Attention gearheads and muscle car fans! The Armor All Gold Coast 600 is happening 23-25 October 2015 just an hour south of Brisbane at the Gold Coast. This race is an all out battle for supremacy among V8 Supercars and Indy cars. Both the Indy cars and the Supercars will race around the 4.7km track of city streets reaching speeds up to 300 kph. The Indy cars boast an impressive 750 horsepower, while the V8 Supercars push 620 horses. Watch these cars scream through the high rise buildings.
In 1991 the races first arrived in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Originally this event was called the Gold Coast Indy 300 until 2008. Then in 2009 the name was changed to the SuperGP and a year later in 2010 it was renamed again to it’s current name the Armor All Gold Coast 600. As many as 315,000 visitors have turned up to the races in past years.
If the spectacle on the ground is not enough of an adrenaline rush then take your gaze to the skies to witness the Australian Defense Force in action. The Army, Navy and RAAF will all be represented in this air combat show both helicopters and high-speed Roulettes will show off their combat skills.
The V8 Supercars are not the exclusive form of entertainment for this action packed racing weekend. In addition to the Supercars there will be live band performances, stunt show displays from the Freestyle MotoX team, and the death defying CAPA Stunt Team. The Friday night drags have returned as well. Showcasing the incredible speed and horsepower of Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro Funny Cars, Doorslammers, and Factory Xtreme cars.
On Saturday night there are a number of entertainers on the schedule. Gates will open at 4:30 pm, Komes has the opening slot at 4:30 pm, followed by Lil Jon at 5:45 pm, Thundamentals from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, then headlining from 8:30 – 10:00 pm will be Hilltop Hoods.
Club 600 opens daily at 11 am. Your 18+ party central headquarters! Listen to your favorite female DJ’s spinning full throttle all day long. Your super hot DJ’s include Brooke Evers, Emily
Scott, Some Blonde Dj, and many more. If the girls are not enough check out some of the other novelty entertainment happening in Club 600.
The podium bar, watch as girls dominate the mechanical bull riding, or see two hotties battle it out head to head in the greasy pole wrestling matches, then sit and relax in the Hookah Lounge to enjoy your favorite shisha. Ever want to judge a Super Soaker contest, or how about the Best Buns & Banging Bods competitions. Relax in your favorite bean bag chair and get your opinion ready to find the Best Buns in Australia.
Miss V8 Supercars
Straight after racing on both Friday and Saturday nights will be the judging of the Miss V8 Supercars. See the finalists from all the previous V8 Supercar events from around Australia and see who wins the ultimate honour of being the Miss V8 Supercars 2015.
Extra Curricular Activities
If you want to do more than just watch races and judge beauty queens then check out some of these adrenaline packed activities to get your motor running.
Drive a V8 Supercar
Ever dream of getting behind the wheel of a V8 Supercar? Experience the roar of the engine as you drive 8 laps on Queensland’s Raceway. Once you arrive at the track your coach will prep you for the drive of your life for 30 minutes, after which time you will strap yourself in, take a selfie, and off you go. Put the pedal to the metal and see what these cars are made of.
Full Day Ultimate Rally Driving Experience in VIC
For the hard core motorsport enthusiast you can experience an entire day of rally driving. You will get to drive both the Subaru WRX Sti and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, on courses not usually available on any other days. This is by far the best way to spend a maximum amount of time with the coaching staff, and get to experience the most driving time.
There is a complete listing of activities available on the official webpage. Activities include Stunt Driving, Off Road V8 Race Buggies, Motorcycle track days, Quadrunner track days, Suzuka Race Karts, Rally Driving, and more.
There are many options for accommodation along the raceway and nearby. Events Worldwide Travel has put together a 5 star Marriott package that guarantees rooms with a view of the race. Another company offering tickets and accommodation packages for a range of budgets is sportsnetholidays.com. The Australian Explorer has a range of accommodation options, such as apartments, Bed & Breakfasts, Campsites, Hostels/Backpackers, Hotels, Motels, Australian Farm Stays, and Australian Health Resorts. Simply visit their homepage and you can request additional information based on the number of people in your party and the type of accommodation you would prefer.
Whether you are staying on the raceway and just need an airport transfer to and from your accommodation or if you will require shuttle service to get to and from the races each day Transport Network Authority has a coach hire option for your group. Simply call us at 1300 301 908 or fill out our online quote form at the top of this page. We are happy to help with all your transportation needs. If you require additional help such as recommendations for accommodations our friendly knowledgeable staff will be happy to assist.
Experience the thrill of the Armor All Gold Coast Indy 600 up close and personal. For all motorsport enthusiasts there are plenty of adrenaline packed activities to keep your heart above the redline.