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Bathurst legends face off against hot favourites

The time has come for the most grand race of the year, as the V8 Supercars championship returns to Mount Panorama for the Bathurst 1000.Here's..

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The time has come for the most grand race of the year, as the V8 Supercars championship returns to Mount Panorama for the Bathurst 1000.

Here's everything you need to know for a massive six days of racing.

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Jamie Whincup prepares for the 2021 Repco Supercars Championship, Round 12, Bathurst 1000.

WHEN IS THE BATHURST 1000?

This year's Bathurst 1000 will form part of an action-packed six-day festival of motorsport.

Kicking off on Tuesday November 30, with the support categories on track from 8:40am (AEDT), the action won't stop until the carnival's peak event, the Repco Bathurst 1000, on Sunday December 5.

Viewers will get their first look at the Supercars on Thursday December 2 when they hold their opening practice session. The Supercars will also run six one-hour practice sessions in the lead up.

ARMOR ALL Qualifying will commence the following day at 4:35pm (AEDT).

The much loved Top Ten Shootout will begin at 5:05pm (AEDT) on Saturday to set the grid for the Great Race.

The season finale of the 2021 Dunlop Series will additionally take place, running two 100km races on Friday and Saturday.

The Bathurst 1000 will start at 12:15pm (AEDT) on Sunday afternoon, rounding out the 2021 Repco Supercars Championship season.

The event will also feature nine support categories with races to be held each day.

WHERE IS THE BATHURST 1000?

The Bathurst 1000 is held annually at the iconic Mount Panorama circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales. Drivers need to be the first to complete 161 laps of the 6.213km circuit (totaling 1,000km) to be proclaimed the new 'King of the Mountain'.

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Craig Lowndes claimed his 7th Bathurst 1000 in 2018.

WHERE TO GET TICKETS?

Tickets can be purchased through Ticketek. A limited number of camp sites in various camping grounds will also be available for sale.

HOW CAN I WATCH THE BATHURST 1000?

The action will also be broadcast live on Foxtel and streamed on Kayo throughout.

Seven's coverage of the Bathurst 1000 will commence at 8:30am (AEDT) on Sunday December 5.

DRIVER LINE-UP

Shell V-Power Racing Team: Will Davison/Alex Davison

Shell V-Power Racing Team: Anton De Pasquale/Tony D'Alberto

Red Bull Ampol Racing: Shane van Gisbergen/Garth Tander

Red Bull Ampol Racing: Jamie Whincup/Craig Lowndes

Triple Eight (wildcard): Broc Feeney/Russell Ingall

Tickford Racing: Cameron Waters/James Moffat

Tickford Racing: Jack Le Brocq/Zak Best

Tickford Racing: James Courtney/Thomas Randle

Walkinshaw Andretti United: Bryce Fullwood/Warren Luff

Walkinshaw Andretti United: Chaz Mostert/Lee Holdsworth

Erebus Motorsport: Will Brown/Jack Perkins

Erebus Motorsport: Brodie Kostecki/David Russell

Erebus Motorsport (wildcard): Richie Stanaway/Greg Murphy

Team 18: Scott Pye/James Golding

Team 18: Mark Winterbottom/Michael Caruso

Blanchard Racing Team: Tim Slade/Tim Blanchard

Kelly Grove Racing: David Reynolds/Luke Youlden

Kelly Grove Racing: Andre Heimgartner/Matt Campbell

Brad Jones Racing: Todd Hazelwood/Dean Fiore

Brad Jones Racing: Jack Smith/Ash Walsh

Brad Jones Racing: Macauley Jones/Chris Pither

Team Sydney: Fabian Coulthard/Jonathon Webb

Team Sydney: Garry Jacobson/Dylan O'Keeffe

Matt Stone Racing: Jake Kostecki/Kurt Kostecki

Matt Stone Racing: Zane Goddard/Jayden Ojeda

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Bathurst 1000 Shane van Gisbergen

PAST RESULTS

Shane Van Gisbergen and Garth Tander will be looking to go back-to-back for Red Bull Ampol Racing. The pair will start the race as clear favourites.

This season's winners were previously decided when Van Gisbergen and Triple Eight Race Engineering claimed the drivers' and teams' championship respectively with one round remaining.

This year's 26-car grid will feature 13 drivers who have won the race previously, combining for a total of 30 Bathurst victories.

Craig Lowndes is the most successful driver in this year's field with seven previous victories. Lowndes will team up with Jamie Whincup (four individual wins) to pursue a record-breaking four titles together.

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By: wwos
Title: Bathurst legends line up against hot favourites
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Published Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 02:49:56 +0000

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