Adderton calls for more Gen3 clarity amid team talks

Adderton has been a vocal supporter of cost containment in Supercars over recent seasons, including a stand-off with series officials over control front uprights last year that ultimately saw Garry Rogers Motorsport fall off the grid thanks to a funding shortfall for 2020.

At the time Adderton vowed the Boost brand wouldn’t return until more more cost savvy regulations were in place, however that only lasted until the eve of the opening round of the 2020 season, when the telco stepped in to back James Courtney’s Team Sydney entry.

Boost then followed Courtney out the Team Sydney door back in March and helped him engineer his Tickford Racing lifeline in place of the luckless Will Davison.

With team ownership still on the cards, Adderton is now waiting to see whether Supercars makes good on promises to contain costs with its 2022 Gen3 package.

However he says he’s concerned at the lack of Gen3 detail currently available to potential backers and entrants.

“I haven’t seen what Gen3 is actually about,” he said. “I’ve heard a lot of talk, but I don’t know the specifics.

“We’re 12 months away from Gen3 coming out and I haven’t even heard what [Supercars] is planning to do, what the development is going to be like, what the costs are going to be for running those cars…

“You would have thought that if you…

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