Season finale to crown champion

There has been a rush on ticket sales for the VIP Petfoods Main Event with the V8 Supercar Championship Series now to be decided in the season finale at Sydney's Eastern Creek Raceway on November 28-30. Ford's Marcos Ambrose and Holden's Greg ...

There has been a rush on ticket sales for the VIP Petfoods Main Event with the V8 Supercar Championship Series now to be decided in the season finale at Sydney's Eastern Creek Raceway on November 28-30.

Ford's Marcos Ambrose and Holden's Greg Murphy and Mark Skaife will to battle in what is expected to be a fantastic "title fight" in the world's most competitive touring car championship.

Grandstand and corporate seats are selling rapidly, while fans are also keen to take advantage of prize incentives on pre-purchased tickets.

One of the major prizes is a year's supply of VB beer - To enter the prize draw you simply have to be over the age of 18 and pre-purchase your tickets by Midnight, November 21.

Tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster7.com and on 1 300 136 122. People wanting to buy for groups of 20 or more can call (02) 82722755.

AVESCO Chairman, Tony Cochrane, says the early response to the final round has been amazing.

"There is no doubt we are going to be in for a thrilling weekend of racing," said Cochrane.

"The title is up for grabs and the championship is now down to the wire.

"We could not have asked for a better scenario with Ford and Holden fans both having the chance to celebrate a championship on Sunday night.

"Fans from right across Australia are snapping up prime seats for the final round. There has also been a rush in the last couple of days from New Zealand with Murphy still in the title chase."

Tickets start at just $11.50 for a Friday entry ticket while a three-day pass will set fans back just $61.50 -- add an extra $20 and you can have access to the paddock.

Children under 12 will be free and there will be an exclusive kids play area with heaps of activities, give-aways and prize packs.

A total of five massive big screens will provide vision around the circuit, there will be a spectacular pre-race build-up and parade and a pre-event marketing and media campaign which has never been seen before for a V8 Supercar event in Sydney.

The weekend will consist of a 150km Saturday race and a 250km event on the Sunday.

In a first for the V8 Supercar category, all 35 cars entered for the weekend will be involved in a single one-lap shootout on the Saturday morning.

The weekend spectacular will continue through to Monday night when the new series champion will be officially crowned at the V8 Supercar Championship Series Gala dinner in Sydney.

TICKET PRICES

General Admission
Friday -- Adult $11.50; Concession $11.50 -- Paddock $5
Saturday -- Adult $31.50; Concession $21.50 -- Paddock $10
Sunday -- Adult $41.50; Concession $31.50 -- Paddock $20
Three-day -- Adult $61.50; Concession $46.50 -- Paddock

Reserved Grandstand Seating
Saturday -- Adult $52.75; Concession $42.75;
Sunday -- Adult $67.75; Concession $52.75
Three day -- Adult $102.75; Concession $82.75

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Series Supercars
Drivers Marcos Ambrose , Greg Murphy , Mark Skaife , Tony Cochrane