Where is the Gold Coast V8 Supercar track?
Surfers Paradise Street Circuit
Race Winners The Gold Coast 600 is an annual motor racing event for Supercars, held at the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit in Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia. The event has been a regular part of the Supercars Championship—and its previous iteration, the V8 Supercars Championship—since 2010.
Why did Indy leave the Gold Coast?
The Gold Coast’s Indy car race has been axed after the Queensland government and race bosses failed to reach an agreement on the event’s future. “Moving our race to March as they had requested was not an option due to the clash with the F1 Grand Prix in Melbourne and the Clipsal V8 race in Adelaide.
Can you drive on Albert Park circuit?
It is possible to drive from turn 5 on to Albert Road and back on to the track at turn 7 though three sets of lights control the flow of this option. The chicanes at turns 11 and 12 are considerably more open than that used in the Grand Prix, using the escape roads.
How long is the Gold Coast supercar track?
The temporary street track has proven to create carnage in the past, particularly when drivers don’t show the patience required for victory. The Vodafone Gold Coast 600 circuit sees the track cover 2.96km….TECH SPECS.
|Fastest Point||Approach to turn 1|
|Slowest Point||Turn 4 & Turn 15|
Where was the Surfers Paradise Raceway?
Surfers Paradise International Raceway was a motor racing complex at Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The 3.219 kilometres (2.000 mi) long circuit was designed and built by Keith Williams, a motor racing enthusiast who also designed and built the Adelaide International Raceway (AIR) in South Australia in 1972.
When was the last Gold Coast Indy?
The Gold Coast Indy 300 was an annual open-wheel motor race event that took place at the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia from 1991 to 2008. The challenging 4.47-kilometre (2.78 mi) track, alongside a strip of beaches, had several fast sections and four chicanes.
What kind of race is the Indianapolis 500?
The Indy 500 is, as the name implies, a 500-mile-long race. It takes place on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s 2.5-mile asphalt oval, which hosted its first race in 1911.
How far is a lap of Albert Park Lake?
Albert Park Lake is a popular running spot in Melbourne, with a 4.8km track going around the lap that’s mostly flat, but it can get some strong winds off Port Phillip Bay. There are distance markers every 500 metres and water fountains every kilometre making it a great spot to run or do some interval training.
Is Melbourne GP a street circuit?
The Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit is a street circuit around Albert Park Lake, only a couple of kilometres south of central Melbourne. It is used once a year as a racetrack for the Australian Grand Prix and associated support races.
When was the last race at Amaroo?
August 23, 1998
The last race meeting thus take place on August 23, 1998, with a meeting billed as the ‘Goodbye to Amaroo State Open Meeting’. A mix of classes from sports sedans to historic touring cars enjoyed a final hurrah. Ray Lintott in a Porsche 911 Turbo entered the history books as the victor of the very last race.
What is the biggest crowd ever at the Gold Coast Supercars race?
The last time Supercars raced on the Gold Coast, there was a record crowd of 198,763 who attended the event on the famous street circuit. It’s the biggest crowd at the GC600 recorded since Supercars began promoting the event in 2012, surpassing the previous marker of 197,872 set in ‘15 and the 2018 result of 196,192.
Where do the V8 Supercar events take place?
V8 Supercar events take place in all Australian states and territories, excluding the Australian Capital Territory (which formerly held the Canberra 400). An overseas round is also held in New Zealand, with events previously held in China, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and the United States.
Where is the street circuit for the Gold Coast 600?
Further down this page you will find an interactive map of the street circuit for the Gold Coast 600. You can see the outline of the track that goes through northern parts of Surfers Paradise and southern parts of Main Beach.
Can you smoke at Supercars Gold Coast 600?
Supercars has chosen to permit smoking at the Vodafone Gold Coast 600 event, therefore understands its obligations to ensure smoking only occurs within a Nominated Outdoor Smoking Place (NOSP). It is noted that smoking is prohibited other than in a Nominated Outdoor Smoking Place (NOSP).