How to watch V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600 race live and free
The best drivers in Australia are meeting up this weekend at the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit.
With the Gold Coast 600 race just around the corner, fans of the sport should be happy to redirect their attention back to the tracks, especially following the Bathurst 1000 controversy. Scheduled to take place at the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit in Queensland, the event marks Round 13 of the championship, with only 2 more to go. As a result, excitement will be at an all-time high, which always makes for a fun viewing experience.
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When is the Gold Coast 600 event?
The Gold Coast 600 takes place this weekend, between 25 and 27 October. Day one will feature practice races, with the main action mainly scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. Check the schedule below for more information on when to tune in.
How to watch Gold Coast 600
This is one of the Supercars Championship events that Channel 10 broadcasts live, so fans will be able to watch the races on free-to-air. However, the network won't broadcast practice and qualifying races, so if you want more in-depth coverage of the Gold Coast 600 you'll have to go with either Foxtel or Kayo Sports. Here's a quick rundown of all your options.
Stream the Gold Coast 600 with Kayo Sports
Kayo Sports offers coverage of over 50 sports from all over the world, including every Supercars Championship practice, qualifying session and race live. A Basic subscription costs $25/month and lets you watch on two screens at the same time, while a Premium subscription supports three simultaneous streams for $35. Either way, new clients get a 14-day free trial.
Besides the generous content library, the service has a user-friendly interface and plenty of features that are worth your buck. Users can watch up to four videos at once on the same screen with SplitView, hide scores with the No Spoiler setting or explore statistics with Interactive Stats.
For those short on time, Key Moments lets you go right to the action that matters in selected events, while Kayo Minis deliver a recap of all the good bits in less than 20 minutes. As a fun bonus, some rounds of the Supercars Championship offer Raceview Mode, where you can choose to watch the V8 Supercars live from three different camera angles or use SplitView to watch all three at once.
Users can access Kayo Sports via web or download the app on smartphones/tablets. If you're keen to watch on TV, the platform is compatible with Apple TV, Android TV, Telstra TV and Chromecast. Read our in-depth Kayo Sports review for more information.
Watch/stream the Gold Coast 600 with Foxtel
Fox Sports broadcasts every Supercars Championship practice, qualifying session and race live. As a result, Foxtel IQ subscribers with the Sport channel pack can tune in on TV or stream the races to their laptop/mobile device with Foxtel GO. The app is free for all Foxtel customers.
Besides extensive sports coverage, a subscription will also get you the iQ4, the telco's most advanced set-top box. It enables you to record live TV and watch content in 4K. Foxtel IQ deals are always available, so you can save big on fees and installation costs.
Alternatively, you can also stream the Gold Coast 600 with Foxtel Now. Fox Sports is part of the Sport channel pack, which costs $29/month. This is on top of the base Essentials pack, priced at $25/month. The service is accessible on mobile devices and web via the Foxtel GO app.
You can also stream Foxtel Now on Sony Android TVs, Chromecast, Airplay, Telstra TV, PS4 and the Foxtel Now box. New users get a 10-day free trial.
Watch the Gold Coast 600 with Channel 10
Channel 10 will broadcast all main races live, so you can watch on TV for free as long as you don't mind missing out on all the build-up.
Gold Coast 600 schedule
The weekend packs plenty of excitement for racing fans. Times are in AEDT:
Practice 1: Friday 25 October – 11:15am
Practice 2: Friday 25 October – 2:45pm
Practice 3: Friday 25 October – 5:45pm
ARMOR ALL Qualifying Race 26: Saturday 26 October – 10:40am
ARMOR ALL Top Ten Shootout Race 26: Saturday 26 October – 12:30pm
Race 26: Saturday 26 October – 4pm
ARMOR ALL Qualifying Race 27: Sunday 27 October – 10:55am
ARMOR ALL Top Ten Shootout Race 27: Sunday 27 October – 12:50pm
Race 27: Sunday 27 October – 4pm
Check out the results from qualifying on the V8 supercars website.
Gold Coast 600 cars and teams
|2||Holden||Mobil 1 MEGA Racing||Scott Pye||Warren Luff|
|3||Nissan||RABBLE.club Racing||Garry Jacobson||Dean Fiore|
|5||Ford||Bottle-O Racing Team||Lee Holdsworth||Thomas Randle|
|6||Ford||Monster Energy Racing Team||Cameron Waters||Michael Caruso|
|7||Nissan||Plus Fitness Racing||Andre Heimgartner||Bryce Fullwood|
|8||Holden||Brad Jones Racing||Nick Percat||Tim Blanchard|
|9||Holden||Penrite Racing||David Reynolds||Luke Youlden|
|12||Ford||Shell V-Power Racing Team||Fabian Coulthard||Tony D'Alberto|
|14||Holden||Freightliner Racing||Tim Slade||Ash Walsh|
|15||Nissan||Castrol Racing||Rick Kelly||Dale Wood|
|17||Ford||Shell V-Power Racing Team||Scott McLaughlin||Alex Premat|
|18||Holden||IRWIN Racing||Mark Winterbottom||Steven Richards|
|19||Holden||Truck Assist TEKNO Racing||Jack Le Brocq||Jonathan Webb|
|21||Holden||Team CoolDrive||Macauley Jones||Dean Canto|
|22||Holden||Mobil 1 MEGA Racing||James Courtney||Jack Perkins|
|23||Holden||Milwaukee Racing||Will Davison||Alex Davison|
|33||Holden||Boost Mobile Racing||Richie Stanaway||Chris Pither|
|34||Holden||Boost Mobile Racing||James Golding||Richard Muscat|
|35||Holden||Bigmate Racing||Todd Hazelwood||Jack Smith|
|55||Ford||Supercheap Auto Racing||Chaz Mostert||James Moffat|
|56||Holden||Kostecki Brothers Racing||Brodie Kostecki||Jake Kosetecki|
|78||Nissan||Team Harvey Norman||Simona De Silvestro||Alex Rullo|
|88||Holden||Red Bull Holden Racing Team||Jamie Whincup||Craig Lowndes|
|97||Holden||Red Bull Holden Racing Team||Shane van Gisbergen||Garth Tander|
|99||Holden||Penrite Racing||Anton De Pasquale||Will Brown|