The most famous race in Australian motorsport is upon us. Here’s everything you need to know about the iconic Bathurst 1000.
The most famous race in Australian motorsport is upon us.
The Bathurst 1000 takes place this weekend and it will be the season finale for the 2021 V8 Supercars campaign.
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Usually held in October, the Bathurst 1000 has been pushed back a couple of months due to the effect Covid has had on the Supercars schedule.
Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen has already secured his second Supercars championship, but he’ll be looking to end the year on a high, while his Red Bull teammate Jamie Whincup is desperate for one last triumph at the iconic Mount Panorama circuit before he retires.
How to watch the Bathurst 1000
Fox Sports channel 503 andhas every angle covered with a dedicated one-stop shop for all things Bathurst 1000, including documentaries and specials every night this week, as well as comprehensive coverage of the qualifying and the race itself.
To get you in the mood for the race, Fox Sports have released a special preview video featuring some of the highlights of the race from decades gone by, with the AC/DC classic hit Highway to Hell providing an apt soundtrack to the clip.
WATCH THE BATHURST 1000 VIDEO IN THE PLAYER ABOVE.
When is the Bathurst 1000?
Before the race itself, qualifying takes place on Friday at 4.35pm (AEDT).
The popular Top 10 shootout, which determines the starting grid for the contenders, will be held at 5.05pm (AEDT) on Saturday.
The Bathurst 1000 race will get underway at 12.15pm on Sunday.
List of driver pairings
Will Davison/Alex Davison — Shell V-Power Racing Team
Anton De Pasquale/Tony D’Alberto — Shell V-Power Racing Team
Shane van Gisbergen/Garth Tander — Red Bull Ampol Racing
Jamie Whincup/Craig Lowndes — Red Bull Ampol Racing
Broc Feeney/Russell Ingall — Triple Eight (wildcard)
Cameron Waters/James Moffat — Tickford Racing
Jack Le Brocq/Zak Best — Tickford Racing
James Courtney/Thomas Randle — Tickford Racing
Bryce Fullwood/Warren Luff Walkinshaw — Andretti United
Chaz Mostert/Lee Holdsworth Walkinshaw — Andretti United
Will Brown/Jack Perkins — Erebus Motorsport
Brodie Kostecki/David Russell — Erebus Motorsport
Richie Stanaway/Greg Murphy — Erebus Motorsport (wildcard)
Scott Pye/James Golding — Team 18
Mark Winterbottom/Michael Caruso — Team 18
Tim Slade/Tim Blanchard — Blanchard Racing Team
David Reynolds/Luke Youlden — Kelly Grove Racing
Andre Heimgartner/Matt Campbell — Kelly Grove Racing
Nick Percat/Dale Wood — Brad Jones Racing
Todd Hazelwood/Dean Fiore — Brad Jones Racing
Jack Smith/Ash Walsh — Brad Jones Racing
Macauley Jones/Chris Pither — Brad Jones Racing
Fabian Coulthard/Jonathon Webb — Team Sydney
Garry Jacobson/Dylan O’Keeffe — Team Sydney
Jake Kostecki/Kurt Kostecki — Matt Stone Racing
Zane Goddard/Jayden Ojeda — Matt Stone Racing
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