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Supercars takes over Sundale Bridge ahead of Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500

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21 Oct
Supercars took over Gold Coast's Sundale Bridge as four Gen3 cars lapped the iconic bridge
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  • Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500 track action is just over a week away

  • Supercars drove across the Gold Coast’s Sundale Bridge on Thursday

  • On-track action begins next Friday at Surfers Paradise

Just eight days from the start of on-track action at the Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500, the Repco Supercars Championship took over Gold Coast’s Sundale Bridge as four Gen3 Supercars lapped the iconic bridge leading into the historic street race event.

Cars from each of Queensland’s four Supercars teams took to the bridge in an activation to promote the state’s largest annual sporting event.

The 2022 event, the first held since 2019 due to the pandemic, welcomed a weekend crowd of 200,232, the most in over a decade.

The Ford Mustang of Anton De Pasquale (Stapylton-based Dick Johnson Racing) was flanked by the Chevrolet Camaros of Broc Feeney (Banyo’s Triple Eight Race Engineering), Jack Le Brocq (Yatala’s Matt Stone Racing), and James Golding (Arundel’s PremiAir Racing) as the quartet motored up and down the Gold Coast Highway.

Gold Coast revs up as Supercars take to iconic Sundale Bridge

Drivers were joined by QLD Minister for Tourism and Minister for Sport, Stirling Hinchcliffe at a media call following the demonstration.

Queensland Tourism and Sport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said the Gold Coast is ready to welcome motorsport fans to the region for the iconic Queensland event.

“The Gold Coast always lights up when the Supercars roll into town for what is the ultimate party round of the championship series," he said.

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“More than 200,000 motorsport fans are expected to snake around Australia’s most picturesque racetrack across the weekend, which will generate around $55 million for the local visitor economy.

“Twenty thousand fans will travel from out of town and interstate, with many staying on to explore all this magnificent region has to offer.”

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The four Supercars will be joined by 21 others when on-track action at the Surfers Paradise street circuit begins next Friday.

Along with the event’s two 250-kilometre races to be held across Saturday and Sunday, numerous support categories and on-track challenges will also take to the circuit across all three days.

The party then continues with live music acts all three nights, with the likes of The Presets, Client Liaison, Mashd N Kutcher, and Illy among the artists set to take centre stage on Macintosh Island.

Live coverage of the Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500 can be found on Seven and Foxtel, with live streaming available via 7plus and Kayo.

Tickets to Queensland’s largest annual sporting event can be purchased via Supercars.com and Ticketek.

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