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NORTH QUEENSLAND'S DRIVER EDUCATION 
AND MOTORSPORT PRECINCT

THE PRECINCT | Drive It NQ

World Class Facility

Situated at Calcium, 40 kms from Townsville CBD. Racing facilities and track will be approved under FIACAMS (Confederation of Australian Motor Sport), and ANDRA (Australian National Drag Racing Association).


Sustainability and the Environment

Townsville is located is the dry tropics of North Queensland! The rainforest, the outback, the reef are the key features of the region. Sustainability is more than just reducing our impact on the environment. It will help our precinct become more resilient and productive, saving on costs.


Our Commitment

Sewerage: Standalone bio-organic self-contained waste water treatment (recycled for watering grass).

Grey water: Recycled for watering grass.

Water: Rain water collection from all roofed structures, small UV WTP and storage for potable supply.

Lined dam: (for better water retention), deeper than wider, maintained as an eco reserve (flora and fauna).

Electricity: Self contained, initially from Diesel Generator with a view to PV and wind generation (possible grid feed situation)

Solar Farm: designated area to house 100 panels, generating our own energy

 
 
 
Learn to drive at Drive It NQ
Drive It NQ's commitment is to prevent road trauma by providing effective road safety education to road users of all ages. Our purpose built driver training facility at Calcium will provide the safest possible educational environment.

The LearnIT Youth Mentoring Program run with Queensland Youth Services is assisting in young learner drivers getting their 100 hours and their P's. 

Learn more here. The program will be expanded to provide competency based training in a controlled environment. 

Our world class track will boast: 

  • Drag strip 20 – 22m wide with 400 m acceleration area, 400 m braking area and 400 m std hotmix 
  • Speedway – 450 m dirt oval track constructed to NASR standards 20 m wide 
  • Skid Pan / LVMA – 220 x 110m concrete or hotmix combination sloped and drained for wet surface instruction, can be used for large vehicle roll over prevention training

The multi-use precinct will support events and field days. Key features include:

  • 2 – 3 permanent grandstands 
  • Toilet facilities 
  • Administration building with toilet facilities, meeting/class rooms, and canteen
  • Helipad 
  • Major parking area for up to 4000 cars 
Volunteer at Drive It NQ

If you are a motoring enthusiast and want to be involved, join one of our member clubs.