The 2015 DON Smallgoods Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix has taken formation at Etihad Stadium this week, with media having the first opportunity to check out the venue, and hear from riders at an intimate press conference this morning before racing kicks of this Saturday night.
With close to 5,000 tons of dirt brought in to the iconic venue in order to build the Australian Speedway track, Etihad Stadium will host to up to 30,000 screaming fans on Saturday night, with Australia‰Ûªs stars set to put on the performance of a lifetime on home soil.
With 2002 marking the last time that the FIM Speedway Grand Prix visited Australia in Sydney, Etihad Stadium CEO Paul Sergeant shared his excitement in welcoming Speedway back to Australia, and say‰Ûªs Melbourne is in for a real treat come Saturday night.
‰ÛÏIt‰Ûªs going to be a ripping weekend and we‰Ûªre really looking forward to it. We‰Ûªre incredibly ambitious, and it‰Ûªs been a good three years in the making getting the event here,‰Û