80th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS COMMENCE ON THE MOUNTAIN

THE Hi-TEC OILS Bathurst 6 Hour will this weekend celebrate the 80th anniversary of racing commencing at Mount Panorama, Bathurst.

Celebrations kicked off in style today with a pit lane unveil of a special Bathurst birthday cake, ahead of this weekend’s running of the iconic circuit’s newest Easter racing tradition on the Mountain.

The Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour continues the tradition of racing across the Easter Long weekend, which started with the circuit’s first racing event was held across the Easter weekend in 1938.

COX RETURNS FOR MORE BATHURST EXCITEMENT

JORDAN COX became a social media sensation at Bathurst last year.

Driving a Honda Civic in the Improved Production support races at the 12 Hour, his audacious moves to pass other cars have been seen the world over.

Cox returns to Mt Panorama this weekend to tackle a much longer race than on his previous visit – this time it is the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour.

Cox will be joined in a Mitsubishi Lancer EVO X RS by car owner Michael King and Jordan’s dad Graeme who is an experience Improved Production racer in his own right.

TOURING CAR HISTORY PART OF NOLAN HSV ATTACK

A KEY HSV team contesting the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour are ready for a stronger Bathurst campaign this year.

A disappointing run in 2017 has Daniel Clift, Wayne Clift and Ashley Heffernan ready for a stronger campaign this year in their VZ HSV.

The Nolan Finishes HSV entered last years 6-hour with a suspect diff heading into the race, the component failing after just over four hours of competition. 

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.

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