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Gold Coast 600 Preview

17 Oct, 2018

The Gold Coast 600 marks the final round of the Pirtek Endurance Cup! This is the third and final event where we will see co-drivers compete in 2018. The street circuit is well-known for its on and off track entertainment, with people coming from all across Australia to enjoy this race by day, party by night event.
 
All sessions will be LIVE on FOX Sports across the weekend, plus coverage on Channel Ten/One HD. Check your local guides for times.
 
TRACK TIMES 

Friday 19th October

10:40 – 11:10 – Practice One

13:45 – 14:15 – Practice Two (Co-Drivers Only)

17:00 – 17:30 – Practice Three

Saturday 20th October

10:05 – 10:25 – Qualifying

11:25 – 11:50 – Top Ten Shootout

14:25 – 16:50 – Race 26 – 300km/102 Laps

Sunday 21st October

10:20 – 10:40 – Qualifying

11:40 – 12:05 – Top Ten Shootout

14:25 – 16:50 – Race 27 – 300km/102 Laps 

FAST FACTS 

- Track Length – 2.96km // Direction – Anti-Clockwise // Fastest Speed – 265km/h // Average Speed – 146km/h

- Fastest Point – Approach to Turn 1 // Slowest Point – Turn 4 & Turn 15

- Qualifying Lap Record – 1m10.0480s, David Reynolds, Rod Nash Racing, 2013

- Race Lap Record – 1m10.0851s, Will Davison, Ford Performance Racing, 2011

 
- Frenchman Sebastien Bourdais is the only driver to have won on the Gold Coast in both a Supercar and an Indycar. He co-drove to a race win in 2011 with Jamie Whincup and repeated it in 2012.

- In 13 of the last 21 race held on the Gold Coast, the race winner has come from pole position.

- Since the Gold Coast became a part of the Supercars Championship in 2002 the Safety Car has appeared in 31 of the 36 races held in that time.

- Tim has two top ten finishes to his name here at the Gold Coast, finishing 8th, twice

- Tim and co-driver Dale have both competed in 6 rounds of the Gold Coast 600
 
MEET TIM – 

Thursday 18th October

17:30 - 18:15 – Surfers Paradise Beach, End of Cavill Ave (& Dale Wood!)

Friday 19th October

13:00 – 13:20 – Team CoolDrive Stand @ Merchandise Alley

Saturday 20th October

12:15 – 12:30 – Team CoolDrive Stand @ Merchandise Alley

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