Phillip Island 833

Phillip Island

The Australian Grand Prix had been held on the public roads of near Cowes on eight occasions before World War II and a permanent facility was opened on the other side of its southern straight (Back Beach Road) in 1956.

Country
Australia
Location
Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria
Co-ordinates
-38.502643, 145.232152
Latest Race
First Race

The Australian Grand Prix had been held on the public roads of near Cowes on eight occasions before World War II and a permanent facility was opened on the other side of its southern straight (Back Beach Road) in 1956. It first held the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix in 1989 and has been the regular venue since 1997.

Circuit

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.765 (Miles)

Description

Repco Corner bypassed. Track redeveloped in 2003

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3 (Miles)

Description

New permanent road course opened

Type

Temporary road course

Length

3.3 (Miles)

Description

Road course shortened by using one leg of the original circuit

Type

Temporary road course

Length

6.463 (Miles)

Description

Original road course

Latest Races

3,170

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15,628

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16,089

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9,356

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