2018 Major Events; Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

June 21, 2018
2018 Major Events; Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Get revved up for one of the fastest and most attractive races on the MotoGP circuit this October, the 2018 Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

Since the race’s inception at Phillip Island back in 1989, the Australian MotoGP has been a celebration of motorcycles, the uniting of mates and the raw adrenalin that the atmosphere of Phillip Island has continued to bring racing fans the last 18 years. An event that mixes high speed gut-busting racing action, with breathtaking panoramic ocean views, and is expected to be even bigger in 2018.

Only a 90 minute scenic drive from Melbourne’s CBD, Phillip Island provides so much more than just a home for racing adventure and has become one of Victoria’s most prized seaside getaways. With its pristine white beaches, picturesque coast lines, iconic wildlife and fresh seafood, the quiet beach town is a go-to destination for not only Victorians, but racing fans from across the globe. You will be in the thick of the racing action, but don’t be surprised if you find yourself a new little getaway spot where you can soak in the sun on one of The Island’s fine beaches, and enjoy its finest restaurants and cafes.

The world-renowned Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit is one of the fastest and most attractive races on the MotoGP calendar, attracting thousands upon thousands through the turnstiles each and every year. With such a fast and fluid track, it’s not just racing fans returning for more, with the race continuing to attract the world’s finest racing talent to Victoria’s South East. The likes of Marc Marquez, Andrea Doviziosco, Maverick Vinales, Daniel Pedrosa and eight time Aus MotoGP winner and fan favourite Velentino Rossi are just some of the names looking to take home this year’s title. Known for its tight corners and dramatic elevation changes, Phillip Island has earned a reputation as one of the most challenging of the season, and this year is sure to be an unpredictable event. It is simply an experience that can only be felt, watching these incredible athletes work their magic, creating a spectacle that leaves you speechless.

There are so many ways to enjoy the action, all right at your fingertips. Whether you are entertaining clients, or looking to have a weekend of racing with your mates, TIXSTAR has you covered with a wide range of experiences and premium hospitality packages that cover all three days of racing. Smell the burning rubber and feel the roar of the engine through your core with a Pit Roof VIP Gold suite or Pit Roof VIP Silver experience overlooking the pits and garages along the track. If you’re looking for more of an eye-catching view of the track and its surroundings, the Champions Club offers racing with a stunning ocean backdrop, whilst the High Octane Club offers an exhilarating experience with stunning track viewing.

Located above the pits and team garages on Gardner Street, the Pit Roof VIP Village Gold suite offers access to racing in premium style like you’ve never seen before. Positioned right at the heart of all the action, you will see motor racing from a totally different angle, enjoying daily pit lane walks, so close you can almost jump on a bike yourself and take to the track. Sit back and embrace the sound of MotoGP in the Pit Roof Bar overlooking the famous Turn 12 and entertain your clients in racing style.

Sit on the edge of your seat for the weekend with the Pit Roof VIP Silver suite experience. Situated over the Moto2 and the Moto3 team garages, this is incredible package offers an unforgettable weekend of racing entertainment. With guaranteed reserved seating and balcony access you will be in prime position to watch the greats of the circuit battle for the finish line in complete comfort.

Treat your guests to trackside viewing with more than just the track. The Champions Club offers racing at its electrifying best. With shimmering water views of Bass Straight providing the picture-perfect backdrop, you’ll find yourself perfectly positioned and ready for all the action in full tilt. Revel in premium food and drinks service and absorb the thrilling atmosphere in your very own outdoor viewing area.

Experience every thrilling bump and turn of one of The Island’s prime overtaking spots in the High Octane Club. Watch the electrifying moment as riders crest Lukey Heights and descend into Turn 10. You’ll be holding your breath, with riders skim between pushing the limits and pulling the pin on some of the tracks most challenging turns. This experience includes your very own reserved seat as well as exceptional food and beverage options to make your MotoGP experience a remarkable one.

Whatever your perfect day at the Michelin Australian MotoGP looks like, TIXSTAR has an experience to make that next trip to Phillip Island a memorable one.