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ASBK doubling up at magnificent Phillip Island

By MA Media 0

The 2024 mi-bike Motorcycle Insurance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul (ASBK) will deliver two doses of supreme Phillip Island action with news that round five will be held at the iconic grand prix circuit on the weekend of September 7-8.The standalone round will feature the Alpinestars Superbike, Michelin Supersport, Supersport 300 and Sureflight Superbike Masters classes taking to the always entertaining 4.448km circuit in a unique two-day format.The September round at Phillip Island will follow on from the ASBK season opener on February 23-25 alongside the 2024 FIM Motul Superbike World Championship.

ASBK Rd6 – 29 October 2023

The 12-turn Phillip Island circuit has been a staple on the ASBK calendar since 1989, delivering a succession of stunning races and incredibly close finishes.In particular, the open and flowing nature of the thoroughbred grand prix circuit showcases the incredible performance of the Alpinestars Superbikes, with Josh Waters’ lap record average speed a very brisk 175.96km/h.The distinctive layout of the circuit is also a magnet for slipstreaming battles, which generally go down to the wire on the final, frenetic blast down Gardner Straight.A lot to like on-track, and the Phillip Island round will also feature off-track activities like ASBK Trade Alley, ‘Mini Moto come and try’ sessions for the kids, pitlane walks and autograph sessions with the stars of the ASBK Championship.

ASBK Rd6 2023 podium – 29 October 2023

Peter Doyle, the CEO of Motorcycling Australia:“On a personal level my association with the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit goes back five decades, but it’s a place that I look forward to visiting every year because it never fails to produce brilliant racing.“The growth of ASBK over the last decade has been profound, with circuits like Phillip Island showcasing, in the most dynamic fashion, the superstars of Australian Superbikes.“We look forward to returning not once, but twice in 2024.”