After a spectacular inaugural event, the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship returns to battle it out at The Bend Motorsport Park in 2019! Each grandstand will be supported by superscreens with improved viewing for 2019. Get in early to reserve your seats. General admission once again includes free paddock access plus our new fleet of karts will be available during the event!
The Supercars will be supported by the following exciting categories;
Historic Touring Cars relive the exciting days of Touring Car Racing from the 60’s and 70’s. Now 30 to 40 years on this is again recreated with close, tight racing and large fields. With 1965 Mustangs pumping out over 450 Horsepower from skinny 6 inch wheels, it’s more fun than ever.
As one of the region’s best sports car series, Porsche PAYCE Carrera Cup Australia is have a bumper 2019 season. As the championship is owned and operated by Porsche Cars Australia, the brand ensures Carrera Cup is run at the highest standard by Porsche’s in-house motorsport team. Full fields, tremendous racing cars and some of Australia’s best Pro and Pro-Am sports car drivers… Be sure to follow the Carrera Cup Australia championship in 2019.
2019 marks the 11th season for the Radical Australia Cup. A one make series featuring the iconic Radical SR3 sports cars.
The Kumho Super 3 Series is the home of many ex-Supercars, including historically significant cars that found various successes in the hands of some of the sport's great drivers and teams. Many teams also take things one step further and return their cars to their original, 'period' liveries, adding a unique element to the category. A stepping stone for many Virgin Australia Supercars Championship drivers, the Kumho Super3 Series is not to be missed!
Australia's #1 little car racing category! On a circuit as wide as The Bend's, they're often 4 or 5 cars wide into some corners - don't miss the incredible show these pint sized power houses put on. Some of the best racing out there!
Trackside camping is as close to the action as you can get without sleeping on the asphalt!
Bookings are now open and sites are filling fast, call 08 8165 5700 to make your booking!
Grandstands are available on Turns 1, 17 & 18 plus the always popular Pit Straight!
Each grandstand will feature superscreens, commentary and will be undercover.
To reserve your seat - visit our ticket page HERE
Tailem Bend Street Party
Head on down to Railway Terrace, Tailem Bend on Thursday evening for driver appearances and signing sessions, giveaways, trade stalls, car displays and music.
Matt Hall Racing Red Bull Acrobatic Air Display
Keep your eyes to the skies as Australia's only Red Bull Air Race pilot, Matt Hall uses his Royal Air Force training to show that the sky is not actually the limit.
Friday Night Drifting
Get to the Stadium Circuit on Friday night for drifting under lights! Expect special appearances!
Live Music and Paddock Entertainment
Stick around the paddock on Saturday night for some live music and paddock entertainment with driver appearances and interviews.
More entertainment to be announced soon!
Trade stalls and merchandise will be available from The Bend, Teams and partners. Don't forget to get yourself a beanie!
Located within the beautiful Coorong area, The Bend Motorsport Park is surrounded by a range of activities and attractions. For a full list of recommendations, we recommend you check out the Murray River Lakes & Coorong website here but we have outlined some of the highlights below.
Bound to please the young’uns (and their parents), Monarto Zoo is the home to more than 500 animals, spanning 50 species of exotic and native mammals, birds and reptiles.
The zoo is also the largest open-range zoo in Australia, spanning over 1500 hectares.
For those who want to learn more about the residents, the keepers hold several talks every day.
Located in the heritage Railway Station in Tailem Bend, the Tailem Info Station is run by passionate volunteers, happy to share their local knowledge to the curious traveller.
It also hosts the Railway Heritage Museum, which showcases many well-loved historical relics form the town’s historic railway past, some dating back from the 1800’s.
The Info Station is open daily from 9am – 4pm (except Christmas and Good Friday).
Did you ever wonder how the first Australian pioneers spent their days?
At Old Tailem Town Pioneer Village, you will feel like you just stepped in a town that stands still in time.
If you are looking for some peaceful “sailing”, the Murray river is for you.
Its calm waters offer a relaxed ride and give you all the time you need to enjoy the breathtaking scenery as well as a diverse wildlife, including kangaroos, emus, koalas and more!
The cellar door vineyard was established in 1972, and has since grown to be what it is today.
Producing red and white wines, as well as fortified wines, Willow Point Wines cellar door is a must-visit for the wine enthusiast, or those wanting to discover more about what the famous Murraylands wine-region has to offer.
FREE onsite parking available for all ticket holders!
News on shuttle services coming soon.