BUMPER GRIDS FOR SIX-HOUR SUPPORTS

MORE than 240 cars will take to Mount Panorama this Easter on the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour support event program.

Five categories, Production Sports Cars, Heritage Group C+A Touring Cars, HQ Holdens, Group N Historic Touring Cars and the Porsche Club NSW regularity have all attracted bumper fields to the exceptionally diverse racing program.

The return of the classic cars from Bathurst’s past headline the return of the Heritage Touring Cars category, with famous cars from the Group C and Group A eras entered amongst the deep 43-car field.

YOUNG GUNS CONFIRMED FOR SUBARU B6HR ATTACK

Two of Australia’s brightest young talents have confirmed an assault on the 2017 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour, in a new 2016 Subaru WRX STI which will run in the outright A1 class.

Dimitri Agathos and Lachlan Gibbons will team up in the FullGas Racing machine for the prestigious production car endurance race around the nation’s most famous racetrack, with their campaign supported by Nova Employment, Castrol and Whiteline.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS FOR BMW DUO AT BATHURST

Reigning Australian Production Cars champion Beric Lynton says he and co-driver Tim Leahey will be heading to this year’s 2017 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour spurred on by unfinished business from last year’s event.

The April 14-16 event doubles as the  first round of the 2017 Australian Production Cars season.

In 2016 during the inaugural running of the event, Lynton and Leahey started from pole position and went on to finish seventh after being plagued by a mechanical issue.

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