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Newcastle 500 Supercars: guide

Jess Yates, Craig Lowndes & Mark Skaife are on the grid for FOX Sports coverage of Newcastle 500.

FOX Sports coverage of the Newcastle 500 Supercars begins today and continues across the weekend.

From Thursday at 4.30pm, Supercars Trackside will be Live from Civic Park in the heart of Newcastle with every driver on hand when host Jess Yates is joined by Craig Lowndes and Mark Skaife to preview the season finale and open bidding for a special item to raise funds for the NSW / QLD Bushfire Appeal plus Lee Holdsworth announces his 2020 team.

Drivers will take to the track on Friday on the scenic coastal circuit for two practice sessions at 11.30am and 3.25pm. Plus the Super2 Series, Aussie Racing Cars, Toyota 86 Series and the SuperUtes Series will add to the racing action all weekend.

On Saturday, Supercars Qualifying and the Top Ten Shootout will show who’s the fastest in the field before it’s time to settle some scores in the first of two 250km at races at 4.15pm.

Then on a mega Sunday of racing for the last day of the season, Qualifying and a second Top Ten Shootout will lead into the final race of the 2019 season at 4.15pm.

In the FOX Sports studio at Newcastle, Yates, Skaife and Lowndes will cover every angle before and after each session and will be joined by 2019 champion Scott McLaughlin in-studio after Sunday’s race in Supercars Trackside.

The team is joined by Supercars commentators Neil Crompton, Greg Murphy, technical analyst Mark Larkham and pit lane reporter Riana Crehan for every Supercars session.

FOX Sports Channel 506
Thu Nov 21
4.30pm Supercars Trackside

Fri Nov 22
11.30am Practice 1
3.25pm Practice 2

Sat Nov 23
10.50am Supercars Qualifying
1.15pm Top Ten Shootout
4.15pm Supercars Race (250kms)

Sunday Nov 24
11.20am Supercars Qualifying
1.20pm Top Ten Shootout
4.15pm Supercars Race (250kms)
6.20pm Supercars Trackside

All times in AEDT*

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