Queensland Racing Driver Championship


The premier racing drivers championship in the state is the Queensland Racing Drivers' Championship. The Championship is open to talented newcomers as well as experienced old hands and produces some very close racing over a two day weekend, with practice on the Friday. The Championship regularly attracts in excess of 100 talented drivers to do battle across multiple categories and series.

QRDC has a wide range of vehicles competing from Excels to Sports Cars, as well as demonstrations and off track entertainment for all the family.

Spectator viewing at Queensland Raceway is excellent with the flat layout of the circuit and spectator mounds. Lakeside Park offers an incredible viewing experience as drivers push themselves to the limits around the fast flowing circuit north of Brisbane.

In 2017, there are 6 rounds across the two tracks with select categories competing at each round. The fifth round on the 16th and 17th of September at Queensland Raceway will feature the Italian Festival of Motorsport and the whole place will come alive with a celebration of all things Italian and automotive.

Across 2017 Production Sports, Superkarts, the Mini Challenge, Formula Vee, Production Touring, Queensland Sports Racers Championship. HQ Racing, QR Sports and Sedans, Italian Challenge, TA2, Trans Am, Formula Ford and Group N will all be competing in QRDC. Each round will host 5-10 categories, and guarantees non-stop action!


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 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. Standards helmet.

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