Supercars: Return to The Bend confirmed for 2022

In a win for South Australian Motorsport fans, Supercars can confirm that The Bend will host a round of the 2022 Repco Supercars Championship on July 30-31.

The SuperSprint will take place at the Tailem Bend circuit on the final weekend in July and will feature three Supercars races over two days of competition.

The venue has hosted five rounds of the Supercars Championship since 2018 and has produced memorable racing for fans on each occasion, including 2021’s maiden race victory for kiwi Andre Heimgartner.

Anton de Pasquale wins race 2 of the OTR SuperSprint The Bend. Event 4 of the Repco Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, Australia. 9 May 2021

Supercars Chief Operating Officer Shane Howard said it’s great news for all fans to have The Bend SuperSprint confirmed once again for 2022.

“The Bend is a world-class facility that has produced great racing over the past four years which is why we are excited to be returning again in July,” Howard said.

“We thanks Sam Shahin and his team for working with us to lock this event in for the 2022 Repco Supercars Championship.

“Our South Australian fans are among the most passionate in the country, and we’re delighted to be able to put on a show for them once again in 2022.”

Discussions are underway with support categories for the event, and ticketing information will be released in coming weeks.

The 2022 Repco Supercars Championship begins on the scenic Newcastle street circuit from 4-6 March.

2022 Repco Supercars Draft On-Track Calendar:

Date Venue
March 4-6: Repco Newcastle 500, Newcastle Street Circuit, NSW
Mar 26-27:  Tasmania SuperSprint, Symmons Plains, TAS
Apr 7-10:  Melbourne, Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix, VIC
Apr 30-May 1: Bunnings Trade Perth SuperNight, Wanneroo Raceway, WA
May 21-22: Winton SuperSprint, Winton Raceway, VIC
June 18-19:  Merlin Darwin Triple Crown, Hidden Valley, NT
July 8-10: NTI Townsville 500, Reid Park, QLD
July 30-31: The Bend SuperSprint, Tailem Bend, SA
Aug 19-21: Penrite Sandown SuperSprint, Melbourne, VIC
Sept 10-11: ITM Auckland SuperSprint, Auckland, NZ
Oct 6-9: Repco Bathurst 1000, Mount Panorama, NSW
Oct 28-30: Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Nov 18-20: Beaurepaires Sydney SuperNight, Sydney Motorsport Park, NSW