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2024 Repco Bathurst 12 Hour track schedule released

Bathurst 12 Hour
19 Jan
The full schedule for the 2024 Repco Bathurst 12 Hour has been set, with three days of on-track action and off-track events locked in at Mount Panorama this February 15-18
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  • Repco Bathurst 12 Hour to open Bathurst SuperFest

  • Fan-favourite Track to Town returns for 2024

  • Race to start at traditional 5:45am time slot

The full schedule for the 2024 Repco Bathurst 12 Hour has been set, with four days of on-track action and off-track events locked in at Mount Panorama this February 15-18.

The 12-Hour event kicks off the broader Bathurst SuperFest this February.

An iconic part of the Repco 12 Hour weekend, Track to Town returns on Thursday, February 15 and will officially commence the fortnight of on and off-track activities.

The full 12-Hour field will travel in convoy from Mount Panorama to Russell Street in the Bathurst CBD.

2022 Bathurst 12 Hour Track to Town

Fans will have the opportunity to meet with their favourite local and international drivers, including the great Valentino Rossi, Chaz Mostert, Craig Lowndes, Paul Tracy, Cam Waters, Broc Feeney, Will Brown, Thomas Randle, Jamie Whincup and many more from around the globe who will be descending on the mountain for one of the world’s most anticipated endurance races of 2024.

Cars will park in the Bathurst CBD before a signing session with all Repco Bathurst 12 Hour drivers takes place until 1:00pm.

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The 12-Hour on-track program includes support events from the Duggan Family Hotels Combined Sedans and Group S Historic Sports Cars categories as well as key on-track demonstration sessions that are always a highlight.

Announced this week, the iconic Ford SuperVan will take to Mount Panorama on Friday and Saturday with Sports Car legend Roman Dumas behind the wheel. Other exciting on-track demonstrations are to be announced.

The battle for victory in Australia’s International Enduro kicks off on Friday with four, 40-mintue practice sessions, including two dedicated sessions for Bronze-ranked drivers.

2023 Bathurst 12 Hour highlights

Saturday will see a pair of one-hour practice sessions set the tone before the field rolls out for qualifying at 12:40pm local time.

The two sessions will then determine grid positions 11 onwards, with the 10 quickest cars then progressing to the battle for the iconic Allan Simonsen Pole Award later that afternoon.

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An all-driver autograph session will also be a highlight of Saturday’s program, commencing at 3:00pm local time behind the team garages in the paddock area – which has free access for all ticketholders.

The race itself kicks off at the now traditional 5:45am on Sunday morning, with the iconic first stanza of the race to be run in the early dawn prior to the 6:39am sunrise.

2023 Bathurst 12 Hour Race Start

Full broadcast details and timings will be announced in due course.

Tickets and camping remain on-sale for Australia’s International Enduro with tickets available from Ticketek.

Both the Repco Bathurst 12 Hour and Thrifty Bathurst 500 are proudly supported by the NSW Government via its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW. Live coverage of the Repco Bathurst 12 Hour and Thrifty Bathurst 500 will be found on the Seven and Foxtel family of networks.The Bathurst SuperFest is supported by Bathurst Regional Council and the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW.

Repco Bathurst 12 Hour: Session times

All times AEDT

Friday, February 16

Time

Category

Session

0745-0810

Group S

Practice

0825-0905

Bathurst 12 Hour

Practice 1

0920-0950

Combined Sedans

Qualifying 1

1000-1040

Bathurst 12 Hour

Practice 2 (Bronze Only)

1050-1110

Bathurst 12 Hour

Demonstration

1120-1145

Group S

Qualifying

1245-1315

Combined Sedans

Qualifying 2

1330-1410

Bathurst 12 Hour

Practice 3

1420-1440

Bathurst 12 Hour

Demonstration

1450-1520

Group S

Race 1

1530-1555

Combined Sedans

Race 1

1610-1650

Bathurst 12 Hour

Practice 4 (Bronze only)

Saturday, February 17

Time

Category

Session

0725-0750

Combined Sedans

Race 2

0805-0905

Bathurst 12 Hour

Practice 5

0920-0945

Bathurst 12 Hour

Demonstration

1000-1100

Bathurst 12 Hour

Practice 6

1110-1140

Group S

Race 2

1240-1310

Bathurst 12 Hour

Qualifying - Part 1

1330-1400

Bathurst 12 Hour

Qualifying - Part 2

1415-1425

Bathurst 12 Hour

Demonstration

1435-1500

Combined Sedans

Race 3

1515-1545

Group S

Race 3

1605-1620

Bathurst 12 Hour

Top Ten Shootout - Part 1

1630-1645

Bathurst 12 Hour

Top Ten Shootout - Part 2

Sunday, February 18

Time

Category

0545-1745

Bathurst 12 Hour

Race

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