Bathurst (2017)

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Supercars to assess Bathurst safety after 12 Hour shunt

The Supercars Commission will move to address safety concerns at the Mount Panorama circuit at its next meeting.

Moffat ‘confused’ by costly Bathurst crashes

James Moffat says he was left confused by the pair of crashes that wiped him out of the Bathurst 1000 while in contention for a podium.

Premat left stranded on top of Mount Panorama after Bathurst exit

Alex Premat says he was stranded on top of Mount Panorama for hours after engine problems cut his Bathurst 1000 short.

Slade concerned about crashing after Bathurst cool suit failure

Tim Slade says ‘there would have been another crashed car’ had he kept going after his cool suit failed during Sunday’s Bathurst 1000.

Triple Eight surprised by ‘odd’ Bathurst engine drama

Triple Eight team manager Mark Dutton says his team was surprised by the engine drama that took Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell out of contention at Bathurst yesterday.

Bathurst winners reflect on ‘team of rejects’ victory

David Reynolds and Luke Youlden have opened up on their unlikely Bathurst 1000 victory for minnow squad Erebus.

McLaughlin ‘gutted’ to miss Bathurst glory

Scott McLaughlin says he is gutted to not have turned his record-breaking qualifying pace at Mount Panorama into a Bathurst 1000 victory yesterday.

Bathurst 1000: Reynolds/Youlden take chaotic victory

David Reynolds and Luke Youlden are the 2017 Bathurst 1000 Champions, after a turbulent race run through changing weather conditions.

Bathurst 1000: Prodrive leads, McLaughlin out of the race

Cam Waters and Richie Stanaway continue to lead the Bathurst 1000, while Scott McLaughlin is in serious danger of losing his championship lead after being forced out of the race.

Bathurst 1000: Stanaway/Waters leading in wet conditions

A brilliant stint from Richie Stanaway in wet conditions has put the the #6 Prodrive Ford into a commanding lead a third of a way into the Bathurst 1000.

Bathurst 1000: Holdsworth tops morning warm-up

Lee Holdsworth topped the traditional early morning warm-up at Mount Panorama, ahead of today’s Bathurst 1000.

McLaughlin reflects on ‘once in a lifetime’ Bathurst lap

Scott McLaughlin has opened up about his record-shattering Bathurst 1000 qualifying lap, one that is set to go down in Mount Panorama history.

Reynolds ready for Bathurst ‘mind games’ with McLaughlin

David Reynolds says not being in contention for the Supercars championship may come in handy when he takes on Scott McLaughlin at Bathurst tomorrow.

Bathurst 1000: McLaughlin takes historic pole position

Scott McLaughlin took a historic pole position for tomorrow’s Bathurst 1000, with the first ever sub-2m04s lap during the Top 10 Shootout.

Bathurst 1000: Reynolds tops Saturday practice

Erebus driver David Reynolds topped today’s sole practice session at Mount Panorama.

Whincup baffled after missing Bathurst Shootout

Jamie Whincup says he doesn’t know why he failed to make the cut for Saturday’s Top 10 Shootout ahead of the Bathurst 1000.

Bathurst 1000: McLaughlin tops crash-affected qualifying

Scott McLaughlin will run last in tomorrow’s Top 10 Shootout at Mount Panorama, while Jamie Whincup failed to make the Top 10 and will start the Great Race from 11th.

Bathurst 1000: McLaughlin smashes Bathurst lap record

Scott McLaughlin has obliterated the unofficial lap record at Mount Panorama, setting a new fastest ever time for a Supercar during the final pre-qualifying practice session.

Watch the Bathurst 1000 on this weekend

This weekend, European race fans can follow the biggest race on the Australian Supercars calendar, the 60th Bathurst 1000 from Mount Panorama, live on

Bathurst 1000: Canto leads lightning fast co-driver practice

Dean Canto pipped James Golding to top a lightning fast co-driver practice session that saw times dip into the 2m05.3s.

Injury rules Ash Walsh out of Bathurst

Ash Walsh will not race in Sunday’s Bathurst 1000, having elected to pull out of the Great Race due to the injuries he sustained in a high-speed testing crash last week.

Bathurst 1000: Reynolds stuns McLaughlin to top Practice 3

A last-gasp lap from Erebus driver David Reynolds beat what looked to be an insurmountable time from Scott McLaughlin in Practice 3 at Mount Panorama, as the times dipped under the 2m06s marker.

Bathurst 1000: Canto tops co-driver practice

Dean Canto set the pace for the co-drivers in the second practice session at Mount Panorama, going fastest ahead of Prodrive Racing teammate Steve Owen.

Crash rules Slade out of Thursday Bathurst running

Tim Slade and Ash Walsh’s Commodore won’t return to the track until at least tomorrow, as the Brad Jones Racing crew faces an all-night repair following Slade’s practice crash this morning.

Bathurst 1000: Mostert beats Lowndes in opening practice

Chaz Mostert edged out Craig Lowndes to top the opening practice session for this weekend’s Bathurst 1000.

Walsh to assess fitness after Bathurst practice

Ash Walsh says he’s confident he’ll be fit enough to race at Bathurst this weekend, but will make a final call after practice tomorrow.

Winterbottom to run 1977 Bathurst tribute livery

Prodrive Racing Australia will pay homage to Allan Moffat and Colin Bond’s famous 1977 Bathurst one-two with a special livery for this weekend’s Great Race.

New Bathurst liveries for Nissan, HSV Racing

Nissan Motorsport and HSV Racing have both rolled out fresh liveries ahead of this week’s Bathurst 1000.

What ‘second screen experience’ means for the Bathurst 1000

The staple ingredients for watching Australia’s biggest motor race used to be a TV and a fridge full of cold beverages. But as viewing habits change and technology evolves, the ‘second screen experience’ is growing in importance.

Dutton: Triple Eight 'wants to win Bathurst so bad'

Triple Eight team manager Mark Dutton says his squad is heading to Bathurst buoyed by the speed it consistently shows at Mount Panorama, rather than concerned over the streak of mistakes that have cost Jamie Whincup in recent years.

Finalists selected for Bathurst Supercars eSports event

The eight finalists that will take part in the inaugural official Supercars eSports event at Bathurst next week have been selected.