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NEWCASTLE SUPERCAR OFFICE THE TARGET OF VANDALISM

Tensions over Newcastle’s Supercars race have boiled over again, with race headquarters vandalised in the CBD overnight.

Slogans such as “NO V8’S” was spray-painted on windows, stars and the footpath, at the entrance to the United Service Club on Watt Street.

RELATED: RESIDENTS AND FANS FIRED UP OVER NEWCASTLE V8 RACE

The vandalism has been reported to police, but no one has been charged.

It’s the latest in a string of incidents surrounding the November event.

Click here to read an official statement from the Newcastle East Residents Group.

Click here to read an official statement from the United Services Club.

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3 comments

  1. avatar

    Their whole argument against the supercars is that it will harm the heritage of the east end and yet it seems that it’s fine for them to vandalise heritage buildings in Newcastle. Seems a little mindless doesn’t it ?

  2. avatar

    it was probably done by some V8 fan to inflame tensions. Supercars, being people e that they are will milk it for all its worth.

  3. avatar
    Fletcher Heywood

    Has there been a proper environmental assessment into the construction and implementation of the new track as well as the race?

    If so, can someone please send me a link to it?