Black Dog Ride to the 2020 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, Yamaha Finance Round - New South Wales Leg
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Black Dog Ride's third tour to the Australian Yamaha Finance round of the 2020 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit!
Join us for the Great Mates’ Escape at Phillip Island and get ready for
World Superbikes and a Wild Ride, Trackside
Join us in Queanbeyan, NSW, on Monday afternoon February 24 2020 for dinner together and to check-in to the ride.
Tuesday, February 25, we commence bright and early on our Great Mates’ Escape to Phillip Island as part of the Black Dog Ride family. From Queanbeyan, you'll travel through the Kosciuszko National Park via the Alpine Way, finishing at Lake Hume Villiage for the evening, where you'll enjoy community engagement opportunities and dinner together.
On Wednesday February 26, the ride twists and turns throughout the Victorian High Country via the Great Alpine Road and down into Sale, where it will meet up with the Black Dog Riders coming in from VIC.
On Thursday February 27, all Black Dog Riders head to Phillip Island together as a group. Along the way lunch will be at "Inline 4 Cafe” at Woolamai, packed with motorcycle racing memorabilia. By mid-afternoon we arrive at the world’s motorcycling mecca, the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, to collect our entry and camping passes and assemble for our exclusive parade lap on the circuit at 3.30pm.
Friday February 28 welcomes season 2020 kick-off for the FIM MOTUL Superbike World Championship, plus World Supersport and four national classes including Australian Superbike. What a day with all new bikes, new liveries, new teams and new riders to explore.
Enjoy free-practice and qualifying day for the world classes, and first racing for the national categories.
Your World Superbike Silver ticket gives you general admission to the entire circuit and you can ride your bike via the service roads to the far-flung corners like Siberia and Southern Loop, pull up your Black Dog Ride Paddock stool, sit back and enjoy the view. Plus all three-day tickets have full Paddock Access so make sure you access the Paddock, right behind the pits, and enjoy the on-stage entertainment, rider interviews and autograph sessions.
World Superbike Bar SBK Gold Tickets come with a bundle of extras to make your visit to Phillip Island even more awesome. You'll enjoy the exceptional facilities of Bar SBK with their undercover spectator marquees, complete with chairs and tables, at Lukey Heights, on the main straight at Doohan Corner and Siberia. Each marquee also faces the Superscreens so you don’t miss a second of the action - and at Doohan Corner you also have access to a 120-seat grandstand…..for your absolute viewing pleasure!
Over in the Motorcycle Expo, Black Dog Ride will be running a trade booth selling Black Dog Ride merchandise and enjoying conversations with the crowds. We will establish a roster system so you can come and help out on the stand for bit. This is a very popular activity for our riders, so don’t miss your spot on the roster.
On Friday night join us for the Champions’ Dinner, another Black Dog Ride exclusive event at the circuit. Hosted by commentator, Mark Bracks, we’ll have special guest appearances by Superbike stars and time to share with our family on what promises to be another Great Mates’ Escape at the Island.
Saturday is all-day racing, Superpole to determine final qualifying for world supers, and the first of the three world superbike races. On Saturday evening, Cowes comes alive, but first, the Phillip Island Country Fire Authority (CFA) will host us at their firehouse for a BBQ dinner (TBC) after which you'll be free to find your own entertainment in Cowes.
Sunday is the biggest race day with sensational battles from all classes delivering a Wild Ride, Trackside. The Motorcycle Expo will be packed so make sure you spend some time at our stand as well as trackside, before heading home Sunday afternoon or Monday. If your ticket purchase includes trackside camping at the circuit, you'll be paid up until Monday morning.
This is a unique opportunity to be part of an unmissable event and to support Black Dog Ride's mental health initiatives. We have limited spots available, so book early!
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Black Dog Ride began in 2009 as a ride to raise awareness of depression, evolving into a national charity involving thousands of Australians who have raised millions for mental health programs and fostered mental health awareness around the nation. Join us on our mission to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention.