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V8 Supercars To Introduce Several Twilight Races In Next Year's New-Look Series
Published September 24, 2013
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V8 Supercars' season-ending Sydney 500 in December "will preview the introduction of several twilight races in next year's new-look series," according to Mark Fogarty of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD.
As well as adopting three standardized event formats, the 14-event 2014 V8 championship "will include at least five Saturday races that finish in the early evening."
As a precursor to next year's more regular twilight races, the first 250-kilometer leg of the Sydney 500 at the Sydney Olympic Park street circuit on Dec. 7 "will be run from late afternoon to the approach of sunset."
V8 Supercars "confirmed the Saturday race's switch to a dusk finish this year with the release on Monday of next year's series schedule, which will feature up to seven Saturday races finishing near nightfall" (SMH, 9/24