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NSW Government Throwing Support Behind Newcastle Hosted Supercars Races

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 29 / 16

Newcastle is "poised to host Supercars races next year with the city’s council throwing its support behind the idea," according to the AAP. Supercars and the New South Wales government have been "on the hunt for a new venue in the state after it was confirmed this year’s Sydney 500 ...

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