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<pre> V8 Supercar 1000 Facts And Figures Title: V8 1000 for V8 Supercars What: A 1000km endurance race for V8 Supercars. Round 11 of the 2001 Shell Championship Series Where: Mt Panorama, Bathurst, NSW When: October 4-7, 2001 Event Promoter: ...

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<pre> V8 Supercar 1000 Facts And Figures

Title: V8 1000 for V8 Supercars What: A 1000km endurance race for V8 Supercars. Round 11 of the 2001 Shell Championship Series Where: Mt Panorama, Bathurst, NSW When: October 4-7, 2001 Event Promoter: International Management Group Website: www.v8supercar1000.com Tickets: Available through Ticketek on 136 122 or at the gate

TICKET PRICES Adults - GA Season - (Thurs-Sun): Advance $85.00 Gate $90.00 Weekend: Advance $75.00 Gate $80.00 Sunday: Advance $55.00 Gate $60.00

Concession GA - Outer Circuit Only Season (Thurs-Sun): Advance $70.00 Gate $75.00 Weekend: Advance $60.00 Gate $65.00 Sunday: Advance $45.00 Gate $50.00

Grandstand Outer Circuit: Advance $155.00 Gate $160.00

Paddock Passes Paddock passes are valid for all four days of the V8 Supercar 1000. They must be purchased in addition to a General Admission or Grandstand Ticket. Numbers limited. $30.00 (advance of at the gate)

HOW DO I GET THERE? Bathurst is located approximately 200km west of Sydney. It is about a three-hour drive from Sydney¹s CBD. It is also serviced by airline, train and buses services. Coach Interstate express coaches operate on a regular basis. Coach companies that operate between Sydney and Bathurst include: Selwoods - ph (02) 6362 7963 Rendalls - ph (02) 6884 4199

Rail A variety of services both east and west, supplemented by coach services. Travel time from Sydney via the XPT service is 3.5 hours. Phone Countrylink Travel Centre on 02 6332 4844 for more details.

Self Drive From Sydney by car takes around three hours. The main route to Bathurst from Sydney is via the Great Western Highway over the Blue Mountains.

ACCOMMODATION All accommodation inquiries to 1800 681 000. Bathurst Visitors' Centre manages the availability list of B&B's, hotels, motels, self-contained and the home hire programme.

TELEVISION TIMES Network Ten will be providing a massive 15 hours of nation-wide live coverage from Mt Panorama. It will also be televised live to New Zealand and Europe with a delayed telecast to North America and Asia. A total potential viewing for 400 million homes. Saturday¹s Network Ten telecast will be from Noon-5pm Sunday¹s telecast will be from 7am-5pm

EVENT SCHEDULE

THURSDAY ­ OCTOBER 4, 2001 Start Time Finish Time Duration Event Formula Session 9:15 9:55 0:40 GTP Practice 10:05 10:20 0:15 Motorcycle Stunt Show 10:20 10:50 0:30 V8 BRutes Practice 11:05 11:50 0:45 Konica V8 Supercars Practice 13:10 13:20 0:10 Motorcycle Stunt Show 13:25 14:55 1:30 V8 SUPERCARS Practice 15:10 15:30 0:20 V8 BRutes 15:45 16:35 0:50 GTP Practice 16:50 17:00 0:10 Holden & Ford Burn Out Cars

FRIDAY ­ OCTOBER 5, 2001 Start Time Finish Time Duration Event Formula Session 8:45 9:15 0:30 Konica V8 Supercars Practice 9:30 10:00 0:30 GTP Qualifying 10:15 11:15 1:00 V8 SUPERCARS Practice 11:30 11:50 0:20 V8 BRutes Race 1 13:10 13:55 0:45 V8 SUPERCARS Qualifying (Top 50%) 14:05 14:50 0:45 V8 SUPERCARS Qualifying ­ remainder of field 15:10 15:25 0:15 Motorcycle Stunt Pit Straight 15:10 15:25 0:15 Holden & Ford Burn Out Cars Top of Mountain 15:30 16:10 0:40 Konica V8 Supercars Qualifying 16:25 16:45 0:20 V8 BRutes Race 2

