Why doesn’t the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship have clear red flag rules? For Australia’s top-tier motorsport series, what happened on Saturday afternoon at the Tasmania SuperSprint should be nothing short of embarrassing. And the kicker is, it is the third time in recent history a race has been marred by the series not having clear […]
Newcastle Council has embraced the last option left to make the Supercars street circuit as bad as you can possibly get.
The circuit layout and event dates for the Newcastle 500 Supercars round in 2017 were confirmed today, and some how they have managed to make the track even worse than what was proposed. It’s a victory for pretty TV pictures and the ability for commentators to say “beachside circuit” over developing an event that produces […]
The first of the most obvious things to occur in the design of the Newcastle Supercars street circuit has happened. They’re changing the circuit layout. Reported by The Newcastle Herald on Thursday, the track will no longer bisect Pacific Park, in Newcastle’s east end. The reason given, according to Supercars spokesman Nick Johnston, was that […]
NSW Premier Mike Baird and Virgin Australia Supercars Championship (VASC) CEO James Warburton today confirmed that Newcastle would be hosting the final race of the domestic touring car season for at least five years starting in 2017. Messers Baird and Warburton also confirmed that they intend the race to be run on a street circuit […]