How to watch V8 Supercars SuperSprint The Bend live and free
Scott McLaughlin can wrap up a third straight V8 Supercars championship this weekend. This is how to follow the action at Tailem Bend.
The 2020 V8 Supercars Championship enters its penultimate weekend of racing at Tailem Bend in South Australia. A small town about 100km south-east of Adelaide, Tailem Bend is home to SuperSprint The Bend, where some history could be made.
New Zealand's Scott McLaughlin holds a 215-point lead over Jamie Whincup in the championship race. If results go the Ford Mustang driver's way, McLaughlin could seal a third consecutive title and become just the fourth driver ever to achieve that feat.
How to watch V8 Supercars SuperSprint The Bend
This South Australian leg of the championship series is live and exclusive to Fox Sports. That means Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports are your viewing options. For a full analysis of the V8 broadcasts, you can check out our season guide here.
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When is the V8 Supercars The Bend?
The action starts at 8:15am local time (8:45am AEST) on Saturday 26 September with practice for the Excel Series and Support Categories before the Supercars head out for the first of two practice sessions at 9:05am AEST. The first race is then at 3:15pm AEST on Saturday, with two more races scheduled for the following day. All races are held over 32 laps.
Stream V8 Supercars The Bend on Kayo Sports
If you love your motorsports, you need to take a look at Kayo Sports. It has every race of the 2020 V8 season live and in HD. Kayo currently has a 14-day free trial for new users. We have put together a full review of the service for you.
After the trial, a Basic subscription will cost you $25 a month and gives you access to 2 screens or devices at once. For $35 a month a Premium subscription gives you a third screen. There are no lock-in contracts and you can cancel at any time.
Kayo also has a number of special features, including some specifically for motorsport. It includes RaceView, which allows fans to watch four feeds on one screen. HeliCam, Race Centre, Pit Lane and driver cameras are among the options.
How to watch V8 Supercars SuperSprint The Bend via Foxtel Now
Foxtel Now is the pay TV giant's digital streaming service. You have to subscribe to the Essentials pack in addition to the Sport pack which costs $54 a month in total. If you haven't tried it previously, Foxtel Now offers a 10-day free trial. We also have a full guide which includes the list of compatible devices.
Can I watch The Bend on free-to-air television?
No. Channel 10 has the rights to some of this year's series, but has no live coverage of this SuperSprint. Channel 10 will show various highlight packages on Saturday and Sunday, check your local guides. You can also catch the highlights on 10 play.
Who will win V8 Supercars SuperSprint The Bend?
The real question here is if Whincup can prevent McLaughlin from sealing the title and extend it to the final weekend in Bathurst. There are a number of hypothetical situations, but if Whincup fails to finish any of the three races McLaughlin will be just about over the line.
It will be fascinating to see how it all unfolds, but we're expecting the Mustang driver to win at least two of this weekend's races.
Image source: Kayo Sports website
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