The 2023 Thrifty Newcastle 500, the first event of the 2023 Repco Supercars Championship was held over the weekend, with our team playing a significant role in the success of this event.
In the weeks leading up to the event, our construction crew installed over 1550 Concrete Barriers, over 1600 Debris Fence Panels and Pins, 36 Armco Gates, 4 Pedestrian Bridges and 2 Over Track Signs, providing all labour, plant and equipment for maintenance of the scenic track circuit located on Newcastle’s famous foreshore, catering for 167,197 fans across the three days.
Abergeldie CEO, Mark Bruzzone said “We are thrilled to have been involved in such a prestigious event and are extremely proud of our NSW Infrastructure team for their exceptional work in preparing and maintaining the racetrack infrastructure for the Thrifty Newcastle 500. Abergeldie has a long-standing relationship with motorsport events, having previously worked on Supercars’ street circuit event at Sydney Olympic Park from 2008 to 2016 and subsequently the Newcastle circuit from 2017 to 2023. Our ability to deliver complex infrastructure projects is highlighted through the unique work we do to build racetrack infrastructure for motorsport events.”
Abergeldie is a civil engineering contractor with over 25 years’ experience providing services in the utilities, energy and infrastructure sectors: the complex infrastructure needed to build better communities.