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SuperKids Zone

Check out the new Supercars SuperKids Zone! Exciting for kids, relaxing for parents. The SuperKids Zone is a fully fenced and secure area designed exclusively for parents and little people to relax, play, and test their racing abilities.

Get active on the Inflatable Race Track, check your speed and reaction skills at the Fast Fan Challenge or test your tyre changing skills on one of our table top fun games.

Please note adult supervision is required at all times.

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 4pm

Where: Pacific Park

Autograph Session

Supercars Autograph Session

Come along to the Supercars Autograph Session for the opportunity to meet some of your favourite Supercars drivers and grab an autograph. Free posters will be available for patrons at the designated autograph sessions.

Times will be released closer to the event.

Dunlop Super2 Autograph Session

The drivers of the Dunlop Super2 Series will also be on hand to meet fans at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500. Head along to the designated autograph session and grab a signature from the future Supercars champions! Free posters will be available for patrons.

Times will be released closer to the event.

MEGAMANIA

Megamania, a well-known family fun zone in the Hunter will be providing face painters and balloon twisters in the Family Zone.

There will also be Supercars helium balloons available for kids!

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4pm

Where: Pacific Park

Merchandise Alley

Stock up on your favourite Team’s merchandise and Supercars gear.

Plus check out some of the stunt team vehicles on display, enjoy a drink at the bars and grab a bite to eat.

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Coopers Roll Bar

The Coopers Roll Bar is the ultimate location for fans to watch and enjoy Supercar racing. Enjoy the music, catch up with friends and maybe make some new ones.

When: Open across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Where: Inside Turn 10 (Hairpin)

Hino Sports Deck

The Hino Sports Deck is the ultimate location for the true sports fan.

It features a pseudo-sports bar, complete with 5 TV screens streaming the best sport from around the world and Australia, a dedicated kids’ area, fuseball, and even a phone recharge station.

When: Open across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Where: Located near Fort Scratchley, Nobby’s Road

Shell V-Power VR Pit Stop Experience

The Shell V-Power VR Pit Stop activation gives you the chance to experience the thrill of a Supercars Pit Stop. Can you handle the pressure, speed and precision required? Find the Shell V-Power Virtual Pit Stop in the merchandise area at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500.

When: Open across Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4pm

Where: Merchandise Alley

Australian Defence Force Precinct

The Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and the Royal Australian Air Force will join forces to showcase Australian Defence Force (ADF) capabilities through technology and teamwork ‘ADF Ground Precinct’.

Supercars fans can register to test their skills as an Air Force fast-jet pilot at the Air Force Simulator Experience, plus browse through Defence capability displays featuring Team Army’s project car and street machines.

The Australian Army Band Newcastle will also be onsite providing roving entertainment, and for young people considering a career in the ADF, Defence Force Recruiting career staff will be available with information and resources to get their career journey started (or call 13 19 01).

ADF participation in the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 – Supercars provides the opportunity to showcase local Defence capabilities and importantly highlight the dedication and commitment of our ADF men and women who serve at home and abroad on operations.

Where: Pacific Park