THE FULL roster of on-air talent for the biggest weekend of Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour coverage yet has been announced.
1994 Bathurst 12 Hour winner and Supercars hall-of-famer Neil Crompton will join an international broadcast team for more than 20 hours of streaming and broadcast coverage this weekend.
Qualifying and the Top-10 shootout will be broadcast exclusively live on Fox Sports 506 on Saturday, 1 February while the race itself will be shown ad-break free on Fox Sports and on free-to-air on 7Mate this Sunday.
Crompton and Fox Sports’ Chris Stubbs will anchor Saturday’s coverage, while Seven’s Mark Beretta will join the duo for Sunday’s extensive race coverage across both networks.
12-Hour commentary will come from John Hindhaugh, Richard Craill and Jonny Palmer, while Chad Neylon, Shea Adam and Charli Robinson will cover pit lane activities throughout the weekend – to be joined on Sunday by Neil Crompton.
Streaming of support categories and the final Bathurst 12 Hour practice session will commence at 7:20am on Saturday prior to the coverage on Fox Sports starting at 12:30pm local time, running through to 6:00pm. Sunday’s coverage commences at 5:30am and runs through to 6:00pm local time.
Fox Sports Head of Television, Steve Crawley, said: “Our car racing continues to deliver in a big way with record ratings and stimulating competition, so we continue to build it. The Bathurst 12 Hour is a most welcome addition for our customers.”
Commenting on the agreement, Lewis Martin, Managing Director Seven Melbourne and Head of Network Sport, Seven, said: “We’ve always been passionate about motorsport at Seven, so we’re thrilled to be broadcasting the Bathurst 12 Hour race in 2020.”
All times are Australian Eastern Daylight Savings time
Friday, 31 January 2020
Bathurst 12 Hour Practice sessions – Live audio on Radiolemans.com
Saturday, 1 February 2020
07:20 – 11:15 – Streaming coverage of Bathurst 12 Hour practice and support races
1230 – 18:00 – Bathurst 12 Hour qualifying 1&2, Support races, Top-10 shootout live on Fox Sports 506 / Sky Sports NZ
(Streaming coverage of qualifying, supports and shootout on Kayo Sports in Australia and Bathurst12hour.com.au in International markets)
Sunday, 2 February 2020
05:30am – 6:00pm – Bathurst 12 Hour race live on Fox Sports 506, 7mate in Australia and Sky Sports NZ.
(Streaming coverage on Kayo Sports / 7plus in Australia and Bathurst12hour.com.au in International markets)