Supercars Bathurst 1000
It began as a dirt-track, a tourist-drive winding around the hills surrounding the bustling city of Bathurst. Even back then the Council of the time, had a vision for a premier motor racing circuit. With its sharp hills, hairpin bends and a fast downhill straight, Mount Panorama tourist drive had potential that would inspire awe and demand respect from race car drivers who would take up the challenge for years to come.
Fast forward to 2018 and Mount Panorama is indisputably a Mecca for motor racing fans all over Australia and around the world. Be there to see which manufacturer will reign victorious and which driver will tame the Mountain to take their place in history. The stage is set for another captivating 1000km endurance race through Mount Panorama - the ultimate battle for power on an unforgiving mountainous track.
Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of another chapter of Australian motorsport history and experience the Great Race live and track-side with a bunch of new like-minded mates.
THURSDAY 4 OCTOBER 2018
DAY 1: TRAVEL TOOWOOMBA TO BATHURST
Depart Toowoomba at 6:00am, an early start because of daylight savings in NSW. Begin the pilgrimage to the mecca of motorsport, Mt Panorama at Bathurst. Travel via Goondiwindi and Narrabri to arrive at our the Scots School Bathurst for a four-night stay. Dinner and breakfast are included daily during our stay. (Meals: D)
FRIDAY 5 OCTOBER 2018
DAY 2: BATHURST - WARM UP
Don’t forget your passes to the Mount Panorama Circuit, these are included with your package. (Upgrades to Entry with Paddock Pass and Grandstand Seating are available on request but limited by availability, so booking early is advised). The coach will transfer you to the track for the day's activities including practice and qualifying sessions. Return early evening to accommodation for dinner and some social time with your fellow race enthusiasts.
SATURDAY6 OCTOBER 2018
DAY 3: BATHURST - PRACTICE
Return to the mountain for another day of qualifying and practice with the highlight of the day being the high octane and heart pumping Top Ten Shootout. Return to the Scots School for dinner. (Meals BD)
SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER 2018
DAY 4: BATHURST - RACE DAY
Rise early today to be at the track ready for Warm Up sessions and the pre-race entertainment. Enjoy the electric pre-race atmosphere and get yourself situated and prepared for the start of Australia's greatest motorsport event. At 10:30 the lights go out and the great race begins as Supercars and drivers launch from the starting grid and begin fighting for a place at the front of the pack. The 1000 kilometers of engine screaming, tyre shredding racing will culminate around 6 hours later when the winner crosses the finish line for the final time. Some will be thrilled, others a little disappointed with the result, but the exhilaration of witnessing the biggest racing spectacle will surely be a memory to stick with you for a lifetime. After returning to the accommodation you can reflect on the great moments of the race over dinner and social time tonight back at our accommodation. (Meals BD)
MONDAY 8 OCTOBER 2018
DAY 5: BATHURST TO TOOWOOMBA
Relax on-board your luxury coach as we head for home. The journey will travel through Narrabri and Moree crossing the border back into Queensland and Eastern Standard Time, arriving back in Toowoomba at approximately 6:00pm. (Meals B)
Meals: 4 Breakfast, 4 Dinner
Transport: Tour Bus
Accommodation: Scots College Dormitory with shared bathroom facilities.
Activities: 3 Day pass to Mount Panorama Circuit. Optional upgrades available.