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Newsletter • 18 Jan 2017

Happy New Moto Year!

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Qatar MotoGP - Special VIP offer

Texas MotoGP

MotoGP Tests Malaysia & Australia

World SBK Phillip Island

SBK Test Phillip Island

Isle of Man TT 2017 & 2018

Isle of Man Classic TT 25-28 Aug

Check out the new website!

Ok, that's enough winter break... The bikes all come alive again at the end of January starting with the fascinating Sepang MotoGP Test.

Everything is on the table this year in both MotoGP and SBK. Can Jorge win back-to-back on Yamaha then Ducati? Will Maverick beat teammate Valentino? How will the new KTMs fare? Will Chas Davis continue his awesome winning streak in SBK and challenge Kawasaki dominance?

You can watch it on TV and the internet, but for the real thrills, nothing beats being there!

Do Australia: Anyone booking either the Phillip Island MotoGP Test or the World SBK may attend the SBK Test as guest of Kawasaki free of charge! We also can provide accommodation throughout. Suggested dates: 14-26/Feb.


MotoGP Tests

Malaysia 30/Jan - 1/Feb
Australia 15-17/Feb

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NOTHING gets you closer to the bikes and riders than the official MotoGP Tests! With small attendance, and a very relaxed atmosphere, you feel especially priviledged to be there.

We offer a Test Experience at the track as guests of Aprilia Gresini. With full paddock access, garage visits, lunch and a special talk from MotoGP guru Neil Spalding, and of course the attentions of our expert guides, this is a perfect few days of bikes and sun!

We also offer full tour packages with hotels near the track, transfers, and plenty of opportunities to catch the riders and teams "off line". At Sepang, we use the 5* Sama Sama Hotel; at Phillip Island it is a great little 3* right in Cowes.

Prices are AU$ 700 (£430 / $530 / €495) for the Test Experience, full packages are from AU$1059 in Phillip Island and AU$1450 Sepang.

More on Sepang •  Phillip Island

World SBK Australia

Phillip Island 24-26 Feb

Rossi wheelies over local hero Jack

Phillip Island in late summer! What a glorious place! Like you need an excuse to go see top racing...

We are running a full tour package here this year, staying in a highly rated 3* hotel right in Cowes, close to the night life and riders. 3+ nights B&B with an opening dinner, transfers, expert guide and optional transport to/from Melbourne Airport, this is the easy way to have a ball!

At the track, we are guests of Kawasaki and can see the team in action as they start their world title defense. Or opt for the lovely SBK VIP - and still get a chance to check out Kawasaki!

More info and booking

World SBK Test

Phillip Island 20-21 Feb

Arrive a few days early for the SBK, and you can enjoy the SBK Test on 20-21 Feb as guests of Kawasaki -- this is no charge to anyone who has booked a package for either SBK or MotoGP Test.

Argentina MotoGP 07-09 April

Tour cancelled

Regrettably we have had insufficient interest in this event to run our tour package there. If you are interested in attending, we can organise accommodation and tickets (we recommend VIP or Team Experience). Please contact us.

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Qatar MotoGP 23-26 March

Book VIP by 20/January and get a free session ON the service road! See the bikes up close under the lights!

Johnathan Rea with sensational opening victory

With so many changes in MotoGP, Qatar will be a real eye-opener! Jorge Lorenzo is desperate to win here - matching Rossi's record of back-to-back wins on different brands. And it has to be said, the Ducati is formidable on this track! (Remember Stoner in 2007?)

The VIP is superb - open paddock access, beer & wine, service road shuttles, pit lane walks, great food.

If you purchase a VIP Village this week, by 20/Jan, we will give you a session ON the service road to see the bikes up close in action!

We have two great packages here designed to take care of you from the moment you land.

Our City Package is a short walk from the highlight of Doha - the Old Souk Waqif and features a well-loved English-style bar on the top floor. A 3 night package with us includes opening party, B&B, guides and transfers, but we recommend you join us Thursday for 4 nights to catch the very first sessions of the MotoGP 2017 season at the track!

The Deluxe Package is in a top 5* Hotel - the newly rennovated Ritz-Carlton, frequently home to top MotoGP teams such as Ducati.

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Texas MotoGP 21-23 April

Opening dinner special guest Sam Lowes

Johnathan Rea with sensational opening victory

Sam had his maiden GP victory here in 2015 - and again on the podium in 2016. Can he put the Aprilia MotoGP bike on the podium for their first time? Come ask him yourself! Our opening dinner is in Downtown Austin, and includes food, drink and loads of fun with Sam and his manager, former TT, SBK and MotoGP victor Roger Burnett. Included in all packages, $100 for others while space lasts. More...

We can organise you from the moment you land with two great packages in Austin -- both walking distance to the famous music district downtown. Deluxe package in the top rated 4* Hyatt and our City package in a clean and simple 2* hotel - both including 3 nights B&B with guides, transfers, merchandise and Friday dinner with Sam!

This is also a great VIP Village with PADDOCK ACCESS on all 3 days. We offer a VIP upgrade making you a guest of a team, even up to Platinum level where you can join the MotoGP GRID!

It's all on


Isle of Man TT 2017 & 1-9 June 2018

2017 Packages Sold Out - Opening Dinner available
Taking provisional bookings for 2018

James Hillier

We have no remaining packages for either Mad Sunday weekend nor Race Week. We still have a few places in VIP and other hospitalities, please enquire.

You may still join us for our famous opening dinner on Tuesday 6/June at the Sefton Hotel. Featuring Phillip McCallen and a gaggle of riders, great food, drink and a charity auction for the Joey Dunlop Foundation, this is a great night out! £95. Book here.

If you are interested in placing a reservation for 2018 - please contact us. The packages will be largely the same as 2017 - see

Isle of Man Classic TT 25-28 August

Same course, same riders, vintage machinery!

IoM Classic TT

In many ways, we rate the Classic TT even BETTER than the TT! Cheaper, less crowded, and some awesome machinery still ridden at silly speeds around the iconic Mountain Course!

We have a great 4 night package there with the option to take the amazing Course Car around the track at speed as part of the Platinum VIP Experience!

Apart from the amazing racing, we take in the eye-watering Jurby Festival of Bikes; dinner with many of the TT stars; and a lot more. All ably-guided of course by our experts.

Click for more info & booking. VERY LIMITED SPACE

n.b. all photos taken by PPT staff & associates or customers. These are real.