2 Dec 2012

End of era at Sydney 500 V8 event

1:58 pm on 2 December 2012

Ford and Holden race against each other for the final time in the V8 Supercars category at the Sydney 500 on Sunday.

AAP reports their 20-year rivalry in the category will end after the second 250km race of the weekend at Sydney Olympic Park.

Next year, Nissan and Mercedes will join the schedule and design specifications of the cars will also change.

Holden won the first 74-lap race on Saturday, taking their total wins to 350 compared to Ford's 217 victories.