Cover the most prestigious road racing championship in Australia, the Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul Pirelli (ASBK). The championship will lay down rubber for the first time in 2018 at the Official ASBK Test Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. All media types are invited to attend January 30 – 31, with access trackside, to the pits and to the flood of race professionals testing brand new machinery for the first time in 2018.
With many elite riders switching teams/bikes for the upcoming season, there will be plenty of interest to see who lays the benchmark pace ahead of Round 1 alongside the World Superbike Championship (WSBK) Australian Round at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, February 22-25.
Not only will the regular ASBK title contenders be in attendance, three time WSBK Champion, Troy Bayliss is expected to be striving to set the pace on his Ducati 1299 Panigale machine and prepare for his return to competition.
On top of fierce rivalries and action-packed racing across a number of classes, the ASBK brings with it, factory trucks, ‘money can’t buy’ fan experiences, as well as injecting the local economy with significant revenue, and producing Australian Champions.
Whether it’s filming superbikes in action, interviewing star riders, taking photography, an in-depth look behind the scenes or visiting the pits, it’s all there for media to cover. Catch a glimpse of Australia’s most exciting Superbike championship by simply following the media accreditation process below.
Member of the Press?
Please submit your application by visiting asbk.com.au and filling out the accreditation details.
Members of the press are also advised to list the prospective rounds they are planning on attending further to the ASBK Official Test Day, on the media accreditation application.
ASBK Phillip Island Official Test Day will be held this January 30 – 31.
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Back Beach Road, Phillip Island Vic 3922
2018 ASBK Calendar
Pre-Season Official ASBK Test – Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, VIC January 30 – 31
Round 1- WSBK, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit VIC February 22 – 25
Round 2- Wakefield Park Raceway, Goulburn NSW March 16 – 18
Round 3- The Bend Motorsport Park, Tailem Bend, SA April 19 – 22
Round 4- Hidden Valley Raceway, Darwin NT June 28 – 1 July
Round 5- Morgan Park Raceway, Warwick QLD August 17 – 19
Round 6- Winton Motor Raceway, Benalla, VIC September 7 – 8
Round 7- Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, VIC October 12 – 14
Photo credit: Andrew Gosling tbg photography
Photo 1: Josh Waters at Phillip Island