Grand Prix bike display at Phillip Island

Grand Prix bike display at Phillip Island

Twenty-four historic two-stroke Grand Prix motorcycles have arrived as a permanent exhibit at the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit just in time for this weekend’s Island Classic. The display of the Grand Prix bikes opens today at $17.50 for adults and $8.50 for children. However, entry will be discounted to $9.50 for Island Classic patrons this weekend. They were …

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Britten laps at Phillip Island Classic

Britten laps at Phillip Island Classic

Visitors to the Phillip Island Classic later this month are in for some rare treats, highlighted by demo laps of the rare and innovative Britten V1000 motorcycle from the early 1990s. Fittingly the bike, designed and hand-built by Kiwi John Britten, will be ridden by nine-time New Zealand superbike champion Andrew Stroud, 49. John, a brilliant, …

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Tickets on sale for Phillip Island Classic

Aussies return for Phillip Island Classic

Australia has backed its tried-and-true racers to win back the International Challenge from the UK at the 24th International Island Classic at Phillip Island in January. The International Challenge is a highlight of the three-day event which includes 56 races of four to six laps. Classes include pre-WW1 bikes through to Vintage (1920-1945), Classic and Post Classic (from 1946 to 1972), and …

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Tickets on sale for Phillip Island Classic

Tickets on sale for Phillip Island Classic

Tickets for the 24th International Island Classic for historic bikes at the iconic Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit on January 27-29 are now on sale. The event has grown to become one of the largest historic motorcycle racing events in the world with more than 500 machines taking to the race track. Racers will be …

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Phillip Island Classic - Winter Festival

Phillip Island Winter Festival aids charity

The first Phillip Island Winter Sunshine Festival will go ahead this weekend, July 23-24, 2016, despite there being not much sunshine forecast. Organisers say the event will definitely proceed in the near-freezing conditions. Brave and intrepid riders will be rewarded with displays of classic motorbikes and cars. The event aims to raise money and donations …

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2015 Phillip Island MotoGP

Who’s going to the Australian MotoGP?

Riding to the Australian MotoGP in October each year is one of the highlights of many riders’ travel calendars and tickets are already on sale. Honda is the first motorcycle company to offer special VIP packs at $845 each for the three-day event to cheer on their riders Marc Márquez, Dani Pedrosa, Cal Crutchlow, Tito …

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Jake Dolan superbikes

Meet us at the World Superbikes and win

Motorbike Writer performance bike reviewer and former Southern Californian superstock champion Jake Dolan will be mixing with the racers and the crowd at the World Superbikes this weekend at Phillip Island. Jake will be talking to his mates from the racing circuit, as well as walking through the crowds and bike displays over the weekend, …

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Police cops speed speeding motogp

Police warn riders heading to MotoGP

Riders face long delays getting to the MotoGP at Phillip Island this month as Victorian Police have warned riders of a heavy presence in and around the track and eastern Victoria region. In what they refer to as “Operation Motosafe”, they will have road blocks, random breath testing and number plate identification to check for illegal motorcycles. …

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