Attractions

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 Sessions

Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

Come along to the Supercars Autograph Sessions 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.

When: Saturday 9:25am - 9:55am and Sunday 9:55am - 10:25am

Where: Main Oval, adjacent to the Toyota 86 garages

Dunlop Super2 Series

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.

When: Friday 12.35pm - 1.05pm and Saturday 12.00pm - 12.30pm

Where: Main Oval, adjacent to the Toyota 86 garages

Merchandise Alley

Ready for Newcastle? Gear up with the official 2019 Coates Hire Newcastle 500 merchandise, available to purchase at the track in 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

Where: Various locations (refer to Track Map)

Coopers Roll Bar

The Coopers Roll Bar is the ultimate location for fans to watch and enjoy Supercars racing. Located inside the Hairpin, the Coopers Roll Bar is in a prime viewing position to catch all of the on-track action with entertainment on stage Saturday and Sunday.

When: Open across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Where: Inside Turn 10 (Hairpin)

Jim Beam Barrelhouse

The Jim Beam Barrelhouse has everything you need to have an unforgettable weekend! Grab a Jim Beam & Cola and enjoy prime views of the track from the viewing deck, or grab a seat and settle in downstairs in front of their dedicated big screen. You won’t want to go anywhere else, with live DJ’s and plenty of giveaways – the Jim Beam Barrelhouse is the place to be at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500.

When: Open across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Where: Pit Entry

Hino Sports Deck

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

When: Open across Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Where: Pacific Park

WesTrac Hub

Visit the WesTrac Hub while you're trackside! You can buy Cat merchandise, get a great view of all the racing action and shoot some hoops for your chance to win, including a $1,000 travel voucher! WesTrac are one of the largest Cat equipment dealers in the world so while you are at the hub you’ll also be able to check out the new Cat 950 GC wheel loader and Cat 330 GC excavator up close.

More information can be found HERE.

When: Open across Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Where: Located near Fort Scratchley, Nobby’s Road

Bosch Power Tools

Bosch Power Tools and Accessories are the official Power Tool brand behind the Virgin Australia Supercar Championship! At the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 they have a weekend packed full of competitions, giveaways and activations for racing fans of all ages! Get involved with the Superhuman challenge, beat the drill in the tough torque challenge, or test your skills in the pit crew wheel change!

When: Open across Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Where: Located on the Main Oval across from the Dunlop Super2 Garages

Land Rover

Land Rover will be showcasing a range of their premium off-road vehicles on the Twin Terra Pod at this year’s Coates Hire Newcastle 500. Experience the capabilities of these vehicles with the opportunity to take a ride over Twin Terrapod at a height of 6 meters with an experienced instructor. They will guide you through the suite of Terrain Response Programs at your disposal.

When: Open across Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Where: Located behind Grandstand 7

Matt Hall Aerial Displays

Make sure you catch World Air Race Champion and Newcastle local Matt Hall in the skies this weekend.

Matt will be performing his aerial shows on Saturday at 11:20am and Sunday at 11:50am so make sure you look up and check out Matt’s awesome aerial displays.