10 Must-See Australian Car Races in 2020
With 2020 right around the corner it is time to gear up to watch the best of Australian Motorsport and get your tickets early to avoid disappointment. If you haven’t gotten it yet get ready and when you don’t know when or where to watch the top races and at which tracks, get ready for a fast-forward wheel-spin.
Top 10 Car Races to Watch in Australia in 2020 – Get Your Tickets Now!
1. 2020 Australian Grand Prix
The Australian Grand Prix is from 12 to 15 March 2020 with the best spaces still available. While the ticket prices at Albert Park has remained consistent throughout the years, all prices are up by $10 throughout the seating. You can get a four-day pass to your favourite corners or stands as follows:
• Premium Schumacher and Senna – $530
• Jones and Brabham – $530
• Three-corner – $505
• Prost and Fangio – $445
• Moss – $365
• Schumacher – $340
• Webber and Senna – $335
• Clark and Waite – $320
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2. Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour
From January 31 until February 2nd is the International Endurance Race in Australia. The Bathurst is a specialised endurance and an invited production-based vehicle as well as GT3 and GT4 racing at Mount Panorama in New South Wales each year.
It is internationally recognised as one of the most significant races on the calendar for GT cars. The 12-hour contest has four classes and three or four drivers and allowed per car if entrants are categorised as FIA Drivers.
The first Bathurst was held in 1963 and this annual event is held over a 6, 213-kilometre length. Throughout the year the Mount Panorama track is a public road except for the annual race days. Buying an event ticket gives you free Paddock entrée too with great behind-the-scenes action and maybe even a driver’s autograph or ten.
Ticket prices are as follows:
• Uncovered Grandstand – $125.00 gate, early bird tickets -$94,00
• Trackside – adult three-day $95,00 gate, early-bird $62,00
• Adult weekend – $75,00 gate, early bird $51,00
• Adult Sunday – $50,00, early bird $31, 00
3. 2020 Superloop Adelaide 500
On February 20 to 23 2020, the Supercar Adelaide 500 will be racing through at the Adelaide Street Circuit. This world-class racing event attracts more than 250, 000 race watchers each year and 2020 will be the 22nd time that this super-popular race takes place.
4. Melbourne 400
From March 12 to 15, you have three days of racing excellence. This annual event is held at the Grand Prix Circuit which consists of four different races. Race one and race three are 13-lap races while the second and fourth races are 25 laps respectively.
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5. ITM Auckland SuperSprint
Between April 24 to 26th of April 2020 car racing lovers can enjoy three days of Supercars races at the Pukekohe Park Raceway. Kids under 12 accompanied by a paying adult gain free entry. While the 2020 ticket prices haven’t been printed or provided yet, the 2019 tickets were $112 for a three-day pass per adult, a two-day ticket was $102 while a one-day ticket priced $82.
6. PIRTEK Perth Supernight
From 15 to 17 May 2020 is another three days of intense supercar racing that starts early afternoon each day. It is one of Perth’s top V8 supercar races and one of the only night racing events. Grandstand tickets are $280.00 when you want to watch three nights of racing while three-night trackside tickets would cost you $120.00. A single-day ticket would range between $30 to $50 depending on which day you choose.
7. Winton Festival of Speed
In 2020 it will be the tenth Festival of Speed which is from 1st to 2nd of August 2020. It is held at the Winton Raceway in Winton, Victoria. This annual event is a historic car race with over 300 cars dating from 1940 to 1990.
8. Truck Assist Supercar Championship
From 5 to 7 June 2020 is the Supercar Championship with the Virgin Australian supercars competing as the number one. The car makes that will participate include Volvo, AMG, Nissan, Ford and Holden.
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9. Tasmania SuperSprint
The Tasmania SuperSprint is in the first week of April 2020 with a three-day racing schedule that includes Formula Vee, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, Sports GTs, Aussie Racing Cars and Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.
10. Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000
From 8 to 11 October 2020, you have an impressive list of top car racing that ranges from Toyota 86 Racing series, ECB SuperUtes, Dunlop Super 2, Virgin Australia Supercars and the Porche Carrera Cup Australia. Tickets have not yet been made available, but check closer to the date.
We listed some of the top 10 car races to watch in Australia in 2020 but there are plenty more exciting races that you can attend but be sure to mark these top dates on your calendar.