Attractions

Plenty to check out across the weekend

Autograph Session

Come along to the Supercars Paddock on Sunday for the opportunity to meet the drivers and grab an autograph. Each driver will appear at the back of their garage for half an hour. Paddock Passes are required to enter the Supercars Paddock.

Nick Percat of Brad Jones Racing during the WD-40 Phillip Island 500,  at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Phillip Island, Victoria, April 22, 2017.

WHERE TO FIND

Find the Supercars Autograph Session in the Supercars Paddock*.

Sunday – 12-12:25pm 

*Paddock Pass required.

Track Chat

This is your chance to ask the big questions! Supercars stars Rick Kelly, Garth Tander and rookie Todd Hazelwood will be in the Island Pavilion for a press conference where the fans take to the mic. There is limited space so if you have a question make sure you get there early.

WHERE TO FIND

Where: Island Pavilion, in Merchandise Alley

When: Saturday 10:15-10:30am

Kids Entertainment

The WD-40 Phillip Island 500 has something for kids big and small with a rock climbing wall, inflatable obstacle challenge, interactive jumping castle and much more.

Practice 1 and 2

WHERE TO FIND

Where: Northern End of Merchandise Alley

Merchandise

Brand new season, brand new gear! Check out the 2018 Supercars merchandise range. Available now for pre-order at supercarsshop.com.au or look out for it in the Official Merchandise Store at Supercars events. 

Plus check out some of the stunt team vehicles on display, enjoy a drink at the bars and grab a bite to eat.

Practice 1 and 2

WHERE TO FIND

Where: Outside the track along the main straight, inside and outside the Island Pavillion

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Helicopter Rides

Each year Supercars enthusiasts enjoy the thrill of taking a helicopter flight over the track to not only get a birds-eye view of the Island, but also see the grand spectacle of race day. 

Phillip Island Helicopters will be conducting helicopters joy flights on race weekend, plus offer the opportunity to get that fast trip Transfer to and from the WD-40 Phillip Island 500 from numerous locations around Melbourne. 

TRANSFERS

Phillip Island Helicopters transfers can really save you time and the hassle coming to the Island. Phillip Island Helicopters will be conducting transfers to the WD-40 Phillip Island 500 from many easy locations:

  • Essendon Airport
  • Morrabbin Airport
  • Hastings (Tyabb Airport)
  • Tooradin Airport

Or maybe you would like the Park-N-Fly option: you simply park at Phillip Island Airport and they can fly you straight to the track without trying to find a close parking spot. Park-N-Fly is popular, so you will need to book early.

Even if you have another pick-up point you were thinking of, just give Phillip Island Helicopters a call and they'll help you with your journey plans.

Phillip Island Helicopters are waiting to help you with your enquiries. Just call us on 03 5956 7316 or email www.info@pih.com.au.

Helicopter Rides

WHERE TO FIND

Where: Meeting point at the northern end of the Island Pavilion or at the helipad at Lukey Heights.

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Price: From $80 per person for a 2 lap flight

 

Melbourne Old School Cruisers

Melbourne’s Old School Cruisers club are joining the WD-40 Phillip Island 500 with some of Melbourne’s finest street machines, featuring Aussie and US muscle, drag cars, street cars, hot rods and everything in between.

Melbourne Old School Cruisers tile

 

WHERE TO FIND

Merchandise Alley

Hot Wheels Stunt Team

Australia’s top stuntman Matt Mingay and his crew are the notorious Hot Wheels Stunt Team. With an adrenaline-filled display of dangerous and spectacular motorbike stunts this is a show not to be missed. You can also catch them out on track for some rubber-burning madness in their brand new Nascar powered Camaro and Mustang Drift Cars. You’re guaranteed the boys will be pushing it to the limit with an array of spectacular stunts. Keep your eyes peeled for these boys over the weekend or go say hi at their Hot Wheels trailer in merchandise alley.

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Over the break they have built two custom world class drift cars to demonstrate drifting at the Supercars events nationwide. There was no better choice of car other than a Camaro and Mustang to represent the Hot Wheels brand.

WHERE TO FIND

When:   During entertainment sessions

Where: On Track and on display near Merchandise Alley

Flair's Show

Flair Trails 1 (2)

The Flair Action Sports Arena will come alive with an off-track adrenaline rush of fast, fun and extreme action on Trials motorcycles and BMX! Flair Riders are a team of top stunt riders from all over Australia who will be performing so close you can give them a hi-five when you like their tricks! An action-packed show with laughs along the way that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat and smiling all the while. After you’ve cheered, applauded and laughed and seen the extreme stunts from the riders be sure to get a FREE signed Flair Riders poster to take home to remember the fun!!

Where to find:

When:  Friday 10:30am, 12:05pm & 1:10pm Saturday 10:30am, 11:25am, 12:35pm & 2:05pm Sunday 10:25am, 11:40am & 1:05pm

Where:Northern End of Merchandise Alley