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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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