The A.I.R. has conducted many drag racings until the end of the 90s. However, in 2011, it restarted hosting the drag race events.
The Adelaide International Raceway is the permanent circuit, located in South Australia on Port Wakefield Road at Virginia. It is owned by the Australian Motorsport Club, under the endowment of Bob Jane Corporation. It is stretched up to 26 km of North Adelaide in adjacent to the Speedway city-Adelaide’s Dirt Track racing venue. In 1972, the A.I.R. was built by Surfers Paradise businessman Keith Williams. Bob Jane Corporation developed the track from its “raw state" in 1982. The race track has four possible configurations for use: the full-circuit, the short-circuit, the speedway super bowl and the drag strip. Since 1994, various upgrades have been made to bring Adelaide a regular racing track. Adelaide has been witnessed various top-level racing series since its inception.
Adelaide International has been served the ground for significant events such as ATCC, Tasman Series, Rothmans International Series, Australian Drivers’ Championship, ANDRA, Australian NASCAR Championship, Australian AUSCAR Championship etc.
Adelaide has been played the host for several National Championships such as Australian Sports Sedan/GT Championship, Australian Sports Car Championship, and Australian Formula 2 Championship etc.
AIR has periodically hosted different rounds of the Australian Touring Car Championship and continuance races of the Australian Manufacturers' Championship, presently called the 'Championship of Makes'.
Rider Graeme Crosby emerged as the winner of the 1980 Swann International Series in which Gregg Hansford also competited.
An annual 3-Hour race held at the circuit in the mid 1980's that was broadcasted on television nationally on the ABC (Television network).