POWER ON SHOW OFF LIVERY

POWER ON Racing has shown off the livery their Mercedes-AMG A45 will wear at the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour this weekend.

Leigh Burges will join team owner and double 12-hour champion Rod Salmon in the brightly coloured AMG this year, with both having had strong performances throughout the 2017 event.

Salmon, co-driving with Nathan Antunes, qualified third and ran strongly before issuses saw them drop several laps to ultimately finish 24th.

KAVICH BROTHERS RACING FOR A CURE AT B6HR

Brothers and racing drivers, Ben and Michael Kavich are ‘Racing for a Cure’ in the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour over the upcoming Easter long weekend.

Whilst a podium finish is in their sights, raising funds and awareness for breast cancer trials research is what drives them.

Following Ben’s wife Toula’s breast cancer diagnosis in April 2016, the brothers know of the pain and heartache breast cancer inflicts on individuals and families.

RELIABILITY KEY FOR AUSSIE MUSCLE CAR CONTENDERS

THEY may be the lone Aussie V8 amongst a host of turbocharged hot-hatches and international imports, but Ford Falcon GT-F drivers Jeremy Gray and George Miedecke say they are confident about their forthcoming Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour campaign.

Reliability rather than outright pace has been the target of the JMG Racing entry, the lone Aussie-built car contesting class A1 (Extreme Performance – Forced Induction).

COVERAGE GUIDE: HI-TEC OILS BATHURST 6 HOUR

THERE will be plenty of ways to catch the 2018 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour over the Easter long weekend. Here's how:

TV COVERAGE (Australia):

If you're in Australia, the event will be shown live on TV for the first time, on Fox Sports 505, with coverage starting 11:15am AET (that's standard time, daylight saving ends Sunday morning).

With coverage produced by noted motorsport production house AVE, the race will be broadcast live with coverage right the way around Mount Panorama.

ENDURO CUP CHAMPION COMPLETES CGR PERFORMANCE SQUAD

Front-running national series race team, CGR Performance has confirmed reigning Virgin Australia Supercars Pirtek Enduro Cup Champion Steve Owen as the final piece of the puzzle in their driver line-up for the 2018 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour.

Owen, who won the mini-series encompassing the Sandown 500, Bathurst 1000 and Gold Coast 600 with Chaz Mostert last year, will team up with experienced endurance racer Danny Stutterd in the CXC Global/Hi-Tec Oils Mitsubishi Evo IX, joining the Dylan Thomas/Tim Slade combination already confirmed in the team’s Evo X.

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