Percat, who was making his championship debut at the season opening Clipal 500 in Adelaide, tagged the wall through the high-speed turn eight while defending third position.
Rick Kelly took a stunning fifth place during a dramatic Race 3 at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide today.
Kelly bagged a hard-earned sixth place finish in Race 1 before coming home 11th in Race 2.
In extraordinary scenes after an extraordinary final lap 20-year-old Scott McLaughlin brought the 80,000-strong crowd to its feet and punters opening stating 'now I'm going to go buy a Volvo'.
The season starts in Adelaide this weekend.
Alex Davison joined his brother Will in the FPR #18 Charlie Schwerkolt Racing Team JELD-WEN for the Clipsal 500 challenge.
Lee Holdsworth has brought the IRWIN Racing AMG E63 home 17th in the second race of the Clipsal 500.
Nissan pleased with progress made during Adelaide weekend.
The Tekno Autosports driver led from pole position to win the Clipsal 500 Adelaide in front of a record single-day crowd for a V8 Supercar race, of 95,000 people.
Shane van Gisbergen lands his second pole of the weekend in the V8 Supercars opening event in Adelaide, Australia.
Pulling into the pits with just eight laps to go was a heart-breaking result for Lockwood Racing after leading the Clipsal 500 for 25 laps Saturday.
Heat was a major problem for Holdsworth, leading to blisters on his foot. Team working on a solution for Sunday.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. For Craig Lowndes it was his 90th victory; tying Mark Skaife for the all-time win record.
Ready, set, action for the opening race of the V8 Supercars Clipsal 500 in Adelaide, Australia on and off the circuit.