4 Days To Go: An Armchair Guide To The Bathurst 24-Hour Race What's On: The Bathurst 24-Hour endurance race. Support categories are the Falken Tyres 2-Hour Showroom Showdown (enduro for production-based cars); the Poolrite Great Aussie Ute Race...
4 Days To Go: An Armchair Guide To The Bathurst 24-Hour Race
What's On: The Bathurst 24-Hour endurance race. Support categories are the Falken Tyres 2-Hour Showroom Showdown (enduro for production-based cars); the Poolrite Great Aussie Ute Race and the final round of the Australian Porsche Drivers Challenge.
What's Fun: Free Adam Brand concert for ticket holders on Saturday night; Big Screens showing the Rugby World Cup Final; "Brekky with Brocky" Thursday 20th 7.30am; Bathurst Street Party Thursday night; The Great Aussie Ute Muster; Nightly train rides to Tarana with a gourmet dinner prepared by a local chef; Post-race party at Panthers
When: 21-23 November 21-23. Friday- BRutes Race 1 & 2, Porsche Challenge Race 1. Saturday- BRutes Race 3, 2-Hour Showroom Showdown, Porsche Challenge Race 2, 2pm Start Bathurst 24-Hour. Sunday- 2pm Finish Bathurst 24-Hour
Who: Peter Brock, Steven Richards, Greg Murphy, Garth Tander in 7-litre Holden Monaros. International stars incl. Aussie David Brabham, ex-F1 Andrea Montermini, Klaus Englehorn in a Ferrari 360GT. John Bowe and Neil Crompton in a BMW M3 GTR V8. Nations Cup Champ Paul Stokell in a Lamborghini. UK's Martin Short in a Mosler.
Last Year: 2002 Winners: Tander/ S. Richards/ Pretty/ McConville in the Holden Monaro after completing 532 laps, 3305km. 2002 Pole: Brad Jones (Ferrari 360GT) 2min 15.074sec.
Watch at Home: FOX Sports - Sat 22 Nov 10am - 1pm Highlights Porsche Challenge and delayed live 2-hr Showroom Showdown. Network 7 LIVE- Sat 22 Nov 1.30pm - 5pm, Sun 23 Nov 12.30am - 1am Race Update and BRute race highlights. 12noon - 2.30pm.
Win: A hot lap with Peter Brock around Bathurst in the Monaro! See ticketmaster7.com for details.
Tickets: $40 advance for a Weekend Adult pass, $55 for a Weekend Adult with Paddock entry. Available from Ticketmaster7 www.ticketmaster7.com