The Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships will visit the iconic Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit twice in 2022, thanks to the support of Destination Phillip Island and the Australian Government.
One of the most famous motor racing facilities in Australia will host two rounds of the best motorsport categories in Australia with visits to the Victorian Island venue on 18-20 March and 25-26 June 2022.
These events have received grant funding from the Australian Government under the Recovery for Regional Tourism program, an initiative of the $1billion Covid-19 Relief and Recovery Fund.
With the support of Destination Phillip Island, the two rounds will feature a wide mix of categories, with the Australian Racing Group, including Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series and the Turtle Wax National Trans Am Series among those who will feature at the March event.
Full category line ups will be made available soon, along with on sale dates for tickets.
Motorsport Australia will promote the two events, which will play a key part in an extended Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships 2022 calendar.
Attendees from across Australia will be encouraged to make the most of all Phillip Island has to offer, with its rich tourism industry providing motorsport fans with the perfect long weekend getaway or extended vacation as part of their motorsport experience.
Cowes and San Remo both offer a wealth of accommodation choices, along with idyllic beaches and a wide range of shops, restaurants and cafes.
Competitors and spectators alike will also be able to experience the region’s scenic walks and trails, as well as the opportunity to see plenty of wildlife, including the popular Penguin Parade. Enjoy a fishing charter, helicopter flight or adventure jet boat cruise the choices are endless.
The full Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships 2022 calendar will be revealed in the coming weeks.
Tickets for the two Phillip Island events are expected to go on sale soon.
Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships at Phillip Island
18-20 March 2022
25-26 June 2022
Destination Phillip Island, GM Kim Storey:
“Phillip Island has a long history of hosting the best motorsport events in Australia, as well as home to two world class championships. We are excited to host two Shannon’s Championships with a super line up categories to attract race fans from across Australia to our breathtaking iconic venue. The tourism industry is reviving and attracting teams and spectators to the Island at these events is really important to our local industry.”
Motorsport Australia CEO, Eugene Arocca:
“The Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships calendar wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the iconic Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.
“To have two rounds on Phillip Island this year is a wonderful opportunity for a wide range of Motorsport Australia’s national categories to enjoy plenty of track time at a circuit drivers love to race at.
“These two events wouldn’t be possible without the support of the Australian Government and Destination Phillip Island, so on behalf of Motorsport Australia and all our teams and competitors, we are truly grateful for this support.
“With our world class officials working alongside the team at Phillip Island, we can’t wait for both these events to take place in 2022.”
Australian Racing Group CEO, Matt Braid:
“Phillip Island is one of Australia’s best racing venues, and is the perfect location and circuit for the Australian Racing Group categories to compete on,” Braid said.
“The track is a favourite among our competitors, and we know how much the fans at the tracks and on TV love watching motorsport at that venue.
“To have our racing categories there for the March event will no doubt be one of the highlights of our 2022 racing calendar.”