The next Supercars rounds at Barbagallo Raceway may be promoted by the series itself, instead of the West Australian Sporting Car Club. The WASCC has traditionally acted as the promoter of the Perth Supercars round.
Nevertheless, that was changed for this year’s Perth SuperNight round Supercars Events taking over as promoter and hiring the circuit out for the weekend from the WASCC. Supercars are now set to retain the promoter role for future Perth races, as talks with the WA government regarding 2020 and beyond take place over the coming weeks.
Supercars Chief Operating Officer Shane Howard said that the event was an outstanding success and they were pleased with the weekend which was seamless from start to finish. He said the feedback from the fans, drivers, and teams was superb and the amount of effort that went in by the team paid off, they could not have asked for a better show for the fans and those watching on TV.
The WASCC will happily support a continuation of the new “wet hire” structure, which means the annual visit from the category will create income, rather than a financial loss, for the not-for-profit club. When asked if it was the preferred model for the WASCC, general manager
Andrew Stachewicz told Motorsport.com: “Yes. We can be as hands-on as [Supercars] wants us to be.” Next year, if Perth will go on as a night race, it is expected to be joined by another night/twilight event at Sydney Motorsport Park.