Tickets on sale for 2020 International Island Classic
Everything old is new again!
Everything old is new again and come 2020, nothing’s cooler than a vintage motorcycle! So time’s come to plan for next January’s International Island Classic at the spectacular Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit with tickets on sale today at www.islandclassic.com.au
Scheduled for the Australia Day long weekend, January 24-26, the Island Classic is now in its 27th year and is the largest historic motorcycle racing event in the Southern Hemisphere. The weekend honours a century of motorcycling in three action-packed days, celebrating the splendour of historic racing across so many levels, from the exotic machines to the people who race and prep them.
Plus get ready for all the action of the International Challenge, when defending champions Australia take on America and a new-look United Kingdom in four bar-banging, six-lap races. The Australian squad will be announced later this week, with the US and UK line-ups to be unveiled in coming weeks.
The International Island Classic is an affordable Australian Day long-weekend away with your mates and family, so plan now for your island escape with tickets and on-circuit camping on-sale from today at https://islandclassic.com.au/ticket-information
Pre-purchase and save
Traditionally, Australia Day long weekend sojourns in beachside locations cost a bomb! But..think again with Phillip Island’s Island Classic.
The circuit opens their grounds for camping for ticket holders, and suddenly four nights camping in a spectacular seaside location, is yours for a fraction of the cost you would normally pay.
But the trick is to buy in advance and secure your camping spot early.
Wrap your three-day event ticket in with four nights of on-circuit camping, and the cost for your Island Classic getaway – entry and camping with views over Bass Strait – will be just $167 booked in advance.
Even better, bring the family, because children 15 and under are free for camping and event entry, if they are accompanied by a full-paying adult.
If camping is not your go, a pre-purchased three-day adult pass will cost $84, compared to $95 at the gate, while a three-day pre-purchased concession ticket is $54 – a saving of $16 over the gate price. Tickets are also available for individual days, but by purchasing in advance you save considerable dollars.
Bookings for pre-purchased general admission and camping tickets close at 12:00pm on Thursday, January 23.
To purchase tickets, visit https://islandclassic.com.au/ticket-information
Club Classic Hospitality
Want to add some style to your Island Classic escape? Opt for Club Classic hospitality and you’ll enjoy the entire weekend from the comfort of our air-conditioned VIP suite overlooking pit lane, with fully catered buffet lunch, dessert, morning and afternoon tea, soft drinks and coffee.
You’ll view all the action from the Club Classic suite, be able to easily access the paddock and the outdoor panoramic rooftop view and enjoy reserved parking (one car pass for two guests). You’ll enjoy the live television feed and commentary plus rider interviews with none other than motorcycling great, host Sir Alan Cathcart, interviewing the stars of the show.
Prices start from $175 per person and all information is available at https://islandclassic.com.au/club-classic or call the circuit on (03) 5952 2710 for bookings.
Packed three-day schedule
As well the International Challenge, the Island Classic includes 52 other races for machines across the six historic racing categories: Veteran (up to 1919), Vintage (1920-1945), Classic (1946-1962), Post Classic (1963-1972), Forgotten Era (1973-1982) and New Era (1983-1990).
Over 400 solo bikes will take to the 4.445km Phillip Island circuit over the three days, where each class will be decided after one qualifying session and four races.
Individual accolades will also include the Phil Irving Perpetual Trophy for the highest scorer in the non-International Challenge events.
Qualifying will begin on Friday for all classes, followed by a full program of racing on Saturday and Sunday. For more event info and tickets go to www.islandclassic.com.au