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QUEENSLAND RACEWAY SET TO REMAIN ON SUPERCARS SCHEDULE TILL 2020

Queensland Raceway is set to remain on the Supercars schedule until 2020 - Photo: Dirk Klynsmith

Queensland Raceway is set to remain on the Supercars schedule until 2020 – Photo: Dirk Klynsmith

Queensland Raceway is set to remain on the Supercars calendar for another three years.

Supercars signed a new agreement with the Ipswich venue to hire the circuit in order to run and promote the Ipswich SuperSprint event. Opening the way for the event to be locked into the schedule for 2018 and beyond.

Further agreements still need to be reached with the Ipswich City Council and the Queensland Government, but are expected to be locked in formally in a the next few weeks as Supercars finalise arrangements for next years calendar.

Supercars and Queensland Raceway reach new agreement - Photo: Dirk Klynsmith

Supercars and Queensland Raceway reach new agreement – Photo: Dirk Klynsmith

“This contract puts Virgin Australia Supercars in the position it needs to be to conclude its arrangements with the Queensland Government and the Ipswich City Council for the Willowbank round.” said James Warburton.

“Our Queensland teams are looking forward to exploiting their hometown advantage and, being the round to follow Townsville, it means we get to enjoy Queensland’s beautiful winter climate just that much longer” he continued.

Queensland Raceway will feature as the next round of the 2017 Supercars schedule in three weeks time.

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