Redcliffe Roars Back: Queensland to Host Australian Supercross Opener After Five-Year Hiatus

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Redcliffe is set to rev up as the Fox Australian Supercross Championship returns to Queensland for its 2024 season opener.



Kayo Stadium in the City of Moreton Bay will host the high-octane event on Saturday, 12th of October, marking the championship’s homecoming to the Sunshine State after a five-year absence.

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This long-awaited return is a major triumph for Queensland’s passionate supercross fanbase, who will be treated to a unique double-header format featuring two main races. Championship Director Kelly Bailey expressed enthusiasm for the seaside location and outdoor rectangular stadium, anticipating a capacity crowd for the season’s first race.

Bailey emphasised the championship’s past successes in Queensland, citing previous events in Brisbane, Coolum, Jimboomba, and Toowoomba. He expressed confidence that Kayo Stadium’s layout will facilitate a world-class track and an electrifying atmosphere for fans. The event’s popularity could potentially lead to a second day of racing.

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Promoters AME Group are collaborating with the City of Moreton Bay Council to maximise the event’s impact, showcasing the region and providing fans with a weekend of unforgettable entertainment. 

Bailey highlighted Redcliffe’s convenient location, just 20 minutes from Brisbane Airport, encouraging attendees to extend their stay and explore the surrounding beaches and hinterland.

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Mayor Peter Flannery echoed this sentiment, expressing pride in Redcliffe hosting the prestigious event. He acknowledged the popularity of Australian Supercross and the opportunity to attract top national and international riders to Moreton Bay. Flannery also emphasised the event’s potential to promote the city’s diverse attractions.

Looking ahead to the 2024 season, Bailey confirmed the championship’s continued focus on delivering high-quality events and fostering sustainable growth within the sport. 

He referenced the achievements of the previous year, including increased gate numbers, attendance, and broadcast viewership, while promising an even bigger and better 2024 season. Additional rounds, venues, race format updates, and exciting partnerships are yet to be announced.



Published Date 27-May-2024