Vodafone Off Track Events

The Official Vodafone Gold Coast 600 Off Track Event Schedule

Gold Coast 600 Race of Stars International Karting 2018

The sport of karting will return to Queensland’s Gold Coast this October for the International Race of Stars event.

Featuring World champions, European champions, and local karting legends and teams, this event has it all.

More than 250 competitors from every State in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium and America will be in action across eight categories of karting, the racing will be intense.

The highlight of the event is the elite drivers in the KZ2 Gearbox class where drivers will reach speeds in excess of 160 km/h around the Xtreme Karting Complex.

When: 8am – 4pm, Thursday 11 October - Saturday 13 October

Where: Xtreme Karting, Pimpama

Beat the Clock & Win at Slideways

Every hour throughout the hour, Slideways are giving away some awesome motorsport prizes to the fastest drivers!

Test your skills against some ace race drivers with the course featuring some massive undulations, banked corners, sweepers and fast straights. Includes race car displays, giveaways and more!

When: 10am – 6pm, Sunday 14 October

Where: Slideways Go Karting World, 232 Old Pacific Hwy, Pimpama 

King of Burleigh Hill

The Billy Carts make a return to Burleigh Hill in this extreme sport street party, featuring live action, food trucks, car displays and more!

When: 2pm – 5pm, Sunday 14 October

Where: Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads

Drivers Beach Volleyball Challenge

Supercar drivers take to Australia’s best beach location at Surfers Paradise for an action packed beach volleyball competition.

When: 11am – 12pm, Wednesday 17 October

Where: Surfers Paradise Beach, Surfers Paradise


Transporters on Tedder

The Supercars have landed!

A spectacular display of colour and excitement as a procession of 26 metre long transporters make their way through Main Beach’s streets.

When: 8:00am, 10:45am, 1:30pm, Wednesday 17 October and 6:30pm, Sunday 21 October

Where: Tedder Avenue, Main Beach

Drivers Sunset Signing Session

Launching the weekend’s festivities is the Surfers Paradise Sunset Signing – bring down your memorabilia and get it signed by the motorsport stars at this FREE autograph session!

Featuring a selection of Supercar drivers, sponsors and race fans, get up close and personal before the action starts.

When: TBC

Where: The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise

Late Night Pitstop Party

Pitstop Party – bringing the action back into Surfers Paradise with dance club celebrations.

Free entry for all GC600 ticket holders!

When: 9pm - 5am, Saturday 20 October

Where: Cocktails Nightclub, Surfers Paradise

Fast & Ludicrous powered by Vodafone Gold Coast 600

Free event featuring high action low speed wheelie bin racing, community sports clubs and groups, live music, fast food trucks, car displays and more.

When: 3:00pm to 6:00pm, Saturday 13 October 

Where: Oxenford/Coomera Community & Youth Centre, Oxenford 

Platinum Lunch presented by Porsche Centre Gold Coast

Join us for an exquisite afternoon of finery at the annual Platinum Lunch presented by Porsche Centre Gold Coast and powered by the Vodafone Gold Coast 600.

Network with some of the regions most distinguished business and social personalities whilst indulging in the extraordinary marketplace cuisine at QT Gold Coast’s famed Bazaar Restaurant.

This unique lunch event will also provide guests a rare opportunity to hear from the Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia Drivers following their preparations for the upcoming Vodafone Gold Coast 600.

Tickets on sale soon or email info@gcvip.com.au to register your interest.

When: 12.30pm - 3.30pm. Friday 19 October 

Where: Bazaar Interactive Marketplace, QT Gold Coast

2018 Miss Supercars Race Team National Final

Miss Supercars finalists will travel to the golden shores of Gold Coast this October with the National Final being hosted in the heart of the City – the iconic Surfers Paradise. This is a free event.

When: 5.30pm, Friday 19 October 

Where: Stingray Poolside, QT Gold Coast

Meet the new 2018 Miss Supercars Ambassador and Team

Your chance to see the new Miss Supercars Ambassador for 2018 and all the finalists. This is a free event but is for 18+yrs only.

When: 8:00pm, Saturday 20 October 

Where: Stingray, QT Gold Coast