FAQ

Q. What is the history of the Event?
A. The inaugural Bathurst 6 Hour was held in 2016 however the first ever motor racing meeting was held over Easter in 1938.

Q. What cars run in the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour?
A. Production cars (CAMS Group 3E Regulations).

Q. What time does the 6 Hour Race start?
A. 11:30am on Sunday 21 April 2019.

Q. Is the 6 Hour Race being televised?
A. Yes, with details to be advised shortly.

Q. Is the 6 Hour Race being streamed live?
A. Not in Australia however international audiences can watch a live stream.

Q. Is there a radio broadcast of the Race?
A. Yes, broadcast live on B-Rock 99.3FM.

Q. What time do gates open and close?
A. Gates open at 7.00am and close 6.00pm daily.

Q. Where can I buy tickets?
A. Visit the ticketing page of this website from January 2019.

Q. What parking is available?
A. Public parking is available immediately adjacent to the Main Ticket Box off Panorama Avenue.

Q. What catering options are available?
A. Vendors will be operating from the Paddock, Pit Complex, Harris Park and top of the mountain.

Q. Are hospitality options available?
A. No, however a public café operates in suites 7 to 13 of the Pit Complex.

Q. Will alcohol be sold at the Event?
A. Yes, from the Public Café located in the Pit Complex.

Q. Is camping offered at this Event?
A. Yes, in the Paddock Campground - see dedicated page on the website.

Q. Can I drive my own car up to the top of the Mount to watch racing?
A. Yes, providing all occupants have a valid ticket (children 12 and under free of charge).

Q. Can I gain access to the Pit complex roof during the Event?
A. Yes, however children must be supervised at all times.

Q. Is there a 'Will Call' Office
A. Yes, referred to as the 'Accreditation Office' and located at the Main Gate. The hours of operation are:
Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 April: 9.00am – 5.00pm.
Friday 19 and Saturday 20 April: 6.00am – 6.00pm.
Sunday 21 April: 6.00am – noon.

Q. Are there Big Screens?
A. Two screens will be operational on Sunday only, located at Hell Corner and top of the Mountain.

Q. What facilities are there for disabled patrons?
A. Disabled patrons can park in Harris Park (providing official State Govt vehicle pass 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.

Q. Will official event merchandise and programs be available for sale?
A. Yes, from the official merchandise stall located at the rear of Garage 36.

Q. What first aid service is available?
A. St John’s Ambulance will be operating from sites in the Paddock.

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

Q. Is there an ATM at the Circuit?
A. No, the nearest is located in Bathurst township, approximately 3 km away.

Q. Where is Bathurst?
A. 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.

Q. What is the weather normally like in April?
A. Bathurst in April has an average low temperature of 6 degrees Celsius and an average high temperature of 21 degrees Celsius.

Q. What are the accommodation options in Bathurst?
A. Bathurst has a range of accommodation options - refer to the Accommodation page on this website.