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BIG ONE: The Virgin Australia Supercars Championship is set to heat up when the show on wheels heads to Queensland Raceway.
BIG ONE: The Virgin Australia Supercars Championship is set to heat up when the show on wheels heads to Queensland Raceway. David Nielsen

THE Virgin Australia Supercars Championship heats up when the Supercars head to Queensland Raceway to tackle the Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint, from July 28-30.

Here's a taste of what to expect:

This family-friendly event provides a great motorsport experience for all - with great trackside viewing, heaps of displays and merchandise, easy parking and more. Witness all the action of Australia's premier motorsport category at Queensland's top permanent race track. Plus, don't miss all the action from quality support categories including the brand new SuperUte category.

Touring car masters:

Touring Car Masters delivers exactly what the name suggests: legendary cars and drivers from the history of motor sport going head to head, producing spectacular racing.

Cams Jayco Australian Formula 4 Championship

Supporting four rounds of the 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, the CAMS Jayco Australian Formula 4 Championship is an introduction for Australia's next generation of racers.

Kuhmo Tyre Australian V8 Touring Car Series

The Kumho Tyre Australian V8 Touring Car Series provides a competition home for ex-V8 Supercars, many of which are historically significant race cars that fans identify with from their successes in the hands of some of the sport's greatest drivers and teams.

V8 Utes

The Australian V8 Ute Racing Series features home grown Aussie V8 muscle power, and is now in its 17th and final year as a key support category to Supercars.

Hot Wheels Stunt Team

Australia's top stuntman Matt Mingay and his crew are the notorious Hot Wheels Stunt Team.

With an adrenaline-filled display of dangerous and spectacular motorbike stunts this really is a show not to be missed.

Aussie Bandit

With a 1700 horsepower Chev V8 mounted in the tray, this beast of a ute has run the quarter mile at 142 miles an hour on its back wheels.

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