2021 Bathurst 1000 Race
Photo: Daily Telegraph

The 2021 Bathurst 1000 is going to be held on December 5 at Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. This is the first time that this event is taking place in December.

This event was usually held in October in previous years. But due to the COVID-19 impact, the event shifted to December for the participation of the fans. This will be the 64th edition of this event.

Supercars CEO Sean Seamer said. “I would like to thank the 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,”

“It’s been a tough year for motorsport fans but we’re confident this is the recipe for the best possible end to the 2021 season.”

Event Basic Information:

  • Race distance: 1000km
  • Race laps: 161
  • Pit stops: Minimum seven compulsory pit stops
  • Laps per driver: Minimum 54 laps per driver, maximum 107 laps per driver
  • Defending Champion: Shane van Gisbergen/Garth Tander

Today, we will know, when, where, and how to watch the event here.

Bathurst 1000 Schedule 2021

The event is started on November 30. The main event will be held on December 5, which is a 161 lap race.

The full schedule is given below:

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2

  • 10:00 am: Practice 1 (60 minutes)
  • 4:15 pm: Practice 2 (60 minutes)

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3

  • 10:45 am: Practice 3 (60 minutes)
  • 1:35 pm: Practice 4 (60 minutes)
  • 4:35 pm: Qualifying (40 minutes)

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4

  • 10:15 am: Practice 5 (60 minutes)
  • 12:15 pm: Practice 6 (60 minutes)
  • 5:05 pm: Top Ten Shootout

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5

  • 9:15 am: Warm Up (20 minutes)
  • 12:15 pm: Race 31 (161 laps)- Main Race

Venue:

The event will take place at Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit. The track is situated in New South Wales, Australia. So, you can watch the races directly from the stadium if you are someone from there. The track has a capacity of 57,939 spectators. But this year, a limited amount of fans will be allowed on the track. The pricing of the tickets starts from $111. So, buy yours before the sale runs out. 

How to Watch Bathurst 1000 in 2021?

  • Kayo Sports
  • 10 play

You can watch the live stream of Bathurst 1000 on Programming Insider. You will have to be a subscriber at first. The subscription fee of Kayo will cost you $25. They will broadcast all six days of this event live exclusively for the fans.

10 play, channel 10’s dedicated streaming platform will also show this racing event online. This is supported in android, iOS, Desktop, Apple TV, Android TV, PlayStation, X Box, and other streaming platforms.

TV Channels Info:

  • Fox Sports
  • Channel 10

All the races including practice sessions, qualifying, the Top 10 Shootout, and the main race will be telecasted live on the FOX SPORTS BATHURST Channel (Foxtel Channel 503). This will be the biggest dedicated channel for Bathurst. You will also be able to watch the highlights of the events there.

Channel 10 has also the right to broadcast this racing event for the fans. You will need a cable TV connection to watch the event there. Contact your operator if you are out of their coverage right now.

Conclusion:

This is the biggest supercars racing event of the year in Australia. Fans wait eagerly for a long time to watch the best racers of the country competing for the title. So, if you are a racing fan, call your friends, order some pizza and catch all the actions live.

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