For the second consecutive year, Helio Castroneves will participate in the race Armor All Gold Coast 600 and celebrity edition of the V8 Supercars, the Australian Touring Car Championship, from the 21st to the 23rd of October. The event will take place in Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast city, Australian state of Queensland. As in 2010, Castroneves will have the Australian driver Tim Slade as a teammate, with Ford Falcon of the Stone Brothers Racing.
As a part of the V8 Supercars Championship’s official calendar, the Armor All Gold Coast 600 is a special event because it invites 32 international drivers who will partner with regular drivers of the V8 Supercars Championship. The competition will take place at the streets of Gold Coast will have two races, with 300 km each, one on saturday and one on sunday.
“You don’t have to ask me twice about the race in Gold Coast. I love this place and to drive a V8 Supercars with Tim Slade last year was a great experience. I’m very happy with this invitation and I look forward to being there”, said Castroneves, who completed: “I have to thank Roger Penske for giving me the chance to return once more to Surfers Paradise”.