The 2023 Supercars Championship Calendar has just been announced with twelve rounds, including two endurance races on the schedule, the debut of the Gen3 era will see the new-look Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang hit the streets of Newcastle in early March for the opening round..
This year will also be the sixtieth anniversary of the great race at Mount Panorama, with fans descending the Mountain for race day, which will take place on Sunday, 8 October, 2023.
Unfortunately, this year the championship will not return to New Zealand; after the closure of Pukekohe. Supercars CEO Shane Howard confirms
“We are still in progressive talks with our counterparts there for an event in the future; as they continue, it is in the best interest of all parties involved to focus on 2024 and beyond.
“We have every intention to return to New Zealand and we are confident of an announcement in the new year regarding a partnership with a new venue.”
Also missing are favourites like Winton and Queensland Raceway, which will be used as testing circuits for teams in 2023. Both venues will host the inaugural test outings of team-owned Gen3 Mustangs and Camaros in January, and fans are welcome to attend.
Thrifty Newcastle 500 – Newcastle NSW
The Newcastle event kickstarts the supercar 2023 season with the introduction of the Gen3 V8 Supercars that brings a new look and attitude of racing to the category and will be the first time you can see the whole field of Camaro and Mustangs all vying for Victory.
Thrifty Newcastle 500 2023 Dates: ?10-12 March
Beaurepaires Melbourne 400 – Albert Park, VIC
One of the premier events is the Melbourne 400, when the Repco Supercars Championship lines up to support Formula 1 at the Melbourne Grand Prix and is seen on the international stage by millions of fans outside of Australia.
Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix 2023 Dates: 30 March to 2 April
Perth SuperSprint – Wanneroo Raceway, WA
The best night in the West when the championship returns to Wanneroo will see fans treated to an action-packed evening of racing under lights.
Perth SuperSprint 2023 Dates: 28-30 April
NED Whisky Tasmania SuperSprint – Symmons Plains Raceway, TAS
This Tassie event is the biggest sporting event in the state and has been a staple part of the championship since 1969, and Symmons Plains is always full of on-track action.
NED Whisky Tasmania SuperSprint 2023 Dates: 19-21 May
Darwin Triple Crown – Hidden Valley Raceway, NT
The teams and drivers touch down in the Top End for one of the most celebrated race weekends in the country when thousands of fans and support categories turn up to battle it out in the heat.
Darwin Triple Crown 2023 Dates: 16-18 June
NTI Townsville 500 – Reid Park, Queensland
The Townsville event is one of the most picturesque locations that the category visits, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef; the event has become popular with travellers since its launch back in 2009.
NTI Townsville 500 2023 Dates: 7-9 July
Beaurepaires Sydney SuperNight – Sydney Motorsport Park, NSW
The Sydney event has become a great spectacle since the supercars calendar spent what felt like an eternity at Sydney Motorsport park in 2021 when covid-19 forced the category to stay put for four straight weeks.
Beaurepaires Sydney SuperNight 2023 Dates: 28-30 July
OTR SuperSprint – The Bend Motorsport Park, SA
The next stop for the touring car championship is South Australia at The Bend Motorsport Park, one of Australia’s premier circuits, where the on-track action is often thrown some exciting weather conditions.
OTR Supersprint 2023 Dates: 18-20 August
Penrite Oil Sandown 500 – Sandown Raceway, VIC
In a triumphant return to historic Sandown, Supercars will again go endurance racing in the pre-Bathurst event after trialling a series of sprint races at the circuit in 2022.
Offering the drivers and co-drivers extra kilometres before arriving at the Mountain for the year’s biggest race.
Penrite Oil Sandown 500 2023 Dates: 15-17 September
Repco Bathurst 1000 – Mount Panorama, NSW
The Bathurst 1000 is a race that needs no real introduction and is the most-watched event of the year; the single race attracts a migration of fans from across the country to watch the iconic Top 10 shootout on Saturday and Sunday.
Bathurst 1000 Dates for 2023: 5-8 October
Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500 – Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, QLD
Welcome to the concrete jungle of Surfers Paradise; this race track runs along the iconic Gold Coast beaches and has a reputation for putting on one hell of a party.
This race is one of the toughest of the year on cars, teams and drivers, and it has one of the highest attrition rates of any circuit.
Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500 2023 Dates: 27-29 October
VALO Adelaide 500 – Adelaide Street Circuit, SA
The second-year back for the iconic Adelaide circuit after a commitment by the local government to bring back the event, it’s sure to be bigger and better the second time around.
Valo Adelaide 500 2023 Dates: 23-26 November
Stay tuned for our coverage of the 2023 Supercars Championship.
Or catch the action on Foxtel and Kayo, who will broadcast every practice, qualifying session and race of the Repco Supercars Championship live with their Fox Sports commentary and Supercars Media team.
The Seven Network will broadcast six marquee events live on free to air television, including Newcastle, Darwin, Townsville, Bathurst, Gold Coast and Adelaide, with highlights of all other events.
So there are plenty of ways to catch all of the action, whether that be attending supercars live or watching all the action on tv or staying tuned to us for updates.