Q. What is the history of the Event?
A. 2021 is the inaugural Bathurst International Event.
Q. What categories will be racing at the Event?
A. There are 7 race categories racing. For a full list please click here.
Q. What time are categories racing at?
A. Click here to view the on-track schedule.
Q. Is the Bathurst International Race Meeting being televised?
A. Yes, live, and free on Network Seven, 7mate. Actual broadcast times to be advised.
Q. Is the Bathurst International Race Meeting being streamed live?
A. Yes – on 7plus. The stream will be available to both Australian and International audiences.
Q. What time do gates open and close?
A. Gates open at 7.00am and close 6.00pm daily.
Q. Where can I buy tickets?
A. Details are available on the ticketing page of the Event website.
Q. Will my ticket be refunded due to COVID-19 and Travel Restrictions.
A. The Australian Racing Group will give full refunds for tickets, camping and corporate packages purchased if the event cannot go ahead or you cannot travel to the event due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Australian Racing Group will continue to monitor all NSW State Government announcements and provide updates closer to the event.
Q. Can I bring my child for free?
A. Kids under 12 receive free admission with a paying adult. All kids must have a kid’s ticket to gain access to the event.
Q. What parking is available?
A. Public parking is available immediately adjacent to the Main Ticket Box off Panorama Avenue.
Q. What catering options are available?
A. Vendors will be operating from the Paddock, Top of the Mount and Harris Park.
Q. Are hospitality options available?
A. Yes. The Pit Lounge and The International Club. Click here for more details.
Q. Will alcohol be sold at the Event?
A. Yes, two bar locations are available. One in Harris Park and one of the Top of the Mountain.
Q. Is camping offered at this Event?
A. Yes, there are two campgrounds open. McPhillamy and the Paddock campgrounds are open – see dedicated page on the website
Q. Can I drive my own car up to the top of the Mount to watch racing?
A. Yes, providing all occupants have a valid ticket (children 12 and under free of charge)
Q. Can I gain access to the Pit complex roof during the Event?
A. This will depend on social distancing requirements applicable at the time.
Q. Are there Big Screens?
A. Four screens will be operational, located at Turn 1, opposite Harris Park, the Top of the Mount and in Harris Park.
Q. What facilities are there for disabled patrons?
A. Disabled patrons can park in Harris Park (providing official State Govt vehicle pass on the car) and access the disabled elevator attached to the main pedestrian bridge which connects with the pit complex where there is a suitable elevator to access the Paddock (area behind the garages). Disabled toilets are located in the pit complex along with ramps to access the entire complex.
Q. Will official event merchandise and programs be available for sale?
A. Event Programs will be available for purchase at the event. More information about official merchandise will be made available closer to the event.
Q. What first aid service is available?
A. St John’s Ambulance will be operating from sites in the Paddock.
Q. Can I bring my dog?
A. No, all animals are prohibited with exception to assistance animals.
Q. Is there an ATM at the Circuit?
A. No, the nearest is located in Bathurst township, approximately 3 km away.
Q. Where is Bathurst?
A. Bathurst is approximately 3 hours by car from the Sydney CBD, 4.5 hours by train or less than an hour by plane – visit www.rex.com.au for flights.
Q. What is the weather normally like?
A. Bathurst in November has an average low temperature of 9 degrees Celsius and an average high temperature of 24 degrees Celsius.
Q. What are the accommodation options in Bathurst?
A. Bathurst has a range of accommodation options – refer to the Accommodation page on this website.
Q. Is there a ‘Will Call’ Office
A. Yes, referred to as the ‘Accreditation Office’ and located at the Main Gate. The hours of operation are:
Wednesday 24 – Thursday 25 November: 9.00am – 5.00pm.
Friday 26 and Saturday 27 November: 6.00am – 6.00pm.
Sunday 28 November: 6.00am – noon.