, dass Long Covid auch beim medizinischen Personal in der Schweiz ein Problem ist – und die Belastungen durch die Pandemie noch verschlimmert. © ... Read more »

Budget 2021: Tamara's Take - A pre-briefed budget boxes in the opposition

Ahead of budget day on Wednesday, the government has been revealing some of what is going to be announced - including a new national living wage and public sector pay being unfrozen. Read more »

Expo 2020 Dubai: Exclusive parking spots for Nissan vehicle owners

© Motivate Publishing Nissan Expo 2020 Dubai Nissan has announced the availability of over 600 exclusive parking spaces at Expo 2020 Dubai for Nissan customers visiting the Expo. For those ... Read more »

Eamonn Holmes says he's caught Covid-19 as he apologises for cancelling work

Eamonn Holmes has announced he’s caught coronavirus despite being double jabbed. The 61 year old ITV presenter, who recently broke down in tears as he remembered his late father, took ... Read more »

Our Mini Pancake Bites Are The Perfect Addition To Your Buffet Table

These mini pancake bites are the perfect canapé for your next partay. © Hannah Hall The perfect combo in bite-sized form, these mini pancake bites are the perfect canapé for ... Read more »

'They Are Hyenas, Once Sat at Amarinder's Feet': Aroosa Alam Slams Cheap Politics, to Take Legal Aid

© Provided by News18 ‘They Are Hyenas, Once Sat at Amarinder’s Feet’: Aroosa Alam Slams Cheap Politics, to Take Legal Aid Aroosa Alam, Captain Amarinder Singh’s long-time friend and Pakistani ... Read more »

The Crown to dedicate episode to Princess Diana on Panorama

© Bang Showbiz Princess Diana ‘The Crown’ will dedicate an entire episode to Princess Diana’s infamous interview with Martin Bashir. The upcoming fifth season of Netflix’s regal drama will feature ... Read more »

Zee Entertainment gets a breather, Bombay HC grants injunction against Invesco's call for EGM

© Maryam Farooqui Zee Entertainment gets a breather, Bombay HC grants injunction against Invesco’s call for EGM The Bombay High Court on October 26 granted an injunction against Invesco calling ... Read more »

EXCLUSIVE: Emraan Hashmi tested Covid-19 positive in Vienna – FINALLY hints at being a part of Tiger 3

© Provided by Pinkvilla Pinkvilla has given multiple updates on how Emraan Hashmi has joined Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in the espionage thriller, Tiger 3. However, the actor has ... Read more »

Sunny Deol gets nostalgic as Indian turns 20: It is a film that will always remain a part of me

© Provided by Pinkvilla Bollywood actor Sunny Deol has recalled shooting for the 2001 movie ‘Indian’ in which he played the role of ‘DCP Rajshekhar Azad’. He said: “‘Indian’ is ... Read more »

Multi-room audio: What is it and how do you get it?

© Provided by Pocket-lint multi room audio what is it and what are your options image 2 (Pocket-lint) – Multi-room audio is as the name suggests, audio in multiple rooms. ... Read more »

What channel is 76ers vs. Knicks on tonight? Time, TV schedule, live streams

The NBA’s 2021-22 season is off to a rollicking start. One week in and we’ve got tempers flaring up in Los Angeles, Stephen Curry going off, Carmelo Anthony moving up, ... Read more »

Xbox series X stock - live: Game restocks consoles in some stores – what to know

LIVE – Updated at 11:19 © The Independent Xbox – explainer indybest UPDATE: EE had an Xbox series X restock this morning, 26 October, but has now sold out. We’re ... Read more »

France threatens to block ports and slow-down customs checks as fishing row reaches boiling point

© Provided by City AM British officials fear France will escalate the post-Brexit dispute over fishing rights, according to the Telegraph. Jean Castex, France’s prime minister, will unveil a series ... Read more »

Glasgow city guide: what to do, see and eat

(Alamy Stock Photo) As world leaders descend on Glasgow this Sunday for COP26, they will realise what some of us have known for ages — Glasgow is one of the ... Read more »

Animal Rebellion activists scale Defra building in London and vow to stay there ‘indefinitely'

© Jeremy Selwyn Demo Animal Rebellion protesters have scaled the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs building in central London and vowed to stay there “indefinitely”. Members of the ... Read more »

China's Zhejiang province seeks to vaccinate young kids by December

Mass vaccination program for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Jakarta BEIJING (Reuters) – China's eastern province of Zhejiang aims to finish vaccinating children between the ages of three and 11 against ... Read more »
On free-english-test.com you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic