2018 Newcastle 500

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New South Wales 2018 Coates Hire Newcastle 500
Event Information
Round 16 of 16 in the 2018 Supercars Championship
Newcastle Street Circuit.png
Date23–25 November 2018
LocationNewcastle East, New South Wales
VenueNewcastle Street Circuit
WeatherFriday: Fine & Windy
Saturday: Fine
Sunday: Fine
Results
Race 1
Distance 95 laps 250 km
Pole position New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen
Triple Eight Race Engineering
1:10.6430
Winner New Zealand Scott McLaughlin
DJR Team Penske
2:00:22.3235
Race 2
Distance 95 laps 250 km
Pole position Australia David Reynolds
Erebus Motorsport
1:10.5470
Winner Australia David Reynolds
Erebus Motorsport
1:57:05.1149

The 2018 Coates Hire Newcastle 500 was a motor racing event for the Supercars Championship, held on the weekend of 23 to 25 November 2018. The event was held on the Newcastle Street Circuit in Newcastle East, New South Wales and consisted of two races, 250 kilometres in length. It was the sixteenth and final event in the 2018 Supercars Championship and hosted Races 30 and 31 of the season.

Results[edit]

Race 30[edit]

Scott McLaughlin was awarded the win in the first race following a post-race penalty for Shane van Gisbergen.
Simona de Silvestro achieved her best finish in a Supercars race, finishing tenth in the Saturday race.
Lee Holdsworth briefly took the lead in the 50th lap in the Saturday race, before finishing twelfth.
David Reynolds won the Sunday race.
Race
Pos No. Driver Team Car Laps Time / Retired Grid Points
1 17 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Ford Falcon FG X 95 2:00:22.3235 3 150
2 9 Australia David Reynolds Erebus Motorsport Holden Commodore ZB 95 +3.7704 7 138
3 1 Australia Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden Commodore ZB 95 +10.7763 2 129
4 2 Australia Scott Pye Walkinshaw Andretti United Holden Commodore ZB 95 +20.2576 12 120
5 97 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden Commodore ZB 95 +22.47591 1 111
6 5 Australia Mark Winterbottom Tickford Racing Ford Falcon FG X 95 +40.4773 22 102
7 25 Australia James Courtney Walkinshaw Andretti United Holden Commodore ZB 95 +41.7520 8 96
8 7 New Zealand Andre Heimgartner Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 95 +49.9266 26 90
9 15 Australia Rick Kelly Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 95 +52.1058 11 84
10 78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 95 +54.1625 18 78
11 99 Australia Anton de Pasquale Erebus Motorsport Holden Commodore ZB 95 +56.5422 6 72
12 18 Australia Lee Holdsworth Charlie Schwerkolt Racing Holden Commodore ZB 95 +58.8959 5 69
13 35 Australia Todd Hazelwood Matt Stone Racing Holden Commodore VF 95 +1:03.2275 17 66
14 100 Australia Cameron Waters Tickford Racing Ford Falcon FG X 95 +1:06.27442 19 63
15 23 Australia Michael Caruso Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 95 +1:07.5099 20 60
16 230 Australia Will Davison 23Red Racing Ford Falcon FG X 94 +1 Lap 24 57
17 56 New Zealand Richie Stanaway Tickford Racing Ford Falcon FG X 94 +1 Lap 25 54
18 14 Australia Tim Slade Brad Jones Racing Holden Commodore ZB 94 +1 Lap 14 51
19 19 Australia Jack Le Brocq Tekno Autosports Holden Commodore ZB 93 +2 Laps 15 48
20 34 Australia James Golding Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden Commodore ZB 91 +4 Laps 21 45
21 55 Australia Chaz Mostert Tickford Racing Ford Falcon FG X 90 +5 Laps 16 42
22 33 Australia Garth Tander Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden Commodore ZB 90 +5 Laps 23 39
23 888 Australia Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden Commodore ZB 88 +7 Laps 9 36
NC 8 Australia Nick Percat Brad Jones Racing Holden Commodore ZB 42 Accident Damage 10
NC 12 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske Ford Falcon FG X 41 Accident 4
NC 21 Australia Tim Blanchard Tim Blanchard Racing Holden Commodore ZB 41 Accident 13
Source: [1]
  • ^1 Van Gisbergen received a 25 second post-race penalty for a pit-lane infringement.
  • ^2 Waters received a 15 second post-race penalty for a driving infringement.

Race 31[edit]

Race
Pos No. Driver Team Car Laps Time / Retired Grid Points
1 9 Australia David Reynolds Erebus Motorsport Holden Commodore ZB 95 1:57:05.1149 1 150
2 17 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Ford Falcon FG X 95 +4.6807 2 138
3 1 Australia Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden Commodore ZB 95 +17.1588 7 129
4 97 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden Commodore ZB 95 +42.8390 3 120
5 25 Australia James Courtney Walkinshaw Andretti United Holden Commodore ZB 95 +44.3857 6 111
6 7 New Zealand Andre Heimgartner Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 95 +45.2094 9 102
7 55 Australia Chaz Mostert Tickford Racing Ford Falcon FG X 95 +45.4244 14 96
8 33 Australia Garth Tander Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden Commodore ZB 95 +46.7038 4 90
9 18 Australia Lee Holdsworth Charlie Schwerkolt Racing Holden Commodore ZB 95 +47.1698 5 84
10 2 Australia Scott Pye Walkinshaw Andretti United Holden Commodore ZB 95 +48.5032 23 78
11 888 Australia Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden Commodore ZB 95 +49.8931 12 72
12 8 Australia Nick Percat Brad Jones Racing Holden Commodore ZB 95 +56.5347 13 69
13 5 Australia Mark Winterbottom Tickford Racing Ford Falcon FG X 95 +1:08.2384 18 66
14 100 Australia Cameron Waters Tickford Racing Ford Falcon FG X 94 +1 Lap 11 63
15 14 Australia Tim Slade Brad Jones Racing Holden Commodore ZB 94 +1 Lap 8 60
16 99 Australia Anton de Pasquale Erebus Motorsport Holden Commodore ZB 94 +1 Lap 15 57
17 15 Australia Rick Kelly Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 94 +1 Lap 16 54
18 19 Australia Jack Le Brocq Tekno Autosports Holden Commodore ZB 94 +1 Lap 20 51
19 23 Australia Michael Caruso Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 94 +1 Lap 24 48
20 230 Australia Will Davison 23Red Racing Ford Falcon FG X 94 +1 Lap 17 45
21 35 Australia Todd Hazelwood Matt Stone Racing Holden Commodore VF 94 +1 Lap 25 42
22 21 Australia Tim Blanchard Tim Blanchard Racing Holden Commodore ZB 94 +1 Lap 19 39
23 56 New Zealand Richie Stanaway Tickford Racing Ford Falcon FG X 94 +1 Lap 26 36
24 78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 94 +1 Lap 22 33
25 34 Australia James Golding Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden Commodore ZB 87 +8 Laps 21 30
26 12 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske Ford Falcon FG X 75 +20 Laps 10 27
Source: [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Race 30 - Results". Supercars.com. Retrieved 24 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Race 31 - Results". Supercars.com. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
Supercars Championship
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2018 Auckland SuperSprint
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2019 Adelaide 500
Previous year:
2017 Newcastle 500
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2019 Newcastle 500