Track Schedule confirmed for 2023 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour
THE TRACK schedule for the 2023 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour has been confirmed, one month out from cars hitting the iconic Mount Panorama Circuit this Easter.
A full track program, commencing on Friday, 7 April, includes the opening round of Fanatec GT World Challenge Australia, the debut of GT4 competition in Australia along with Australian Production Cars, plus Circuit Excels and Nissan Pulsar one-make racing.
The second round of the 2023 Shannons SpeedSeries will be broadcast live, ad-break free and on demand on Stan Sport on Saturday and Sunday, with live coverage on the Nine Network on Saturday afternoon.
The Bathurst 6 Hour sessions commence with a pair of one-hour practice outings on Friday, April 7 prior to a third, 40-minute session on Saturday morning.
Qualifying will be held over two parts, the bottom 50% of the practice order to be followed by the heavy-hitters in the top half of the field following that, just after 2PM on Saturday.
Cars are released to the six-hour grid at 11:05 on Easter Sunday with the race itself to commence at 11:45am.
The Fanatec GT World Challenge Australia Championship launches its new season with a one-hour race on Saturday afternoon, with a second on Saturday morning as a precursor to the 6-Hour itself.
The combined grid of Australian Production Cars and GT4 vehicles will race three times, a trio of 40-minute timed races adding to the endurance aspect of the event.
The MRF Tyres Australian Pulsar Association Series races three times – their finale’ on Saturday evening – while the three-race program for Circuit Excel competitors concludes on Sunday morning.
The Bathurst 6 Hour entry list currently sits at 68 cars, with a final entry list, including drivers, to be announced in due course.
Support category information will also be confirmed in the lead-up to the event.
Tickets, camping and hospitality for Bathurst’s Biggest Enduro are on sale now via bathurst6hour.com.au.