Why Supercars axed Perth and New Zealand – Motorsport.com
The Perth SuperNight and the Auckland SuperSprint have each been left off a closely-revised second half of the 2021 advertising campaign, as Supercars appears to navigate problems from The continued COVID-19 outbreak in Sydney.
It marks the second yr working that neither the journey to Western Australia nor the trek throughout the Tasman have gone forward.
The two events have been scheduled to Happen on September 11-12 and November 6-7 respectively.
Based mostly on Supercars, A combination of factors with borders, broadcast and staffing considerations And pricey freight deadlines are Responsible for the events falling off the schedule.
Collection CEO Seam Seamer says the journey to Pukekohe was compromised by the current closure of the trans-Tasman journey bubble by New Zealand authorities due not simply to the outbreak in Sydney, however current COVID factors in Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide as properly.
The journey bubble, which permits quarantine-free movement between the neighbouring nations, Shall be shutd for A minimal of The subsequent eight weeks.
Seamer defined that was too shut for comfort with a September 1 deadline for committing to air freight to Auckland.
“New Zealand, the problem for us was that we had A strong go, no-go date As quickly as We would have appreciated to Decide to air freight and incur vital prices on The primary of September,” said Seamer.
“With the announcement from New Zealand that the trans-Tasman border bubble was going to be evaporated …….