Supercross

Wayville Supercross Track Takes Shape

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Supercross is all about taking the great outdoors and recreating it ‰Û÷indoors‰Ûª ‰ÛÒ where the concept is to replicate an outdoor motocross track full of bumps, jumps, berms and obstacles and build it inside a major showground, stadium or entertainment venue.

When riders, race teams, officials and fans descend on Adelaide Showground this Saturday (October 31) for the Energy Logistix third round of the 2015 Australian Supercross Championship presented by Penrite Oils, they will be greeted by the spectacular sight of a manicured off-road race track laid out upon the lush green infield of the iconic inner-city venue.

But just a week earlier, the Adelaide Showground infield was vacant.

The daunting man-made Adelaide Supercross circuit will have been constructed in less than four days, by a handful of earthmoving specialists headed by Mal Cash from Pro Tracks, who has been designing and building Australian Supercross Championship race tracks since 2012.

5,000 tonnes of loam clay dirt mix have been trucked into the Showground via a constant convoy of semi-trailer tippers, and then moved and massaged into shape using a fleet of Hyundai Heavy Industries loaders and skid-steer units.

‰ÛÏThe first truck loads of loam started coming in to the venue on Monday,‰Û

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