We’re set for a triple-treat with world superbike’s new three-race format debuting at Australia’s 2019 Yamaha Finance season opener at the thrilling Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit, with tickets for the February 22-24 event on sale today via Ticketek.
Phillip Island will unveil the new era of world superbike competition for the 2019 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, with a mad dash, sprint race on Sunday morning to add to the two traditional 22-lap battles on Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
Set to be a shoot-out like no other it will feature all the stars of the WorldSBK show including four-time defending world champion Jonathan Rea with new team-mate Leon Haslam on the Kawasaki, Michael van der Mark and Alex Lowes on the Yamaha, Aprilia’s Eugene Laverty, Honda’s Leon Camier, and for Ducati, Chaz Davies and MotoGP convert Alvaro Bautista aboard the all-new Panigale V4.
Action happens from Friday to Sunday. As an extra bonus at world superbikes, all three-day ticket holders are gifted free Paddock Access. For all ticket and racing information go to www.worldsbk.com.au or visit Ticketek.
A three-day adult pass is just $120* and delivers a jam-packed agenda of three world superbike races, one world supersport race, plenty of action from the premier Australian classes plus full paddock access. Kids 15 and under are free^, and camping on-circuit makes a long weekend away on the island totally affordable.
“The new race will be a two-wheel dash of around 10-12 laps. It’s certainly going to add a new level of intrigue and excitement to world supers and see the riders and teams under a lot more pressure to make start grids and perform,
Details are still being sorted with DORNA so at this point regulations on tyres, reverse grids and points are a month away from being finalized. Whatever the outcome, it’s going to be great for the fans as more racing, means more action, and that’s what world supers is all about.
With world supers, we bring you as close to the engine-room and the riders as possible with Parc Fermé now happening right in the heart of the Paddock surrounded by all-day entertainment from centre-stage.”
Said Fergus Cameron, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Managing Director
A world superbike long-weekend is fun for all the family with a free Kids Zone, the Motorcycle Expo, the Phillip Island Go-Karts and the convenience of super-economical on-circuit camping. The circuit campground is situated above Southern Loop and a camping spot is easily booked when buying your entry tickets, with children 15 and under free^ to camp.
A three-day general admission (GA) is just $120* secured in advance, or $230* when you add camping to your purchase.
If you feel like splashing out, step up to a Bar SBK ticket at $265* (with camping $375*) and enjoy undercover facilities at Doohan Corner, Siberia and Lukey Heights.
World superbikes is free for kids 15 and under^, and so is your bike. There’s no parking charges whatsoever so bring your treasured two-wheel machine to world supers because the more bikes, the better! Ride the service roads to your favourite viewing location, park up, lay back and enjoy the world’s greatest production bike action from every vantage point.
“The message is clear and that’s see you trackside. To really experience world superbikes you have to be here at Phillip Island,
From the high speed shenanigans down Gardner Straight, to the thrill of Lukey Heights and the tension of Siberia, to the Paddock for all the off-track drama, humour and excitement, here at the circuit is where it all really happens.”
Tickets for the Yamaha Finance round of the 2019 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship at Phillip Island from February 22-24 are on sale today from Ticketek.
For more information go to www.worldsbk.com.au or call the toll free WorldSBK Hotline 1300 728 007
*All ticket prices quoted purchased in advance and subject to Ticketek service and handling fees. Book now and save on gate prices.
^Children 15 and under are free and must be accompanied by a paying adult.