Archive for the ‘Bathurst 12 Hour’ Category

Rick Kelly shares a driver’s eye view of Bathurst

Rick Kelly has been kind enough to share a driver’s eye view of a lap around Mount Panorama. Recorded with a GoPro camera mounted to his helmet you can see and hear what it’s like inside the Nissan GTR Nismo GT as he posts a very tidy 2:04.8s lap. Check it out after the break.

Erebus Mercedes on pole for 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour

Maro Engel has claimed pole position for the 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour in this afternoon’s Class A-only Qualifying 3 session with an outstanding lap time of 2:03.8586. Engel’s time in the #1 Erebus Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 was 0.0835s faster than Mika Salo’s provisional pole time from this morning. That means Engel now holds the […]

Mika Salo sets lap record in B12hr Qualifying 1

Mika Salo driving the #88 Maranello Motorsport Ferrari has claimed provisional pole position for the 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour race with a blistering 2:03.9421 lap time posted late in Qualifying 1 this morning. Salo’s time is a new lap record for a GT car and is the fastest lap ever by a closed roof racecar […]

More onboard action from the Bathurst 12 Hour

Keen for some more onboard action to get you ready for tomorrow’s Bathurst 12 Hour race. Here’s a couple of laps from inside the #23 Lamborghini Gallardo with David Russell posting what was a GT lap record (2:05.9s) and also Laurens Vanthoor driving the #3 Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS. Factory Porsche driver Patrick Long, […]

2014 Bathurst 12 Hour qualifying: live stream

Live streaming for today’s action at the Bathurst 12 Hour is now underway and includes all support categories as well. Strap yourself in and enjoy the day, which starts with a one hour HQ Holden race. Saturday 8 February 0900–1000: Qualifying 1 (All classes) 1330–1410: Qualifying 2 (All classes) 1420–1435: Qualifying 3 (Class A only)

2014 Bathurst 12 Hour photo gallery: Friday practice

Defending champions Erebus Motorsport have signaled their intentions with the #1 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 setting the fastest time in practice at the 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour today. With Maro Engel behind the wheel his time of 2:04.4533 established a new lap record for a tintop car around Mount Panorama. Conditions were hot late in […]

Onboard the Nissan GTR Nismo GT3 at Bathurst

The #32 Nissan GTR Nismo GT3 has just set the fastest time in Practice 3 at the Bathurst 12 Hour. At the wheel for this afternoon’s flying lap was Bathurst rookie Alex Buncombe who set a time of 2:06.5958. That’s a bit off this morning’s pace when David Russell set a GT3 practice record with […]

2014 Bathurst 12 Hour race program

A full race program including all support categories can be found on the Bathurst 12 Hour website, but here’s the key times for the main runners. Aside from the race itself the key timeslot will be 2:20pm tomorrow where the Class A runners will be let off the leash for a frantic 15 minute qualifying […]

2014 Bathurst 12 Hour live streaming guide

Live coverage for the 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour will be available throughout the weekend, culminating with SBS TV covering the final three hours of the race across the nation. Live streaming and live audio (via Radio Le Mans) will do the bulk of the work prior to the race climax on televsion. If you can’t […]

A twitter lap of Mount Panorama

The 2014 Bathurst 12 hour race takes place this weekend and to help get you in the mood the official race twitter account has taken us on a lap of the famed 6.2km Mount Panorama circuit. Of note is the new super smooth surface the drivers will experience on Australia’s toughest and most spectacular race […]

Vita4One Racing added to capacity Bathurst 12hr field

GT racing specialists Vita4One Racing will field two BMW Z3 GT3s in the 2014 Bathurst 12 hour (7–9 February). They will form part of the capacity 55 car field in what shapes as being one of the best 12 hours yet in the GT era. The GT3-outright (Class A) field includes reigning Bathurst 12 Hour […]