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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.

New South Wales 2018 Coates Hire Newcastle 500
Event Information
Round 16 of 16 in the 2018 Supercars Championship
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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

Contents

ResultsEdit

Race 30Edit

 
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   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Ford Falcon FG X 95 2:00:22.3235 3 150
2 9   David Reynolds Erebus Motorsport Holden Commodore ZB 95 +3.7704 7 138
3 9   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden Commodore ZB 95 +10.7763 2 129
4 2   Scott Pye Walkinshaw Andretti United Holden Commodore ZB 95 +20.2576 12 120
5 97   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden Commodore ZB 95 +22.47591 1 111
6 5   Mark Winterbottom Tickford Racing Ford Falcon FG X 95 +40.4773 22 102
7 25   James Courtney Walkinshaw Andretti United Holden Commodore ZB 95 +41.7520 8 96
8 7   Andre Heimgartner Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 95 +49.9266 26 90
9 15   Rick Kelly Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 95 +52.1058 11 84
10 78   Simona de Silvestro Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 95 +54.1625 18 78
11 99   Anton de Pasquale Erebus Motorsport Holden Commodore ZB 95 +56.5422 6 72
12 18   Lee Holdsworth Charlie Schwerkolt Racing Holden Commodore ZB 95 +58.8959 5 69
13 35   Todd Hazelwood Matt Stone Racing Holden Commodore VF 95 +1:03.2275 17 66
14 100   Cameron Waters Tickford Racing Ford Falcon FG X 95 +1:06.27442 19 63
15 23   Michael Caruso Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 95 +1:07.5099 20 60
16 230   Will Davison 23Red Racing Ford Falcon FG X 94 +1 Lap 24 57
17 56   Richie Stanaway Tickford Racing Ford Falcon FG X 94 +1 Lap 25 54
18 14   Tim Slade Brad Jones Racing Holden Commodore ZB 94 +1 Lap 14 51
19 19   Jack Le Brocq Tekno Autosports Holden Commodore ZB 93 +2 Laps 15 48
20 34   James Golding Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden Commodore ZB 91 +4 Laps 21 45
21 55   Chaz Mostert Tickford Racing Ford Falcon FG X 90 +5 Laps 16 42
22 33   Garth Tander Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden Commodore ZB 90 +5 Laps 23 39
23 888   Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden Commodore ZB 88 +7 Laps 9 36
NC 8   Nick Percat Brad Jones Racing Holden Commodore ZB 42 Accident Damage 10
NC 12   Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske Ford Falcon FG X 41 Accident 4
NC 21   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 31Edit

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

ReferencesEdit

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