Built and owned by the New South Wales Government, Eastern Creek International Raceway
is a motorsports circuit located on Brabham Drive, Eastern Creek
(40 km west of Sydney
CBD or 20 km west of Parramatta
), New South Wales
and is operated by the . Eastern Creek International Raceway is one of two international race circuits in Sydney.
The raceway has recently been used for the A1 Grand Prix
championship. The circuit has hosted rounds in 2005-06 A1 Grand Prix season
, 2006-07 A1 Grand Prix season
and the 2007-08 A1 Grand Prix season
, but was dropped for 2008-09 A1 Grand Prix season
The track is fast and flowing and used for national Australian races for cars, bikes and superkarts
. Eastern Creek formerly hosted the final round of the annual V8 Supercar
championship. It was removed from the series calendar in 2006 but was recently reinstated to host a round of the 2007 series. But has since been removed from the calendar again.
From 1991 to 1996, Eastern Creek held the Australian round of the 500cc GP series (now Moto GP
), losing it back to Phillip Island, the place it took it from. Eastern Creek is the hub of motorsport in New South Wales, also combining the world's largest karting facility and Australia's leading drag racing complex.
In the 1990s, Eastern Creek was the venue for a number of rock
concerts and festivals including Guns N' Roses
, Bon Jovi
, Pearl Jam
, the Alternative Nation......