Thrifty Newcastle 500

Punters start your engines; the Thrifty Newcastle 500 is right around the corner!

As naming rights holder of the first race of the 2023 Supercars’ Championship, Thrifty will be bringing thrills and deals to fans traveling to Newcastle.

The event is Supercars' first in Newcastle since 2019 and the inaugural event to feature the new-look Gen3 vehicles, the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang.

Thrifty has plenty planned for general admission tickets holders and the residents of Newcastle that we can’t wait to share…

Think thrilling. Think deals. Think Thrifty.

Blue Chip Members can expect the ride of their life come race day

If you are eager to beat the line in for race 1, Blue Chip members can ‘skip the que’ through the Thrifty Blue chip express lane.

Looking for the best seats in the house? The Thrifty Blue Chip Retreat is placed on turn 1 of the tracks with a big screen showing every turn of the race. Thrifty will also be giving out Supercars’ experiences for the weekend in the retreat (think Course Car Rides, Grid Walks and so much more).

Not a member yet? Signup today to use these great benefits as well as so many more perks and discounts when renting.

Thrifty Secret Circuit

Deal hunters, this one’s for you!

Thrifty will be running a scavenger hunt through Supercars & Thrifty Instagram and around the track at the Thrifty Newcastle 500.

Thrilling from home

Fans who can’t attend the event have the chance to score great prizes from the comfort of their home! Simply keep an eye on

Thrilling from the track

There will be 7 QR codes spread around the streets of Newcastle, giving punters the chance to win some awesome prizes.

What are the prizes? Deal hunters can win any of the below:

  • Supercars merch pack
  • Double passes to either of Repco Bathurst 1000, Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500 or Beaurepaires Sydney SuperNight
  • Supercars grid walk, course car ride or pit lane tour
  • Up to 40% off with Thrifty
  • Up to $100 off Thrifty car rental voucher


View below on how you can go into the chance to win

Social Comp

Thrifty will be running a social competition in the lead up to and at the Thrifty Newcastle 500. Participants will go in the draw to win 1 of 3 weekend car vouchers valued at $500 each.

To enter the competition, grab a pic with one of our cars and post it with the hashtag #ThriftyThrills to enter the draw.

Today and up until the event, you can find the #ThriftyThrills Mustang at Westfield Kotara and the #ThriftyThrills Ranger at Market Town.

On event day, head over to the Thrifty Recharge Retreat and grab a pic!

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