GMHBA Stadium to Host Australian Supercross Championship
Dean Ferris, Troy Bayliss, Natalie Valentine and Craig Dack
Kardinia Park Stadium Trust is thrilled to announce GMHBA Stadium will be hosting the new-look Australian Supercross Championship in October.
Troy Bayliss Events are teaming up with Yamaha Motor Australia to bring Victoria’s leg of the championship to Geelong on 13 October 2018. For the first time in Australia, the action-packed night of Supercross racing will feature an all-new Triple Crown competition format.
Three-time World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss, who has now moved into event management, believes GMHBA Stadium is the perfect venue for fans to get up close and personal with the sport.
“We’re expecting a big crowd down in Geelong to see Australia’s greatest Supercross talent. We’re also offering fans new ways of interacting with their favourite teams and riders through our Pit Party activation,” Bayliss said.
The Pit Party will take place outside the Brownlow Stand at GMHBA Stadium, providing the people of Geelong with a free-of-charge experience to rub shoulders with the teams/riders and enjoy the party atmosphere with DJs, music, autograph signing sessions and more.
Kardinia Park Stadium Trust CEO, Michael Brown welcomed today’s announcement.
“This is Australia’s best regional Stadium and the beating heart of the Geelong sporting community. Fans will enjoy an action packed night of entertainment in front of the newly redeveloped Brownlow Stand,” This is Australia’s best regional Stadium and the beating heart of the Geelong sporting community. We are excited for yet another opportunity to showcase the Stadium’s multipurpose capabilities on a national stage,” Brown said.
October 13 will be a big night in Geelong, following the Supercross, fans can spill into the CBD which will be hosting a White Night Street Festival until 2am.
Leading Australian Supercross star and CDR Yamaha Monster Energy factory rider Dean Ferris says he’s pumped to have the event back in the team’s hometown of Geelong and is looking forward to putting on a show for Supercross fans.
“Riding inside one of the top Stadiums in Australia is a massive boost for the championship and makes us push even harder to put on the best show for our fans. This Stadium is going to be a real spectacle for the fans and for us as riders, there’s plenty of room for the track builders to shape the perfect Supercross track to hit in maximum attack mode,” Ferris said.
Tickets from as little as $40 go on sale Tuesday 26 June at 12 noon via Ticketmaster.