Tour of Gippsland

The Lakes Oil Tour of Gippsland is an 8 stage road tour that starts on scenic Phillip Island, around the coastal village of Rhyll. In the afternoon they battle it out on the infamous Grand Prix circuit. The race then heads into South Gippsland where the riders will endure a stage full of rolling hills from Leongatha to Yinnar. The Tour then moves east to Sale where the riders battle it out over a fast and furious criterium. The afternoon road stage starts from the same location and finishes with a climb up to bushfire affected Licola. Across to East Gippsland for stage 6 and a criterium in picturesque Lakes Entrance. An afternoon road stage on a testing course from Lakes Entrance across to the sleepy fishing village of Metung before heading back to Traralgon on the final day for a high profile Criterium in the city centre

The Rhyll Criterium will showcase the beautiful Rhyll Foreshore, while the Kermesse at the GP Circuit, commencing at 2.00pm, will be open to the public. A criterium is a race around a 1-2km circuit while a Kermesse is a much longer circuit. A highlights package of the Tour will be aired on SBS1

Start Wednesday July 31st 8:00am
End Sunday August 4th 5:00pm
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