Herfoss To Compete Against World’s Best

By February 17, 2018 December 13th, 2019 WorldSBK

Troy Herfoss Strip 

Penrite Oil Honda Racing Team’s Troy Herfoss will compete against the world’s best when he lines up with a wildcard entry in World Superbikes at the 2018 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, Yamaha Finance round at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, February 23-25

“I’ve been waiting a long time to challenge myself against the best in the world. It is something I’ve dreamt about since I was a young fella. I’m just so excited, I can’t really explain it in a short interview how excited I am!

We’re ticking boxes and we are testing ourselves against the best in the world, I believe I’ve got a bit in me for the next few years and the expectations aren’t anywhere in particular, I just want to see where I fit.

Doing both ASBK and WorldSBK at Phillip Island is only an advantage as it is not a super physical track when the bikes working okay. The extra track time will help me.

It is going to be a great experience to be on track with the best in the world!”

Said Herfoss.

View Full Troy Herfoss Interview Here

Australian representation has been boosted with South Australia’s Daniel Falzon joining Troy Herfoss as a wildcard in World Superbikes while Wollongong campaigner, Wayne Maxwell has been awarded one event entry.

In World Supersport, Goulburn’s new teenage sensation, 17-year-old Tom Toparis, will race against the world’s best as a wild card in World Supersport – alongside Australia’s season campaigners, Anthony West and Lachlan Epis.

Australian Wildcards for World Superbike and World Supersport

World Superbike

Daniel Falzon

Troy Herfoss

One Event Entry to World Superbike*

Wayne Maxwell

World Supersport

Tom Toparis

*Awarded by the FIM and DORNA to Wayne Maxwell a one event entry.   Under a technicality, only two wildcards can be approved per category in world superbike and world supersport but the FIM and DORNA made dispensation for Maxwell as “one event entry”.

Nothing Beats World Superbikes Live At The Island

World Superbikes is super affordable with a 3 Day General Admission ticket just $120^. In an absolute first for World Superbikes at the Island, all 3 Day ticket holders in 2018 gain FREE Paddock access.

Add camping at the circuit campground for up to four nights, and you’ve the perfect location for a summer long weekend away with your mates or family. 

Step it up a notch in Bar SBK for only $260 and capture all of the exhilarating action from the circuit’s optimum viewing locations or opt for a VIP Hospitality package. 

And as always with World Superbikes Kids 15 & under are FREE**

Nothing beats World Superbikes…Live At The Island.  

Book your tickets for the 2018 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, Yamaha Finance Round, Phillip Island, February 23 – 25 2018.

Book Your 2018 World Superbike Tickets Here


For more information contact the circuit on the toll free World Superbike Hotline 1300 728 007 or www.worldsbk.com.au 
^All ticket prices quoted purchased in advance and subject to Ticketek processing fee.
**Children 15 and under are free and must be accompanied by a paying adult.
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