RACE TO THE GRID SEES RECORD EARLY ENTRIES FOR BATHURST 6 HOUR

THE Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour grid is already half full just one week after entries officially opened.

Event organisers have received 36 entries in the eight days since entries opened on 1 August – half of the maximum Mount Panorama grid capacity of 72 cars.

Entry forms have been received from five states, 26 different entrants / teams and also include representation in each of the key classes that make up the event.

B6HR TO DOUBLE AS ROUND OF NATIONAL PRODUCTION CAR SERIES

THE Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour will double as a round of the Australian Production Car Series in 2017.  

Event organisers confirmed today that the Australian Production Car Series will allocate points based on Bathurst 6 Hour finishing positions, the Bathurst race to double as a national series round for the first time next year.

Entries for the second running of the six-hour will open on 1 August this year, with an 11:30am start time confirmed for Sunday, 16 April.

SUPPORT PROGRAM CONFIRMED FOR 2017 BATHURST 6 HOUR

THE RETURN of some of the most famous cars from the annuals of Mount Panorama’s incredible history feature on the support program for the 2017 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour, announced today.

The Heritage Touring Cars category, comprised of genuine Group C and Group A vehicles that competed in Australian Touring Car Racing between 1973 and 1992, will return to the Mountain next Easter amongst a full racing program set for the April 14-16 long weekend.

THREE YEAR DEAL SETS SIX HOUR AS NEW BATHURST EASTER STAPLE

THE HI-TEC OILS Bathurst 6 Hour will become a staple of the Easter long weekend at Mount Panorama, with a three-year commitment from Hi-Tec Oils to return as the naming-rights sponsor announced today.

The 2017 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour Event will be held on April 14-16, with the second running of the six-hour production car enduro to start at the new time of 11:30am on Easter Sunday next year. Support categories will be announced later this year.

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