It’s race week, and it promises an action-packed lineup both on and off the track at the GC500. Our comprehensive guide contains all the essential information, including the complete racing schedule. Whether you’re in search of enjoyable fan activities, appearances by top-tier drivers, or thrilling on-track showdowns, rest assured, we have you covered.
Sunday, 30th of October
For the last day of the race weekend the forecast is for 24 degrees, with a low chance of rain and partly cloudy throughout the day.
All times are Gold Coast Local Time [ AEST ]
|0740-0820||Events||Pit Lane Walks|
|0750-0820||Events||Safety & Course Car Experiences|
|0830-0910||Porsche Carrera Cup||Race 2 (28 laps)|
|0930-0950||V8 SuperUtes||Race 3 (8 laps)|
|1005-1020||Supercars||Qualifying Race 26|
|1025-1050||Events||Boost Challenge/Entertainment & Pit Lane Walk|
|1100-1120||National Sport Sedans||Race 3|
|1135-1205||Supercars||Top Ten Shootout Race 26|
|1225-1245||V8 SuperUtes||Race 4 (8 laps)|
|1255-1320||Porsche Carrera Cup||Race 3 (16 laps)|
|1415||Supercars||Race 26 (85 laps or 1 lap after 16:18)|
|1630 – 1730||Club 500 Set Times||DJ Havana Brown|
|1745 – 1845||Club 500 Set Times||ILLY|
Sunday Night: Illy and Havana Brown
As the on track action wraps up on Sunday, the stage will come alive once more. ARIA winner Illy will take center stage. With two ARIAs and three APRA Awards to his name, including Best Urban Album and Best Australian Live Act, Illy’s performance is not to be missed. He has reached #1 on the ARIA charts, and hits like “Papercuts” have climbed to #2 on the national singles charts. Continuing the night of entertainment is Aussie DJ Havana Brown, a global sensation known for her remix of “We Run the Night” featuring Pit Bull, which reached #1 on the US Hot Dance Club Songs chart.
Getting to the GC500
Complimentary Public Transportation for the GC500
Enjoy a cost-free journey to and from the event with the convenience of Queensland Rail City Network Services, Gold Coast Light Rail Network Services, and (TransLink) Surfside Transport Buses for individuals holding a valid Event ticket or Accreditation pass, granting access to the Event on the same day as their travel.
Complimentary travel is extended to all children aged 5 to 14, as long as they are accompanied by an adult possessing a valid event ticket for the round trip.
Children must obtain a transport ticket for their public transit journey when accompanied by an adult during the event period.
For kids aged 12 and under, specific public transport services offer free travel when accompanied by an adult with a valid entry ticket.
Plan your public transport itinerary effortlessly with the TransLink Journey Planner, accessible through the TransLink website or by dialing 13 12 30.
Catch The G-Link Light Rail to the GC500
Experience a hassle-free experience with Light Rail services, which will see increased availability during the event, providing direct access to the event entrance.
If you are coming from the South, the nearest station to the venue is Surfers Paradise North, conveniently situated approximately 600 meters from Gate 6 (refer to the precinct map).
For those traveling from the North, the closest station is Main Beach, with the nearest entry point being Gate 2 via the underpass (consult the precinct map for guidance).
Tickets to the Gold Coast 500 – GC500
There’s a range of tickets to suite the whole family from General Admission to Reserved Grand Stands and even some of the more luxurious hospitality options, including the return of Hellenika to the Gold Coast for the second year in a row.
Club 500 Set Times
You can find the Club 500 set times in the above schedules for each day to see when your favourite artists are performing.