Full details: 2023 Tasmania off-track entertainment

  • Repco Supercars Championship
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  • 12/05/2023
  • By Supercars.com

The 50th edition of Supercars/Australian Touring Car Championship racing in Tasmania next week will feature the debut of racing at Symmons Plains of the Gen3 Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang, along with a huge line up of off-track entertainment for the entire family.

From famed Red Bull aerial stuntman Matt Hall to drift demonstrations and a fan-friendly podium in the General Admission area, the event will be one of the biggest for Supercars in Tasmania in recent years.

This year’s free entertainment for fans at the event will include:

Supercars podium presentations: The podium will be located in a brand new location for this year’s event, in the General Admission Area near the Family Zone. Located outside Turns 1 and 2, fans will be able to get up close with winning drivers on Saturday and Sunday as they celebrate their famous victories in Tasmania.

SuperKids Zone: For the first time, the Supercars SuperKids Zone will be featured at Symmons Plains. Located outside Turn 2, this secure area is specially designed to offer parents and children a chance to relax, play, and test their racing abilities. Kids can enjoy activities such as the Inflatable Racetrack, Fast Fan Challenge, and interactive tire-changing games.

Matt Hall Airshow: Prepare to be amazed by the extraordinary aerobatic displays of Matt Hall, the reigning Red Bull Air Race world champion, and former Royal Australian Air Force top gun fighter pilot. Matt will perform breathtaking manoeuvres in his high-performance race plane, captivating spectators with his skill and precision. Two shows Saturday, two shows Sunday.

Island State Drift Demonstrations: Island State Drift will be bringing some of the best drifters from Australia wide and locally. 2022 Hi-Tec Drift All Stars Champion Brodie Maher, a Tasmania local, will spearhead the drift demonstrations across all three days of the event, joined by the current Tasmanian Champion and other local talent such as Jake Jones ‘DriftSquid’ from Sydney who is the ex-Chinese drift champion.

  • Friday 1:05pm, 3:10pm
  • Saturday 9:35am, 11:25am, 1:45pm
  • Sunday 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:20pm

Borys Zagrocki Extreme Bicycle Stunts: Borys Zagrocki has over 15 years’ experience and now holds two Australian National Elite Championships. Regularly performing around Australia and overseas, Borys will perform stunts for fans over the weekend. Three shows per day on each of Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Van Diemens Street Rod Club Inc: Classic car enthusiasts can admire the display of hot rods presented by the Van Diemens Street Rod Club Inc. With a rich history of over 50 years, this club showcases the craftsmanship and beauty of hot rods and custom cars built before 1966.

Family Zone: The Family Zone, also situated outside Turn 2, provides a welcome break from the on-track action. Children can delight in face painting, balloon artistry, and stilt walkers' performances, while families can enjoy the lively atmosphere and seating available. The Royal Australian Navy Band will also entertain the crowd intermittently with their dynamic rock band performances.

  • Face Painter: 10:00am-3:00pm Fri, Sat & Sun
  • Stilt Walker: 10:00am-3:00pm Fri, Sat & Sun
  • Balloon Twister: 10:00am-3:00pm Fri, Sat & Sun
  • Royal Australian Navy Band: Playing intermittently 10am-3pm Fri, Sat & Sun

Chill Out Zone: Take a moment to unwind in the "Chill Out Zone." Situated outside Turn 2 and adjacent to the Family Zone, this area offers a large screen to catch all the on-track action. Visitors can refuel at various food and beverage outlets while relaxing on comfortable bean bags.

Tickets for next week’s NED Whisky Tasmania SuperSprint are available through Supercars.com and Ticketek.

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