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GALLERY: The best of the Adelaide Motorsport Festival

THE 2024 Repco Adelaide Motorsport Festival was a spectacular success.

Fans flocked to the Adelaide Parklands to celebrate all forms of motorsport, from classic Formula 1 and Aussie touring cars to sportscars, rallying, drifting, bikes and more.

Here’s a look at some of the highlights. All images courtesy of the Adelaide Motorsport Festival.

As is tradition, the event kicked off with a parade of cars driving from Victoria Park to Gouger Street in the CBD. This year included Jack Perkins in the 1993 Bathurst winner Pic: Supplied
The 1990 AGP-winning Nelson Piquet Benetton was among the star attractions, driven by owner John Reaks. Pic: Supplied
Another Benetton, but who’s complaining? This is Aussie Mark Rosser’s B200, which is now powered by a Judd V10 engine. Pic: Supplied
The fleet parked up on Gouger Street, headed by the Rosser Benetton and hugely popular Mazda 767B Le Mans weapon. Pic: Supplied
NASCARs and Aussie touring cars together on this eclectic grid. Pic: Supplied
Former Haas F1 team boss and accidental Netflix star Guenther Steiner was among the celebs, pictured taking a hotlap with James Courtney aboard a Gen3 Mustang. Pic: Supplied
Ford had a spare Blanchard Racing Team Gen3 Mustang and its Liam Lawson-driven SuperVan in Adelaide, making for an unlikely pair. Pic: Supplied
Red Bull F1 reserve Lawson enjoying a chat with host Charlie Barlow in front of the fans at the Grand Marquee. Pic: Supplied
Lawson was also driving the New Zealand-developed, F1-style Rodin FZED that is powered by a 3.8-litre Cosworth V8. Pic: Supplied
There were three Benettons in attendance, rounded out by this ex-Michael Schumacher 1993 example. Pic: Supplied
An impressive gathering of AU Falcons included these Prancing Horse Racing and Tony Longhurst examples. Pic: Supplied
These GT-Rs were two of 10 Bathurst-winning machines in attendance. Pic: Supplied
Valtteri Bottas became the third ex-F1 driver to steer this former Perkins/Hulme Commodore. Pic: Supplied
The Grand Marquee allowed GA spectators access to the stars. Pic: Supplied
Repco had its ‘Circuit Safari’ activation in action, allowing guests to view the cars on track from inside a bus. Pic: Supplied
David Brabham and Bottas both drove the Brabham BT62. Pic: Supplied
This gorgeous 250LM put the latest Ferraris in the shade. Pic: Supplied
There were plenty of Porsches too, including Martin Wagg’s flame-spitting Porsche Cup car. Pic: Supplied
Danny Probert’s Barra turbo-powered XD Falcon stood out amongst the drifting crowd. Pic: Supplied
Bottas, pictured with Craig Lowndes, Damon Hill and David Croft, also jumped into this Leyton House. Pic: Supplied
Bottas and the Arrows-mounted Lowndes together on track. Pic: Supplied
Adelaide’s F1 heritage adds greatly to the event’s vibe. Pic: Supplied
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