EVENTS

2018

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West Australian events are headlined in green.

February 22-25

ASBK (& WSBK)

Victoria

What: Round one of the 2018 Australian Superbike titles, to be run alongside the opening round of the World Superbike titles. Watch out for West Aussie Bryan Staring on a Kawasaki and fast old guy Troy Bayliss on a Ducati.  Where: Philip Island, Victoria.

 

March 16-18

ASBK

NSW

What: Round two of the 2018 Australian Superbike titles. Watch out for West Aussie Bryan Staring on a Kawasaki and fast old guy Troy Bayliss on a Ducati. Where: Wakefield Park Raceway, Goulburn NSW.

 

Sunday March 18

MotoGP

Qatar

What: Round one of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Losail International Circuit, Qatar. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday April 1

Historic racing

Collie

What: The first round of the Historic Competition Motor Cycle Club of WA’s annual championship series. Watch a bunch of historic bikes go fast. Racing is on Sunday, but many riders are at the track on Saturday tuning their bikes (and trying to not blow up their engines). More details here. Where: Collie Motorplex, Powerhouse Road, Collie.  Collie is about 2.5 hours south of Perth via Forrest Highway (boring), an extra five minutes via South West Highway (a nicer ride), or 3 hours via Albany Highway.

 

Sunday April 1

Motocross

Manjimup

What: The first round of the West Australian 2018 motocross titles, hosted by the Manjimup Motorcycle Club. Where: Cosy Creek circuit, Manjimup, four hours south of Perth via South West Highway. Contact the club for more details, email here.

 

Sunday April 8

MotoGP

Argentina

What: Round two of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Termas de Rio Hondo Circuit, Argentina. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday April 15

Road racing

Collie

What: Round one of the Motorcycle Racing Club of WA’s 2018 season. With no end in sight to Barbagallo’s bike ban, the MCRC action has moved south. Where: Collie Motorplex, Powerhouse Road, Collie.  The track is about 2.5 hours south of Perth via Forrest Highway (boring), an extra five minutes via South West Highway (a nicer ride), or 3 hours via Albany Highway. More details here.

 

Sunday April 22

Motocross

Beverley

What: The second round of the West Australian 2018 motocross titles, hosted by the Beverley Districts Motorcycle Club. Where: Ulinga Park, Beverley, 1.5 hours east of Perth via Brookton Highway. Contact the club for more details, contacts here.

 

 

April 19-22

ASBK

South Australia

What: Round three of the 2018 Australian Superbike titles. Watch out for West Aussie Bryan Staring on a Kawasaki and fast old guy Troy Bayliss on a Ducati. Where: The Bend Motorsport Park, Tailem Bend, SA.

 

Sunday April 22

Enduro

Kirup

What: Round one of the 2018 WA State Enduro championship, hosted by the Denmark Motorcycle Club. Where: Kirup, three hours south of Perth via South Western Highway. More details from the club, email here.

 

 

Sunday April 22

MotoGP

United States of America

What: Round three of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

Pic by Christine Mitcheson.

Sunday April 29

Classic motocross

Darkan

What: Western Australia has two clubs for old motocross bikes. The Vintage Motocross Club is for pre-1975 bikes, and the Classic club is for bikes from ’75 through to ’98. This event is for the Classic bikes, at the club’s own track. More info here.   Where: Near Darkan, about 2.5 hours south of Perth. You’ll need directions to find the track; get them here.

 

Sunday May 6

MotoGP

Spain

What: Round four of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Circuito de Jerez, Spain. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday May 20

Enduro

Mornington

What: The Mornington Adventure Rally, hosted by the Trail & Enduro Club of WA. Where: Mornington, two hours south of Perth via South Western Highway. More details from the club, website here.

 

 

Sunday May 20

MotoGP

France

What: Round five of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Le Mans, France. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday May 27

Historic racing

Collie

What: The second round of the Historic Competition Motor Cycle Club of WA’s annual championship series. Watch a bunch of historic bikes go fast. Saturday is tuning day, Sunday is race day. More details here. Where: Collie Motorplex, Powerhouse Road, Collie.  Collie is about 2.5 hours south of Perth via Forrest Highway (boring), an extra five minutes via South West Highway (a nicer ride), or 3 hours via Albany Highway.

