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.aufor 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 cars run in the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour?
GT3, GT4 and invited non-production vehicles.

What time does the 12 Hour Race start?
5.45am on Sunday 3 February 2019. The full racing schedule will be available from the website when published.

Is the 12 Hour Race being televised?
The final three hours will be broadcast live via the Seven Network (check the website for updates on additional coverage closer to the event). There is also a live stream available via the event website.

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.

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 is available at the top of the mountain for $5 per car per day or $10 per car for three (3) days.

What are the accommodation options in Bathurst?
Bathurst has a range of accommodation options – see the Accommodation pageon this website. There are also campsites available for purchase, including the new pre pitched tent area.

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 in the Paddock

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.

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

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?
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.

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’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.

Is there a radio broadcast of the Event?
The Bathurst 12 Hour Race will be broadcast live on 87.8MHz and via radiolemans.com.

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?
Yes, located in Harris Park.

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.

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 Covered Reserved Grandstand at Turn 1.

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 from the booth at the bottom of Barry Gurdon Drive and all occupants must have a valid ticket. ‘Mountain Access’ vehicle passes are available for $5 per day or $10 for all three days. 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.