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Australia R1 - Phillip Island Circuit, Australia
Phillip Island Circuit overview
Phillip Island WSS Circuit

It’s a long way down, but Phillip Island remains one of the favourite circuits of the world’s top riders. And all get to use the Australian track, as it hosts both World Superbike and MotoGP events at opposite ends of the racing calendar.

Set next to the Southern Ocean, the often windy circuit is a flowing blend of seven left-handers and five right-handers, with tricky, iconic sections like Lukey Heights thrown into the mix.

The 4.448km circuit, located 140km south of Melbourne, hosted its first motorcycle GP in 1989 and its first World Superbike race the following year and has been an indispensable fixture ever since.

Phillip Island Circuit information
First race 1989
WSS races held 13
Laps 21
Race distance 93.408km / 58.044miles
Track length 4.448km / 2.764miles
Track width 13m
Longest straight 0.900km / 0.559miles
Corners 12 (5 right, 7 left)
Pole position Left
Grandstands capacity Temporary facilities as required
Circuit total capacity 150,000
Phillip Island Circuit records
Pole position 1m32.545s (172.910Km/h) Sam Lowes, Yamaha, 2013
Race lap 1m33.283s (171.543Km/h) Kenan Sofuoglu, Kawasaki, 2013
2014 Winner Kenan Sofuoglu, MAHI Racing Team India
Phillip Island Circuit contact details

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
RMB 500GP
Cowes
Victoris 3922
Australia
Tel: +61 3 5952 2710
Fax: +61 3 5952 3160

 

Email: info@phillipislandcircuit.com.au
Website: www.phillipislandcircuit.com.au

WSS Circuits
01. Phillip Island
02. Motorland Aragon
03. Assen
04. Imola
05. Donington Park
06. Sepang
07. Misano
08. Portimao
09. Jerez
10. Magny-Cours
11. Losail