From V8 Supercars to Drag cars

  • 24/10/2014
  • By V8 Supercars
  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

The main straight of the Gold Coast street circuit is set to light up when some of Australia's fastest and powerful cars take to the track at the Sea FM Friday Night Drags.

From 5.30pm, drag racing's top drivers will showcase the incredible horsepower of the machinery and their skills in a range of Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro Funny Cars, Doorslammers and Factory Xtreme cars. There are only very limited seats available, so book tickets for the S23 grandstand - which offers perfect viewing for the drags, by turns 14, 15 and the front straight - now.

V8 Supercars Chief Operating Officer Shane Howard said the two-hour, adrenalin packed show will kick off an epic weekend at the Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600.

"The Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600 is a weekend of high octane entertainment, and the Sea FM Friday Night Drags is just that," he said.

"To see these incredibly machinery burn some rubber and light up the track at night time is a spectacle in itself.

"Rev-heads do not want to miss this adrenalin-packed show of speed and horsepower!"

The show will take place between pit entry and turn 15 on the circuit. Entry to the Sea FM Friday Night Drags are included in your ticket to the Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600.

But there's no need to wait until the evening for some action -see see the V8 Supercars lay down some rubber for the first time today in their four practice sessions, kicking off at 9.35am.

Between the practice sessions, head on over to the best trackside party, Club 600. Join Australia's hottest female DJs at the exclusive Las Vegas-style day club and check out the Podium Bar and Hookah Lounge. For the adventurous type, take a ride on the Mechanical Bull, mess around in the foam pit or have a go at Pole Wrestling. At Club 600, you'll be rubbing shoulders with celebrities and VIPs - it's the place to be seen. And to see the Miss V8 Supercar swimsuit judging at 4pm!

If you're looking for something a little more tame, the Coopers Bar is the place for you. Located outside of turn five on the beach side of the track, the Coopers Bar is the ultimate location for fans to catch all the V8 Supercar action.

Look to the skies to see the RAAF Roulettes performing breath-taking displays, while the Hot Wheels Stuntz Inc Stunt Team will be on track showing their dangerous and spectacular motorbike skills and stunts. The mighty Bandag Bullet will tear up the track, while the Showtime FMX crew will thrill the crowd with their aerial antics.

Show your true colours and get kitted out in your favourite team's gear down at Merchandise Alley, while car lovers are in for a treat with some of the best looking high performance road vehicles on offer at the Auto Show, on Pacific and Cable Streets.

Don't miss out on the Gold Coast's biggest party. Book your tickets now to catch all the action at the Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600.

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