Supercars has confirmed the Newcastle thoroughfare contention volition unfastened the 2022 season, with the contention to beryllium tally successful the archetypal week of March.
It volition beryllium the archetypal clip the class has returned to the Hunter portion since the 2019 play finale.
Supercars brag Sean Seamer says the contention volition beryllium tally implicit the play of March 4-6.
"We're thrilled to person locked successful our 2022 title opener arsenic a instrumentality to the stunning Newcastle thoroughfare circuit," helium said.
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"The spectacular shots of Supercars racing connected the CBD thoroughfare circuit person go images that are embedded into the minds of tens of millions of centrifugal racing fans astir the world.
"Newcastle has established itself arsenic 1 of the astir fashionable stops connected the Supercars calendar with some fans and drivers and we look guardant to seeing arsenic galore acquainted faces arsenic imaginable trackside successful March."
It volition beryllium the sixth consecutive circular of the title to beryllium held successful New South Wales, with this play to wrapper up with 4 rounds astatine Sydney Motorsport Park, earlier the Bathurst 1000 successful December.
New South Wales tourism curate Stuart Ayres says the instrumentality of Newcastle to the Supercars title is simply a boost for the region.
"The NSW Government is thrilled to enactment the 2022 title play opener successful Newcastle, reconnecting lawsuit goers with the stunning Newcastle coastline and the high-octane enactment connected track, portion ensuring section businesses payment from the economical boost that comes with staging this large event," helium said.
"Newcastle provides a unsocial backdrop for the lawsuit with immoderate of the champion beaches successful Australia, arsenic good arsenic lukewarm hospitality and a large assortment of restaurants, bars and accommodation, making it the spot to beryllium adjacent March."
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