Headline Events

Queensland Raceway has a number of feature race events at both Queensland Raceway in Ipswich and at Lakeside Park in North Brisbane.  the feature events are listed as our Headline Events each year and give races, fans and enthusiasts more than just racing.   The Headline events will each feature Show N Shines for special vehicles, special demonstrations, feature Racing categories as well as other special activities.  Some of the events listed as Headline Events include the 2 Days of Thunder, Lakeside Classic, Lakeside Tribute and the Ipswich Festival of Cars.

All Headline events are welcome to spectators, so keep an eye out for the Next Queensland Raceways Headline event and get along and have a great day out


Should I bring ear protection?

Due to the nature of our venue, visitors can expect to experience a certain level of noise from the vehicles taking part. Reduced noise earbuds are available for all visitors, especially children, to get closer to the action without feeling uncomfortable.

Are pets allowed at the tracks? 

No dogs or pets are permitted, nor should they be left in your car or in the campsite. Only guide dogs and assistance dogs for the disabled are allowed on site. 

Are there any medical facilities? 

We have a dedicated Medical Room at Queensland Raceway and Lakeside Park. Staff are qualified first aiders and we always have qualified doctors and medical staff during events.

Can I bring my own food to Queensland Raceways?

Whilst we do have on site cafes at Lakeside Park and Queensland Raceway, you are welcome to bring food and beverages to either of our venues. Our facilities are perfect for a picnic whilst soaking up the entertainment on track.

What do I need to wear?

Long sleeved shirt, trousers, enclosed shoes and a AS1698 Aust. Standards helmet is the minimum apparel required. There are some exceptions to this mainly for the drift events and cruising where they need only wear t-shirt, shorts, enclosed shoes and a AS1698 Aust. Standard helmet.

For Motorcycle events - 
All riding gear must be in good condition with no obvious faults or structural damage.

FULL LEATHERS ARE REQUIRED – It can be either a one-piece or two-piece that zips up all the way around.
Gloves must be leather motorcycle gloves and cover your wrists.
Footwear must be motorcycle leather boots & cover at least your ankles.
Helmets must be either Australian, Snell or ECE standard and display the relevant standards sticker. Your helmet must be full-faced the with no cracks or damage to the integrity of it.

What is the Cancellation Policy?

Cancellations and Refunds

 Cancellation by QR

QR may have to cancel an activity due to events beyond its control, for example adverse weather conditions. This will usually be in the interests of safety. Where an activity is cancelled in its entirety for such reasons, QR will endeavour to notify participants of the cancellation although QR cannot guarantee that participants will be informed of such cancellation before the date of the event. Where a track day is cancelled in its entirety for such reasons, QR willendeavour to offer either (a) a place on an alternative date for the activity (subject to availability) up to the face value of the existing booking or, (b) a full refund.

If QR cancels an activity for reasons other than events beyond its control, a full refund will be offered.

In order to claim any refund, please apply in writing to QR’s address set out below, stating clearly the activity to which the application relates. For accounting purposes any applications for refunds must be received within 28 days from the date of the cancelled track day.

Cancellation by Customer

If you are unable to attend an activity which you have pre-entered, please call our sales team as soon as possible. In these circumstances, then, provided QR are notified no later than 30 days prior to the activity date, QR will endeavour to offer a full refund.

If QR is notified less than 30 days before the activity which you have pre-entered, a credit can be applied for but must be used within three months of initial date credit is applied. You can also reschedule your booking towards a later activity (subject to availability) up to the face value of the existing entry.

No Credit or refund can be given the day of or after the activity, unless extreme circumstance which are authorised by the event manager. No credit or refund will be given if the customer chooses to not participate due to weather conditions, if the event has not been cancelled. 

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