Newcastle 500: Shane van Gisbergen closes to two points for Supercars finale after Scott McLaughlin runs out of petrol on final lap

Michael Parris
Updated November 25 2018 - 10:17am, first published November 24 2018 - 6:25pm
Photos: Jonathan Carroll

The Supercars championship is heading for another tense showdown on the streets of Newcastle on Sunday after the two series leaders fought out an extraordinary battle in Saturday’s first 250km race.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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