Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Amorosi Shifts into Top Gear

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Amorosi Shifts into Top Gear

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Byline: Seanna Cronin APN Entertainment Editor

NORTH Queensland racing fans will be treated to a one-off concert by Vanessa Amorosi.

The ARIA-winning singer, who has been living in LA for the past four years, is jetting to Townsville to headline the Townsville 500's Super Top concert with Jessica Mauboy.

"I love Townsville. My auntie used to live up there but I haven't been to Townsville in years," Amorosi told APN.

"I love cars, from rallying to super cross to the big monster cars as well.

"I love the noise; I love the smell. There must be something wrong with me (laughs)."

The American sport of NASCAR has even rubbed off on the 32-year-old.

"Now that I understand the sport I can see how it comes down to the millisecond," she said.

"It's all bumper to bumper and who gets right of way through corners. Once you start to know the real technique it becomes super exciting. Any little mistake could drop you five or six places."

Amorosi will only be performing the one show in Townsville next month because of her busy recording schedule. …

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