Pic by Christine Mitcheson.

Sunday May 27

Classic motocross

Darkan

What: Western Australia has two clubs for old motocross bikes. The Vintage Motocross Club is for pre-1975 bikes, and the Classic club is for bikes from ’75 through to ’98. This event is for the Classic bikes, at the club’s own track. More info here.   Where: Near Darkan, about 2.5 hours south of Perth. You’ll need directions to find the track; get them here.

Sunday June 3

Motocross

Manjimup

What: The Manjimup 15,000, hosted by Dirt High Promotions. Where: Cosy Creek circuit, Manjimup, four hours south of Perth via South West Highway. Contact Dirt High Promotions, website here.

Sunday June 3, Monday June 4

Enduro

Kirup

What: Round two of the 2018 WA State Enduro championship, hosted by the Trail & Enduro Club of WA. Where: Busselton, three hours south of Perth via South Western Highway. More details from the club, email here.

 

Sunday June 3

MotoGP

Italy

What: Round six of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Autodromo di Mugello, Italy. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday June 17

MotoGP

Spain

What: Round seven of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Spain. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday June 24

Historic racing

Collie

What: The third round of the Historic Competition Motor Cycle Club of WA’s annual championship series. Watch a bunch of historic bikes go fast. Saturday is tuning day, Sunday is race day. More details here. Where: Collie Motorplex, Powerhouse Road, Collie.  Collie is about 2.5 hours south of Perth via Forrest Highway (boring), an extra five minutes via South West Highway (a nicer ride), or 3 hours via Albany Highway.

Sunday June 24

Motocross

Wanneroo

What: The third round of the West Australian 2018 motocross titles, hosted by the AJS Motorcycle Club. Where: Wanneroo Park, Wanneroo. Contact the club for more details, website here.

 

June 28 – July 1

ASBK

Northern Territory

What: Round four of the 2018 Australian Superbike titles. Watch out for West Aussie Bryan Staring on a Kawasaki and fast old guy Troy Bayliss on a Ducati. Where: Hidden Valley Raceway, Darwin NT.

 

Saturday June 30

Enduro

Capel

What: The Capel 200 Trail Ride, hosted by the Ironstone Adventure Riding Club. Where: Capel, three hours south of Perth via South Western Highway. More details from club secretary Ray Carew; email here.

 

 

Sunday July 1

Enduro

Brookton

What: Round four of the 2018 WA State Enduro championship, hosted by the Trail & Enduro Club of WA. Where: Brookton, 1.5 hours south-east of Perth via Brookton Highway. More details from the club, website here.

 

Sunday July 1

MotoGP

Netherlands

What: Round eight of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: TT Circuit Assen, Netherlands. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday July 8

Enduro

Brookton

What: Brookton Pony Express Round 1, hosted by Dirt High Promotions. Where: Brookton, 1.5 hours south-east of Perth via Brookton Highway. More details from Dirt High, Facebook page here.

 

Pic by Christine Mitcheson.

Sunday July 15

Classic motocross

Darkan

What: Western Australia has two clubs for old motocross bikes. The Vintage Motocross Club is for pre-1975 bikes, and the Classic club is for bikes from ’75 through to ’98. This event is for the Classic bikes, at the club’s own track. More info here.   Where: Near Darkan, about 2.5 hours south of Perth. You’ll need directions to find the track; get them here.

 

 

Sunday July 15

MotoGP

Germany

What: Round nine of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Sachsenring, Germany. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday July 22

Historic racing

Collie

What: The fourth round of the Historic Competition Motor Cycle Club of WA’s annual championship series. Watch a bunch of historic bikes go fast. Saturday is tuning day, Sunday is race day. More details here. Where: Collie Motorplex, Powerhouse Road, Collie.  Collie is about 2.5 hours south of Perth via Forrest Highway (boring), an extra five minutes via South West Highway (a nicer ride), or 3 hours via Albany Highway.

