Supercars 2022, Adelaide 500, Shane van Gisbergen burnout, video, response

Shane van Gisbergen was “s***-scared” he would hit the championship trophy throughout his wild Adelaide celebrations.

Van Gisbergen stuttered to seventh within the VALO Adelaide 500 finale on Sunday.

Regardless of his weekend woes, van Gisbergen accomplished memorable burnout celebrations on pits straight.

Van Gisbergen spun across the championship trophy gymkhana-style.

In scenes harking back to his 2016 title win in Sydney, van Gisbergen parked his automotive on the pit wall.

This time, he planted his race boot on the throttle as he fetched the trophy and performed up the group.

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“It wasn’t too deliberate — I wish to wing it,” van Gisbergen stated.

“We talked about what I used to be allowed to do, they usually instructed me to do it someplace across the trophy.

“I used to be s***-scared of hitting the factor, I left a variety of room.

“I acquired out and it was nonetheless smoking — it was superior.”

Van Gisbergen had a dramatic weekend, from crashing on Saturday to rushing in pit lane on Sunday.

He was penalised for a Security Automotive infringement late in Sunday’s race, dropping him out of rivalry.

It killed any likelihood of finishing an all-Holden podium within the model’s final race.

Teammate Broc Feeney introduced dwelling his maiden victory, a lot to van Gisbergen’s delight.

“Don’t die questioning — I wished to make it a Holden one-two-three,” van Gisbergen stated.

“After I acquired into third, I used to be pumped.

“I’m fairly gutted and baffled they gave us a penalty a lot later.

“I’m so glad {that a} Holden received too, and for Broc to get his first win and the workforce to exit on prime… ripper.

“So glad to be again right here in Adelaide and see the stands full.”

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Van Gisbergen clinched the title on the Gold Coast in October, and was all-out assault in Adelaide.

Nevertheless, he did not win a race at a weekend for the primary time since Darwin in June.

Alongside the way in which, van Gisbergen’s 2022 has been filled with highlights, headlined by his Bathurst win and Pukekohe send-off victory.

In 34 races, van Gisbergen received a file 21 occasions — and he admitted his dominance has given himself trigger to mirror.

“It feels wonderful… I form of let it sink in after Gold Coast,” he stated.

“I wished to return right here and carry out, nevertheless it hasn’t labored out.

“What an incredible yr we’ve had… I’ve tried to treasure a few of moments this yr.

“You realise alongside the way in which it’s not going to be like this on a regular basis.

“[Pukekohe] was the most effective weekend I’ve had in racing… wonderful the way it all fell collectively.

“Pukekohe was the place fell in love with Supercars and wished to be a Supercar driver.

“To ship it out like that was epic.”

Of his household coming again to races, he stated: “They missed coming final yr.

“I’ve simply had an awesome automotive all yr, workforce’s been superior.

“Nonetheless able to go, we must always put one other set of tyres on it and hold skiddin’.

“That was enjoyable.”

The 2023 Repco Supercars Championship will begin in Newcastle subsequent March.

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