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Motor racing

Motor racing

Motor racing, in various forms, is a popular pastime in Victoria. There are a number of racing tracks which stage either local or international racing events.

Race tracks

These racing tracks welcome spectators to watch race events or even join in.

Major motor racing events

  • Australian Grand Prix

    www.grandprix.com.au

    March. Held annually at Albert Park Lake, the roads around the lake are transformed into a 5.3 kilometre challenge to the greatest drivers in the world. Race spectators can also enjoy live music, motorsport stunts, motor club vehicle displays, food outlets, bars and childrens activities. (Albert Park)

  • Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

    www.motogp.com.au

    October. The three day MotoGP event at Phillip Island Circuit showcases the world's best motorcycle riders as they compete for the world championship. There are also motorbike displays, merchandise outlets, industry exhibitors, music and food outlets. (Phillip Island)

  • Superbike World Championship

    www.worldsbk.com.au

    February. The latest generation high performance street bikes battle it out in this world championship race at Phillip Island Circuit. During the event, visitors can see an expo of the latest motorcycles and accessories, enjoy live entertainment and helicopter joy flights. There is also a kids zone with rides and activities. (Phillip Island)

Get behind the wheel

Experience the thrill of driving or riding in an authentic V8 race car with a professional driver on-board. Try the excitement of rally driving in a fully prepared rally car. Hit the dirt on a quad bike in some of Victoria's most scenic areas. Or jump into a race kart at one of Victoria's many go kart tracks.