Stadium Super Trucks Expand, Add Australian Series

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Robby Gordon's Stadium Super Trucks will have their own Australian tour in 2020.
Robby Gordon's Stadium Super Trucks will have their own Australian tour in 2020.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Robby Gordon’s SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks have gotten so popular in Australia that the country will play host to its own separate series.

The Australian series will be known as the Boost Mobile Super Trucks and events will be held in conjunction with existing Virgin Australian Supercar events.

The Australian campaign will kick off Feb. 20-23 with the SuperLoop 500 in Adelaide, South Australia. The opening event of the Boost Mobile Super Trucks schedule will be co-sanctioned with SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks and will feature both drivers from the United States and Australia competing.

The next two events will feature new tracks for the Super Trucks, with Symmonds Plains Raceway in Launceston, Tasmania, hosting an event, April 3-5. A week later the trucks will be loaded on a ship for the trip to Pukekohe Raceway, April 24-26. This will be the first event in series history New Zealand.

The remaining schedule will feature the Boost Mobile Super Trucks returning to venues that have hosted the Super Trucks previously. Making a third appearance at the Barbagallo Racway in Perth, Western Australia, the Super Trucks will take to the track on May 15-17 for the first of two night events on the schedule. Following Perth, the trucks will make the cross-country journey for the second appearance at the Townsville Street Circuit in Townsville, Queensland, on June 26-28.

Traveling to the north for the second time in the Super Truck history, Hidden Valley Raceway in Darwin, Northern Territory, will be part of all the action on July 17-19.

For the second co-sanctioned event with the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks, the drivers from the North American series will join the Australians for a twilight shootout on Aug. 28-30, at Sydney Motorsports Park in Sydney, New South Whales.

The closing event in the inaugural Boost Mobile Super Trucks season will see the high-flying trucks return to the streets of Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Similar to Adelaide and Sydney, both drivers from Boost Mobile Super Trucks and SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks will be in action for the final event in both series. Two champions will be crowned the weekend of Oct. 30-Nov. 1.

In addition, the North American-based SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks have also announced a full schedule of events for next season.

As noted, the tour will open on Feb. 20-23 in a co-sanctioned event with the Boost Mobile Super Trucks during the SuperLoop 500 in Adelaide, South Australia.

The longest-running event on the Stadium Super Trucks schedule will also be back for the eighth consecutive year as the trucks take to the streets of Long Beach, Calif., on April 17-19, for the 47th running of the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.

After a successful return to the Honda Indy Toronto in 2019, the tour will be back on the bill alongside the NTT IndyCar Series on July 10-12.

Starting the stretch of four race weekends in a month, the trucks will the make a stop for a third time at Wisconsin’s Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., on Aug. 7-8, in conjunction with the NASCAR Xfinity Series Henry 180.

After making two visits to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in 2019, the loyal fans of Ohio will be treated to a return trip of the Stadium Super Trucks as part of the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio weekend on Aug. 14-16.

The second of three events co-sanctioned with the Boost Mobile Super Trucks will see the American drivers head back to Australia on Aug. 29-30, for a return to Sydney Motorsport Park in Sydney, New South Wales, for a race under the lights.

Returning to the Pacific Northwest for the second straight year, Portland Int’l Raceway will be host to Stadium Super Trucks again along with the NTT IndyCar Series on Sept. 4-6.

Finally, the Stadium Super Trucks will again unite with the Boost Mobile Super Trucks to close the season on the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit in Australia.

Officials from the SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks are also hoping to announce an event in Southern California in early February. Additional details are expected to be announced later.

2020 Boost Mobile Super Trucks Schedule

Feb. 20-23; Adelaide Street Circuit; Adelaide, SA, Australia**
April 3-5; Symmonds Plains Raceway; Launceston, TAS, Australia
April 24-26; Pukekohe Raceway; Auckland, New Zealand
May 15-17; Barbagallo Raceway; Perth, WA, Australia
June 26-28; Townsville Street Circuit; Townsville, QLD, Australia
July 17-19; Hidden Valley Raceway; Darwin, NT, Australia
Aug. 28-30; Sydney Motorsport Park; Sydney, NSW, Australia**
Oct. 30-Nov. 1; Surfers Paradise Street Circuit; Gold Coast, QLD, Australia **

2020 SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks Schedule

Feb. 1; Southern California Stadium *
Feb. 20-23; SuperLoop 500; Adelaide, SA, Australia **
April 17-19; Long Beach Grand Prix, Long Beach, California
July 10-12; Honda Indy Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Aug. 7-8; Road America; Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Aug. 14-16; Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course; Lexington, Ohio
Aug. 28-30; Sydney Motorsport Park; Sydney, NSW, Australia**
Sept. 4-6; Portland International Raceway; Portland, Oregon
Oct. 30-Nov. 1; Surfers Paradise Street Circuit; Gold Coast, QLD, Australia**
TBA *

* Additional dates and details to be announced later
** Co-Sanctioned