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Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium to Host 2018 Australian Supercross Championship Third Round

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Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium to Host 2018 Australian Supercross Championship Third Round
Dean Ferris, Troy Bayliss, GMHBA CEO, Nat Valentine and Craig Dack. Photo: Jeff Crowe
Round three of the Australian Supercross Championship will take place at the 34,000 seat capacity GMHBA Stadium in Geelong, Victoria, in October.

Troy Bayliss Events are teaming up with Yamaha Motor Australia to bring Victoria‰Ûªs leg of the championship to Geelong on 13 October 2018. For the first time in Australia, the action-packed night of Supercross racing will feature an all-new Triple Crown competition format.

Three-time World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss, who has now moved into event management, believes GMHBA Stadium is the perfect venue for fans to get up close and personal with the sport

‰ÛÏWe‰Ûªre expecting a big crowd down in Geelong to see Australia‰Ûªs greatest Supercross talent. We‰Ûªre also offering fans new ways of interacting with their favourite teams and riders through our Pit Party activation,‰Û
Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium to Host 2018 Australian Supercross Championship Third Round
The Australian Supercross Championship last visited the famous Geelong stadium back on 24th October, 2009, when Chad Reed and Dan Reardon went head to head. Photo: Arryn Minerds.
Accompanying the exciting news is the announcement that Yamaha Motor Australia becomes the event‰Ûªs major sponsor for Round 3 the series.

For the first time in Australia, the action-packed night of Australian Supercross Championship racing will feature an all-new triple crown competition format.

Kardinia Park Stadium Trust CEO, Michael Brown welcomed today‰Ûªs announcement.

‰ÛÏThis is Australia‰Ûªs best regional Stadium and the beating heart of the Geelong sporting community. Fans will enjoy an action packed night of entertainment in front of the newly redeveloped Brownlow Stand,‰Û
Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium to Host 2018 Australian Supercross Championship Third Round
CDR Yamaha Monster Energy factory rider Dean Ferris will join a stacked line up in front of packed GMHBA Stadium on the 13th of October. Photo Credit: Jeff Crow
Current Australian Motocross Champion and leading Supercross contender, CDR Yamaha Monster Energy factory rider Dean Ferris, says he‰Ûªs pumped to have the event back in the team‰Ûªs hometown of Geelong and is looking forward to putting on a show for Supercross fans.

‰ÛÏRiding inside one of the top stadiums in Australia is a massive boost for the championship and makes us push even harder to put on the best show for our fans. This stadium is going to be a real spectacle for the fans and for us as riders, there‰Ûªs plenty of room for the track builders to shape the perfect Supercross track to hit in maximum attack mode,‰Û
Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium to Host 2018 Australian Supercross Championship Third Round
The 34,000 seat capacity GMHBA Stadium in Geelong will be the largest venue the 2018 championship stops at.
2018 Australian Supercross Championship Calendar
Round 1 - Jimboomba, Qld - September 15
Round 2 - Coolum, Qld - October 6
Round 3 - Geelong, Vic - October 13
Round 4 ‰ÛÒ Port Adelaide, SA - October 20
Round 5 - Sydney, NSW (AUS-X Open) - November 10

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