Sunday July 22

Motocross

Bunbury

What: The fourth round of the West Australian 2018 motocross titles, hosted by the Bunbury Motorcycle Club. Where: Shrubland Park, Bunbury, 2.5 hours south of Perth via South West Highway. Contact the club for more details, website here.

 

 

 

Sunday August 5

Road racing

Collie

What: Round two of the Motorcycle Racing Club of WA’s 2018 season. With no end in sight to Barbagallo’s bike ban, the MCRC action has moved south. Where: Collie Motorplex, Powerhouse Road, Collie.  The track is about 2.5 hours south of Perth via Forrest Highway (boring), an extra five minutes via South West Highway (a nicer ride), or 3 hours via Albany Highway. More details here.

Sunday August 5

Enduro

Brookton

What: Brookton Pony Express Round 2, hosted by Dirt High Promotions. Where: Brookton, 1.5 hours south-east of Perth via Brookton Highway. More details from Dirt High, Facebook page here.

 

 

Sunday August 5

MotoGP

Czech Republic

What: Round 10 of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Automotodrom Brno, Czech Republic. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Pic by Christine Mitcheson.

Sunday August 12

Classic motocross

Darkan

What: Western Australia has two clubs for old motocross bikes. The Vintage Motocross Club is for pre-1975 bikes, and the Classic club is for bikes from ’75 through to ’98. This event is for the Classic bikes, at the club’s own track. More info here.   Where: Near Darkan, about 2.5 hours south of Perth. You’ll need directions to find the track; get them here.

 

Sunday August 12

MotoGP

Austria

What: Round 11 of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Red Bull Ring – Spielberg, Austria. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

August 17-19

ASBK

Queensland

What: Round five of the 2018 Australian Superbike titles. Watch out for West Aussie Bryan Staring on a Kawasaki and fast old guy Troy Bayliss on a Ducati. Where: Morgan Park Raceway, Warwick QLD.

 

Sunday August 19

Historic racing

Collie

What: The fifth round of the Historic Competition Motor Cycle Club of WA’s annual championship series. Watch a bunch of historic bikes go fast. Saturday is tuning day, Sunday is race day. More details here. Where: Collie Motorplex, Powerhouse Road, Collie.  Collie is about 2.5 hours south of Perth via Forrest Highway (boring), an extra five minutes via South West Highway (a nicer ride), or 3 hours via Albany Highway.

Sunday August 19

Motocross

Wanneroo

What: The fifth round of the West Australian 2018 motocross titles, hosted by the Wanneroo Junior Motorcycle Club. Where: Pinjar Park, Wanneroo. Contact the club for more details, website here.

 

Saturday August 25

Enduro

Broome

What: The Willare Enduro, hosted by the Kimberley Enduro Club Where: Broome, 1,600km north of Perth. More details from the club. Email here.

 

 

 

Sunday August 26

Enduro

Brookton

What: Brookton Pony Express Round 3, hosted by Dirt High Promotions. Where: Brookton, 1.5 hours south-east of Perth via Brookton Highway. More details from Dirt High, Facebook page here.

 

 

 

Sunday August 26

MotoGP

Britain

What: Round 12 of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: (Circuit not yet announced.) More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

 

Sunday August 26

Road racing

Collie

What: Round three of the Motorcycle Racing Club of WA’s 2018 season. With no end in sight to Barbagallo’s bike ban, the MCRC action has moved south. Where: Collie Motorplex, Powerhouse Road, Collie.  The track is about 2.5 hours south of Perth via Forrest Highway (boring), an extra five minutes via South West Highway (a nicer ride), or 3 hours via Albany Highway. More details here.

 

September 7-9

ASBK

Victoria

What: Round six of the 2018 Australian Superbike titles. Watch out for West Aussie Bryan Staring on a Kawasaki and fast old guy Troy Bayliss on a Ducati. Where: Winton Motor Raceway, Benalla, VIC.

