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TRACK TIMES

Thursday 5th October

9:45-10:45 – Practice One – All Drivers

12:35-13:35 – Practice Two – Co-Drivers

14:45-15:45 – Practice Three – All Drivers

Friday 6th October

8:45-9:45 – Practice Four – Co-Drivers

11:40-12:40 – Practice Five – All Drivers

15:50-16:30 - Qualifying

Saturday 7th October

10:10-11:10 – Practice Six – All Drivers

17:10-17:55 – Top Ten Shootout

Sunday 8th October

8:05-8:25 – Warm Up

9:05-9:20 – Drivers Parade

11:10 – Bathurst 1000 / 161 Laps

 

FAST FACTS - Track Length – 6.2km // Direction – Anti-Clockwise // Average Speed – 178km/h // Top Speed - 305km/h

- Qualifying Lap Record – 2m05.0481s, Jamie Whincup, Triple Eight Race Engineering, 2016, Holden Commodore VF

- Race Lap Record – 2m06.2769s, David Reynolds, Erebus Motorsport, 2016, Holden Commodore VF

 

- Tim had his best Bathurst qualifying result here last year – 5th

- 19 is the record for the most cars on the lead lap at the end of a Bathurst 1000. It occurred in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

- Tim has finished 7th three times at the Bathurst 1000 – one of those times was last year after he and Ash Walsh fought back from being multiple laps down. An incredible effort!

- 13 is the record for most number of Safety Car periods in a single Bathurst 1000. There were 13 covering a total of 43 laps in the rain-affected 2000 race.

- 7 is the record for most wins in a row at Bathurst by a manufacturer, this was achieve by Holden from 1999 – 2005.  

 

MEET TIM & ASH

Wednesday 4th October

12:15-13:00 – Supercars Autograph Session – Kings Park (Church Street)

Friday 6th October

13:00-13:15 – Autograph Session – Freightliner Racing Tent in Merchandise Alley

14:15-14:45 – Supercars Autograph Session – Freightliner Racing Garage

Saturday 7th October

12:45-12:45 – Supercars Autograph Session – Freightliner Racing Garage

13:30-13:45 – Autograph Session – Freightliner Racing Tent in Merchandise Alley

 

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Published: 02 October 2017.

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