(Team News) - After two seasons of global communication between four-time Australian production car champions Pedders Racing and dual Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) champion Michele Abbate, the 2017 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour will play host to a promising combination as the fellow Toyota 86 racers join talents to take on the mountain challenge.
THE BEST WAY for fans of motor sport to celebrate Easter is by becoming a volunteer at the 2017 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour.
250 volunteers are currently being recruited for the 14-16 April Event that will this year not only include a vast array of racing categories, but also the second running of the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour enduro.
Quickly becoming one of Bathurst’s iconic races, the 2017 6-hour is looking likely to field a capacity 72-car field for the first time.
A BRAND NEW range of Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour merchandise has gone on sale ahead of the 2017 event this Easter.
The affordable new range includes a new one-size-fits-all cap, a unisex Jacket and both unisex and female Polo shirts.
Jackets and Polo Shirts are avaiable in sizes ranging from Small to 3XL.
The cap is priced at just $10, polos are $30 and the jackets just $60!
Pre-sales have commenced online with orders recieved over the value of $60 to recieve free shipping.
THE HI-TEC OILS Bathurst 6 Hour entry list is now five from absolute capacity, 67 cars now committed to the Race this Easter.
Despite the fact the race is only entering its second year, a 67-car field would represent the largest ever for a major Bathurst enduro however it is expected that a full grid will now start on Easter Sunday.
SIXTY-FOUR cars now feature on the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour entry list as Bathurst’s newest enduro moves into record-setting territory.
A continued steady flow of entries has seen those confirmed to compete now just eight short of the 72-car grid capacity allowed at the 6.213km Mount Panorama circuit.
According to Bathurst records, 64 cars qualified for the 1969 Hardie Ferodo 500 on the Mountain, with 63 actually starting the race – won that year by Colin Bond and Tony Roberts in a Holden Monaro GTS.