Overview

Motor sports

Get swept up in the excitement when the world's best riders and drivers prove their mettle on the famed Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, the home of international motorcycle and car racing championships.

The pros in action

Every year thousands of motorcycling diehards descend on Phillip Island for the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) and World Superbike Championships. Soak up the electric atmosphere, as grandstands light up against the stunning ocean backdrop.

Make sure you're there when the V8 Supercars roar into town, and catch a range of historic and classic racing events, plus state and national level championships throughout the year.

Tours and tournaments

The original Phillip Island racetrack was the site of the first Australian Grand Prix back in 1928. The current track celebrated its sixtieth anniversary in 2012 and has hosted champion riders from across the world including Valentino Rossi, Casey Stoner and Mick Doohan.

Delve into motoring history, take a tour of the control tower, and enjoy panoramic views of the track on a visit to the Phillip Island Circuit Visitors Centre. Thrill seekers might want to take three laps of the circuit with a professional racing car driver or go-kart around the replica track.

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