SATURDAY ­ OCTOBER 6, 2001 Start Time Finish Time Duration Event Formula Session 7:45 8:05 0:20 GTP Warm Up 8:10 8:25 0:15 VB Challenge Pit Straight 8:10 8:25 0:15 Holden & Ford Burn Out Cars Top of the Mountain 8:40 10:00 1:20 Konica V8 Supercars Race 10:00 10:15 0:15 Motorcycle Stunt Show 10:15 10:30 0:15 V8 SUPERCARS Warm Up (Top 15) 10:45 11:50 1:05 V8 SUPERCARS Top 15 Shoot Out 13:35 15:35 2:00 GTP Race 15:50 16:15 0:25 Motorcycle Stunt Show Pit Straight 16:20 17:20 1:00 V8 SUPERCARS Practice

SUNDAY ­ OCTOBER 7, 2001 Start Time Finish Time Duration Event Formula Session 7:15 7:35 0:20 V8 SUPERCARS Warm Up 7:50 8:10 0:20 V8 BRutes Race 3 8:20 9:45 1:25 Pre Race Activities 10:00 16:30 6:30 V8 SUPERCARS V8 Supercar 1000 ­ 161 Laps ­ Race 16:45 17:15 0:30 Podium Presentation

TRACK RECORDS - V8 Supercars Circuit: 6.213km ­ Cars run anticlockwise

Qualifying Record: 2:09.5146 ­ Mark Larkham, Ford Falcon (1999) Lap Record: 2:12.3398 ­ Larry Perkins, Holden Commodore (1997) Outright Lap Record: 2:09.70 - Niel Allen, McLaren M10B (1970) Race Record: (New Circuit-with Chase) ­ 6hrs, 19mins, 14.80s ­ Jim Richards-Mark Skaife, Nissan GT-R (1991) Race Record: (Old Circuit) ­ 6hrs, 23mins, 13.06s ­ Peter Brock-Larry Perkins, Holden Commodore VK (1984)

2000 RACE RESULTS Race Time: 7hrs, 23mins, 30s Fastest Lap: 2:14.2602 (Craig Lowndes, Holden Racing Team) ­ Lap 83

TOP TEN 1: Garth Tander-Jason Bargwanna, Holden Commodore (Valvoline Cummins Repco) 2: Paul Radisich-Jason Bright, Ford Falcon (Shell Helix Racing) 3: Greg Murphy-Steve Richards, Holden Commodore (Kmart Racing) 4: Steve Johnson-Cameron McLean, Ford Falcon (Shell Helix Racing) 5: Nathan Pretty-Todd Kelly, Holden Commodore (Holden Racing Team) 6: Craig Lowndes-Mark Skaife, Holden Commodore (Holden Racing Team) 7: Craig Baird-Simon Wills, Ford Falcon (Pirtek Racing) 8: Dugal McDougall-Andrew Miedecke, Holden Commodore (Pepsi Racing) 9: David Parons-Darren Hossack, Holden Commodore (Kmart Racing) 10: Jason Plato-Yvan Muller, Holden Commodore (Holden Racing Team)

Recent Past Winners 1999 ­ Greg Murphy-Steve Richards, Holden Commmodore (Kmart Racing) 1998 - Jason Bright-Steve Richards, Ford Falcon (Pirtek Racing) 1997 ­ Larry Perkins-Russell Ingall, Holden Commodore (Castrol Racing) 1996 ­ Craig Lowndes-Greg Murphy, Holden Commodore (Mobil Holden Racing Team) 1995 ­ Larry Perkins-Russell Ingall, Holden Commodore (Castrol Racing)

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