What’s On

There's plenty happening at the Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint for the whole family

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Dunlop Super2 Series
The Dunlop Super2 Series always has spectators at the edge of their seats with the 2017 season providing a tight open contest up until the last race.

The series remains the core breeding ground for future Supercar stars and can’t go unmissed with past drivers graduating to race in the main game.

Mark Winterbottom, Lee Holdsworth, Michael Caruso, Scott McLaughlin, Tim Slade, David Reynolds, Cameron Waters, James Moffatt, Chaz Mostert are all part of the elite group of past Dunlop Super2 Series driver’s now competing in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.

2018 will prove to be another stellar year as young talent Todd Hazelwood (2017 DS2 Series Champion), Anton De Pasqualie, Jack LeBrocq and Ritchie Stanaway all advance to take part in the Supercars Championship.

Touring Car Masters
Touring Car Masters is Australia’s top series for retro Touring Cars from the classic period of muscle car competition between 1964 and 1979.

The series, more 'retro' than 'historic', brings together some of the most iconic brands and models from Muscle Car history and creates a racing series full of unique sounds, sights and an on-track product like no other. There's Ford and Holden, of course, but also classic US-Muscle like Mustang and Camaro, AMC, Valliants, Chryslers, AMC and even Porsche's.

TCM cars are loud, fast, sideways and exciting. The drivers are heroes and include some of the most famous names in the sport, including Bathurst legends Jim Richards and John Bowe, new champion Steven Johnson and 2017 challengers Adam Bressington, Ryan Hansford, Jason Gomersall, Eddie Abelnica and more.

TCM contests seven rounds across Australia, all of them running with the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.

CAMS Jayco Formula 4 Championship
The next generation of Australian racers will carve a name for themselves in the CAMS Australian Formula 4 Championship. Racing on the same tracks as their Virgin Australia Supercars Championship heroes, it is the first step on the motor racing pathway after karting.

Despite many of the teenage drivers not holding a road licence, they’re more than capable at racing up to 200km/h. The 1.6 litre turbo, modern carbon fibre chassis and sticky Hankook tyres promote close racing and develops critical race craft skills.

Past Australian Formula 4 graduates have stepped up to higher categories in Australia and abroad.

Sports GT

Variety is the spice of life for the Sports GT series. Modern and classic vehicles will be on the grid with minimal changes required for these racers to be eligible to race. Cars are split into classes per lap times with entries coming from far and wide across Tasmania.

The Sports GT series will race four times across the weekend.

Where to find:

In the Support Paddock located at the rear of the Supercars Paddock

Super Track Walk

Race goers have the chance to walk onto the track, view the cars and get to know some of their favourite Championship drivers during the Super Track Walk. The track will be open for fans to take part in this unique experience and show their support to their favourite team. With the cars on the grid and the drivers coming out to meet their fans, make sure you have your cameras ready! 

When: Saturday, 8:45am meeting time for a 9:00am start

Where: Access Point via Pit Exit at the Southern end of the Pit Building (all patrons can access this area even if they don’t have a Paddock Pass)

NOTE: There will be a limited number of patrons permitted on the track during this activity. Access to the track is subject to track restrictions. The Super Track Walk may be cancelled at any time due to unforeseen circumstances.

during the Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint, in Launceston, Australia, April 02, 2016.

Tasmania Warbirds Aerial Display

The sights and sounds of World War II will be soaring above the track with low level aerobatics displays by the Tasmanian Warbird Adventures and their 1943 Harvard warbird, flown by ex-Royal Air Force fighter pilot Jethro Nelson.

The Harvard’s 22-litre 600hp supercharged radial engine will roar as the historic fighter trainer aircraft is put through its paces at speeds of up to 350km/h and pulling up to 4 times the force of gravity.

Spectacular aerobatic passenger flights are available in the Harvard from Launceston & Hobart Airports.

Visit www.tasmanianwarbirds.com.au or call 1300799 501 for details.

Where to find:

Look to the sky on Saturday and Sunday during Entertainment Sessions

Rooftop Viewing Area

Enjoy a panoramic view of all the racing action and on track entertainment from the Rooftop of the Pit Building.

Where to find:

The Rooftop Viewing Area is located on top of the Pit Building, inside the Paddock.  

You will require a Paddock Pass to access the Rooftop.

When: Friday, Saturday & Sunday from gate opening to gate closing

during the Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint, in Launceston, Australia, April 07, 2017.

Supercars Paddock

Make sure you head to the Supercars Paddock area across the weekend to see where the behind-the-scenes action takes place.

From inside the paddock, fans can see the amazing purpose built transporters, teams working in the garages and maybe even grab an autograph from a driver.

At the Tyrepower Tasmania Super Sprint, the support categories will also be located in the Supercars paddock.

Anyone aged 16 yrs and under in the paddock must be accompanied by an adult. Grandstand tickets include free paddock access.

Where to find:

Rear of the Supercars Garages