Q. Where is Bathurst?
A. Bathurst is approximately 3 hours by car from the Sydney CBD, 4.5 hours by train or less than an hour by plane – visit www.rex.com.au for flights.
Q. What is the history of the Event?
A. A 12 Hour Race was held at Bathurst from 1991 to 1994 and then re-established in 2007 thus 2014 will be the 12th instalment.
Q. What cars run in the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour?
A. GT3, GT4 and a broad range of other vehicles
Q. What time does the 12 Hour Race start?
A. 6.00am on Sunday 09 February 2014 and the whole racing schedule is available from the website
Q. What time do gates open and close?
A. Gates are open from 6.00am on Fri and Sat and from 5.00am on Sunday, closing at 7.00pm daily
Q. Is the 12 Hour Race being televised?
A. TBA however the entire race will be streamed live on www.bathurst12hour.com.au
Q. Where can I buy tickets?
A. Discounted tickets can be purchased from Ticketek in advance of the Event and full price tickets will be sold at the Event
Q. What parking is available?
A. Spectators can park free of charge in the public car park off Mt Panorama Av where the Main Gate is located.
Q. What are the accommodation options in Bathurst?
A. Bathurst has a range of accommodation options – see the home page for links and the Accommodation page on this website.
Q. Are campgrounds operating at the Event?
A. The Paddock Campground is the only campground operating at the Event – see dedicated page on the website.
Q. Can I drive my own car up to the top of the Mount to watch racing?
A. Yes, providing all occupants have a valid ticket. There is also a bus running from the bottom of the Circuit to Top of Mountain during daylight hours for $5 return per person.
Q. Can I gain access to the Pit complex roof during the Event?
A. Yes, however the roof is subject to capacity and restrictions to access may be applied
Q. Is there a ‘Will Call’ Office
A. An ‘Accreditation Office’ is located at the Main Gate, which acts as a ‘Will Call’ office. The hours of operation are:
Wednesday 05 and Thursday 06 February 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday 07 and Saturday 08 February 6.00am – 6.00pm
Sunday 09 February 5.00am – midday
Q. Will alcohol be sold at the Event?
A. Yes, from the Bar located in the Paddock
Q. Are there Big Screens?
A. There are two big screens operating at the Event, one on top of the Mountain and one on the Pit Complex roof operating on Sat and Sun.
Q. What hospitality options are available?
A. Go to the dedicated page on the website.
Q. What catering options are there?
A. Vendors will be operating from the Paddock, Harris Park and top of Mount.
Q. What facilities are there for disabled patrons?
A. Disabled patrons can collect a Harris Park car pass from the main gate to park in Harris Park and access the disabled elevator attached to the main pedestrian bridge which connects with the pit complex where there is a suitable elevator to access the Paddock (area behind the garages). Disabled toilets are locate din the pit Complex along with ramps to access the entire complex.
Q. Are Event programs available for sale?
A. Event programs will will be available for sale during the Event at the Main Gate and the official merchandiser in the Paddock.
Q. Will official event merchandise be available for sale?
A. Yes, from the official Event merchandiser located in the Paddock.
Q. What first aid service is available?
A. St John’s Ambulance will be providing first aid over the Event. They will be located in the Main Paddock and Harris Park.
Q. Is there a radio broadcast of the Event?
A. The Bathurst 12 Hour Race will be broadcast live on 87.8mhZ and via radiolemans.com
Q. Can I bring my dog?
A. No, animals of any type are prohibited with exception to guide dogs for visually impaired patrons
Q. Is there an ATM at the Circuit?
A. No, the nearest is located in Bathurst township, approximately 3 km away
Q. What is the weather normally like in February?
A. Bathurst in February has a mean minimum temperature of 13 degrees Celsius and a mean maximum temperature of 27 degrees Celsius.