Townsville 400

The eighth championship round on the 2018 Supercars calendar, the Townsville 400 is held around the picturesque Reid Park, on the fringes of the Townsville central business district.

Townsville 400

Date 06 – 08 July 2018

Circuit Description

Two-thirds purpose built track and one-third classic street circuit, the hybrid Townsville circuit presents some different challenges as it winds its way through the parklands. Combining fast and flowing corners with low speed hairpins and big kerbs, it’s got a bit of everything, with many drivers citing it as one of their favourites on the calendar.

Circuit Guide

Circuit Name: Reid Park Street Circuit
Location: Townsville, Queensland
Format: SuperStreet
Track Length: 2.86km
Circuit Direction: Clockwise
Corners: 13
Fastest Point: Front Straight
Slowest Point: Turn 13 Hairpin
Full Throttle: 43%
Top Speed: 260km/h
Average Speed: 144km/h
Race Lap Record: 1:13.3018 – Shane van Gisbergen (2016) in a Holden Commodore VF
Qualifying Lap Record: 1:12.1443 – Jamie Whincup (2016) in a Holden Commodore VF
Race Wins: Jamie Whincup – 9
Pole Positions: Mark Winterbottom – 4
2016 Winners: R1: Scott McLaughlin R2: Jamie Whincup
Tyres: 28 Super Soft

2018 Townsville 400 Event Information

Friday 06 July – Sunday 08 July 2018

Practice 1: 40 minutes
Practice 2: 40 minutes
Qualifying: 20 minutes
Race 1: 200km (70 laps)
Qualifying 2: 20 minutes
Top Ten Shootout
Race 2: 200km (70 laps)

Find out more on the Townsville 400 qualifying and race format in our guide to the 2018 Race Formats