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Along with the unveiling of the new Harvey Norman/De Silvestro deal, the 2017 Supercar launch also saw the announcement that Delta Goodrem has been named as the sports official ambassador.

“It's an honour to represent a sport loved by millions here at home and around the world. I am looking forward to performing at some of the major events around the country, meeting the fans and seeing some incredible Supercar action,” the multi-award winning singer songwriter said.

Supercars Chief Executive James Warburton was thrilled to have Delta onboard and believes it will be a real boost to the championship…..

“We are delighted Delta is joining our sport as we continue to broaden our fan base and introduce Supercars to new audiences,” he said. “As Australia's leading artist, Delta will perform at key events through the season on the Gold Coast and Newcastle. I am looking forward to seeing Delta perform on the starting grid at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 in October.”

Commencing in Adelaide next month with the Clipsal 500, the 2017 season includes 15 Championship events and the Australian Grand Prix, concluding with the very first Coates Hire Newcastle 500 from November 24-26.