 

Saturday September 8 – Sunday September 9

Enduro

Southern Cross

What: Southern Cross Two-Day Enduro, hosted by the Southern Cross Motorcycle Club. Where: Southern Cross, four hours east of Perth via Great Eastern Highway. More details from the club, website here.

 

Pic by Christine Mitcheson.

Sunday September 9

Classic motocross

Darkan

What: Western Australia has two clubs for old motocross bikes. The Vintage Motocross Club is for pre-1975 bikes, and the Classic club is for bikes from ’75 through to ’98. This event is for the Classic bikes, at the club’s own track. More info here.   Where: Near Darkan, about 2.5 hours south of Perth. You’ll need directions to find the track; get them here.

 

Sunday September 9

MotoGP

Italy

What: Round 13 of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Italy. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday September 16

Motocross

Henderson

What: The sixth and final round of the West Australian 2018 motocross titles, hosted by the Coastal Motorcycle Club. Where: Coastal Park, Henderson. Contact the club for more details, email here.

 

Saturday September 23 – Sunday September 24

Enduro

Grimwade

What: Fifth and final round of the 2018 WA State Enduro championship, hosted by the Trail & Enduro Club of WA. Where: Grimwade, three hours south-east of Perth via South Western Highway. More details from the club, website here.

 

 

Sunday September 23

MotoGP

Spain

What: Round 14 of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: MotorLand Aragon, Spain. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday & Monday, September 23-24

Historic racing

Collie

What: The sixth and final round of the Historic Competition Motor Cycle Club of WA’s annual championship series. Watch a bunch of historic bikes go fast. Saturday is tuning day, Sunday is race day. More details here. Where: Collie Motorplex, Powerhouse Road, Collie.  Collie is about 2.5 hours south of Perth via Forrest Highway (boring), an extra five minutes via South West Highway (a nicer ride), or 3 hours via Albany Highway.

Pic by Christine Mitcheson.

Sunday October 7

Classic motocross

Darkan

What: Western Australia has two clubs for old motocross bikes. The Vintage Motocross Club is for pre-1975 bikes, and the Classic club is for bikes from ’75 through to ’98. This event is for the Classic bikes, at the club’s own track. More info here.   Where: Near Darkan, about 2.5 hours south of Perth. You’ll need directions to find the track; get them here.

 

Sunday October 7

MotoGP

Thailand

What: Round 15 of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Chang International Circuit, Thailand. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

October 12-14

ASBK

Victoria

What: The seventh and final round of the 2018 Australian Superbike titles. Watch out for West Aussie Bryan Staring on a Kawasaki and fast old guy Troy Bayliss on a Ducati. Where: Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, VIC.

Sunday October 21

Road racing

Collie

What: Round four of the Motorcycle Racing Club of WA’s 2018 season. With no end in sight to Barbagallo’s bike ban, the MCRC action has moved south. Where: Collie Motorplex, Powerhouse Road, Collie.  The track is about 2.5 hours south of Perth via Forrest Highway (boring), an extra five minutes via South West Highway (a nicer ride), or 3 hours via Albany Highway. More details here.

 

Sunday October 21

MotoGP

Japan

What: Round 16 of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Twin Ring Motegi, Japan. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday October 28

MotoGP

Australia

What: Round 17 of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Philip Island, Victoria. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday November 4

MotoGP

Malaysia

What: Round 18 of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

 

Sunday November 18

MotoGP

Spain

What: The 19th and final round of the 2018 world MotoGP championship. Can 25-year-old Spaniard Marc Marquez continue his brilliant run and win a fifth MotoGP crown? Where: Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Valencia, Spain. More details here or visit the Aussie MotoGP site here.

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2 Comments on "EVENTS"

  1. Bob Bridgeman | April 9, 2017 at 8:00 pm | Reply

    Awesome

  2. Bob Bridgeman | April 9, 2017 at 8:00 pm | Reply

    Fantastic stuff

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