06 - 08 FEBRUARY 2015


Q. Where is Bathurst?
Bathurst is approximately 3 hours by car from the Sydney CBD, 4.5 hours by train or less than an hour by plane – visit for flights. (Note, the main runway at Bathurst Airport is closed during the Bathurst 12 Hour this year, however the Bathurst Regional Council are running a free transport service between Orange Airport to the Bathurst CBD and Mount Panorama for the duration of the event, for details regarding that service, go to the Accommodation and Transport page.)

Q. What is the history of the Event?
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?
GT3, GT4 and a broad range of other vehicles

Q. What time does the 12 Hour Race start?
5.50am on Sunday 08 February 2015 with public gates opening at 5.00am (click here for the full racing schedule).

Q. What time do gates open and close?
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. Yes, the entire 12 hours will be broadcast on the Seven Network, commencing at 5.30am on 7mate and switching to Seven at 2.00pm.

Q.  Where can I buy tickets?
Discounted tickets can be purchased online via from 1 July 2014 with a link on our home page.

Q. What parking is available?
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?
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?
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?
Yes, however the roof is subject to capacity and restrictions to access may be applied

Q. Is there a 'Will Call' Office?
An 'Accreditation Office' is located at the Main Gate, which acts as a 'Will Call' office.

The hours of operation are:

  • Wednesday 04 and Thursday 05 February: 9.00am – 5.00pm.
  • Friday 06 and Saturday 07 February: 6.00am – 6.00pm.
  • Sunday 08 February: 5.00am – midday.

Q. Will alcohol be sold at the Event?
Yes, from the Bar located in the Paddock

Q. Are there Big Screens?
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?
Go to the dedicated page on the website.

Q. What catering options are there?
Vendors will be operating from the Paddock, Harris Park and top of Mount.

Q. What facilities are there for disabled patrons?
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. Will official event merchandise be available for sale?
Yes, from the official Event merchandiser located behind the garages in the Paddock.

Q. Are Event programs available for sale?
Yes, from the official Event merchandiser located behind the garages in the Paddock.

Q. What first aid service is available?
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

Q. Can I bring my dog?
No, animals of any type are prohibited to be brought into the Event by any able bodied person.

Q. Is there an ATM at the Circuit?
No, the nearest is located in Bathurst township, approximately 3 km away.

Q. What is the weather normally like in February?
Bathurst in February has a mean minimum temperature of 13 degrees Celsius and a mean maximum temperature of 27 degrees Celsius.