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Supercars says Newcastle 500 race still on track for 2022 despite COVID-19, championship takeover

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated September 14 2021 - 8:18am, first published 5:15am
Supercars says it still plans to stage the Newcastle 500 in February or March.

Supercars says COVID-19 and the impending sale of the motor racing series will not affect the timing of next year's Newcastle 500.


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 reporting about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has reported on the 2019 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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