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 annually in 2007.
Q. What cars run in the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour?
A. GT3, GT4 and invited non-production vehicles.
Q. What time does the 12 Hour Race start?
A. 5.45am on Sunday 07 February 2016. The full racing schedule will be available from the website when published.
Q. What time do gates open and close?
A. Gates are open from 6.00am on Fri and Sat and from 4.30am on Sunday, closing at 6.00pm daily.
Q. Is the 12 Hour Race being televised?
A. The final three hours will be broadcast live via the Seven Network (check the website for updates on additional coverage closer to the event).
Q. Where can I buy tickets?
A. Check back to this website for details on where to buy tickets.
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, and on top of the mountain.
Q. What are the accommodation options in Bathurst?
A. Bathurst has a range of accommodation options - see the Accommodation page on this website.
Q. Are campgrounds operating at the Event?
A. The Paddock Campground and McPhillamy Campgrounds will be operating at the Event. Further details will be announced on the website shortly.
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 03 and Thursday 04 February: 9.00am – 5.00pm.
- Friday 05 and Saturday 06 February: 6.00am – 6.00pm.
- Sunday 07 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 three big screens operating at the Event, one on top of the Mountain, one on the Pit Complex roof and one on the inside of Hell Corner facing outwards, all operating on Saturday and Sunday.
Q. What hospitality options are available?
A. There will be hospitality available at the event, check back to this website for details on hospitality options.
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 park in Harris Park (providing official State Government vehicle pass is on the car), 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 located in the Pit Complex along with ramps to access the entire complex.
Q. Will official event merchandise be available for sale?
A. Yes, from the official Event merchandiser located to the rear of Garage 36 (Murray's Corner end) 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 on top of the mountain.
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 the exception to assistance animals.
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.