Hidden Valley To Become World Class Motorsport Precinct

NT Government

The first stage of the Hidden Valley Master Plan upgrade is revving up, with the Territory Labor Government investing $3 million in Budget 2024 to make the beloved motorsport track more accessible for all Territorians.

The upgrades will ensure that motorsport fans with a disability have improved facilities, upgraded pathways, new lighting and better signage.

These initial upgrades will ensure fans of all abilities can more easily enjoy the action trackside.

They will also ensure a coordinated and sequenced delivery of the remainder of the first stage of the Hidden Valley Master Plan, including:

Upgrades to the pits area including installing a shade canopy, stairs and additional pit spacesA new control tower and medical centreCreating a new entrance for Hidden Valley

The remaining stages of the Plan, to be funded in the future, will include on-track lighting to allow for night races to be held at the venue, a campground and a new shaded grandstand to improve spectator experience.

The investment is part of the Hidden Valley Master Plan which will ensure the venue remains a state-of-the-art facility and will put the NT on the map for large international events.

Hidden Valley is the premier racing facility in the Northern Territory and hosts the Supercars along with other major motorsport events.

Quotes attributed to Chief Minister Eva Lawler:

“Territorians love their motorsport and we are making sure every fan can enjoy a day out at Hidden Valley.”

“Delivering these upgrades in a staged way ensure that fans and competitors get the biggest benefits with the least disruption.

“The Territory Labor Government has a vision for the Hidden Valley precinct which will make it a world class venue for Territorians, tourists who travel to Darwin for our big motorsport events and competitors.

Quotes attributable to the Minister for Sport Kate Worden:

“Motorsport has a strong foundation in the Territory – from those who actively participate in the sport to fans who love to attend the Supercars weekend at Hidden Valley each year.

“The $3 million funding as part of Budget 2024 is the beginning of our transformation of this key piece of Territory sporting infrastructure and will ensure more Territorians can safely access this world-class facility.

Northern Territory Government

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