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Phillip Island Motor Racing

Come the end of every year, Phillip Island comes alive with a different kind of attraction that draws thousands of people to this natural paradise for an unforgettable holiday. Motor Racing on Phillip Island has been a draw card for a number of years where you can watch the Motorcycle Grand Prix every October and listen to the load roar of the big V8 Supercars battle it out on the hill every November. Grab your spot on the circuit for a taste of loud noises, fast speeds and internationally acclaimed events!

Motor Racing has been one of the biggest attractions of Phillip Island for many years now, and along with the Motorcycle Grand Prix three day festival you can also catch the historic supercharged cars when they roar into town every year. Over the big three day event of the Moto GP you can watch numerous events, watch speeding motorcycles zoom along the track, take a tour of the track yourself with a personal guide and view some of the best bikes in the world at the Show and Shine event. From watching racing bikes, to learning about the mechanical side of things to getting up close and personal with the teams making changes to their equipment in their tents, there are numerous things to look forward to during the Motogp.

Grab a seat in any of the four different grandstands for the motor racing on Phillip Island or purchase a general admission ticket which is a little less in price. Phillip Island accommodation during the Motogp and V8 Supercar tournaments, is always best advised to be booked well in advance and for those who don’t get in quick enough you can always bring a tent and pitch it in one of the campgrounds, some of which are trackside. There is also the option to bring your own motorhome or caravan as well with a choice of two different campgrounds close to the racing circuit to choose between. Ask about the different prices, holiday specials and packages that can include your accommodation, travel and tickets for the big event so that everything can be booked before you start out.

A number of people opt to ride in with the MRA Cranbourne GP Run, procession style, that sets out for Phillip Island just before the big event ever year for those of you who own your bike but you can also easily charter a flight, board the shuttle ferry or book a place of the car ferry to get across to the island. So whether you are into motorcycles, V8 supercar, hot laps and speeding vehicles and everything that comes along with revved up cars and internationally acclaimed racers, then the motor racing on Phillip Island is waiting for you.

It is an event not to missed and one that you will probably keep coming back for time and time again. There are many things to enjoy along with the motor racing, so book your tickets and start planning your trip to Phillip Island this year!