Tickets are now on sale for Grandstand, Trackside and Corporate facilities for the event that will see Supercars’ race door-to-door around the picturesque CBD circuit.
Platinum Reserve Grandstands at Turn 1 looking up Watt Street, Nobby’s Road into the hairpin with views of the circuit and inside the circuit at the final corner are all now on sale.
Each Platinum Reserve Grandstand offers allocated undercover seating providing shade from the sun and protection from the elements near big screens, food and drink outlets and amenities.
Trackside tickets allow fans to walk around and capture all of the action from on and off the track.
Support category and entertainment announcements for the March event will be made over coming weeks.
Fans in Newcastle will be able to see the Gen3 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and Ford Mustang turn exhibition laps on all three days of the event as they continue development ahead of their racing introduction in 2022.
Supercars will be on track on all three days of the event. Fans will be able to get up close with their favourites including defending Bathurst 1000 champion Shane van Gisbergen, Ford’s rising stars Anton De Pasquale and Cameron Waters and drivers who will wheel out in new colours for the very first time including 2022 rookie Broc Feeney, who is stepping up to replace the great Jamie Whincup.
City of Newcastle Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes said: “Newcastle and the Hunter enjoy a huge racing supporter base and I’m confident they will love to attend the season opener.
"Local tourism and accommodation providers that have been heavily impacted by COVID-19 will be looking forward to and benefit from the economic stimulus provided by the Newcastle 500's return."
Event Manager Rachael White said: “The Newcastle 500 is a world-class motorsport event, and we look for-ward to attracting the attention of the country’s motorsport enthusiasts and, once again, stage an event which sees flow-on benefits for the city’s hotels, bars, restaurants and retailers.”
“As one of the country’s largest and most successful major events, the Newcastle 500 is one of the standouts on the calendar.
The event will be the first for Supercars new ownership group Racing Australia Consolidated Enterprises Ltd (RACE).