Subscribe      List an Event or Business      Invite a Writer      Write for WN      Writers      Other Locations
list an event      1 million Australian readers every month      facebook

Superbike World Championship 2018 - Phillip Island

Home > Melbourne > Day Trips | Escape the City | Fun Things To Do | Motorsports | Sport
by Ian Gill (subscribe)
I'm a Victorian freelance writer & photographer living in the Macedon Ranges north of Melbourne.
Event: -
Motorcycle Speed Fest
All the high-speed drama of the Superbike World Championship returns to Phillip Island from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th February with some of the world's great riders carving up the track at death defying speeds.

Victoria Melbourne Phillip Island Superbikes Race Racing Weekend Getaway
The Superbike World Championship kicks off for 2018 with round 1 staged at Phillip Island from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th February.


The first event of the 2018 Championship season will bring top-ranked international stars, including Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki), Marco Melandri (Ducati) and Chaz Davies (Ducati), to complete final pre-season testing at Phillip Island between February 19th and 20th in a lead-up to the Championship event.

Superbikes differ from MotoGP bikes in that they're a souped-up version of a production bike that you or I could purchase and ride on the road, tweaked to provide optimum speed, acceleration, braking and cornering. That said though, they can be just as quick as two-time Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea has shown in past trials, beating home the likes of Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez on their MotoGP variants.

Victoria Melbourne Phillip Island Superbikes Race Racing Weekend Getaway
The racing will be fast and furious as thousands of fans descend on one of the worlds most spectacular tracks for the running of the 2018 event.


You can bet the atmosphere will be electric as thousands of dedicated fans descend on the Phillip Island track in one of the most breathtaking sports on two wheels.

General Admission tickets start from $15 for Friday admission, $50 for Saturday & Sunday and a 3-Day Premium General Admission ticket will set you back $75 and allows full paddock access for the 3-days.

A Premium General Admission Camping Package costs from $150.

Check the website www.phillipislandcircuit.com.au for full details, conditions and online booking.

Victoria Melbourne Phillip Island Superbikes Race Racing Weekend Getaway
Thrill to the close-quarters racing as some of the fastest men on two wheels contest round 1 of Superbike World Championship.


With the Phillip Island track renowned for its spectacular backdrop, this world-class event is guaranteed to thrill anyone who feels the need for speed.

The Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit is 137 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD, just over a 2-hour drive via the M1 Monash Freeway.

Victoria Melbourne Phillip Island Superbikes Race Racing Weekend Getaway
You'd be a fool not to jump on your bike and head to Phillip Island for the season opener of Superbike World Championship for 2018.



Help us improve  Click here if you liked this article  26
Share: email  facebook  twitter
Why? Thrill to the close-quarters racing as some of the fastest men on two wheels fight it out on one of the world's most spectacular race tracks.
When: Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th February
Phone: 1300 728 007
Where: Phillip Grand Prix Circuit, Back Beach Road, Phillip Island
Cost: General Admission tickets start from $15 for Friday, $50 for Saturday & Sunday and a 3-Day Premium General Admission ticket will set you back $75.
Your Comment
Just one of the many great events at Phillip Island each year.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|7511) 660 days ago
Featured
Foodi Photoh Classie
Related
by Nick Bendel on 12/10/2010
Top Events
Popular Articles
Categories
Lists
Questions