For organizers of the 24H Series, it will be the first event they organize in France.
The youngsters aged 16-25 Aston Martin works drivers will be competing in the British GT Championship, Blancpain Endurance Series, GT Asia and 24H Series.
Robert Renauer, Alfred Renauer, Ralf Bohn, and Daniel Allemann won by 2 minutes over the Mercedes SLS AMG of Ram Racing which was driven by Tom Onslow-Cole, Adam Christodoulou, and Paul White.
The race resumes with the final eight hour Part 2 beginning on Saturday morning at 09:30.
Any Lola customers out there wondering if you can hit the track again, and still find the parts if something fails, you are in luck as Chevron and Lola partner to ensure support for classic cars moving forward.
Oliver Gavin’s love affair with Australian motorsport remains undiminished after a stout bid for glory on the legendary Mount Panorama Circuit ended prematurely in the wall.
A drivetrain failure sidelined Harold Primat's works Bentley Motorsport Continental GT3.
Throughout the 12 hours race, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 battled it out within the top five...
Vicious Rumour Racing car managed to make it onto the podium behind the overall winners.
David Brabham was conscious following the shunt.
Continental GT3 #10 of Guy Smith, Steven Kane and Matt Bell finish fourth in debut at Bathurst 12 Hours, third in Pro class.
After 12 hours, five different cars still had a shot at it at Mount Panorama.
Who will win the 12 Hours of Bathurst ... The fight is far from over after nine hours.
Davide Rigon, Steve Wyatt and Michele Rugolo took their 458 Italia GT3 to fourth on the grid.