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Concerts

Friday Night Concert

Hoodoo Gurus and The Baby Animals will be rocking out under the Watpac SuperTop on the Friday night as North Queensland commemorates a decade of Supercars racing.

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When: Friday 6 July

Where: Under the Watpac SuperTop, Behind the Supercars Paddock

Tickets: The concert is included in your same day event ticket, being a 3-day, 2-day, Friday Trackside, Grandstand or Corporate ticket.

Buy your event ticket now!

Saturday Night Concert

North Queensland's largest sporting and entertainment event just got bigger with two of Australia’s greatest Aussie Rock legends that will head the entertainment at this year’s Watpac Townsville 400. 

Aussie music royalty John Farnham will lead the celebrations at this year’s spectacular 10th anniversary.

Farnham will be supported on the Saturday night of North Queensland’s largest annual sporting event by fellow Australian rock legend, Daryl Braithwaite, in celebrating a decade of the event.

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When: Saturday 7 July

Where: Under the Watpac SuperTop, Behind the Supercars Paddock

Tickets: The concert is included in your same day event ticket, being a 3-day, 2-day,  Saturday Trackside, Grandstand or Corporate ticket.

Buy your event ticket now!

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DUNLOP SUPER2 SERIES

The Dunlop Super2 Series always has spectators at the edge of their seats. The series remains the core breeding ground for future Supercar stars and can’t go unmissed with past drivers graduating to race in the main game. Mark Winterbottom, Lee Holdsworth, Michael Caruso, Scott McLaughlin, Tim Slade, David Reynolds, Cameron Waters, James Moffatt, Chaz Mostert are all part of the elite group of past Dunlop Super2 Series driver’s now competing in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. In 2018 the Dunlop Super2 Series remains pivotal in shaping the future of motor sport with young talent competing to become the upcoming stars of Australian motorsport.

LEARN MORE: Supercars.com/super2

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EAST COAST BULLBARS SUPERUTES SERIES

SuperUtes will storm onto the circuit in 2018, representing a whole new automotive segment on-track. Replacing the traditional V8 Utes, this next era of Ute racing, dual-cab, turbo diesel machines are set to give the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship an exciting new feel. Making their debut at the Adelaide 500, the Holden Colorado, Toyota Hilux, Ford Ranger, Mitsubishi Triton, Mazda BT-50 and Isuzu D-Max form an exhilarating line-up.

LEARN MORE: Supercars.com/superutes

 

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TOURING CAR MASTERS

Touring Car Masters delivers exactly what the name suggests: legendary cars and drivers from the history of motor sport going head to head, producing spectacular racing. The grid includes racing legends like Jim Richards, John Bowe and Glenn Seton who race a host of other competitive drivers in a who’s who of classic muscle car machinery. Here, Ford Mustang races Chevrolet Camaro, Holden Torana takes on Ford Falcon GT and other old rivals like the Charger, Javelin, Porsche 911 and more. TCM is loud, spectacular, exciting and old-school Touring Car racing.

LEARN MORE: touringcarmasters.com.au

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TOYOTA 86

The Toyota 86 Race Series, under the official banner of Toyota Racing Australia is running at five Supercars events for at least three years commencing in 2016. As a one make category it gives developing grass roots talent the chance to race on even terms against select high profile drivers. Toyota 86 Race Series cars compete with a strictly policed performance pack and run on Dunlop control tyres. With a $125 000 prize pool, large fields and Supercars talent scouts looking on, Toyota 86 drivers are set to turn on plenty of close entertaining racing.

LEARN MORE: Toyota.com.au

WHERE TO FIND 

There are two support paddocks – one located on the infield and the other on the outfield near Gate 1. 

Anyone aged under 16 years and under in the Paddock must be accompanied by an adult.

Support Paddock Locations:

Dunlop Super2 Series - To be confirmed 

ECB SuperUtes Series - To be confirmed 

Touring Car Masters - To be confirmed 

Toyota 86 - To be confirmed 

 

Autograph Signing Session

Head to the Supercars Paddock during the autograph signing sessions to meet some of your favourite Supercars drivers and grab an autograph. Free posters will be available for patrons at the designated autograph sessions.

The drivers of the Dunlop Super2 Series will also be on hand to meet fans at the Watpac Townsville 400.

during the Watpac Townsville 400, in Townsville, Australia, July 08, 2017.

WHERE TO FIND

Supercars Autograph Session

Location: Supercars Paddock at the rear of the Team Garages 

Time: To be confirmed  

Dunlop Super2 Autograph Session

Location: Hit FM Zone, beside Civic Centre, outside Paddock entry

Time: To be confirmed  

Time subject to change. Paddock passes will be required to enter the Supercars Paddock.

Transporter Parade

Transporter Parade 

Supercars are ready to roll in for North Queensland’s premier sporting event the Watpac Townsville 400 – and they will roll in with style. Get set for the annual Supercars Transporter Parade and see the massive rigs that carry all the Supercars and equipment drive into Townsville in spectacular style.

WHERE TO FIND

The transporter parade will be held on Wednesday, July 4 and will follow the below route.

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Download a full resolution copy of the map here. 

Merchandise Alley

Ready for Townsville? Gear up with our official 2018 Watpac Townsville 400 merchandise, available to purchase at the track in Merchandise Alley. 

Stock up on your favourite Team’s merchandise and Supercars gear. Plus check out some of the stunt team vehicles on display, enjoy a drink at the bars and grab a bite to eat.

during the Castrol EDGE Townsville 400, in Townsville, Australia, July 09, 2016.

WHERE TO FIND

Merchandise Alley will be in operation at the circuit on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and will be located adjacent the Watpac SuperTop.

Coopers Roll Bar

Coopers Roll Bar

Take a break from the on-track entertainment at the Coopers Roll Bar, located in the heart of the all the action opposite the Pit Garages. Enjoy the music, catch up with friends and maybe make some new ones.

WHERE TO FIND

The Coopers Roll Bar can be found in the High School Car Park behind mound five, opposite the pit garages, and will be open across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Townsville Helicopters

Why not treat yourself or your clients to a helicopter ride over the Townsville circuit. Townsville Helicopters will be conducting Joy flights over the race track during race weekend with prices starting at $100 per adult, $75 per child.

Please contact Michelle Arnold from Townsville Helicopters on michelle@tsvheli.com.au or 0438 027 367 to pre-book your helicopter seat, arrange transfers or special requests. Advanced bookings can also be made online here.

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WHERE TO FIND

The Helipad for Townsville Helicopters is located in the Townsville High School Car Park area, and will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.