Event Guide

All you need to know about getting around at the Townsville SuperSprint!

Map

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Opening Hours

General Admission

General admission is through Gate 1 only.

Gate 1 will open and close to the public at the following times across the weekend:

  • Saturday, 5 September 2020 - 7.45am to end of the last race
  • Sunday, 6 September 2020 - 8:45am to end of the last race

Box Offices

The Ticketek Box Office is located at Gate 1.

The  Ticketek Box Offices is open at the following times:

  • Saturday, 5 September 2020 - 7:30am 
  • Sunday, 6 September 2020 - 8:30am 

Accreditation Centre

The hours of operation for the Accreditation Centre are as follows:

  • Saturday, 5 September 2020 - 6:00am to 12:00pm
  • Sunday, 6 September 2020 - 6:30am to 12:00pm

The Accreditation Centre is located off Brodie St in Lou Lister Park.

 

Transport and Parking

Traffic diversions will be in place before and after the Supercars event due to the installation and removal of event infrastructure. To avoid delays please use alternative routes: or even better take public transport!

For the most up to date information regarding Traffic for this event, please click HERE.

Bus Services – There are no public bus services dedicated to the event this year.

Taxis - Taxis will drop off and pick up from Gate 1 (Stadium). Taxis can be contacted at:

13CABS
Townsville Taxi has teamed up 13CABS to provide taxi services for the Townsville region. Taxis can be booked online or by calling 13 2227 or 13 CABS (13 2227).

Checker Cabs
Checker Cabs, offers a safe, reliable and professional transport service for Townsville and Magnetic Island. Checker Cabs can be booked online or by calling 13 19 74.

Ride Share - Ride Share can drop off and pick up from Gate 1 (Stadium).

Free Parking
On street parking near the event precinct is not recommended. Illegal parking, or parking causing an impediment for a local resident to access their home or business will be monitored and will result in a fine or the vehicle being towed. See the regulated parking section for further details.

Free parking is available at Dean Street Car Park, which is approximately 1.5km walk to the event precinct (closest access via Gate 1 (Stadium). Dean Street car park will be closed on Sunday 6 September for the NRL Cowboys game.

Accessible Car Parking
A limited number of Accessible parking spots are available outside of Gate 1 (Stadium).

Regulated Parking Area

  • A regulated event parking area will be in place, around Reid Park.
  • The regulated area is in place to stop non-residents from parking on the streets affected and will be in force from 7am –7pm on 29 & 30 August and 5 & 6 September 2020.
  • A two hour limit will apply to any vehicle parked on the street during this time. Fines will apply.
  • Residents living within the regulated area will need to display a Resident Parking Permit. These will be posted to residents before the event.
  • To view the regulated parking area visit townsville.qld.gov.au.

More Information

For more information regarding traffic conditions and parking during the Townsville Double Header events please:

  • Phone: 13 48 10
  • Website: townsville.qld.gov.au
  • Website: 131940.qld.gov.au (traffic management)

 

Frequently Asked Questions

ATMs

There are no ATM’s at the event. The event Is now a cashless event.

First Aid 

QAS will be operating 1 first aid facility located outside Turn 10. If medical attention is needed, please call for the nearest security guard or official to assist in the first instance.

Food and Beverage

There are a number of food outlets to choose from located around the event precinct. Patrons may bring in limited quantities of food and drink for personal consumption.

Alcoholic beverages are available for sale from the numerous bars and licensed outlets located throughout the venue. Bars will operate from 10am daily. Liquor licensing laws prevent patrons from bringing their own alcohol into the venue. No glass is permitted.

Information Booth 

The information booth is located is located outside of turn 10 . The information booth will be the first point of contact for all lost property.

Parents Room 

Baby changing facilities are located next to the information booth outside of Turn 10.

Police

The Queensland Police Service (QPS) will be conducting roaming patrols throughout the days of the event.

 

COVID Safe Plan

Both Supercars events in Townsville will be run in accordance with a QLD Government COVID Safe Industry Plan.

The 2020 event precinct has been designed to allow for COVID-Safe enjoyment and patrons must physically distance at all times and remain in Spectator Zones and Corporate Areas (no access to the paddock or drivers this year).

Please do not come to the event if you are feeling unwell or have been in contact with a Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 case. We all play a part in keeping each other safe.

When attending the event please:

  • Be courteous when queuing for entry/exit or food and beverage – follow the markers
  • Keep 1.5 metres from other spectators or guests
  • Use the separate entry and exit points
  • Do not bring cash, this is a cashless event
  • Use the sanitiser stations available to you at key entry and exit points; Hand hygiene is critical
  • Wash hands properly and regularly
  • We will remind you during the day with signage, Big Screen messages and by our roaming team members

Travel and Accommodation

Heading to Townsville North Queensland for the Townsville Double Header events? Why not take some time to explore the region. Explore a mix of World Heritage-Listed wet tropics, rainforests, reefs, sandy beaches, outback towns and Great Barrier Reef islands in Townsville North Queensland. Here are some of the region’s must-dos:

  • Escape to Magnetic Island, just a 20 minute ferry ride from Townsville.
  • Learn about the world-leading conservation and research programs helping to preserve the World Heritage-Listed Great Barrier Reef at Reef HQ Aquarium.
  • Cuddle a wombat and a koala at Billabong Sanctuary in Townsville.
  • Dive among tropical fish at the SS Yongala shipwreck, one of the top 10 dive sites in the world.
  • Make your way to the top of Castle Hill in the centre of Townsville to see 360 degree views. More than 1000 locals run and walk the hill every day.
  • Enjoy the community vibe and take part in one of the many music festivals, sporting events, culinary fiestas and carnivals.
  • Explore the nationally-acclaimed galleries and civic theatre.
  • Delve into the history of Townville at the Museum of Tropical North Queensland.
  • Explore the heritage buildings in Charters Towers and Ravenswood.
  • Witness the 268 metre wall of water at Wallaman Falls - the longest single drop waterfall in Australia.
  • Walk along The Strand, which stretches for 2.5km with magnificent views of Magnetic Island, and enjoy a great selection of restaurants and cafes. Let the kids play at The Rock Pool—a sheltered salt water lagoon—or go on the slides at the free water park.
  • Discover secluded GBR islands and beaches.
  • Experience koalas in their natural habitat on Magnetic Island or snorkel the coral outcrops on Magnetic Island.
  • Find the elusive platypus at Paluma.
  • Discover the abundant birds in the Tropics wetlands.
  • Get back to nature and trek the Thorsborne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island.

To explore Townsville North Queensland further, visit www.townsvillenorthqueensland.com.au and www.queensland.com 

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