The Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour is just around the corner with the 2022 edition of the popular endurance race to offer plenty of entertainment in a jam-packed weekend.
Taking place at the iconic Mount Panorama, 20 teams will battle it out for one of the most gruelling challenges on the Australian motorsport calendar.
It’s been a long time since the event was last held and to celebrate, there is plenty of star power entered in the 12 hour race – including a large pool of current Repco Supercars Championship stars.
Shane van Gisbergen, Brock Feeney, Chaz Mostert, Nick Percat, Will Brown and Lee Holdsworth had all committed to the event before the start of the month, while all-round driver Tony Bates has enlisted the services of Cam Waters and David Reynolds to help his push for the victory.
A host of other big names in the sport will be also contesting the event, headlined by Craig Lowndes, Jack Perkins and Tony D’Alberto.
There will be four classes on show in the event with the majority to make up Class A Pro-Am, while there are a few cars entered across the AM, Porsche Cup and Invitational classes.
Click here to view the current entry list.
While the main event takes place on Sunday, there will be lots of action for fans to enjoy in the days leading up to the 12-hour race, including the impressive pool of support categories.
When teams and drivers from the Bathurst 12 Hour aren’t on track, the famous Mount Panorama circuit will play host to other popular categories in the Battery World Aussie Racing Cars Super Series, the Toyota Gazoo 86 Series and the Combined Sedans.
Across Friday and Saturday, all three categories will have practice runs, qualifying sessions and multiple races with Friday’s action to commence from 8am AEST and Saturday to start from 7:25am.
Then there is all the Bathurst 12 Hour track time for spectators to relish.
On Friday, there will be four practice sessions spread across the day with two dedicated to bronze licenced drivers only, while a further two on Saturday sets up three official qualifying sessions which will be headlined by Saturday afternoon’s Top 10 Shootout.
On Sunday morning at 5:15am, the 20 teams will then begin their endurance battle before a winner will be declared 12 hours later.
Click here to view the full schedule.
Outside of all the racing, there will be lots of family-friendly activities for all attendees to experience – the most notable being the traditional Town To Track celebration.
The annual street party will take place on Thursday in the Bathurst town centre and will give local fans and travellers the opportunity to see the cars up close, meet the drivers in person and get some autographs.
The Town To Track celebration won’t be the opportunity for fans to get the signatures of their favourite drivers, with another signing session to take place on Saturday afternoon in the garages.
Other activations include the Meguiar’s Cars and Caffeine Parade Lap, Manufacturer’s Walk and Helicopter Scenic Flights.
Click here to view all that’s going on as part of the event.
Tickets for the event are still available and can be purchased online here
, or at the gate, while fans unable to attend can tune in to the whole race via Fox Sports and Kayo, as well as the Seven Network.
The 2022 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour takes place at Mount Panorama on 13-15 May.