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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 2017 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.au

AUSTRALIAN V8 UTE RACING SERIES

The Australian V8 Ute Racing Series features home grown Aussie V8 muscle power, and is now it’s 16th year as a key support category to V8 Supercars. Ryal “The Kid” Harris is the series’ first triple champion, toughing it out with rivals such as David “Sideways” Sieders, Kris “Killa” Walton, Kim “The Assassin” Jane and a stellar cast of rebels, rednecks and good ole racers. Each round generally features 3 races, with the second being a reverse grid race, determined by a random ballot draw and drawn by the winner of Race 1. This is the last of the great Ford/Holden rivalry at its best, so stand well back from the fence and watch Henry and The General go head to head in one of the toughest series around.

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AUSSIE RACING CARS

Always a crowd favourite, the Aussie Racing Cars will be back in 2017. Despite their small size these cars have a lot of power, boasting a 1.2 litre, 125bhp, twin-cam, 16 valve engine that revs to 11500rpm. Their favourable power to weight ratio brings fast-paced action with maximum speeds in excess of 200kph. As one of Australia’s most popular motor sport categories, the Aussie Racing Cars are set to bring another exciting year of racing!

LEARN MORE: Aussieracingcars.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

Australian GT

AUSTRALIAN GT CHAMPIONSHIP

This year’s Australian GT Series will feature some of the world’s rarest and fastest racing machinery. Don’t miss a stellar line up of sports cars that will make any motor-enthusiasts mouth water and check out the new faces behind the wheel.

LEARN MORE: australiangt.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 – Infield, adjacent to the Civic Theatre

V8 Utes – Infield, adjacent to the Civic Theatre

Aussie Racing Cars – Infield, adjacent to the Civic Theatre

Toyota 86 – Outfield, near Gate 1

Australian GTs – Outfield, near Gate 1