The 2021 Repco Bathurst 1000 is set to bring the octane and make history with news that the event will be run over six spectacular days as the final event of this year’s Repco Supercars Championship.
Thanks to Repco, the Bathurst Regional Council, Supercars and ARG, we’re bringin’ the power, excitement and noise to Mount Panorama with the biggest race meeting ever seen at the famous circuit that will combine Australasia’s leading categories for the one of the largest motorsport events ever staged in Australia.
The motorsport extravaganza will feature six-days of on-track entertainment and racing from Tuesday, November 30 through until the Great Race on Sunday, December 5th.
Supercars and ARG will be working closely with NSW health authorities around COVID-safe measures and Public Health Order requirements to ensure the safety of all staff and patrons attending the event.
Fans at the track and watching at home, will be able to take in the Southern Hemisphere’s best motorsport categories in an event that reinforces Mount Panorama’s reputation as Australia’s motorsport Mecca. The categories taking to the mountain in the Repco Supercars Championship, racing in the Repco Bathurst 1000, Super2 & Super3 Series, Porsche Carrera Cup, Toyota 86, V8 SuperUtes, TCR Australia, S5000, Touring Car Masters, GT World Challenge Australia and Trans Am.
Rob Cameron, Managing Director and CEO of Repco says that he is thankful to all parties to ensure that Repco’s first as the title sponsor will be one to remember.
“The Repco crew across Australia and New Zealand are so excited to bring fans a true celebration of motorsport,” said Cameron.
“In a year that has been so challenging for the sport we love I want to thank the team at Supercars and ARG for putting fans first and working collaboratively with us to ensure we can put on a world class event.
“For us, Bathurst is more than a race, it’s a symbol of everything we all love about the sport, and we can’t wait to bring this event to the fans.”
The event will become the finale of the 2021 Repco Supercars Championship as part of the latest revision of the calendar.
Discussions are ongoing with various stakeholders on the four other events that are due to feature on the calendar prior to the Repco Bathurst 1000.
Supercars and Ticketek will provide ticketing information to current ticket holders over coming days.
Supercars CEO Sean Seamer is in no doubt that this year’s Great Race will be the biggest 1000km touring car race ever.
“I would like to thank the acting Mayor North, Rob Cameron at Repco and John McMellan at ARG for their collaboration over the past few weeks to put together what might be known as the best ever Repco Bathurst 1000,” said Seamer.
“It’s been a tough year for motorsport fans but we’re confident this is the recipe for the best possible end to the year. This is it; we won’t be moving the Repco Bathurst 1000 again.”
Full broadcast details for the remaining events of the Repco Supercars Championship will be announced in coming weeks.
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