The streets of Townsville roar to life with the smell of high octane fuel and the sound of V8 engines every July when the Townsville 400 rolls into town. Staged over a 3 day weekend from Friday to Sunday, the Townsville 400 is a huge weekend of rock n roll and racing in Tropical North Queensland. A weekend of intense racing, competition is always fierce with critical Championship points on offer.
The event features Stadium Super Trucks, the Dunlop Series, V8 Utes Series, Sports GTs, a massive rock show and live music in the SuperTop and the main event - the V8 Supercars. Friday marks the beginning of the Townsville 400 with two 40 minute practice sessions. Saturday features a critical 20 minute qualifying session which will decide the grid positions for the 200km race. Sunday is the big day, with another 20 minute qualifying session followed by a top ten shootout. The results of these are combined to set up the grid for the main 200km race.
There’s something for everyone on and off the track, with family-friendly trackside entertainment including live music, the V8 Supercars Paddock, a Disney Zone and much more. On-track, the Stadium Super Trucks ramp up the action and the Dunlop Series will get the adrenaline pumping before the main race tops off a massive weekend of racing.