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Queensland street circuits locked in for 2024

Townsville and Gold Coast street circuits confirmed on the 2024 Repco Supercars Championship calendar.

28 October 2023

The Repco Supercars Championship rounds in Townsville and on the Gold Coast will remain on the calendar in 2024.

The announcement that both events are locked in and supported by the Queensland Government was made on the grid of the Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500 by Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads, Mark Bailey.

The 15th anniversary running of the NTI Townsville 500 will run in the Queensland winter school holiday period from 5 to 7 July on the Reid Park Street Circuit. The 2024 event will feature the 39th and 40th races in Townsville by Supercars since the debut round was run in 2009.

The 30th anniversary of Supercars racing on the Gold Coast has also been confirmed, with the 2024 event dates locked in for 25 to 27 October. Queensland’s biggest annual sporting event will celebrate Supercars’ debut on the famous Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, that debuted as non-championship round as part of the annual Gold Coast Indy in 1994.

“The streets of Townsville and the Gold Coast will again next year be buzzing with the high-octane energy the Supercars bring to town, alone with their legions of dedicated fans,” said Queensland’s Tourism and Sport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe.

“The events combined, inject an estimated $90 million into our visitor economy, supporting good Queensland jobs and our tourism and hospitality operators.

“Congratulations to Supercars on reaching two important milestones next year. It’s been terrific to be on the journey with you as we race headlong into another action-packed championship series in 2024.”

Supercars CEO Shane Howard added: “We are thrilled to be celebrating two major milestones for our two marquee rounds in Queensland in 2024.

“Both the Townsville and Gold Coast rounds have become key events on our annual calendar and are favourites of fans and the drivers alike, with door-to-door racing and live music acts providing something for everyone.

“The Gold Coast Street Circuit is one of the longest running street races in world motorsport and every year more than 20-thousand fans travel from around Australia to join our biggest party of the year.

“We’re proud to celebrate 15 years of delivering North Queensland’s biggest annual sporting event and we know fans are already planning their winter getaways to be a part of the 2024 event.”