Foxtel is full-throttle into its 2018 coverage of the V8 supercars season on internet fed platforms with Foxtel Now
* 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 Adelaide 500 first-up (March 1-4) at Adelaide Street Circuit in South Australia, before finishing in Newcastle, NSW, on the 25th of November.
According to Foxtel, “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 Now
Here in 2018, 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, with many of the key sessions Ad-Free. Every support event, practice, qualifying session and championship race will be shown live, with expert commentary included in this coverage, right up the final championship event in late November. Each weekend will make for must see live TV, including the Bathurst 1000, the most prestigious motorsport event in Australia.
2018 Melbourne Supercars Preview
Second up is a trip to Victoria for the first-ever official running of the Melbourne 400, to be hosted simultaneously alongside the Australian Grand Prix. The V8 Supercars and supports will share the Albert Park Lake street circuit, and there will be four races in total, two of the 70 km variety and two that are 130 km. The event is to be staged over four days, from March 22 until March 25. Shane van Gisbergen dominated first-up in Adelaide, winning both featured races for Triple Eight, so a repeat would surely give him confidense here early on. With a new season starting and every driver and team eager to get behind the wheel, the entire entire weekend and every session will be must see TV.
V8 Supercars Free to Air vs Fox Sports Fixtures
Thursday 22 March 12.30pm – 7.00pm (Fox Sports)
Friday 23 March 11.00am – 6.50pm (Fox Sports)
Friday 23 March 12.00pm – 5.00pm (Ten)
Saturday 24 March 11.45am – 7.15pm (Ten/Fox Sports)
Sunday 25 March 11.50am – 7.00pm (Fox Sports)
Sunday 25 March 12.00pm – 4.00pm (Ten)
With its long tradition, the Melbourne 400 is more than just a race, it offers the best of Australian and New Zealand motorsport across a four-day festival of events that celebrate the V8 Supercars Championships. This year, coverage of the 2018 Melbourne 400 begins on Thursday, March 22, with every key session show LIVE right through to the last lap on Sunday, the 25th of March.
Melbourne 400 Live Fox Sports TV Times
Supercars Qualify R3 – Thursday 4.00 pm – Fox Sports 5
Supercars Qualify R4 – Thursday 4.40 pm – Fox Sports 5
Supercars Qualify R5 – Friday 1:50 pm – Fox Sports 5
Supercars Qualify R6 – Friday 2.10 pm – Fox Sports 5
Supercars Race 3 – Friday 5.50 pm – Fox Sports 5
Supercars Race 4 – Saturday 12.40 pm – Fox Sports 5
Supercars Race 5 – Saturday 6.20 pm – Fox Sports 5
Supercars Race 6 – Sunday 1.45 pm Fox Sports 5
Australian Grand Prix – Sunday 4:05 pm – Fox Sports 5
Shown as Sydney time, adjust for regional differences. The V8 Supercars free to air live broadcasts include only seven events with limited coverage in 2018, the Adelaide 500, Australian GP Supercars, Townsville 400, Sandown 500, Bathurst 1000, Gold Coast 600 and Newcastle 500.
Live V8 Supercars Streaming and a Free Trial
While you can find the Melbourne 400 on free to air in Australia, with the Foxtel Now free trial motor sport fans can watch V8 Supercars online* with compatible Internet connected devices, as well as streaming V8 Supercars Live to eligible mobile devices through the Foxtel Go app. This includes every support session, qualifying event and featured Supercar race. Best of all, the Foxtel Now 2-weeks free trial has no lock-in contract or device set-up fees!