Tag Archive: Surfers Paradise

Sep 29

Five time Le Mans winner becomes Gold Coast 600 Super-sub

Dixon has elected not to come to Australia given his wife has just given birth to the couple’s first child.

With IndyCar ace, Scott Dixon ruled out of the Armor All Gold Coast 600, Stone Brothers Racing has drafted five times Le Mans 24 Hours winner and former F1 ace, Emanuele Pirro as Shane van Gisbergen’s SP Tools Racing team-mate for the October 21-23 Surfers Paradise stoush.

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Aug 17

Gold Coast 600 internationals rev up world motorsport!

Buildup to the Armor All Gold Coast 600 intensifies.

The gloves will be off around the streets of Surfers Paradise for the Armor All Gold Coast 600 across October 21-23 if weekend performances by three of the race’s international participants – Will Power, Boris Said and Tony Kanaan – are any indication.

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May 29

INdy 500 polesitter Alex Tagliani to return to Armor All Gold Coast 600 with Kelly Racing

“Alex is the first of a number of international stars to be named in the field for this year’s Gold Coast 600.”

100th anniversary Indianapolis 500 polesitter Alex Tagliani will race for Kelly Racing at the Armor All Gold Coast 600 this October. 

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Oct 29

Jacques Villeneuve admits F1 hopes are now over

“It looks quite dim right now,” Villeneuve

Villeneuve has admitted he has given up on trying to get back into Formula 1 following the FIA’s decision not to give his proposed team an entry for 2011. The 1997 world champion had been pushing hard for a return to the F1 grid in recent years, and was lined up for a seat with the Stefan team had it been given an entry this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Scott Dixon shows impressive speed in Gold Coast practice

Putting the disappointment of Bathurst behind them

Jack Daniel’s Racing drivers Todd and Rick Kelly have made a steady start to the Armor All Gold Coast 600 in practice in Surfers Paradise, Queensland today. Putting the disappointment of Bathurst behind them, both Jack Daniel’s Commodores were on the pace at the new shortened version of the Surfers Paradise street circuit in Friday practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Tagliani on song in Gold Coast practice

At the Surfers Paradise street circuit in Queensland today

IndyCar star Alex Tagliani has performed well during practice for the Armor All Gold Coast 600 at the Surfers Paradise street circuit in Queensland today. Tagliani, who has previously finished on the podium in Champ Car competition on the Gold Coast, was pleased with his progress aboard the #11 Rock Racing Commodore during today’s four practice sessions. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

A1 series cancels Australia season opener

The A1GP series has cancelled its Surfers Paradise season opener

It had been scheduled to take place in Australia next weekend. “I want to personally apologise to the people affected by this regrettable but unavoidable decision,” said the financially embattled series’ boss Tony Teixeira. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

The countdown to season 5 begins

Joining the celebrations for the official launch on 23 July will be A1GP Chairman, Tony Teixeira

The 100 days countdown to the start of Season Five of A1GP World Cup of Motorsport started on Tuesday, 14 July, and the organisers of the Nitro SuperGP in Surfers Paradise on the Australian Gold Coast celebrated this landmark by announcing Surf Life Saving Queensland as an official charity of the event on 22 – 25 October.

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Jun 24

Hockenheim says no to 2010 German GP

Surfer’s ‘interested’ in F1 breakaway

HockenheimAt a stakeholders meeting on Tuesday, it was decided that the city of Hockenheim will no longer host the German grand prix.

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Jun 21

Gold Coast confirms breakaway race interest

Gold Coast mayor Ron Clarke has confirmed reports

That Surfers Paradise is keen to host a round of FOTA’s breakaway series. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

A1GP heads to Surfers Paradise in Five year deal

Fans worldwide will be delighted to have this spectacular race on our calendar

A1GP World Cup of Motorsport will be racing on one of the most exciting street circuits in the world when it returns to Australia for Season Five. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 08

IndyCar: Gore denies ‘quit’ claims

Team Australia co-owner Craig Gore has issued a statement

He is countering media claims that he is walking away from the IndyCar Series and Surfers Paradise event. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Will Power lead early before crash ended his Nikon Indy 300

Servia shows great speed to drive from 15th to 5th

Team Australia IndyCar driver Will Power has led the first 16 laps of his home event before crashing out of the Nikon Indy 300 on the streets of Surfers Paradise, Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

Tagliani impresses as he takes 4th place at Surfers Paradise for Conquest Racing (+result)

Positive results at the end of the season

After registering its best start of the season yesterday, Conquest Racing continued to add to its ‘best of’ list today by scoring its best IndyCar Series finish of the 2008 season.

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Oct 25

Indy Car: One for the home team (+result)

Power on pole! Alex Tagliani will start 7th on the grid’s fourth row 

Spectators, drivers and crews have come to expect at least one wild card to turn up during the Surfers Paradise race weekend. Two already are missing from the deck. Read the rest of this entry »

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