WHO IS DRIVING WHAT IN 2017 SUPERCARS

Want to know which car is being driven by which driver? The V8 Sleuth has the answer …

THE 2017 Clipsal 500 Adelaide revs up this weekend as the kick off to the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship and a lot of V8 Sleuth readers love to know the ins and outs of who is driving what car.

So, V8 Sleuth Aaron Noonan has assembled this quick list to bring you up to speed with who will steer what around the Adelaide Parklands this weekend.

#2 Scott Pye, Mobil 1 HSV Racing

Same chassis as driven by Garth Tander in back half of 2016, the Sandown 500 winner.

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#3 TBC, Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport

Whoever steps into this chassis is driving 2013-built chassis used last year by Andre Heimgartner.

#5 Mark Winterbottom, The Bottle-O Racing Team

One of nine brand new chassis debuted in Adelaide.

#6 Cameron Waters, Monster Energy

Has taken over chassis used by Winterbottom in 2014, 2015 (to win the championship) and first half of 2016.

#7 Todd Kelly, carsales Racing

Brand new chassis, the seventh built by Nissan Motorsport in New Gen car era.

#8 Nick Percat, BJR

Takes over the former Team BOC Commodore built new for Jason Bright start of last season.

#9 David Reynolds, Penrite Erebus

Brand new Commodore built by Erebus via James White’s Jimmy’s Fab Shop. First new New Gen chassis built by team since their Mercedes E63s.

#12 Fabian Coulthard, Shell V-Power/DJRTP

Takes over chassis debuted mid-2016 by Scott Pye that was driven by Pye for second half of last season.

#14 Tim Slade, Freightliner Racing

Sticks with same chassis that debuted in Adelaide last year.

#15 Rick Kelly, Sengled Nissan

Sticks with same chassis he ran in 2016, was new for start of last year.

#17 Scott McLaughlin, Shell V-Power/DJRTP

Brand new chassis for 2017 Clipsal 500.

#18 Lee Holdsworth, Preston Hire Racing

Same chassis as used by team in second half of 2016 and debuted by Karl Reindler at Sydney Motorsport Park.

#19 Will Davison, TEKNO Autosports

Running same chassis he used for all of last year, briefly run by van Gisbergen in 2015.

#21 Tim Blanchard, CoolDrive/BJR

In same car as last year, chassis used by Fabian Coulthard second half of 2015.

#22 James Courtney, Mobil 1 HSV Racing

Running chassis debuted at last year’s Clipsal 500.

#23 Michael Caruso, Nissan Motorsport

Same chassis as 2016, car that finished runner-up in Clipsal 500.

#33 Garth Tander, GRM

Brand new chassis.

#34 James Moffat, GRM

Brand new chassis.

#55 Chaz Mostert, Supercheap Auto Racing

Same Falcon as used last year to take 5 poles and 5 podiums.

#56 Jason Bright, PRA Mega Fuels

Chassis used by Chris Pither as Super Black car for majority of 2016. Has history dating right back to being first completed FPR COTF Falcon in 2013!

#62 Alex Rullo, LDM

In ex Nick Percat chassis from last year, the 2016 Clipsal 500 winning car.

#78 Simona de Silvestro, Team Harvey Norman

Running the same Altima the Swiss ace drove as wildcard entry at Bathurst in 2016 with Renee Gracie.

#88 Jamie Whincup, Red Bull HRT

Brand new chassis, one of three built by Triple Eight over off-season.

#97 Shane van Gisbergen, Red Bull HRT

Brand new chassis, one of three built by Triple Eight over off-season.

#99 Dale Wood, Erebus GB

Takes over Dave Reynolds’ chassis from last year. Original Walkinshaw Racing COTF chassis formerly raced by Tander and Ingall.

#888 Craig Lowndes, TeamVortex

Brand new chassis, one of three built by Triple Eight over off-season.