MOUNT PANORAMA is starting to come to life as preparations for the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour continue at full pace.
The circuit itself is in a state of change as temporary additions to the already impressive facility are put in place for use this weekend.
The circuit is also looking spectacular with a majority of the signage in place for the weekend ahead.
It gives the circuit an all together different look to what fans may be used to – so here’s a look around the magic 6.213 km circuit as the signage gurus put their final touches on the circuit ahead of on-track activities commencing on Friday morning.
Hell Corner has Porsche branding for 2018, with a special campground facility for owners on the exit of the corner.
Audi Sport have the bridge on Mountain Straight, adjacent to Mount Panorama winery.
Visitnsw.com Griffins Bend will be a place for plenty of action this weekend, no doubt..
The Audi Cutting is one of the circuit’s biggest climbs, with a 1-in-6 gradient.
New event partner BP has the run to Reid / Sulman Park at the top of the Mountain.
Remember, this is the opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge – as seen by the signage at the iconic Metal Grate.
A perfect view off into infinity as we run towards Brock’s Skyline.
Drivers will race into the rising sunshine on Sunday morning, seen here dropping down the hill through the Esses.
The Shannons Dipper, resplendent in Green this year.
A big Bentley GT3 sign sits above the Bentley Elbow at the top of Conrod straight.
Drivers will be prompted to quench their thirst by the Ice Break bridge on Conrod Straight.
Elevation change is real at this place – this is the Pirelli bridge as seen from the other side of the hump on Conrod.
Into the Boost Mobile chase – a key overtaking opportunity.
The Liqui-Moly Bridge and AMG branding at pit entry indicate it’s almost time to start another lap..