|Date:||Sat 22nd October 2016|
|Track Length:||346 meters|
|Track Record Time:||60.04s|
|Track Record:||Greg Hancock (24.10.2015)|
|WILD CARD #16:||Brady Kurtz|
|RESERVE #17:||Max Fricke|
|RESERVE #18:||Jack Holder|
Friday 21st October
14:00: Official Draw for the 2016 QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix
14:00: Ticket Windows open at Gate 5
14:30: Gates open to ticket holders
15:00: Practice Session (open to ticket holders). Access via Gate 5
16:30: Live Entertainment in the Victory Room after practice - free entry, live band, food and beverage to purchase
Saturday 22nd October
12:00: Fanzone opens on the stadium concourse outside Gate 5
- Free style jumping
- Mini dirt track for juniors
- Monster Energy – drinks, giveaways, music, entertainment
- Food and beverage
- Sprint car demonstration
- Historical Stand
- Jason Crump bike on display
12:00: Gate 3 Ticket Window opens
12:30-15:45: Live entertainment by Groove Star band
13:00-16:00:Freestyle Football Demonstrations
14:00-15:30: World Championship Trophy Photo Opportunity
14:45-15:00: Q&A Session with Speedway Personalities
16:15-17:00: Monster Energy Rig Riot featuring Monster Energy athletes Tai Woffinden, Greg Hancock & Chris Holder
17:00: Ticket window at Gates 2 and 7 open
17:10-17:30: Official SGP Autograph Session in the fanzone with Tai Woffinden, Niels-Kristian Iversen, Matej Zagar, Chris Holder, Andreas Jonsson, Fredrik Lindgren, Piotr Pawlicki and Brady Kurtz
17:30: Gates open, pre-event build up
19:00: Opening Ceremony
19:15: 1st heat of the 2016 QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix
21:45 approx: Podium ceremony
22:00 approx: Press conference
Address & Contact Details
740 Bourke St
Retractable roof, press boxes, fully equipped press room, restaurants, retail food and beverage outlets, tours, conference space.
Etihad Stadium’s Car Park is open 24 hours a day - seven days a week with more than 2,500 undercover car parks available daily. The Etihad Stadium undercover car park is divided into four colour sections on each level. Simply park your car, take note of the colour and level you have parked and return at a time that suits you.
Southern Cross Station is located adjacent to Etihad Stadium. It is a short walk across the Bourke Street pedestrian footbridge.
Train timetable information is available from Metro Trains Melbourne on 1800 MY METRO (1800 69 63876) or on the website Metro Trains Melbourne at: www.metrotrains.com.au
City trams run to Etihad Stadium from La Trobe Street and Harbour Esplanade.
Trams also stop in the CBD on Spencer Street, Bourke Street and Collins Street and all are a short walk to Etihad Stadium.
Tram timetable information is available from the Public Transport of Victoria website here: www.ptv.vic.gov.au
An elevated, 20-metre wide pedestrian footbridge connects Etihad Stadium to Southern Cross station and intersection of Spencer and Bourke streets.
Access can also be gained off La Trobe Street (Gate 7), Harbour Esplanade (Gates 8 and 9) and Bourke Street (Gates 1, 2 and 3).