Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976, and has since grown into a leading company in the waterparks industry. Today Polin is one of the world leaders in the design, production, and installation of…read more
Motorcycle racing returns to Barbagallo Raceway after major safety upgrades
Perth's Barbagallo Raceway track is now re-licensed for competitive motorcycle racing after significant safety upgrades were completed at the Wanneroo venue.
The track recently hosted the first round of racing back at the venue - the Motorcycle Racing Club of WA's Barbagallo Interclub Round 1. The Barbagallo round is the first of two interclub race days.
Motorcycle racing was suspended at the venue in November 2016 over safety concerns, following a number of fatal accidents and the publication of a safety audit which highlighted risks at the track.
Since 2017, the WA Sporting Car Club, Motorcycling Australia and Motorcycling Western Australia have worked collaboratively to formulate track realignment and resurfacing upgrades to improve safety at the track.
The upgraded track was re-opened last weekend for a car racing meet as part of Barbagallo Raceway's 50-year jubilee celebrations.
Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray stated that "it wasn't enough just to bring back motorcycle racing - it had to come back safer for everyone involved. I'm proud of WA Sporting Car Club, Motorcycling Australia, Motorcycling Western Australia and the City of Wanneroo for not losing sight of that.
"I was at Barbagallo last weekend for their 50-year celebrations, and the sense of rejuvenation and excitement around the facility is palpable. The track upgrades and the return of the bikes has come at an ideal time to launch a new era for the historic track.”
12th October 2018 - Perth to host trial Supercars night race at Barbagallo Raceway in 2019
30th May 2018 - Expectation for new Western Australian motor racing circuit
13th November 2017 - Child’s death leads to suspension of junior drag racing in Western Australia
11th August 2016 - VenuesWest announces General Manager of Perth Motorplex
13th March 2015 - VenuesWest installs Australia’s largest screens at a Drag Racing venue
19th April 2012 - New-look Barbagallo Raceway to welcome V8 Supercars
15th August 2011 - Construction gets the green light at Barbagallo Raceway
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
HYPOXI® is one of Europe’s most successful health and weight loss studio concepts. It’s the first weight loss technology to incorporate exercise with advanced vacuum and…read more
Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…read more
Summit Fitness Equipment is now part of NovoFit - see www.ausleisure.com.au/suppliers/novofit/read more
Swimplex Aquatics are a world-class company dedicated to the commercial pool, waterslide industry. We are Australian market leaders servicing all states Australia wide. Swimplex provide a full…read more
NovoFit is an exciting and dynamic new company born from two of Australia’s leading commercial fitness equipment suppliers. NovoFit combines over 45 years of industry expertise, delivering state…read more
Trisley's Hydraulic Services P/L (THS) are a specialised pool company dealing with all aspects of the commercial swimming pool industry, including the installation and servicing from the smallest…read more
Vticket Pty Ltd is the Australian and New Zealand distributor for Gateway Ticketing Systems Inc., the world leader in high-speed access control, admission control and ticketing software for the…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!