The Phillip Island Classic Festival is another popular offering of the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. This renowned Motorsport festival runs for three days in the month of March.
With over 500 entries, many from overseas, the event is a major tourist draw in Australia. The event is also known for several new launches of sports vehicles and promotions of future events such as anniversaries of sports car companies and up-coming sporting events in Australia and other countries.
2017 Phillip Island Classic Festival of Speed Event
This action-packed car racing event not only invites you to enjoy watching many races, but also offers you an opportunity to get up and close with some of the newest international stars. Each year, a number of drivers come to this historic event to showcase their talents through some world-class racing.
There are over 60 events with 540 entries in this year’s ‘Classic’ which will be held over the 3 day program. There will be practice and qualifying rounds held on Friday morning and racing from 1.20pm that afternoon.
For those looking to stay nearby, there will be a campground which operates over the whole weekend which is located in the Visitor Centre Gardens. Campers are welcome to bring tents caravans and campervans, however pre-booking is required.
The newest introduction in this event is the Grandeur Club. Visitors can benefit from the comfortable seating and the best views of the track.
Come to this event and check out the wide variety of sports racing cars including Jaguars, Porsche and Nissan. You will also see a number of top-class and new models on display.