Leading Australian equipment hire company, Coates Hire is the naming rights sponsor of this month’s inaugural Race of Stars karting event to be held as part of the V8 Superfest on Saturday 19 October.

The Coates Hire Race of Stars will see more than 150 top kart racers from Australia and New Zealand converge on the Gold Coast’s Xtreme Karting facility at Pimpama to compete at the invitational event.

Coates Hire Group Manager for Strategic Marketing, Jeremy Hill believes the Race of Stars event provides a perfect platform for the company to support a community event while establishing a vital link to its other motorsport sponsorship platforms.

Hill explains that Coates Hire is very much focused on supporting community events through their sponsorship platforms and the Race of Stars is set to be a fantastic community event on the Gold Coast for motorsport fans.

As a longstanding member of the motorsport community, Coates Hire is proud to be able to support an event that not only aligns well with their customers and staff but also encourages the growth and development of young drivers.

Coates Hire Racing Ambassador and 2011 Bathurst winner Nick Percat is testament to the focus the company has on supporting up and coming talent.

For event organisers, the involvement of an iconic Australian company such as Coates Hire is testament to the concept of the Race of Stars expanding the sport of karting into the wider corporate market.

The involvement of Coates Hire with Race of Stars adds to the hire company’s existing motorsport platforms including being the official equipment hire company and sponsor of the V8 Supercars, alongside recently supporting the Rally Australia event held in Coffs Harbour.

Entry to the Race of Stars for spectators is free. Racing will begin at 8:30am on Saturday October 19 before culminating in the finals from 2:30pm.

The Xtreme Karting Facility is located at 540 Pimpama Jacobs Well Road, Pimpama.