FAQs

FAQs

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 www.rex.com.au for flights.

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.

What time does the 12 Hour Race start?
5.15am

The full racing schedule is available HERE

Is the 12 Hour Race being televised?
Yes. You can catch all the action on Fox Sports and the Seven Network as well Kayo.

Where can I buy tickets?
Tickets can be booked from Ticketek – link will be available on the Bathurst 12 Hour website.

Where can I buy admission tickets at the event?
Tickets can be purchased from Ticketek at the Harris Park ticket booth located at the main gate.

What are the track closure and opening times?
If requiring access to the Paddock Campground when the track is closed you will need to use the tunnel which is accessible off Ray Bant Drive. The tunnel has a height clearance of 3.1m

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.

Parking Passes: $10 per day pre sale, $15 at the gate per day or $20 for 3 days access pre sale, $25 for 3 days access at the gate

VIP Secure Parking Passes:

Park your car at the front gate of the event for a single day, the weekend, or all three days knowing that during the operating hours of the Event, the Promoter will provide designated security.

To access the car park, enter off Panorama Avenue and turn left towards the main gate.

The cost is $21 per day, $31 for the weekend or $41 for 3 days.

Limited spaces so book now to avoid disappointment.

What are the accommodation options in Bathurst?
Bathurst has a range of accommodation options – see the Accommodation page on this website.

There are also campsites available for purchase

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

Will alcohol be sold at the Event?
Yes, from the Bar located on the rooftop in the Paddock and in Harris Park

Are there Big Screens?
There are six big screens operating at the Event, two on top of the Mountain, one on the Pit Complex roof, one opposite the Paddock Café, one in Harris Park and one on the outside of Hell Corner facing inwards, all operating on Saturday and Sunday.

What hospitality options are available?
There will be hospitality available at the event, check back to this website for details on hospitality options. (ADD LINK?)

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

What facilities are there for disabled patrons?
Accessible Parking is available in the main car park adjacent to Gate 4. Enter the car park off Panorama Drive (providing official State Government vehicle pass is on the car).

Access across the track is via an elevator attached to the main pedestrian bridge which connects with the pit complex. This gives access to the paddock and rooftop (area behind the garages).

The roof of the pit building is available for accessible viewing. This area is attended by volunteers throughout the Event and allows access to those patrons with a disability and one (1) companion.  Access to the pit roof is via the lift.

There are a number of wheelchair friendly toilets in the precinct.  These are located throughout the Pit Building.

Will official event merchandise be available for sale?
Yes, from the official Event merchandiser located in Harris Park.

What first aid service is available?
St. John Ambulance will be operating a total of 2 first aid facilities and roving patrols located around the circuit.

They will be located in the Main Paddock and Harris Park on top of the mountain. Refer to Track Map for locations.

Can I bring my dog?
No, animals of any type are prohibited with the exception to assistance animals.

Is there an ATM at the Circuit?
No, this event will be cashless preferred event.

Can I erect a tent or shade structure at the viewing area located at the top of the mountain?
Yes, however, you are only permitted to erect shade structures behind the white line marked on the ground.

Can I reserve a viewing area by roping (or otherwise) off an area to stop others entering that area?
No.

Use of rope, bunting, poles temporary fencing, tarpaulin, paint, or any other materials to create segregated or reserve viewing areas is strictly prohibited.

Officials will clear all such materials at the conclusion of each day. You can however reserve a permanent seat in the Grandstand on main straight.

Any property left unattended by you at the conclusion of each day’s racing will be deemed abandoned and forfeited without any responsibility for them to account to you for such property.

Can I drive my own car up to the top of the Mount to watch racing?

Yes, you must first purchase a ‘Mountain Access’ vehicle pass either on line pre event or from the booth at the bottom of Barry Gurdon Drive and all occupants must have a valid ticket.

A Mountain Access Pass is the perfect option for fans wanting to get a taste of the action at the top of the mountain. This pass permits access to park at the top of the mountain (during racing only). Once your Mountain Access Pass is scanned you will receive your vehicle sticker that must be visible on your windscreen at all times. Please be mindful that this is not a camping ticket, and all vehicles will need to depart after the end of racing each day.  Vehicles left unattended will be towed at owner’s expense

Mountain Access Passes: $10 per day pre sale, $15 at the gate per day or $20 for 3 days access pre sale, $25 for 3 days access at the gate

There is also a bus running from the bottom of the Circuit to the Top of the Mountain during daylight hours for $5 return per person.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions/requirements for this event?

In line with NSW Government COVID-19 health orders, the following restrictions will apply for the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour 13-15 May, 2022.

  • No capacity limits for the event
  • No COVID specific indoor capacity limits
  • Masks:

Please refer to: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/stay-safe/rules/people-in-nsw

  • No QR check-in is required for entry into the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour.
  • No vaccination status is required for entry into LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour.

We will continue to monitor NSW Government health orders relevant to the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour event.

For further information please refer to the link below:

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/covid-19/Pages/public-health-orders.aspx