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Townsville Track to Town to bring Supercars to fans

Supercars
26 Jun
For the first time ever, all 24 Supercars will drive through the streets of Townsville
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  • Supercars reveals Townsville Track to Town details

  • All 24 Supercars to drive through Townsville on Thursday July 4

  • Track action commences on Friday July 5

For the first time ever, all 24 Supercars will drive through the streets of Townsville, in a parade where thousands of fans are expected to line the streets and cheer on their favourites.

As part of the packed pre-event activities calendar for July’s NTI Townsville 500, Supercars will drive out of the circuit and onto city streets as they make their way to the autograph session which this year will take place at Jezzine Barracks on Townsville’s famous Strand on Thursday evening.

The first ever full field Repco Supercars Championship Track to Town for Townsville is expected to see streets lined as drivers take their Chevrolet Camaros and Ford Mustangs on the following route out of the circuit at 4:30pm.

Fans are encouraged to bring signage and dress up for the track to town, with prizes, including tickets on offer to the best dressed and best signs spotted along the route.

Drivers and their Supercars will depart the circuit at 4:45pm and drive back to the circuit at 5:45pm.

SC24-TSV-Track to Town Map (4065bd26-275e-4f05-9339-c75b05d2129c)

Supercars Chief Operating Officer Tim Watsford said: “We’re very thankful to Townsville City Council, the QLD Government and QLD Police for supporting the first ever Track to Town event in North Queensland.

“The Track to Town journey is an exciting project that brings the Supercars experience right to the heart of Townsville.

“We invite fans to join us at the live site and at vantage points along the way, as Supercars take to the streets of Townsville on Thursday 4 July.”

The NTI Townsville 500 is the biggest annual sporting event in North Queensland and has become a staple on the Australian sporting calendar since it began in 2009.

Three of the biggest music acts in Australia, Tones And I, G Flip and Cyril, will perform on the evening of Saturday 6 July, at the NTI Townsville 500 within the circuit precinct.

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Concert entry is free with any Saturday ticket and children of all ages are welcome to attend.

The trio of acts will all perform on the evening of Saturday 6 July, at the NTI Townsville 500 within the circuit precinct.

Now in its 15th year, the event this year will celebrate its 40th Supercars race. The first ever race in Townsville was won by Jamie Whincup.

Also on track at this year’s NTI Townsville 500 will be some of the best support categories in the country, including the Dunlop Series featuring up and coming stars of Supercars, the Porsche Sprint Challenge, Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia GR Cup and the Battery World Aussie Racing Cars Super Series.

General admission, corporate hospitality and grandstand tickets for the 2024 NTI Townsville 500 running 5-7 July are available through Supercars.com.

The NTI Townsville 500 is proudly supported by Townsville City Council and the Queensland Government, through Tourism and Events Queensland Major Events Program.

2024 NTI Townsville 500: Track to Town

All times local/AEST

  • Date: Thursday July 4

  • Start Point: Reid Park Street Circuit

  • Supercars leaving circuit: 4:30pm

  • Route: From circuit turn left onto Charters Towers Road (at Officeworks), Right onto Yeatman Street, Right onto Sommer Street, Left onto Woolcock Street, Right onto Kings Road, Left onto Ingham Road, Right onto Hugh Street, Continue to Percy Street, Continue onto Bundock Street, Left onto Howitt Street, Left onto Cook Street, Right onto Jezzine Way West, Arrive at Jezzine Barracks

  • End Point: Jezzine Barracks

  • Free Autograph Session for fans: 5:00pm to 5:45pm

  • Supercars depart Jezzaine Barracks and return to circuit: 5:45pm

  • Route: Start at Jezzine Barracks and leave after autograph session, Right onto Isley Street, Left onto Cook Street, Right onto Howitt Street, Right onto Bundock Street, Continue onto Percy Street, Continue onto Hugh Street, Left onto Ingham Road, Right onto Kings Road, Left onto Woolcock Street, Right onto Sommer Street, Left onto Yeatman Street, Left onto Charters Towers Road, Finish at circuit

  • Arrive back at circuit: 6:00pm

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