PADDOCK ACCESS FOR ALL!
All ticket holders will have access to the paddock all weekend!
Tailem Bend Street Party
The Super Street Party is the Opening event for the Supercars Weekend at The Bend and it promises to deliver!
From 3pm, the Main Street of Tailem Bend will be closed for classic car displays, local food, market stalls, music, kids zone, SUPERCAR DRIVER SIGNINGS and much much more!
Driver signings will run from 5:30 - 6:30pm at the Street Party and feature;
- Scott McLaughlin
- Tim Slade
- Todd Hazelwood
- Shane van Gisbergen
- Mark Winterbottom
- Rick Kelly
Welcome Centre Legendary Car Display
The Bend's Welcome Centre will feature it's usual range of legendary road and race vehicles on display as well as a superscreen to watch the action. Tickets for the Welcome Centre are available for $10 per day - limited quantities available! GET YOUR TICKETS HERE
Matt Hall Racing Red Bull Aerobatic 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 ft. Shane Van Gisbergen
Get to the Stadium Circuit on Friday night for drifting under lights with a special appearance from Shane Van Gisbergen behind the wheel of a turbocharged V8 Monaro!
- 4:00pm – 6:00pm: Open Practice
- 6:00pm – 7:40pm: Open Qualifying
- 6:40pm – 7:20pm: Group Battles
- 7:20pm – 7:30pm: Top 8 Driver Intro
- 7:30pm – 8:00pm: Elimination Battles
- 8:00pm – 8:20pm: Presentation
- 8:20pm – 9:00pm: Expression Session
Aussie Muscle Car Run Display
A range of unique vehicles will be on display during the OTR SuperSprint as supported by the Aussie Muscle Car Run. Funds raised from participants in the display will be donated to the Leukemia Foundation.
Each day will feature a new theme;
All Horsepower Friday
Old & Modern Muscle Saturday
Chrome Bumper Sunday
Aussie Bandit Wheelstanding Ute
The Aussie Bandit Wheelstanding Ute will be deck enthralling fans with some bloody big wheelies!
Land Rover Experience
Experience the Land Rover capability without leaving the city as the Terrapod gives you the opportunity to be driven ‘off-road’, in the comfort of the latest model Land Rover vehicles.
Live Music and Paddock Entertainment
Stick around the paddock on Saturday night for some live music and paddock entertainment with driver appearances and interviews.
AC/DC tribute band, Back in Black will be performing alongside local group ELEVEN rocking out to tunes both old and new.
Drive a Race Car Simulator Experience
Now you can live the thrills without the risk!
These simulators are amongst the most advanced available in the World - These are not games, but highly sophisticated recreation of reality. Each simulator is set on 3 electronic actuators which are capable of 490 movements per second so you're sure to experience the exhilaration of driving in a real race car. Feel the surge of up to 2 G's of acceleration and the vibration of the race tuned engines.
Trade stalls and merchandise will be available from The Bend, Teams and partners. Don't forget to get yourself a beanie!
Enjoy racing some of the fastest hire karts in Australia, at speeds of up to 75 km/h, around our world class purpose built Karting Circuit.
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.