News 30 Jan 2010

WSBK: Meet the stars with Super Friday offer at the Island

Australia will launch the 2010 Superbike World Championship next month, with the opening round of the season set to be staged on 26-28 February 26-28 at Phillip Island in Victoria.

The three day program, released today, boasts two world championship and four national championship categories, the cream of international and local talent, 13 races in a back to back program that goes from 8.30am to late – featuring and a never before seen Super Friday offer.

Be at the track from early Friday morning and get your Super Friday Superbike Superbonus, giving you free access to the World Superbike paddock, which is open from 8.30am to 1.00pm.

All the big names will be at the Paddock Show between 10.00am and noon, featuring a rotation of World Superbike stars including Australians Chris Vermeulen, Troy Corser, Andrew Pitt, Broc Parkes and many of the international contingent including Nori Haga, James Toseland, Jonny Rea, Leon Haslam and more – all being interviewed and signing autographs.

You’ll also have the opportunity to win two grid passes for Sunday’s racing at the Paddock Show.

Pre-purchased three-day general admission (GA) passes, with Super Friday advantages are $130* for an adult, $70* concession, and $260* for a family.

Pre-purchased three day tickets offer the best value and for the price of admission you’ll get all the action from World Superbikes and World Supersport; the opening round of Australian Superbike, Australian Supersport, Australian Superstock 1000, Australian Superstock 600 and Historic racing.

If you want to go in style, choose BAR SBK at $240* for three days with access to four licensed, undercover viewing areas in prime viewing locations at Siberia, Doohan Corner (turn one), Lukey Heights and on the start/finish Line.

Grab your mates, enjoy the ride to the island in perfect February weather and head south. Take your tent and camp at the Island for four nights for just $99 per person or $198 for a family.

If you really want to make it a long weekend, book into the Afterburner Ride Day the day following on Monday, 1 March, and take your bike for a few very fast laps on the exhilarating Phillip Island Circuit.

And if you only have a day to spare, a Sunday race day general admission ticket is just $70* booked in advance.

Prices will be higher at the gate, so get the best value for money and book now on line on or free call 1300 728 007.

* Pre-purchase price – plus booking and handling charge
**Free paddock access for 3-Day and Bar SBK patrons only