The class has historically constructed its graphic packages round its main broadcaster, the likes of the Seven Community, Community 10 and most lately Fox Sports activities setting the visible tone for the protection.
That follow might be dropped from this 12 months onwards, nonetheless, with Supercars opting to develop a bespoke graphics bundle to coincide with its new Fox Sports/Seven TV deal.
Design agency Girraphic, which labored on F1’s present graphics bundle, has been answerable for growing the same bundle for Supercars.
“We’re releasing a model new graphics bundle,” confirmed Supercars TV boss Nathan Prendergast.
“Because the start of Supercars the feel and appear of the graphics bundle has all the time even dictated by the community. We have all the time adopted the trail of the rights holder.
“We’re designing and might be implementing from 2021 onwards a Supercars bespoke look. Much like how MotoGP and Components 1 have their very own seems, we’re designing a model new feel and appear for the class.
“It is every little thing from the totem, to the decrease body straps, to the complete body grids, to the outcomes, wipes, driver stings – we’ll have driver-specific animated stings. We’ve got borrowed some issues from the way in which Components 1 do particular person driver stings. [There’s also a] new opener for the world feed opener.
“With a brand new sponsor and a emblem this 12 months it was a very good time for us to do it. I am fairly enthusiastic about it, it seems very schmick.”
Prendergast mentioned the graphics will permit Supercars to raised personal its TV presence, whereas additionally permitting improved integration of accomplice logos.
“There are a number of advantages to it,” he mentioned.
“One is the game owns its personal feel and appear and identification. Two, we will design components that work for our industrial companions. We personal property inside the printed and so do our rights holders. By designing a bundle from the beginning, you’ll be able to repair numerous the problems you have got the place logos are positioned and the way issues roll on the display screen.
“Being one manufacturing, it means once you flip it on, you are watching Supercars. You are not watching Fox’s protection, or Seven’s protection, you are watching Supercars.
“We’ll nonetheless recognise our rights holders, [but] it is nice to have the identification as the game.”
Extra particulars of the 2021 Supercars TV bundle, together with a full run-down of commentators and reporters, might be revealed tomorrow.