The Disney/Pixar Cars Pit Stop and Lightning McQueen are back in Newcastle at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500, 24 – 26 November

It’s shaping up to be a massive weekend as the streets of Newcastle fire up for the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 on the weekend of November 24 – 26, 2017.

The first ever Supercars race will wind around Newcastle city, foreshore and beaches. Be there live to watch as the 2017 Virgin Australia Champion is crowned at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500. The weekend promises to be unforgettable with races on all three days as well as concerts by Delta Goodrem & The Veronicas on Friday evening and Cold Chisel & Spiderbait on Saturday evening.

For younger fans, the immersive Cars Pit Stop will be a key attraction, as well as Supercars racing! To celebrate the release of Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3, Disney/Pixar Cars, Mack Trucks and Virgin Australia Supercars Championship have joined forces to bring the ultimate Cars experience to Coates Hire Newcastle 500.

It’s the ultimate racing destination for families.

With activities for all ages, don’t miss the Disney/Pixar Cars Pit Stop from 10am to 4pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500. Fans will get to see the new-look Lightning McQueen, plus Mack the Transporter will be on show, creating the perfect backdrop for a family selfie

Racers young and old can also test their speed at the new Crazy Eights Raceway with races held every 15 minutes and get the chance to test their reflexes on the digital interactive race panel. They can also take a ride down the ever-popular giant, double-lane inflatable slide.

Entry to the Disney/Pixar Cars Pit Stop is complimentary with Supercars admission. Adults can get tickets to the Supercars at Ticketek with kids 12 years and under admitted free of charge. For more information visit the Supercars website.

On your marks, get set, Kachow!

Win a Family Pass to Supercars

Thanks to our friends at Disney/Pixar Cars Pit Stop, The Mummy Project has a Family Pass (4 x 3-day Trackside tickets with Paddock access) for the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 to give away to a lucky reader. Prize value = $640.

To enter, email with subject line Supercars and include in the email your full name and suburb and mobile number and answer the following question in 30 words or less:

Why do you want to take your family to Supercars and the Disney/Pixar Cars Pit Stop?

My favourite answer wins! Competition ends at midnight (AEST) on Friday 10 November 2017. Competition has now closed.


Giveaway Terms and Conditions

  • The name of the promotion is: Supercars Disney/Pixar Cars Pit Stop Giveaway
  • The promoter is The Mummy Project in conjunction with Disney/Pixar Cars Pit Stop
  • The conditions of entry are: answer the question provided, one entry per person, contact details must be provided in email to
  • Employees, immediate family members, retailers, suppliers, associated companies and agencies are not eligible to enter.
  • The giveaway will close at midnight (Newcastle NSW time) on Friday 10 November 2017. Comments submitted after this time will not be considered for the giveaway.
  • This is a game of skill. The winner will be awarded based on the strength of their creative answer to the question “Why do you want to take your family to Supercars and the Disney/Pixar Cars Pit Stop?”
  • Judging will be done by Reena of The Mummy Project.
  • The prize will be in the form of a family pass (4 x 3-day Trackside tickets with Paddock access) to Coates Hire Newcastle 500 on November 24 – 26, 2017 which will be provided by Disney/Pixar Cars Pit Stop.
  • The results of the giveaway will be published on this website on Monday 13 November 2017 and the winner will be contacted.
  • If a winner cannot be contacted within 24 hours by the promoter, another winner will be selected.
  • Prizes are not redeemable for cash and are non-transferable. The total prize value of this pass is $640.
  • The competition is open to Australian residents only.
  • If for any reason beyond the Promoter’s control the agreed prize is not available a product of equal or greater value will be provided.