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Armour All Gold Coast 600

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by B Walkin (subscribe)
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The Armour All Gold Coast 600 is coming up this October, and if you are a car racing fan, this is an event that you should really check out.

Several international and national car racers will compete in one location at the Armour All Gold Coast 600 this month. Over the past 14 years, this annual event has been getting more and more popular and has now established itself as Australia's premier motorsport. There will be several races throughout the three day event, including the Porsche Carrera Cup, the Touring Car Masters, and the Formula Ford Australia, to name just a few. Of course, the races aren't the only entertainment available at the Armour All Gold Coast 600.

There is plenty more to see and do, including on-track entertainment, such as Disney Pixars 'Mack' the Transporter, which is a mobile-themed attraction made especially for the kids, based on the movie Cars (2006). There is also the Family Zone, sponsored by Dreamworld, which will have various attractions and entertainment throughout the weekend for families of all ages (and kids visiting the family zone can get their free showbag). For the adults, there is plenty of other entertainment throughout the event, including the Hitachi Stunt Team, the Showtime Kawasaki FMX team, the Drivers Parade, Victor and Ben Bray, and their fire-breathing burnout cars, and much more.

If you have never gone to the Armour All Gold Coast 600, or would like to know why it is called the Gold Coast 600, then a pit-lane walk is the thing for you. For just $15, you can take a stroll in the very pit-lane that all teams, drivers and crews all prepare for the 600 kilometre endurance event. For more information, including walk timings and other details, please see the website.

To take home your piece of the action, don't forget to pick up your merchandise from the merchandise alley on any of the three days. To ensure you get what you are looking for, please fill out the merchandise form via the website. So to see some serious car racing action, head to the Armour All Gold Coast 600. General Admission details are listed on the website, and if you are planning to go with the family, as an added bonus, kids 12 years of age and under can get in free. Don't forget to register for all the latest news leading up to the event via the website.

For more information, including things to know if you are planning to go as a group, please visit the website. Also note that there are several ways to get to the event, including free shuttle buses, as well as limousine rides and even helicopter rides. For more information, please see the website. If for any reason you can't make the Armour All Gold Coast 600, there's no need to worry; the event races will be broadcast on TV and online. Stay tuned to the website for updates and timings; or alternatively, sign-up for updates online.
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Why? It's an internationally recognised car racing event that the whole family can enjoy
When: Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd October
Where: Gold Coast
Cost: Please visit website for details
Comments
Great Post, this is surely the best event ever to take place on the Gold Coast. Last year was spectacular with plenty of entertainment for everyone. I will definitely be down there this year. If you have never been, make the trip, it is well worth it.
By Dan Berryman - senior reviewer
Thursday, 13th of October @ 08:08 am
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