Foxtel is full-throttle into its 2017 coverage of the V8 supercars season on internet fed platforms with Foxtel Play
* and Foxtel go^. All of the live footage for the V8 Supercars Champion races can be viewed without ads or breaks on FOX SPORTS 5. This year’s excitement continues through-out Australia to include the infamous Bathurst 1000
(Oct 5-8) at Mt Panorama, before finishing in Newcastle, NSW, on the 26th of November.
According to Foxtels’ CEO, Richard Freudenstein, “The chequered flag is up and another season begins. Australia’s pre-eminent motoring series, the V8 Supercars, is available to Foxtel subscribers. Every race weekend, thousands of Australians look forward to the chance to witness the might of the V8 Supercars races and now fans will be able to enjoy the action on the mobile move with Foxtel Go^, or via the convenience of watching online with Foxtel Play
Here in 2017, Fox Sports will be offering live coverage of the V8 Supercars domestic series on all of the Foxtel platforms. Fox Sports will also offer the Supercars championship races LIVE in HD. Every support event, practice, qualifying session and championship race will be shown live, with expert commentary included in this coverage, right up to the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 in late November. Each weekend will make for must see live TV, including the Bathurst 1000, the most prestigious motorsport event in Australia.
2017 Perth Supersprint Preview
Next up is a trip to Western Australia for the 39th running of the Perth Supersprint, officially known as the Virgin Australia Perth SuperSprint. Last year’s event was dominated by Craig Lowndes who made two trips to the podium, winning the 120km race and taking third in the 200km event, but duplicating that feat will be no easy task. Fabian Coulthard is off to a torrid start, while veteran Jamie Whincup and Shane van Gisbergen are not too far behind.
With its longstanding tradition, the Perth Supersprint is more than just a race, it offers the best of Australian motorsport across a three-day festival of events that celebrate the V8 Supercars Championships, and Fox Sports 5 will provide Live coverage in HD, with the main races shown ad-break free.
Perth V8 Live TV Times
Friday 5 May – Sunday 7 May
Barbagallo Raceway, Perth WA
Practice 1 – Friday at 12.45 pm (Fox Sports 5)
Practice 2 – Friday at 2.35 pm (Fox Sports 5)
Practice 3 – Saturday at 9.15 am (Fox Sports 5)
Qualify Race 7 – Saturday 11.55 am (Fox Sports 5)
Race 7 – Saturday at 2.45 pm (Fox Sports 5)
Qualify Race 8 – Sunday 10.55 am (Fox Sports 5)
Race 8 – Sunday at 2.15 pm (Fox Sports 5)
Shown as Sydney time, adjust for regional differences. The V8 Supercars on free to air featured races limited to six live events in 2017, the Clipsal 500, Townsville 400, Sandown 500, Bathurst 1000, Gold Coast 600 and Newcastle 500.
Live V8 Supercars Streaming and a Free Trial
With Foxtel Play motor sport fans can watch V8 Supercars online* with a compatible Mac, PC, Sony PlayStation, Smart TV, Blu Ray player and Xbox One, as well streaming V8 Supercars Live to eligible mobile devices through the Foxtel Go app within minutes of setting up.