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Supercars unveil massive 2023 schedule

Start your engines, the 2023 Repco Supercars Championship calendar has been released!

The season gets underway in Newcastle for the Thrifty 500 on March 10-12, and followed up closely by the Melbourne spectacle: the Formula 1 Rolex Australia Grand Prix. This will be the first season using Gen3 cars, including the hot rivalry between the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro.

“With the Camaro vs Mustang debut, the return of the Sandown 500 and our marquee event, the Repco Bathurst 1000, celebrating its 60h anniversary, 2023 is shaping as one of the most exciting in history of our sport,” Supercars CEO Shane Howard told

“This year we have seen huge crowds return to our events and Adelaide is shaping as a spectacular finale for the Holden Commodore and Ford Mustang rivalry. We cannot wait to roll out our Gen3 Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro at Newcastle in March.

“What an amazing way to start the new chapter of racing for our sport.”

Supercars 2023 schedule:
  • Thrifty Newcastle 500 – March 10-12
  • Formula 1 Rolex Australia Grand Prix – March 30 – April 2
  • Perth Supersprint – April 28-30
  • NED Whisky Tasmania SuperSprint – May 19-21
  • Darwin Triple Crown – June 16-18
  • NTI Townsville 500 – July 7-9
  • Beaurepaires Sydney SuperNight – July 28-30
  • OTR SuperSprint – August 18-20
  • Penrite Oil Sandown 500 – September 15-17
  • Repco Bathurst 1000 – October 5-8
  • Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500 October 27-29
  • VALO Adelaide 500 – November 23-26

The schedule announcement has also been underlined by international talks between Supercars and circuit promoters in New Zealand for the 2024 calendar.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – APRIL 7: Mark Winterbottom of Team 18 of V8 Supercars hit the track in qualifying at the 2022 Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix on 7th April 2022

“We are still in progressive talks with our counterparts there for an event in the future, however as they continue it is in the best interest of all parties involved to focus on 2024 and beyond,” Howard said.

“We have every intention to return to New Zealand and we are confident of an announcement in the new year regarding a partnership with a new venue.”

Tickets for the Thrifty Newcastle 500 are on sale now at and Ticketek.

“The 2023 Repco Supercars Championship is one of the most anticipated in years, and the mix of venues is the perfect backdrop for the new Gen3 Supercars,” Repco CEO Wayne Bryant said.

“This championship is truly world-class with a fantastic mix of permanent circuits, street tracks and, of course, the Repco Bathurst 1000 at Mount Panorama.”


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