Townsville Supercars Traffic Changes

Supercars championship - Traffic Changes

Supercars roar into Townsville from 8 - 10 July 2022 for the NTI Townsville 500, with tickets on sale now! Head to to purchase your tickets.

Traffic Restrictions and Road Closures

Works to install the track and various other infrastructure will occur in the lead-up to the event and will be deconstructed in the days following the race. Traffic diversions will be in place before, during and after the event. Delays can be expected and motorists are advised to seek alternative routes.

Please be advised there will be changes in traffic with road closures and traffic restrictions.

  • Work to construct the temporary infrastructure at Reid Park, Lou Litster Park, and Hermit Park will commence from Monday 13 June 2022. Work hours are typically between 6am and 6pm each day.
  • There will be some night works required to install and remove circuit and traffic management infrastructure for the events. Please expect slight delays along Boundary Street and Charters Towers Road around the Reid Park Complex.
  • Road closures on Boundary Street and Charters Towers Road commence from Friday 1 July 2022 at 7:30pm. These road closures will stay in place until Monday 11 July 2022 and begin to be removed from 7:30pm. Traffic diversions and signage will be in place during this time – expect slight delays in the immediate area. The roads will operate as normal from 5am, Tuesday 12 July 2022.

All racing activity will be conducted on Friday 8 July – Sunday 10 July 2022.

Transport to the event

Public transport is the recommended event travel option.

Bus Services

Further information is available from Sunbus Townsville

Ferry Services

Ferry services will operate during the event. Timetables are available at


Taxis are available and can be contacted at:


Townsville Taxi has teamed up 13CABS to provide taxi services for the Townsville region. Taxis can be booked online or by calling 13 2227 or 13 CABS (13 2227).

Checker Cabs

Checker Cabs, offers a safe, reliable and professional transport service for Townsville and Magnetic Island. Checker Cabs can be booked online or by calling 13 19 74.

Ride Share

Ride Share companies are also available.  These include, but are not limited to:

To request a ride share, please download the corresponding app via the App Store (Apple) or Google Play (Android).


E-Scooters are also available to utilise for transport getting to and from the event.

For further information please visit our E-Scooters page.

Queensland Rail - Townsville Station

Access to the QR Railway Station located on Charters Towers Road is maintained during the event. Please proceed to the Ingham Street / Flinders Street West / Charters Towers Road intersection where traffic controllers assisted by Queensland Police will provide direction to accessing the platform.

For further information, please contact Queensland Rail on 1300 131 722.

Other car parks

Dean Street Car Park (free)

On street parking near the event precinct is not recommended.

Illegal parking, or parking causing an impediment for a local resident to access their home or business will be monitored and will result in a fine or the vehicle being towed.

Disabled Persons Access and Parking Disabled parking

Further information regarding accessible areas within the event precinct can be obtained from

Regulated Parking Area

A regulated event parking area will be in place around Reid Park.

To view the regulated parking area download the map.

The regulated area is in place to stop non-residents from parking on the streets affected and will be in force from Friday 8 July to Sunday 10 July 2022 between 7am – 7pm.

A two-hour limit will apply to any vehicle parked on the street during this time. Fines will apply.

For additional parking permits, submit an application.