The local government in Queensland, say they would like to open talks with IndyCar about the possibility of Surfers Paradise returning to the series schedule from 2020.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has invited president of Hulman and Company, the parent company of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Verizon IndyCar Series for talks about Surfers Paradise returning to the schedule for the first time since 2008.
The plan would see Surfers Paradise return to the IndyCar Series schedule in 2020. Speaking to the Gold Coast Bulletin, Palaszczuk commented by saying:
“I used to go to Indy, I can remember the tens of thousands of people that would go to Indy, it brought a lot of investment into the city and a huge entourage of fans from Southeast Asia and North America.
Palaszczuk went on to say that she wants to hear from the public about the possibility of the race returning to the Gold Coast.
Indianapolis 500 winner and hometown favourite who is back in Australian for a holiday said that:
It would be absolutely unbelievable if it came back!